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UFC Fight Night 178: Walker vs Spann 09/19/2020 Tips, Results and Analysis

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UFC Fight Night 178 Walker vs Spann 09-19-2020 Tips Results and Analysis

UFC Fight Night 178: Walker vs Spann 09/19/2020 –The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to hold their third fight card this month with UFC Fight Night 178 which will happen on Saturday, September 19 at the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The matches will be held in closed doors and fans can get to watch the games through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The main event will have two top welterweights entering the same cage with Tyron Woodley going up against Colby Covington. The main card also holds an interesting light heavyweight battle with Johnny Walker taking on Ryan Spann. It is forecasted by UFC Vegas Odds that Johnny Walker is the fighter that will come out with the victory against Ryan Spann in this matchup.

UFC Fight Night 178: Walker vs Spann 09/19/2020

When: Saturday, September 19, 8:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 178: Walker vs Spann 09/19/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Johnny Walker -130 Ryan Spann +100

Main Card

Johnny Walker

Johnny Walker is a Brazillian MMA Fighter that came all the way from Belford Roxo, Rio De Janerio. This 28-year-old light heavyweight fighter stands at six-foot-five and polishes his skills at the IF Team fight stable. Walker now has a professional MMA record of 17-5 with 14 victories earned from a way of knockouts. He has been in the UFC since November 2018 and won three of the five fights given to him by the organization. He has lost his last two fights. The first one was in November 2019 in UFC 244 as he was knocked out by Corey Anderson and the latest happened in March 2020 in UFC Fight Night 170 where he lost via unanimous decision against Nikita Krylov.

Ryan Spann

Ryan Spann carries an interesting ring name of “Superman” and he is a 29-year-old American fighter that hails from Beaumont, Texas. He stands at six-foot-five ant this natural light heavyweight trains at Fortis MMA. Spann has an MMA record of 18-5 and he has an impressive 11 submissions under his name while also winning four times by way of knockout. He has four fights in the UFC already since coming in September 2018 and won all matches. His last match happened just this May 2020 in UFC 249 where he went up against Sam Alvey. It was a tight battle between two fighters as it went a full three rounds in which he won by a close split decision. 

Walker vs Spann Betting Numbers

Walker
Spann
Record 17-5-0 18-5-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country Brazil USA
Height 6’6″ 6’5″
Weight (lbs) 205 lbs 205 lbs
Reach (inches) 82″ 79″
Win by KO/TKO 82% 22%
Win by Submission 12% 61%
Decisions 6% 17%
Strikes landed per minute 4.01 3.32
Striking accuracy 70% 43%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.58 3.01
Striking defense 30% 50%
Takedown average 0.43 1.13
Takedown accuracy 100% 30%
Takedown defense 69% 60%
Submission average 1.30 1.90

Walker vs Spann Betting Picks

The matchup between Johnny Walker and Ryan Spann promises a lot of fireworks. Even with the undefeated record in the UFC, Walker is given the edge of the Online Sportsbook to prevail in this matchup and give Spann his first defeat in the organization.