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UFC 258: Munhoz vs Rivera 02/13/2021 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC 258 Munhoz vs Rivera 02-13-2021 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC 258: Munhoz vs Rivera 02/13/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship will continue to take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Some of the top contenders will exchange punches to secure a title. One such important and interesting game is all set to take place between Pedro Munhoz and Jimmie Rivera. The ufc fight odds are flourishing as these Bantamweight veterans get the best of each other. Several betting sites have closed Munhoz as the winner to win this game by decision. However, Rivera will not let this chance slip away as he is noted for his impressive performance in the past. Both fighters have come a long way and this battle is one step closer to their glory.

UFC 258: Munhoz vs Rivera 02/13/2021

When: Saturday, February 13, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 258: Munhoz vs Rivera 02/13/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Pedro Munhoz +120 Jimmie Rivera -150

Main Card

Pedro Munhoz

Pedro Munhoz will enter this fight with an 18-5-0 overall record. Munhoz had his own share of struggles as he lost against Frankie Edgar and a couple of other fighters. Munhoz lost against Jimmie Rivera in the UFC Fight Night 77. He has also recorded some key victories against Cody Garbrandt, Bryan Caraway and Rob Font. The 34-year-old fighter has earned his nickname the “Young Punisher.” Munhoz might be battling for his position in the top 10. Munhoz has developed over the years and has become more technical with his fighting style. He is known for going after his opponents attacking them with his powerful calf kicks.

Jimmie Rivera

Jimmie Rivera will enter this fight with a 23-4-0 record. The 31-year-old fighter came-off some impressive victories in the past and is all set to face-off against Munhoz. Rivera defeated Cody Stamann, Urijaj Faber, and Thomas Almedia. However, Rivera had some key losses against Petr Yan, Aljamain Sterling and Marlon Moraes. Rivera has an amazing counterpunch potential and that will be his advantage against Munhoz. The Puerto Rican is also famous for his heavy low kicks and nasty left hooks. Opponents have known to fall for these traps and he is not an easy fighter to take down.

Munhoz vs Rivera Betting Numbers

Munhoz
Rivera
Record 18-5-0 23-4-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country Brazil USA
Height 5’6″ 5’4″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (in) 65 68
Win by KO/TKO 28% 17%
Win by Submission 44% 9%
Decisions 28% 74%
Strikes landed per minute 5.53 3.99
Striking accuracy 43% 41%
Striking absorbed per minute 6.03 3.61
Striking defense 58% 60%
Takedown average 0.76 0.86
Takedown accuracy 21% 29%
Takedown defense 80% 92%
Submission average 0.90 0.10

Munhoz vs Rivera Betting Picks

Munhoz earned his name after defeating some of those big opponents. The talented player will do anything to sustain and record history. His power and speed will help him get past Rivera in this fight. The ufc betting odds and picks are clearly set for Munhoz to win this fight. The Young Punisher seems to have what it takes to beat Rivera.