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UFC Fight 271: Phillips vs Rojo 02/12/2022 Spread, Predictions and Preview

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UFC Fight 271 Phillips vs Rojo 02-12-2022 Spread Predictions and Preview

UFC Fight 271: Phillips vs Rojo 02/12/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to take it up to the next level as they hold their biggest fight card of the month with UFC 271. This event happens this coming Saturday, February 12 and it will be inside the halls of the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are good options to witness the matches. The main event will be featuring Israel Adesanya defending the middleweight title against Robert Whittaker. Also fighting in the event is Kyler Phillips as he takes on Marcelo Rojo at bantamweight. It is seen by UFC fight odds that Marcelo Rojo is going to be a huge risk to take in this match against Kyler Phillips.

UFC Fight 271: Phillips vs Rojo 02/12/2022

When:Saturday, February 12, 10:00 PM ET
Where:Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight 271: Phillips vs Rojo 02/12/2022 Odds

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Kyler Phillips

-410Marcelo Rojo+330

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Kyler Phillips

Kyler Phillips goes by the ring name “The Matrix” and this fighter’s hometown is located in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States. He has been representing the MMA Lab fight stable in his pro bouts. Phillips stands at five-foot-eight and he has been more comfortable competing at the bantamweight division. He has only lost twice in 11 professional bouts and five of those wins came from knockouts. After winning his first three fights in the UFC, Phillips just suffered his first loss in the organization. This was against Raulian Paiva in UFC on ESPN 27 and that match ended in a tight majority decision.

Marcelo Rojo

Marcelo Rojo is a 33-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Cordoba, Argentina to be in this fight. He has been busy polishing his fighting skills at the Entram Gym and has been representing them since starting his career. Rojo has a ring name as “The Pitbull” and he has been naturally competing at the bantamweight division. His professional MMA record is currently at 16-7 and half of those wins came from knockouts. This is going to be his second fight in the UFC. Rojo made his debut back in March 2021 and took on Charles Jourdain. That match didn’t end up well for the Argentinian fighter as he got knocked out in the third round.

Phillips vs Rojo Betting Numbers

Last FightLossLoss
CountryUnited StatesArgentina
Weight (lbs)135135
Reach (in)7271
Win by KO/TKO56%50%
Win by Submission11%38%
Strikes landed per minute5.205.10
Striking accuracy49%36%
Striking absorbed per minute3.157.30
Striking defense60%51%
Takedown average3.201.03
Takedown accuracy55%50%
Takedown defense69%100%
Submission average0.300.00

Phillips vs Rojo Betting Picks

These are fighters that are eagerly wanting to make their mark inside the UFC but according to the top online sportsbook, Marcelo Rojo is going to lose this bout with Kyler Philips ending the match with a second-round knockout.