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UFC Fight Night 172: Brown vs Baeza 05/16/2020 UFC Picks, Betting Tips and Predictions

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UFC Fight Night 172 Brown vs Baeza 05-16-2020 UFC Picks Betting Tips and Predictions

UFC Fight Night 172: Brown vs Baeza 05/16/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship made its triumphant return to business successfully holding two fight cards in May. UFC Fight Night 172 will be their third and it will happen on Saturday, May 16. This event will happen at the closed doors of Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. For those who want to watch the fight, it is available on Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The main event will feature a heavyweight fight between Alistair Overeem going up against Walt Harris. In the same card, you have welterweights Matt Brown and Miguel Baeza going toe-to-toe with each other. In this match, UFC Odds see Brown as the underdog in this battle against Baeza but it is going to be tight.

UFC Fight Night 172: Brown vs Baeza 05/16/2020

When: Saturday, May 16, 9:00 PM ET
Where: Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 172: Brown vs Baeza 05/16/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Matt Brown +136 Miguel Baeza -164

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Matt Brown

Matt Brown is a 39-year-old MMA veteran that hails from Xena, Ohio. “The Immortal” stands at 6-flat and he trains at his own stable at the Immortal Fight Team. He currently has a 22-16 record and 14 of is victories came out of knockouts. Brown has been in the UFC since June 2008 and he made his name known at The Ultimate Fighter that year. It was a struggle for him at the beginning but when he reached his prime, Brown had seven consecutive wins from February 2012 to May 2014. Fate was not nice to Brown as he lost five of his next six fights. His last two fights were signs that he is resurging and his last match was just this December 2019 when he battled Ben Saunders in UFC 245.

Miguel Baeza

Miguel Baeza is at his prime at his age of 27 years old. He hails from Davie Florida and fights out of Rock MMA. This six-foot-two welterweight fighter holds an unblemished MMA record of 8-0 with six of his victories coming from knockouts. Prior to the UFC, Baeza “The Caramel THunder” made a name for himself at Fight Time Promotions. He went on to join Dana White’s Contender Series in 2019 and he was able to impress with a unanimous decision victory over Victor Reyna. He just made his UFC debut this October 2019 in UFC Fight Night 161 where he fought Hector Aldana. It was an excellent debut for “The Caramel Thunder” as he defeated his opponent through a second-round knockout with a thunderous leg kick.

Brown vs Baeza Betting Numbers

Record 24-16-0 8-0-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States United States
Height 6′ 0″ 6′ 2″
Weight (lbs) 170 170
Reach (inches) 75″ 74″
Win by KO/TKO 64% 75%
Win by Submission 27% 75%
Decisions 9% 0%
Strikes landed per minute 3.75 25%
Striking accuracy 54% 58%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.58 4.3
Striking defense 56% 44%
Takedown average 1.64 0.67
Takedown accuracy 47% 33%
Takedown defense 63% 100%
Submission average 1.6 1.3

Brown vs Baeza Betting Picks

Brown may have more experience in the octagon as compared to Baeza but he looks old in his previous fights. Baeza is expected to bring fireworks with Online Sports Betting seeing him walk away with another win in his undefeated record.