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UFC Fight Night 197: Rothwell vs de Lima 11/13/2021 Fight Analysis, Picks and Forecast

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UFC Fight Night 197 Rothwell vs de Lima 11-13-2021 Fight Analysis Picks and Forecast

UFC Fight Night 197: Rothwell vs de Lima 11/13/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is still pressing on the accelerator and will sustain its momentum in its upcoming event this Saturday, November 13. UFC Fight Night 197 will take place inside the halls of the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can subscribe to Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass to witness the bouts. The main event will be putting Max Holloway taking on Yair Rodriguez as the winner gets a crack at the UFC featherweight title. Also in the main card is a hard-hitting heavyweight matchup between Ben Rothwell and Marcos Rogerio de Lima.  It is seen in UFC betting spreads that Marcos Rogerio de Lima is the underdog fighter against Ben Rothwell.

UFC Fight Night 197: Rothwell vs de Lima 11/13/2021

When: Saturday, November 13, 4:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 197: Rothwell vs de Lima 11/13/2021 Odds

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Rothwell Odds de Lima Odds
Ben Rothwell -152 Rogerio de Lima +132

Main Card

Ben Rothwell

Ben Rothwell is a veteran fighter at 40 years old and his hometown is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin in the United States. He owns his fight stable at Rothwell MMA and also trains at the LCCT fight team. Rothwell has been competing in the heavyweight division for his entire career. He stands at six-foot-four and tips the scales at 265 lbs. His professional MMA record is 39-13 and 28 of those wins came from knockouts. After losing three-consecutive bouts, Rothwell turned the clock and has only lost once in his last four matches. His most recent opponent was Chris Barnett just this May and won via guillotine choke submission in the second round.

Rogerio de Lima

Marcos Rogerio de Lima is known as the “Pezao” and this fighter came all the way from Ribeirão Pires in São Paulo, Brazil. He has been sharpening his MMA skills at the famous American Top Team. De Lima is coming to this match as a 36-year-old fighter and he has been a heavyweight for his entire career. This six-foot-one behemoth has a professional record of 18-7 and has won 13 bouts via knockouts. It has been a roller coaster ride for De Lima as he splits his last 10 fights to five wins and five losses. He has not won twice in a row during that time and he hopes it happens now after taking victory in his most recent match against Maurice Green just this May 2021.

Rothwell vs de Lima Betting Numbers

de Lima
Record 39-13-0 18-8-1
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States Brazil
Height 6’4″ 6’1″
Weight (lbs) 265 263
Reach (in) 78 75
Win by KO/TKO 72% 72%
Win by Submission 18% 11%
Decisions 10% 17%
Strikes landed per minute 3.71 3.24
Striking accuracy 42% 54%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.57 2.11
Striking defense 47% 53%
Takedown average 0.68 1.14
Takedown accuracy 35% 66%
Takedown defense 70% 43%
Submission average 0.40 0.60

Rothwell vs de Lima Betting Picks

These are fighters that have seen a lot of minutes inside the octagon already and it promises a lot of fireworks inside the cage. The best online sportsbook sees that Ben Rothwell is going to be the safer pick as compared to Marcos Rogerio de Lima.