UFC Fight Night 199: Eubanks vs Gatto 12/18/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC Fight Night 199 Eubanks vs Gatto 12-18-2021 Picks Predictions and Previews

UFC Fight Night 199: Eubanks vs Gatto 12/18/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is planning to end the year with an action-packed fight card with UFC Fight Night 199 happening on Saturday, December 18. The UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada will serve as the battlefield for the fighters and it can be seen through a Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. The main event will be putting two heavyweights inside the cage as Derrick Lewis is on collision course with Chris Daukas. Sijira Eubanks is competing in the prelims as she fights Melissa Gato at women’s flyweight. This is going to be an interesting matchup as UFC fight odds have Melissa Gato as the underdog against Sijara Eubanks.

UFC Fight Night 199: Eubanks vs Gatto 12/18/2021

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

UFC Fight Night 199: Eubanks vs Gatto 12/18/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Sijara Eubanks -160 Melissa Gatto +140

Sijara Eubanks

Sijara Eubanks goes by an interesting ring name as “Sarj” and this fighter hails from Brick, New Jersey in the United States. She gets to train and represent the Mark Henry Boxing stable and NCMMA. Eubanks is a 36-year-old women’s flyweight competitor and she stands at five-foot-four. Her professional MMA record is at 7-6 with those wins divided into four decisions and three knockouts while all her losses came from decisions. After losing back-to-back matches against Ketlen Vieira and Pannie Kianzad, Eubanks was able to bounce back with a win over Elise Reed. That match took place in July and Eubanks won via first-round knockout.

Melissa Gatto

Melissa Gato is just entering her prime at 25 years old and she came all the way from Campinas, Sao Paulo in Brazil. Her professional MMA career is being handled by the MSP fight stable. Gato stands at five-foot-five and this women’s flyweight competitor has an interesting record of seven wins and two draws. Her victories are divided into four submissions, two decisions, and one knockout. Her most recent matchup was her UFC debut and she fought Victoria Leonardo in UFC 265 just this August. She was successful in picking up a win with a technical knockout due to an arm injury during the second round.

Eubanks vs Gatto Betting Numbers

Record 8-6-0 7-0-2
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States Brazil
Height 5’4″ 5’5″
Weight (lbs) 125 125
Reach (in) 67 69
Win by KO/TKO 43% 14%
Win by Submission 0% 57%
Decisions 57% 29%
Strikes landed per minute 4.56 7
Striking accuracy 43% 57%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.59 4.3
Striking defense 57% 52%
Takedown average 1.94 1.5
Takedown accuracy 47% 20%
Takedown defense 65% 100%
Submission average 0.4 0

Eubanks vs Gatto Betting Picks

If you look at Melissa Gato’s record, she has not experienced a defeat and the best online sportsbook credits Sijira Eubanks’ experience to get the victory after this matchup. This should end up in the judges’ scorecards.