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UFC Fight Night 176: De Lima vs Romanov 09/05/2020 Fight Analysis, Forecast and Tips

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UFC Fight Night 176 De Lima vs Romanov 09-05-2020 Fight Analysis Forecast and Tips

UFC Fight Night 176: De Lima vs Romanov 09/05/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to have another exciting fight card to start the month of September with UFC Fight Night 176. This event is set to happen on Saturday, September 5 at the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is going to be held in closed doors but fans can still watch by availing Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. The biggest draw for this event is two hard-hitting heavyweight fighters as Alistair Overeem goes up against Augusto Sakai. The undercard will also have another heavyweight battle and it will be between Marcos Rogerio de Lima against Alexander Romanov. It is forecasted by UFC Parlay Betting that this match will be close but Alexander Romanov will be the better choice as compared to Marcos Rogerio de Lima.

UFC Fight Night 176: De Lima vs Romanov 09/05/2020

When: Saturday, September 5, 6:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 176: De Lima vs Romanov 09/05/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Marcos Rogerio de Lima +105 Alexander Romanov -135

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Marcos Rogerio de Lima

Marcos Rogerio de Lima is a 35-year-old professional heavyweight fighter that stands at six-foot-one and weighs in at 253 lbs. He hails from Ribeirao Pires in Sao Paulo, Brazil and polishes his skills at the 011 MMA Team. His ring name is known as “Pezao” and he has a professional MMA record of 17-6 with 12 of those victories coming from knockouts while he also had three wins through submissions. De Lima has been fighting in the UFC since May 2014. The last four matches of “Pezao” has been split between two wins and two losses. In his last fight, Ben Sosoli was his opponent in UFC Fight Night 168 and he took him down in the 1:28 mark in the first round.

Alexander Romanov

Alexander Romanov is a dominating heavyweight fighter that came all the way from Comrat City, Republic of Moldova. He is known as “King Kong” inside the cage and he stands at six-foot-two and weighs in at 265 lbs. He trains and polishes his skills at the Lion Club. Romanov has an unblemished 11-0 professional fighting record with six of his victories from submissions and five were a way of knockout. This match against De Lima will be his first in the UFC and he has many upsides heading to this fight. Prior to the UFC, he was a standout fighter in Eagles Fighting Championship. His last match happened in February 2019 and he knocked out Sergio Frietas in the first round at the 2:28 mark.

De Lima vs Romanov Betting Numbers

De Lima
Romanov
Record 17-6-0 11-0-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil Moldova
Height 6’0″ 6’2″
Weight (lbs) 265 lbs 253 lbs
Reach (inches) 75″
Win by KO/TKO 71% 45%
Win by Submission 18% 55%
Decisions 12% 0%
Strikes landed per minute 0.00 3.78
Striking accuracy 0% 54%
Striking absorbed per minute 0.00 2.63
Striking defense 0% 54%
Takedown average 0.00 0.76
Takedown accuracy 0% 60%
Takedown defense 0% 36%
Submission average 0.00 0.80

De Lima vs Romanov Betting Picks

Alexander Romanov has been courted by the UFC for the longest time and he will now get his chance. His first fight won’t be easy but even without experience in the UFC, Romanov is expected to win by Online Sports Betting over Marcos Rogerio de Lima.