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UFC 262: Chookagian vs Araujo 05/15/2021 Fight Analysis, Forecast and Tips

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UFC 262 Chookagian vs Araujo 05-15-2021 Fight Analysis Forecast and Tips

UFC 262: Chookagian vs Araujo 05/15/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with their best fight card of the month with UFC 262 taking place this Saturday, May 15 in front of the sold-out crowd of the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass subscriptions are good options to experience the matches at home. The vacated UFC lightweight championship which was held by Khabib Nurmagomedov will be up on the line with Michael Chandler taking on Charles Oliveria in the main event. A women’s flyweight battle is on the main card with Viviane Araujo fighting Katlyn Chookagian. According to UFC online betting, Viviane Araujo is the riskier pick as compared to Katlyn Chookagian.

UFC 262: Chookagian vs Araujo 05/15/2021

When: Saturday, May 15, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 262: Chookagian vs Araujo 05/15/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Katlyn Chookagian -140 Viviane Araujo +120

Main Card

Katlyn Chookagian

Katlyn Chookagian is known as the “Blonde Fighter” and this 32-year-old veteran fighter came from Jersey City in New Jersey, USA. She has been representing Team Renzo Gracie and Allstar BJJ. Chookagian stands at five-foot-nine and she has been natural at the women’s flyweight division. Her professional fighting record is set at 15-4 and 12 of those victories came from judges’ decisions. After losing to Jessica Andrade in UFC Fight Night 180 in October 2020, she got back in the cage a month after to take on Cynthia Cavillo in UFC 255. Chookagian won that fight via unanimous decision.

Viviane Araujo

Viviane Araujo is a 34-year-old fighter and she came all the way from Ceilandia, Federal District located in Brazil. Her MMA training is being supplied by Cerrado MMA and Companhia Athletica. Araujo carries the ring name of “Vivi” and she is a natural flyweight that stands at five-foot-five. Her professional MMA record coming to this match is at 10-2. Those victories are divided into four submissions, three knockouts, and three decisions. This fighter is now on back-to-back wins heading to UFC 262. The first win was against Montana De La Rosa just this September 2020 while the most recent was with Roxanne Modafferi just this January 2021.

Chookagian vs Araujo Betting Numbers

Record 15-4-0 10-2-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA Brazil
Height 5’9″ 5’5″
Weight (lbs) 125 125
Reach (in) 68 68
Win by KO/TKO 13% 30%
Win by Submission 7% 40%
Decisions 80% 30%
Strikes landed per minute 4.22 4.97
Striking accuracy 34% 48%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.23 4.84
Striking defense 63% 60%
Takedown average 0.27 2.33
Takedown accuracy 15% 64%
Takedown defense 51% 94%
Submission average 0.50 0.20

Chookagian vs Araujo Betting Picks

It is forecasted in the best sportsbook for UFC that Katlyn Chookagian is the best bet two win this fight against Viviane Araujo. This fight should end up in the hands of the judges and it will favor the veteran Chookagian.