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UFC 256: Swanson vs Pineda 12/12/2020 Results, Analysis and Odds

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UFC 256 Swanson vs Pineda 12-12-2020 Results Analysis and Odds

UFC 256: Swanson vs Pineda 12/12/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is kicking the month into high gear by holding UFC 256 this coming Saturday, December 12. The UFC Apex will be the warzone for the fighters and it is located in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans are not allowed inside the venue but can watch through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. Brandon Moreno hopes to hold the UFC Lightweight Championship that is currently held by Deiveson Figueiredo as they battle in the main event. The main card will also feature Cub Swanson taking on Daniel Pineda. This is an intriguing featherweight match with the veteran Cub Swanson picked by UFC Parlay Betting as the underdog to Daniel Pineda.

UFC 256: Swanson vs Pineda 12/12/2020

When: Saturday, December 12, 8:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 256: Swanson vs Pineda 12/12/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Cub Swanson +130 Daniel Pineda -160

Cub Swanson

Cub Swanson is a veteran MMA fighter at 36 years old and he resides at Palm Springs in California, USA. He is a natural featherweight and has been in the organization since November 2011. Swanson is a five-foot-eight fighter and he now has a professional MMA record of 26-11 heading to this fight against Daniel Pineda. He has 11 wins each from knockouts and decisions while also having four submissions under his name. Losing for four straight matches, Swanson made a good comeback victory back in October 2019 at the UFC Fight Night 161. He went up against Kron Gracie and won that matchup by an unanimous decision.

Daniel Pineda

Daniel Pineda carries an interesting ring name of “The Pit” and he is a fighter that hails from Houston, Texas in the USA. This 35-year-old has been representing the 4OZ. Fight Club in his matches. Pineda has been fighting at the featherweight division for most of his career and currently owns a 27-13 professional record. 18 of his victories are outstandingly coming from submissions and the rest are knockouts. He just came in the UFC this August 2020 in UFC 252 and made a good impression by beating Herbert Burns via TKO in the second round with vicious elbows. He has not tasted a loss for the last seven fights of his career.

Swanson vs Pineda Betting Numbers

Swanson
Pineda
Record 26-11-0 27-13-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA USA
Height 5’8″ 5’7″
Weight 145 lbs 145 lbs
Reach 70″ 69″
Win by KO/TKO 42% 33%
Win by Submission 15% 67%
Decisions 42% 0%
Strikes landed per minute 4.59 3.45
Striking accuracy 49% 49%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.65 2.28
Striking defense 61% 48%
Takedown average 1.06 1.47
Takedown accuracy 50% 27%
Takedown defense 60% 45%
Submission average 0.50 1.70

Swanson vs Pineda Betting Picks

Cub Swanson has been fighting in the UFC for that decade and that experience will be his sharpest weapon as he battles Daniel Pineda. Sports Betting sees Swanson is the best pick over Pineda for this fight.