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UFC Fight Night 172: Woodley vs Burns 05/30/2020 UFC Picks, Predictions and Betting Previews

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UFC Fight Night 172 Woodley vs Burns 05-30-2020 UFC Picks Predictions and Betting Previews

UFC Fight Night 172: Woodley vs Burns 05/30/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to give fans their dose of MMA action with their fourth fight card since the sports lockdown on May 30 through UFC Fight Night 172. The fights can be viewed by UFC Fight Pass subscribers and it is also available through Pay Per View depending on their area. This fight will be featuring former UFC welterweight fighter Tyron Woodley and he will be going up against a streaking Brazilian fighter in Gilbert Burns. Both fighters are wishing to earn another step to the right to battle the champion, Kamaru Osman. UFC Fight Odds see this match favoring the former champion Tyron Woodley taking this victory over Gilbert Burns.

UFC Fight Night 172: Woodley vs Burns 05/30/2020

When: Saturday, May 30, 6:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 172: Woodley vs Burns 05/30/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Tyron Woodley -185 Gilbert Burns +150

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Tyron Woodley

Tyron Woodley carries the in-ring nickname “The Chosen One” and he is an American that hails from St. Louis, Missouri. He is 38 years old and fights out of American Top Team Evolution. Ths welterweight fighter carries a 19-4 MMA record of 19-4 with 14 of his victories split by knockouts and decisions. Woodley has been in the UFC since November 2013 and he won six of his first eight matches before facing then-champion Stephen Thompson in UFC 205 that resulted in a draw. He won the rematch in UFC 205 in UFC 209. He successfully defended his title two times against Demian Maia and Darren Till. His last match was back in March 2019 where he lost the championship in UFC 235 through a unanimous decision against Kamaru Usman.

Gilbert Burns

Gilbert Burns is a 33-year-old Brazilian MMA fighter that came out of Niteroi, Rio de Janerio. He stands at five-foot-ten and trains out of Hard Knocks 365. “Durinho” currently has an 18-3 professional MMA record with eight of his wins from submissions. Burns made his UFC debut back in July 2014 and he won six of his first nine fights in the organization. He made notable wins over Christos Gaigos, Alex Oliveira, Jason Saggo and Dand Moret before losing to Dan Hooker in UFC 226. He is currently on a fight-fight winning streak where he won on the likes of Mike Davis and Gunnar Nelson. His last victory was just this March 2020 in UFC Fight Night 170 against Damian Maia, the last card the organization made before the sports lockdown.

Woodley vs Burns Betting Numbers

Record 19-4-1 18-3-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country United States Brazil
Height 5′ 9″ 5′ 10″
Weight (lbs) 170 170
Reach (inches) 74 71
Win by KO/TKO 37% 33%
Win by Submission 26% 44%
Decisions 37% 22%
Strikes landed per minute 2.5 3.13
Striking accuracy 49% 44%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.58 3.02
Striking defense 57% 56%
Takedown average 1.21 2.39
Takedown accuracy 41% 38%
Takedown defense 92% 44%
Submission average 0.5 0.7

Woodley vs Burns Betting Picks

A man determined to get back his title is Tyron Woodley and Top Online Sportsbook expects him to give Gilbert Burns everything in his arsenal including his kitchen sink. This should end with a knockout by Woodley in the middle of the match.