UFC Fight Night 202: Rong vs Bahamondes 02/26/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with another interesting fight card to end the month as UFC Fight Night 202 commences this coming Saturday, February 26. The UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada will be the venue for all the bouts. Fans can capture the action by subscribing to Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. The main event will be bringing back Islam Makhachev inside the octagon and battling Bobby Green at catchweight. An interesting lightweight matchup is in the undercard as Rongzhu fights Ignacio Bahamondes. It is seen in UFC betting lines that Ignacio Bahamondes will be taking home the victory after this matchup with Zhu Rong.
UFC Fight Night 202: Rong vs Bahamondes 02/26/2022
|When:||Saturday, February 26, 4:00 PM ET|
|Where:||UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada|
|TV:||Pay Per View|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
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UFC Fight Night 202: Rong vs Bahamondes 02/26/2022 Odds
Zhu Rong is a very young 21-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Aba, Sichuan located in China. For the past years, he has been busy training at the famous American Top Team. Rong stands at five-foot-eleven and he has been more comfortable competing at the welterweight division. This fighter owns an 18-4 professional record and 12 of those matches ended in knockout wins. This is going to be Rong’s third fight in the UFC. Losing his debut fight against Rodrigo Vargas in a tight unanimous decision, Rong bounced back with a third-round knockout over Brandon Jenkins in UFC Fight Night 192.
Ignacio Bahamondes has an interesting ring name as the “La Jaula” and this fighter’s hometown is located in Chile, Santiago. He has been representing the Valle Flow Striking fight stable in his professional matches. Bahamondes is just about to enter his prime at 24 years old and he has already a 12-4 professional MMA record. This six-foot-wone lightweight has nine of his victories earned through knockouts. Since losing his debut match against John Makdessi, Bahamondes was able to score a third-round knockout victory over Roosevelt Roberts in UFC on ESPN 29. That match ended in a highlight material spinning wheel kick.
Rong vs Bahamondes Betting Numbers
|Win by KO/TKO||67%||75%|
|Win by Submission||22%||0%|
|Strikes landed per minute||4.33||7.56|
|Striking absorbed per minute||4.63||5.32|
Rong vs Bahamondes Betting Picks
These fighters are matched up after having similar paths entering the UFC. The crossroad is coming for both competitors and it is forecasted in the best online sportsbook that Ignacio Bahamondes will prevail over Zhu Rong. Expect a knockout happening by the second round.