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UFC 270: Vieira vs Turman 01/22/2022 Analysis, Fight Odds and Picks

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UFC 270 Vieira vs Turman 01-22-2022 Analysis Fight Odds and Picks

UFC 270: Vieira vs Turman 01/22/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has stacked their biggest fight card of the month with UFC 270 taking place this Saturday, January 22. This event will be held inside the Honda Center in Anaheim, California in the United States. Fans can opt to watch the bouts through a Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. The main event will be putting the hard-hitting Francis Ngannou defending the heavyweight championship against interim titleholder, Cyril Gane. Rodolfo Vieira taking on Wellington Turman in a middleweight bout. According to UFC fight odds, Wellington Turman is seen as the underdog fighter against Rodolfo Vieira.

UFC 270: Vieira vs Turman 01/22/2022

When:Saturday, January 22, 8:00 PM ET
Where:Honda Center, Anaheim, California
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC 270: Vieira vs Turman 01/22/2022 Odds

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Rodolfo Vieira-225Wellington Turman+185

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Rodolfo Vieira

Rodolfo Vieira is known as β€œThe Black Belt Hunter” whenever he steps inside an MMA cage and this fighter came all the way from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. He gets to represent the Fusion X-Cel in his professional bouts. Vieira is a 32-year-old fighter and he has been comfortable competing at the middleweight division. He owns an 8-1 professional MMA record and seven of those wins came from submissions. After experiencing his first professional loss at the hands of Anthony Hernandez in UFC 258, Vieira competed again in the octagon six months after. He took on Duston Stoltzfus and submitted him with an RNC in the third round.

Wellington Turman

Wellington is just about to enter his prime at 25 years old and his hometown is located in Curitiba, Parana in Brazil. He has been busy sharpening his fighting skills at the Teixeira MMA & Fitness stable. Turman stands at six feet and he has been competing mostly at the middleweight division. Heading to this matchup, he has a 17-5 record and he owns seven submission victories under his name. This fighter is coming from back-to-back losses against Andrew Sanchez and Bruno Silva. His most recent fight was with Sam Alvey just this August 2021 and that fight resulted in a very tight split decision.

Vieira vs Turman Betting Numbers

Last FightWinWin
Weight (lbs)185185
Reach (in)7372
Win by KO/TKO13%24%
Win by Submission88%41%
Strikes landed per minute2.603.04
Striking accuracy49%47%
Striking absorbed per minute4.043.96
Striking defense57%43%
Takedown average5.772.22
Takedown accuracy52%22%
Takedown defense100%100%
Submission average1.400.60

Vieira vs Turman Betting Picks

Rodolfo Vieira has been showing signs of improvement, especially from his last bout. The top online sportsbook sees him winning this matchup against the struggling Wellington Turman and this should be a grappling battle. A submission win by Vieira will most likely happen in the second round.