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UFC Fight Night 172: Casey vs Borella 05/16/2020 Betting Odds, UFC Forecasts and Predictions

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UFC Fight Night 172 Casey vs Borella 05-16-2020 Betting Odds UFC Forecasts and Predictions

UFC Fight Night 172: Casey vs Borella 05/16/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship made a glorious return to business as the first sports organization in the USA to do so since the nationwide sports lockdown. They will be holding their third fight card in May through UFC Fight Night 172 on Saturday, May 16 at the closed-door venue of Vystar Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. This event can be seen through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The main draw of this event is heavyweights Alistair Overeem against Walt Davis. In the same card is another female bout between two strawweight Cortney Casey and Mara Romero. It is seen by UFC Live Betting that Casey has the advantage on this fight against Romero.

UFC Fight Night 172: Casey vs Borella 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: Casey vs Borella 05/16/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Cortney Casey -160 Mara Romero Borella +130

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Cortney Casey

Cortney Casey is a 33-year-old fighter that hails from Phoenix, Arizona. She stands at five-foot-six and trains out of MMA Lab. Her current MMA record is at 8-7 with her six victories split into three knockouts and three submissions. Casey is known as “Cast Iron” made her name at the Pacific Xtreme Combat before making her wat to the UFC. She made her debut in UFC Fight Night 72 but she started slowly in her UFC career by losing two straight bouts. She would then split her next eight fights to four wins and four victories. Casey is coming off from a tough unanimous decision loss against Cynthia Cavillo in UFC on ESPN back in February 2019.

Mara Romero Borella

Mara Romero Borella is an Italian MMA Fighter that came from Ponte Dell’Olio, Piacenza. She is 33-years-old and trains at the American Top Team. “Maravilla” stands at five-foot-six and her professional MMA record is at 12-7. Prior to her career in the UFC, Borella made some victories in Mushin Fighting, Invicta and Kombat League. She made her UFC debut in June 2018 but lost to Katlyn Chookagian via unanimous decision. Her last two fights were losses as she hopes to turn the tide after a forgettable 2019. Her last fight was against Montana De La Rosa in UFC Fight Night 167 and the other was with Lauren Murphy in UFC on ESPN 5.

Casey vs Borella Betting Numbers

Casey
Borella
Record 8-7- 0 12-7-0 (2 NC)
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country United States Italy
Height 5′ 7″ 5′ 6″
Weight (lbs) 125 125
Reach (inches) 67 69
Win by KO/TKO 38% 25%
Win by Submission 38% 33%
Decisions 25% 42%
Strikes landed per minute 4.8 2.61
Striking accuracy 38% 36%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.73 2.6
Striking defense 53% 71%
Takedown average 0.35 1.51
Takedown accuracy 30% 42%
Takedown defense 38% 66%
Submission average 0.5 0.2

Casey vs Borella Betting Picks

Looking at the history of both fighters, Casey is given the advantage by Sports Betting to win over Casey due to her vast experience in the UFC octagon and she has more knowledge on what it takes to take a victory in the UFC.