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UFC 270: Frevola vs Valdez 01/22/2022 Picks, Betting Predictions and Preview

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UFC 270 Frevola vs Valdez 01-22-2022 Picks Betting Predictions and Preview

UFC 270: Frevola vs Valdez 01/22/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to be ramping up the month with UFC 270 coming this Saturday, January 22. The Honda Center located in Anaheim, California will be the battleground for the fighters. MMA fans can get to watch the bouts at home by subscribing to Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. Cyril Gane is seeking to become the undisputed UFC heavyweight champion as he takes on the hard-hitting Francis Ngannou. A lightweight bout between Matt Frevola and Genaro Valdez is going to happen in the early preliminary card. It is forecasted in UFC betting spreads that Genaro Valdez is going to be the underdog pick against Matt Frevola.

UFC 270: Frevola vs Valdez 01/22/2022

When:Saturday, January 22, 6:00 PM ET
Where:Honda Center, Anaheim, California
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC 270: Frevola vs Valdez 01/22/2022 Odds

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Matt Frevola-190Genaro Valdez+165

Matt Frevola

Matt Frevola goes by the ring name “The Streamrolla” and this fighter came from Huntington, New York in the United States. He has been sharpening his MMA skills at the Gracie Tampa South chapter. Frevola is a 31-year-old fighter and this five-foot-nine lightweight fighter carries a professional MMA record of 8-3. His victories are divided by four decisions, three submissions, and one knockout. This fighter was once on back-to-back wins and he enters this matchup losing his last two matches. The first was with Arman Tsarukyan and the more recent was a seven-second knockout loss against Terrance McKinney.

Genaro Valdez

Genaro Valdez is known as “Rayadito” and he came all the way from Tijuana, Baja California located in Mexico to be in this fight. He has been representing the Entram Gym fight stable in his professional bouts. Valdez is entering this match as a 30-year-old fighter and he has been comfortable competing at lightweight. He owns an undefeated professional fighting record of 10- and seven of those wins came from knockouts. This is going to be the debut of Valdez in the UFC. He managed to earn his UFC contract after knocking out Patrik White in the second round. Prior to that, he has competed in Lux Fight League and UWC Legacy.

Frevola vs Valdez Betting Numbers

Last FightLossWin
CountryUnited StatesMexico
Weight (lbs)155155
Reach (in)7172
Win by KO/TKO13%70%
Win by Submission38%30%
Strikes landed per minute2.736.28
Striking accuracy37%39%
Striking absorbed per minute3.499.77
Striking defense58%50%
Takedown average2.5810.47
Takedown accuracy37%50%
Takedown defense40%0%
Submission average1.102.60

Frevola vs Valdez Betting Picks

Matt Frevola is very much looking to bounce back after a humiliating loss and he is seen by the best online sportsbook to prevail over newcomer Genaro Valdez. This should end early with a knockout as Frevola looks to erase a very bad memory.