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UFC Fight Night 192: Nchukwi vs Rodriguez 09/18/2021 Forecast, Tips and Analysis

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UFC Fight Night 192 Nchukwi vs Rodriguez 09-18-2021 Forecast Tips and Analysis

UFC Fight Night 192: Nchukwi vs Rodriguez 09/18/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with another stacked 15-fight event in UFC Fight Night 192. This will take place at the UFC Apex in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada this coming Sunday, September 18. Fans can enjoy the matches at home by subscribing to either Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. Anthony Smith will be in the main event and will look to climb up the light heavyweight ladder by going up against Ryan Spann. Mike Rodriguez will fight in the undercard with Tafon Nchuwki in another light heavyweight bout. This match is expected to be close but according to UFC betting lines, Mike Rodriguez will be the underdog against Tafon Nchuwki.

UFC Fight Night 192: Nchukwi vs Rodriguez 09/18/2021

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

UFC Fight Night 192: Nchukwi vs Rodriguez 09/18/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Tafon Nchukwi -125 Mike Rodriguez +105

Tafon Nchukwi

Tafon Nchukwi is just at his prime at 26 years old and this fighter came all the way from Bamenda in Cameroon. He has been training hard at the Team Lloyd Irvin fight stable and will represent them as well. Nchukwi is six feet and has been competing in the middleweight division for his entire career. He is nicknamed the ‘Cameroon Express’ and has lost only once in six professional bouts. Four of those wins came from knockouts. After a successful UFC debut against Jamie Pickett in UFC Fight Night 183, his next match came five months after in UFC on ESPN 24. He lost that match with a tight major decision.

Mike Rodriguez

Mike Rodriguez carries a very contradicting ring name as “Slow” and his hometown is in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. This fighter has been representing the Lauzon MMA fight stable. Rodriguez is currently 32 years old and has been natural at the light heavyweight division. He owns a six-foot-three frame and a professional MMA record of 11-6. 82% of his wins are earned through knockouts. It has been tough for Rodriguez for the past years as he owns only one victory in five matches. Heading to this match, he is on back-to-back losses. His most recent match was a submission loss against Danilo Marques.

Nchukwi vs Rodriguez Betting Numbers

Nchukwi
Rodriguez
Record 5-1-0 11-6-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country Cameroon United States
Height 6’0″ 6’3″
Weight (lbs) 185 205
Reach (in) 77 82
Win by KO/TKO 80% 82%
Win by Submission 0% 18%
Decisions 20% 0%
Strikes landed per minute 6.08 4.61
Striking accuracy 51% 59%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.48 3.39
Striking defense 51% 40%
Takedown average 0.41 0.00
Takedown accuracy 25% 0%
Takedown defense 66% 41%
Submission average 0.00 0.00

Nchukwi vs Rodriguez Betting Picks

This is going to be a tight matchup but according to the best sportsbook online, Tafon Nchuwki is going to be a better bet to win as compared to Mike Rodriguez. This should end early with a second-round knockout.