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UFC Fight Night 183: Aldo vs Vera 12/19/2020 Predictions, Previews and Spread

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UFC Fight Night 183 Aldo vs Vera 12-19-2020 Predictions Previews and Spread

UFC Fight Night 183: Aldo vs Vera 12/19/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship intends to end the year on a high note with UFC Fight Night 183 that is set to happen on Saturday, December 19. The event is set to happen closed-doors at the UFC Apex in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can opt to watch the matches through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. Stephen Thompson is set to make his return to the octagon after a year and it will be against Geoff Neal for the main event. Former UFC champion Jose Aldo is also in the undercard and will be battling Marlon Vera. It is seen by UFC Live Betting that Jose Aldo will be taking this win over Marlon Vera but expect a close fight. 

UFC Fight Night 183: Aldo vs Vera 12/19/2020

When: Saturday, December 19, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 183: Aldo vs Vera 12/19/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Jose Aldo -145 Marlon Vera +125

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Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo or better known inside the MMA cage as “Junior” and this UFC legendary fighter came all the way from Manaus, Amazonas located in Brazil. He has been representing Nova Uno in his matches. Aldo is engraved in the history of the UFC as the inaugural featherweight champion and held the title for an astonishing 1,848 days. He now holds a professional fighting record of 28-7 and 17 of his wins are from knockouts. The former champion is now on a slump at 34 years old and is coming in this fight with a three-fight losing streak. His last match was against Petr Yan in UFC 261 just this July. He lost that fight via TKO in the fifth round.

Marlon Vera

Marlon Vera is just at his prime at 28-years-old and he is a fighter that came all the way from Chone in Ecuador. His height is five-foot-eight and has been polishing his skills a the Team Oyama fight stable. Vera has been fighting in the UFC in his early 20s and made his debut way back in November 2014. He now has a professional fighting record of 16-6 with half of those wins coming from submissions. His five-fight winning streak was snapped by Yadong Song in UFC on ESPN 8 just this May and he made his return to the octagon a few months after. Vera picked up a win over Sean O’Malley in UFC 252 and it was a TKO in the first round.

Aldo vs Vera Betting Numbers

Aldo
Vera
Record 28-7-0 16-6-1
Last Fight Loss Win
Country Brazil Ecuador
Height 5’7″ 5’8″
Weight 135 lbs 135 lbs
Reach 70″ 70″
Win by KO/TKO 61% 38%
Win by Submission 4% 50%
Decisions 36% 13%
Strikes landed per minute 3.48 3.70
Striking accuracy 44% 48%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.66 4.05
Striking defense 62% 52%
Takedown average 0.60 0.86
Takedown accuracy 61% 42%
Takedown defense 90% 69%
Submission average 0.10 1.20

Aldo vs Vera Betting Picks

It is just tough to see an MMA legend like Jose Aldo suffer a losing streak in his career at 34 years old. He is set to make a good comeback and Top Online Sportsbook has him prevailing in this match against Marlon Vera.