UFC 286: Nelson vs Barberena 3/18/2022 – A welterweight matchup will take place on Saturday night for UFC 286 at The O2 in London between Gunnar Nelson and Bryan Barberena, who is replacing Daniel Rodriguez in the ring. The main event will take place between Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman as they square off under the Welterweight Division. The co-main event will take place between Justin Gaethje and Rafael Fiziev.
UFC fans can watch the event on ESPN+ and the BT Sports Network. Bettors are continuing to place their best bets on their favorite fighters. The top UFC betting sites are in favor of a win for Gunnar Nelson on Saturday against Bryan Barberena.
UFC 286: Nelson vs Barberena 3/18/2022
|When:||Saturday, March 18, 4:00 PM ET|
|Where:||O2 Arena, London, England|
|TV:||ESPN+ (US); BT Sport (UK)|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
UFC 286: Nelson vs Barberena 3/18/2022 Odds
Gunnar Nelson, also called Gunni, is coming to this fight with an overall record of 18-5-1. The fighter has won only two out of his last five face-offs, the latest one being against Takashi Sato through the decision.
Gunnar Nelson is standing at 5’11” and posing a switch stance in the ring with a reach of 72”. The fighter is landing an average of 1.83 significant strikes in every game with an accuracy of 60 percent.
Regarding takedowns, the fighter is landing an average of 1.86 takedowns every 15 minutes with an accuracy of 60 percent.
Bryan Barberena, also known as Bam Bam, holds a total record of 18-9-0 in his career. The fighter had his three-fight winning streak broken by a loss to Rafael Dos Anjos in December of last year.
Bam Bam is standing tall at six feet and is posing a southpaw stance in the ring. Barbarena has a reach of 72”. The fighter is landing an average of 5.92 significant strikes every minute with an accuracy of 48 percent.
When it comes to takedowns, Bryan Barbarena is landing 0.16 takedowns every 15 minute with an accuracy of 25 percent.
Nelson vs Barberena Betting Numbers
|Win by KO/TKO||22%||61%|
|Win by Submission||67%||11%|
|Strikes landed per minute||1.76||5.65|
|Striking absorbed per minute||3.51||5|
Nelson vs Barberena Betting Picks
Bryan Barberena is coming in as a last-minute replacement and is definitely not prepared to win. Gunnar seems to have the upper hand in offense, especially in the takedown department. The latest UFC betting trends are in favor of a win for Gunnar Nelson in this fight.