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UFC 256: Torres vs Hughes 12/12/2020 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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UFC 256 Torres vs Hughes 12-12-2020 Odds Picks and Predictions

UFC 256: Torres vs Hughes 12/12/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to make its biggest mark for the month with UFC 256 which will be commencing this Saturday, December 12. It will be held in the organization’s own facility at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans will opt to watch either through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. Deiveson Figueiredo is set to make his title defense and it will be against the number one contender Brandon Moreno in the main event. The undercard will have another women’s strawweight action between Tecia Torres and Sam Hughes. It will be Tecia Torres that owns the biggest odds in the entire fight card and she will be the heavy favorite to win by UFC Live Betting over the debuting Sam Hughes.

UFC 256: Torres vs Hughes 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: Torres vs Hughes 12/12/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Tecia Torres +100 Sam Hughes -120

Tecia Torres

Tecia Torres is known as the “Tiny Tornado” inside the MMA cage and she is a fighter that hails from Fort Lauderdale, Florida in the USA. She is a 31-year-old fighter and trains at the American Top Team. Torres is already considered as a UFC veteran as has been fighting in the organization since December 2014. She already has a professional MMA record of 11-5 and ten of her victories came from decisions. This fighter was on a four-fight losing streak and finally snapped it during her last match. This was in UFC on ESPN 11 just this June 2020 and it was against Brianna Van Buren which she won by an unanimous decision.

Sam Hughes

Sam Hughes is a 28-year-old fighter and she came all the way from Everett, Washington in USA. Her height is at five-foot-five and this natural flyweight fighter has been representing Catalyst Fight House. Hughes is known as “Sampage” inside the MMA cage and she now has a professional fighting record of 5-1. Three of her victories are coming from submissions and she also has a knockout and decision win under her name. This will be the debut fight of Hughes in the UFC. Prior to coming to the organization, she has been fighting at the LFA. Hughes had three fights in LFA and won two of them. She also fought at Excitefight, COGA and XKO in her career.

Torres vs Hughes Betting Numbers

Torres
Hughes
Record 11-5-0 12-9-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA USA
Height 5’1″ 5’5″
Weight 115 lbs 115 lbs
Reach 60″ 64″
Win by KO/TKO 0% 20%
Win by Submission 9% 60%
Decisions 91% 20%
Strikes landed per minute 4.12 0.00
Striking accuracy 47% 0%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.35 0.00
Striking defense 62% 0%
Takedown average 0.61 0.00
Takedown accuracy 13% 0%
Takedown defense 55% 0%
Submission average 0.10 0.00

Torres vs Hughes Betting Picks

Tecia Torres has seen the good and the bad of the UFC throughout her six-year career. This is a good chance for her to gain momentum once again as she is the overwhelming favorite by Best Sportsbook to win against Sam Hughes and expect the fight to go a full three rounds.