UFC on ESPN 35: Taira vs Candelario 04/30/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has another fight card to end the month of MMA action with UFC on ESPN 35. The UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada will serve as the battleground this coming Saturday, April 30. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are good options to enjoy the matches. The biggest draw for this event is a bantamweight matchup between Rob Font and Marlon Vera. Kicking off the evening is a flyweight matchup featuring Tatsuro Taira going up against Carlos Candelario. It is forecasted in UFC betting lines that the Tatsuro Taira will be securing this victory against Carlos Candelario.
UFC on ESPN 35: Taira vs Candelario 04/30/2022
|When:||Saturday, April 30, 4:00 PM ET|
|Where:||UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada|
|TV:||Pay Per View|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
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UFC on ESPN 35: Taira vs Candelario 04/30/2022 Odds
Tatsuro Taira is a very young fighter at 22 years old and he came all the way from Okinawa, Naha in Japan. He has been training hard at the Paraestra Okinawa fight stable and proudly represents them in this match. Taira stands at five-foot-seven and he has been competing in the flyweight division. He has an unblemished record of 10-0 and those wins are divided into five submissions, three knockouts, and two decisions. This is going to be the first time that Taira will see action in the UFC. Prior to his upcoming debut, he has been a dominating fighter at the Shooto fight promotion and is known to finish his bouts early.
Carlos Candelario has an interesting ring name “The Cannon” and his hometown is located in New Britain, Connecticut in the United States. The Underdog Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has guided him in his MMA career. Candelario enters this match as a 30-year-old fighter that has only lost once in nine professional bouts at flyweight. His victories are divided into three submissions, three decisions, and two knockouts. This is going to be the debut of Candelario in the UFC. He competed twice in Dana White’s Contender Series and also suffered his first loss there. That bout was against Victor Altamirano in a very tight split decision.
Taira vs Candelario Betting Numbers
|Win by KO/TKO||30%||25%|
|Win by Submission||50%||38%|
|Strikes landed per minute||0.00||4.37|
|Striking absorbed per minute||0.00||4.70|
Taira vs Candelario Betting Picks
These are young talents that are oozing with potential opening up the evening of fights. Having an unblemished record is weighed higher by the online sportsbook as Tatsuro Taira is expected to win against Carlos Candelario. The Japanese fighter should showcase his grappling skills and submit Candelario by the second round.