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UFC 268: Edgar vs Vera 11/06/2021 Spread, Fight Analysis and Forecast

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UFC 268 Edgar vs Vera 11-06-2021 Spread Fight Analysis and Forecast

UFC 268: Edgar vs Vera 11/06/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with a very exciting fight card with UFC 268 taking place this Saturday, November 6. This event will commence inside the Madison Square Garden in New York City in the United States. MMA fans can opt to subscribe to UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View to enjoy the matches. The UFC welterweight title will be on the line with Kamaru Usman as the defending champion against Colby Covington in a rematch. Veteran fighter Frankie Edgar is on the main card and will fight Marlon Vera at bantamweight. It is seen in the best UFC betting sites that Frankie Edgar is going to be the underdog fighter against Marlon Vera.  

UFC 268: Edgar vs Vera 11/06/2021

When: Saturday, November 6, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 268: Edgar vs Vera 11/06/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Frankie Edgar +145 Marlon Vera -165

Main Card

Frankie Edgar

Frankie Edgar comes to this match as a 40-year-old fight veteran and his hometown is in the Toms River in the United States. He has been representing the Ricardo Almeida Jiu-Jitsu fight stable for his entire career. Edgar goes by his famous ring name as “The Answer” and this bantamweight carries a 24-9 professional record. His victories are divided into 13 decisions, seven knockouts, and four submissions. This fighter is ranked seventh in the bantamweight division and has been slipping fast losing four of his last six matches. His most recent opponent was Cory Sandhagen and he got knocked out with a flying knee in the first round during UFC Fight Night 184.

Marlon Vera

Marlon Vera is at his prime of 28 years old and this fighter came all the way from Chone, Ecuador for this fight. He stands at five-foot-eight and has been training at the Team Oyama fight stable. Vera goes by the ring name “Chito” and he has been comfortable competing at the bantamweight division. His record coming to this match is 17-3 with eight of those wins earned through submissions. After losing to Jose Aldo in UFC Fight Night 183, Vera was able to get back on his winning rhythm after fighting Davey Grand just this June. That match went to a full three rounds and Vera ended up with a unanimous decision win.

Edgar vs Vera Betting Numbers

Edgar
Vera
Record 23-9-1 17-1-1
Last Fight Loss Win
Country USA Ecuador
Height 5’6″ 5’8″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (in) 68 70
Win by KO/TKO 29% 35%
Win by Submission 17% 47%
Decisions 54% 18%
Strikes landed per minute 3.7 3.91
Striking accuracy 39% 50%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.71 4.08
Striking defense 66% 51%
Takedown average 2.28 0.88
Takedown accuracy 31% 42%
Takedown defense 35% 69%
Submission average 0.3 1.3

Edgar vs Vera Betting Picks

It is really tough to go against a legendary fighter like Frankie Edgar at this point but with age, he comes in as a risky pick in the best online sportsbook. Marlon Vera should maximize his youth and energy and a win will propel him to the top ten in the division.