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UFC Fight Night 179: Rothwell vs Tybura 10/10/2020 Picks, UFC Predictions and Previews

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UFC Fight Night 179 Rothwell vs Tybura 10-10-2020 Picks UFC Predictions and Previews

UFC Fight Night 179: Rothwell vs Tybura 10/10/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has been the most resilient sports organization during the pandemic and they will be holding UFC Fight Night 179 on October 10, Saturday. This fight card will be held in a remote location at “Fight Island” or better known as Flash Forum, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. UFC Fight Pass and Pay Per View are options to watch the matches. A title shot is on the line during the main event between two hard-hitting bantamweights with Cory Sandhagen entering the same cage as Marlon Moraes. The main card will also feature a heavyweight bout between Ben Rothwell and Marcin Tybura. Looking at this heavyweight match, UFC Live Betting has Ben Rothwell as the safer bet as compared to Marcin Tybura.

UFC Fight Night 179: Rothwell vs Tybura 10/10/2020

When: Saturday, October 10, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Flash Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 179: Rothwell vs Tybura 10/10/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Ben Rothwell +135 Marcin Tybura -155

Main Card

Ben Rothwell

Ben Rothwell is a 38-year-old MMA veteran and he flew all the way from Kenosha, Wisconsin. He is a hulking figure at six-foot-four and weighs in at 265 lbs. Rothwell MMA and LCCT are responsible for polishing this heavyweight fighter’s skills. Rothwell has 50 fights under his name and has a record of 38-12 with 28 wins through knockouts and six by submission. He has been in the UFC for more than ten years and his debut happened in October 2009. Going to this fight, Rothwell has won his last two fights and the last match happened in May 2020 at UFC Fight Night 171. He went up against Ovince St. Preux and in that match, he won via split decision.

Marcin Tybura

Marcin Tybura is a Polish heavyweight fighter that hails from Uniejow. He is now 34 years old and stands at six-foot-three. He is a natural heavyweight at 252 lbs and trains at the Jackson-Wink MMA fight team. Tybura has a record of 19-6 and his victories are almost evened out with seven knockouts, six submissions and six decisions. He has been fighting in the UFC since August 2016 and has won six of his eleven fights in the organization. Like his opponent, he won his last two fights and the last match happened in UFC 251 just this July 2020. He took Maxim Grishin to a full three rounds and got the nods of all the judges for the unanimous decision.

Rothwell vs Tybura Betting Numbers

Record 32-12-0 19-6-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA Poland
Height 6’4″ 6’3″
Weight 265 lbs 249 lbs
Reach 78″ 78″
Win by KO/TKO 74% 37%
Win by Submission 16% 32%
Decisions 11% 32%
Strikes landed per minute 3.37 3.32
Striking accuracy 43% 50%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.44 2.83
Striking defense 46% 53%
Takedown average 0.68 1.69
Takedown accuracy 33% 48%
Takedown defense 69% 82%
Submission average 0.30 0.10

Rothwell vs Tybura Betting Picks

Experience is rewarded here as Ben Rothwell looks like on a good momentum on what is left on his tank. Tybura is considered by Top Online Sportsbook as the riskier bet but not a shame to put your faith in him as well. This should be close and might go to the judges’ scorecards.