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UFC 256: Ferguson vs Oliveira 12/12/2020 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC 256 Ferguson vs Oliveira 12-12-2020 Picks Predictions and Previews

UFC 256: Ferguson vs Oliveira 12/12/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has organized their second fight card for the month with a stacked UFC 256. UFC Apex will be the venue for this event and it is located in the middle of Las Vegas, Nevada. It is UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View are the options for the view the matches. The biggest draw is reigning UFC Flyweight Champion Deiveson Figueiredo taking on top contender Brandon Moreno. Co-headlining them is Tony Ferguson looking to earn a title shot by getting through Charles Oliveira. This is an interesting lightweight battle and it is seen by UFC Betting Odds that Tony Ferguson is the best bet to win over Charles Oliveira.

UFC 256: Ferguson vs Oliveira 12/12/2020

When: Saturday, December 12, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 256: Ferguson vs Oliveira 12/12/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Tony Ferguson -175 Charles Oliveira +150

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Tony Ferguson

Tony Ferguson is 36-year-old fight veteran and he is a fighter that hails from Oxnard, California in the USA. His height is at six-feet and trains and will be representing the Team Death Clutch MMA stable. Ferguson has been carrying a ring name of “El Cucuy” and his professional fighting record is at an impressive 25-4. His usual division is at lightweight and wins are divided into 12 knockouts, eight submissions and five decisions. His 12-fight winning streak was just broken just this May at UFC 249. He went inside the cage against Justin Gaethje and was caught with a knockout punch in the last round of the match at the 3:39 timestamp.

Charles Oliveira

Charles Oliveira is better known inside the cage as “Do Bronx” and he came all the way fro Guaruja in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has been polishing his skills at Chite Boxe Diego Lima and Gold Team fight stables. Oliveira is a five-foot-ten fighter and he already has a professional MMA record of 29-8. 19 of those wins came from submissions while he also has eight knockouts and two decisions under his name. He is carrying an impressive seven-fight winning streak heading to this match with Tony Ferguson. They last time he stepped in the octagon was in March 2020 and he submitted Kevin Lee in the third round via Guillotine Choke.

Ferguson vs Oliveira Betting Numbers

Ferguson
Oliveira
Record 26-4-0 29-8-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country USA Brazil
Height 5’11” 5’10”
Weight 155 lbs 155 lbs
Reach 76″ 74″
Win by KO/TKO 48% 28%
Win by Submission 32% 66%
Decisions 20% 7%
Strikes landed per minute 5.80 3.27
Striking accuracy 45% 51%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.04 3.08
Striking defense 59% 54%
Takedown average 0.49 2.61
Takedown accuracy 42% 42%
Takedown defense 75% 57%
Submission average 1.20 2.80

Ferguson vs Oliveira Betting Picks

Even if his winning streak was just snapped, Sportsbook sees that Tony Ferguson is set for a huge comeback against Charles Oliveira. Ferguson can go to the stand-up for the win and he can also compare with Oliveira on the ground.