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UFC Fight Night 179: Cortez vs Egger 10/10/2020 Picks, UFC Predictions and Previews

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UFC Fight Night 179 Cortez vs Egger 10-10-2020 Picks UFC Predictions and Previews

UFC Fight Night 179: Cortez vs Egger 10/10/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has another intense fight card waiting to happen at UFC Fight Night 179. This event will be held in closed doors at the Flash Forum, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE this Saturday, October 10. For those who want to watch the matches, options are through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The main event will be featuring Marlon Moraes testing his MMA skills inside the cage against Cory Sandhagen for some bantamweight action. The only female matchup will be in the prelims with Tract Cortez taking on Stephanie Egger. For this battle, UFC Fight Odds has Tracy Cortez taking the victory against Stephanie Egger when the day ends.

UFC Fight Night 179: Cortez vs Egger 10/10/2020

When: Saturday, October 10, 5:00 PM ET
Where: Flash Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 179: Cortez vs Egger 10/10/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Tracy Cortez -190 Stephanie Egger +155

Tracy Cortez

Tracy Cortez is just at her prime of 26 years old and this female flyweight came all the way from Phoenix, Arizona in the USA to “Fight Island”. This promising fighter gets her training from Fight Ready MMA stable. Cortez now has a professional record of 7-1 and five of those victories all came from judges’ decisions. She got discovered upon impressing during Dana White’s Contender Series from earning a unanimous decision win against Mariya Agapova. She finally made her UFC debut back in November 2019 at UFC Fight Night 164. In that event, she went up against Vanessa Melo and took her to the limit to earn the unanimous decision victory.

Stephanie Egger

Stephanie Egger is a 32-year-old fighter that she hails from St. Gallen, Switzerland. Standing at five-foot-seven and 145 lbs, she represents and gets her skills polished at the Buddy Gym fight stable. Egger has a professional fighting record of 5-1 with two knockouts, two submissions and a decision victory. This will be her debut in the UFC and she has been battling it out in Buddy Gym, Rizin, Invicta and Arean Fighting Games. In her last match, she went up against Cinja Kiefer in Buddy MMA Clash 3 back in September 2020. It took only the first round for Egger to prevail in that match as she puts Kiefer in a rear-naked choke.

Cortez vs Egger Betting Numbers

Cortez
Egger
Record 7-1-0 5-1-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA Switzerland
Height 5’5″ 5’6″
Weight 135 lbs 135 lbs
Reach 65″ 68″
Win by KO/TKO 14% 40%
Win by Submission 14% 40%
Decisions 71% 20%
Strikes landed per minute 4.83 0.00
Striking accuracy 54% 0%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.63 0.00
Striking defense 61% 0%
Takedown average 3.00 0.00
Takedown accuracy 37% 0%
Takedown defense 100% 0%
Submission average 0.00 0.00

Cortez vs Egger Betting Picks

With experience fighting in the UFC, Tracy Cortez is the favored fighter in the eyes of Online Betting. Egger has not impressed much as she fought light opponents in her career and Cortez is her biggest match so far.