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UFC Fight Night 183: Pettis vs Morono 12/19/2020 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC Fight Night 183 Pettis vs Morono 12-19-2020 Picks Predictions and Previews

UFC Fight Night 183: Pettis vs Morono 12/19/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to have its final event and wishes to start the fireworks before the New Year with UFC Fight Night 183. This fight card is set to commence this Saturday, December 19 and it will be in the closed-door venue of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC Fight Pass and Pay Per View subscription are options to watch the event. The biggest draw will be the up-and-coming welterweight fighter Geoff Neal testing his skills against veteran Stephen Thompson. Joining them in the main card is former champion Anthony Pettis taking on Alex Morono. This is another welterweight match that is set for this day and UFC Betting Odds have Anthony Pettis prevailing over Alex Morono.

UFC Fight Night 183: Pettis vs Morono 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: Pettis vs Morono 12/19/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Anthony Pettis -240 Alex Morono +190

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Anthony Pettis

Anthony Pettis or better known pronouncing it with his ring name of Anthony “Showtime” Pettis, is a 33-year-old fighter from Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the USA. He has been representing Roufusport for his entire career. Pettis was the former UFC Lightweight Champion and he held that title for 560 days starting from August 31, 2013. He now has a professional fighting record of 23-10 and 11 of those wins came from knockouts while seven are submissions. This fighter has been on a slump losing three of his last five fights since October 2018. He seemed sharp in his most recent bout against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in UFC 249 just this May. That match was won via an unanimous decision.

Alex Morono

Alex Morono takes in an interesting ring name of “The Great White” and he is a fighter that hails from Houston, Texas in the USA. This welterweight has been getting his training at the Fortis MMA. Morono stands at five-foot-eleven and has been a natural at the welterweight division. His record is now at 18-6 while those wins are divided int o five knockouts, six submissions, six decisions and a no contest. His most recent match was with Rhys McKee in UFC Fight Night 182 and that was more than a year ago. The fight went to the limit and full three rounds. In the end, Morono was favored by all the judges.

Pettis vs Morono Betting Numbers

Pettis
Morono
Record 23-10-0 18-6-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA USA
Height 5’10” 5’11”
Weight 155 lbs 170 lbs
Reach 72″ 72″
Win by KO/TKO 48% 28%
Win by Submission 30% 33%
Decisions 22% 33%
Strikes landed per minute 3.04 5.32
Striking accuracy 46% 43%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.52 3.74
Striking defense 53% 58%
Takedown average 0.64 0.37
Takedown accuracy 52% 33%
Takedown defense 59% 45%
Submission average 1.10 0.50

Pettis vs Morono Betting Picks

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis has been waiting for another momentum in his career. He got the feel of it against Cowboy Cerrone and is expected by Sportsbook to take another win over Alex Morono. Expect the fight to finish early favoring Pettis.