UFC Fight Night 192: Alateng vs Lopez 9/18/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC Fight Night 192 Alateng vs Lopez 9-18-2021 Picks Predictions and Previews

Alateng vs Lopez 9/18/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with another blockbuster fight card waiting for this month with UFC Fight Night 192. This event will commence inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada and fans can subscribe to either Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass to enjoy the matches. Featured in the main event is Anthony Smith as he tries to carve out another path to a title shot against Ryan Spann. Two fast-moving bantamweights are set to clash in the undercard with Gustavo Lopez going against Heili Alateng. This is going to be an interesting fight as Heili Alateng is expected by UFC betting odds to take home the victory against Gustavo Lopez.

Alateng vs Lopez 9/18/2021

When: Saturday, September 18, 4:00 PM ET
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

Alateng vs Lopez 9/18/2021 Odds

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Alateng Odds Lopez Odds
Heili Alateng -125 Gustavo Lopez +105

Heili Alateng

Heili Alateng goes by a nationalistic ring name as “The Mongolian Knight” and he came all the way from Beijing, China for this match. He gets to represent and train at the Burigude fight stable. Alateng is just entering his 30s and is currently at the prime of his powers. This five-foot-six fighter is comfortable competing at the bantamweight division and has a 14-7 professional fighting record. This will be Alateng’s fourth fight in the UFC and after securing victories in his first two bouts, he tasted defeat. His most recent match was with Casey Kenney in UFC on ESPN 16 that ended in a unanimous decision loss.

Gustavo Lopez

Gustavo Lopez is a 32-year-old fight veteran and his hometown is located at Wapato, Washington in the United States. His MMA skills are being sharpened at the Xtreme Couture fight team. Lopez stands at five-foot-five and has been a natural at the bantamweight division. Heading to this match, he carries a 12-6 professional MMA record. Half of those wins are from submissions and five are knockouts. This fighter impressed after picking up his first UFC win against Anthony Birchak by RNC in UFC on ESPN 17. He failed to maximize the momentum as Lopez got knocked out in the third round against Adrian Yanez just this March. 

Alateng vs Lopez Betting Numbers

Record 12-6-0 5-2-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country China United States
Height 5’6″ 5’5″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (in) 66 67
Win by KO/TKO 29% 42%
Win by Submission 21% 50%
Decisions 50% 8%
Strikes landed per minute 2.87 2.24
Striking accuracy 32% 41%
Striking absorbed per minute 5.82 4.65
Striking defense 57% 51%
Takedown average 2.33 1.07
Takedown accuracy 35% 50%
Takedown defense 100% 27%
Submission average 0.00 0.50

Alateng vs Lopez Betting Picks

Heili Alateng has great potential coming into the UFC and his last loss has some upsides that he can last well in the octagon. The best online sportsbook sees him bouncing back from the tough loss in this match against Gustavo Lopez.