UFC 260: Young vs Morales 03/27/2021 Fight Analysis, Forecast and Tips

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UFC 260 Young vs Morales 03-27-2021 Fight Analysis Forecast and Tips

UFC 260: Young vs Morales 03/27/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with another exciting fight card to treat their loyal fans with UFC 260. This event will happen this Saturday, March 27 and it will be inside the closed-door location of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fight fans can opt to subscribe to either UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View to watch the matches.  The main event will feature two of the top heavyweights on the planet with defending champion Stipe Miocic taking on Francis Ngannou. Two featherweights are also set to step foot inside the same cage with Shane Young going up against Omar Morales. It is forecasted in live ufc parlay betting that Shane Young will be taking home the victory over Omar Morales.

UFC 260: Young vs Morales 03/27/2021

When: Saturday, March 27, 8:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 260: Young vs Morales 03/27/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Young +155 Morales -175

Shane Young

Shane Young is a 27-year-old fighter and this featherweight came all the way from Auckland, New Zealand. He stands at five-foot-eight and has been training hard at the City Kickboxing fight stable. Young carries the ring name of “Sugar” and he is heading to this fight against Omar Morales carrying a 13-5 professional MMA record. Six of those victories came from knockouts while also having four submissions under his name. The most recent match that he fought was during UFC 253 just this September 2020. His opponent was Ludovit Klein and he lost that match in the first round after getting a kick in the head at the 1:16 mark.

Omar Morales

Omar Morales is known as the “Venezuelan Fighter” and his hometown is located at Caracas in Venezuela. Standing at five-foot-eleven, Morales gets his skills polished at the Sanford MMA fight team. Morales is already 35-years-old and this natural lightweight fighter has lost only once in eleven professional MMA matches. Five of those wins came from submissions while also owning two knockouts in his name. After winning back-to-back matches since his UFC debut, Morales tasted defeat for the first time against Giga Chikadze in UFC fight Night 179. That match ended in the hands of the judges but all voted against Morales.

Young vs Morales Betting Numbers

Record 13-5-0 10-1-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country New Zealand Venezuela
Height 5’8″ 5’11”
Weight (lbs) 145 145
Reach (in) 72 73
Win by KO/TKO 46% 20%
Win by Submission 31% 50%
Decisions 23% 30%
Strikes landed per minute 6.01 3.39
Striking accuracy 40% 34%
Striking absorbed per minute 5.15 2.99
Striking defense 56% 65%
Takedown average 0.73 0.29
Takedown accuracy 25% 100%
Takedown defense 64% 100%
Submission average 0.00 0.00

Young vs Morales Betting Picks

This matchup is going to be an interesting battle but having the younger body and potential has Shane Young as the favored fighter in this bet on sports edition to win against the gritty Omar Morales in this matchup.