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UFC Fight Night 173: Borg vs Maness 08/01/2020 Analysis, Betting Odds and Picks

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UFC Fight Night 173 Borg vs Maness 08-01-2020 Analysis Betting Odds and Picks

UFC Fight Night 173: Borg vs Maness 08/01/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to the UFC Apex and they are coming up with explosive fights in UFC Fight Night 173. This event will happen on August 1, Saturday it will be at the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada in the USA. It is going to be another closed-door event and viewing options will include Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass subscription. The main event will put middleweight fighters, Derek Brunson and Edmen Shahbbazyan together inside the cage. The undercard will feature an intriguing bantamweight matchup with Ray Borg taking on Nate Maness. According to UFC Parlay Betting, the fighter who has the advantage in this fight will be Ray Borg over Nate Maness.

UFC Fight Night 173: Borg vs Maness 08/01/2020

When: Saturday, August 1, 6:00 PM ET
Where: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 173: Borg vs Maness 08/01/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Ray Borg -230 Nate Maness +185

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Ray Borg

Ray Borg is known as “The Tazmexican Devil” and this 26-year-old came from Albuquerque, New Mexico in the USA. Standing at five-foot-four, this bantamweight polishes his skills at the Jackson’s MMA Acoma fight stable. Borg now owns a 13-5 professional MMA record with 12 wins split between six submissions and six decisions. He made his way to the UFC in April 2014 but lost in his debut. Bouncing back, Borg won five of his next six fights. He lost his next two matches after that but recovered by winning two as well. Heading to this fight, his last match was against Ricky Simon just this May 2020 in UFC Fight Night 171 and it was a close split decision with Borg coming up short.

Nate Maness

Joseph Nathan Maness or Nate for short is a 29-year-old fighter that hails from Morganfield, Kentucky. He will be going down from featherweight to bantamweight and he trains at the Salvation Mixed Martial Arts. Maness owns an 11-1 professional record with five decisions, four knockouts and two submissions. He will be making his first appearance in the UFC in this upcoming fight against Ray Borg. Maness has fought in numerous organizations which includes TKO, Premier MMA Championship Colosseum Combat and Warrior FC to name a few. His last match was on February 2020 in Hardrock MMA wherein he won over Kellen VanCamp via TKO in the first round.

Borg vs Maness Betting Numbers

Record 13-5-0 11-1-0
Last Fight Loss
Country United States United States
Height 5′ 4″ 5′ 10″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (inches) 63 72
Win by KO/TKO 8% 36%
Win by Submission 46% 18%
Decisions 46% 45%
Strikes landed per minute 1.52 0
Striking accuracy 52% 0%
Striking absorbed per minute 1.93 0
Striking defense 48% 0%
Takedown average 3.89 0
Takedown accuracy 50% 0%
Takedown defense 46% 0%
Submission average 1 0

Borg vs Maness Betting Picks

Having much more experience fighting in the UFC, Ray Borg is the favored fighter by Best Online Sportsbook prevailing over the debuting Maness. But Maness is an intriguing prospect as his last two victories were a way of knockout.