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UFC Fight Night 186: Munhoz vs Rivera 02/27/2021 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC Fight Night 186 Munhoz vs Rivera 02-27-2021 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC Fight Night 186: Munhoz vs Rivera 02/27/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has been having a great year and another action-packed fight card awaits with UFC Fight Night 186 happening at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. This will commence this Saturday, February 27, and can be viewed through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. Cyril Gane has been fast rising in the UFC’s Heavyweight Division and he will test his skills against Jaire Rozenstruik. Pedro Munhoz is also in the main card and will be stepping inside the cage with Jimmie Rivera. This is going to be a fight at the bantamweight division as Pedro Munhoz is picked by UFC Betting as the underdog against Jimmie Rivera.

UFC Fight Night 186: Munhoz vs Rivera 02/27/2021

When: Saturday, February 27, 8:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 186: Munhoz vs Rivera 02/27/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Pedro Munhoz +120 Jimmie Rivera -150

Main Card

Pedro Munhoz

Pedro Munhoz is a 34-year-old fighter that carries an interesting ring name of “The Young Punisher”. He stands at five-foot-six and this bantamweight represents the American Top Team stable. Munhoz is a Brazillian fighter that hails from Sao Paulo and he will be bringing his 18-5 professional MMA record in his next fight. His wins are split into eight submissions, five knockouts, and five decisions. He looks to avoid falling to a losing streak as his last two fights resulted in losses. Munhoz’s most recent matchup was with veteran fighter Frankie Edgar just this August 2020 and that resulted in a split decision.

Jimmie Rivera

Jimmie Rivera is a natural featherweight fighter and he came from Ramsey, New Jersey in the USA. His training has been supplied by Team Tiger Schulmann and will be representing them as well. Rivera stands at five-foot-four and has been carrying the ring name of “El Terror” for most of his career. He already has a 23-4 professional fighting record with 17 of those victories coming from decisions. His most recent match was with Cody Stamann just this July 2020 during UFC on ESPN 13. That match resulted in a unanimous decision win and that made him avoid getting into a losing streak.

Munhoz vs Rivera Betting Numbers

Munhoz
Rivera
Record 11-6-0 7-1-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country Brazil USA
Height 5’7″ 5’6″
Weight (lbs) 125 135
Reach (in) 68 66
Win by KO/TKO 28% 17%
Win by Submission 44% 9%
Decisions 28% 74%
Strikes landed per minute 3.03 4.44
Striking accuracy 35% 53%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.38 6.74
Striking defense 46% 44%
Takedown average 1.96 0.00
Takedown accuracy 30% 0%
Takedown defense 57% 71%
Submission average 1.50 1.90

Munhoz vs Rivera Betting Picks

This is going to be an exciting fight. It is seen by top sportsbooks that Pedro Munhoz is set to make a comeback win. The fighter will halt the momentum of Jimmie Rivera. Expect this match to be decided through the judges’ scorecards.