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UFC Fight Night 200: Almeida vs Marques 02/05/2022 Fight Analysis, Tips and Forecast

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UFC Fight Night 200 Almeida vs Marques 02-05-2022 Fight Analysis Tips and Forecast

UFC Fight Night 200: Almeida vs Marques 02/05/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship intends to start off the month with a stacked fight card with UFC Fight Night 200 commencing this Saturday, February 5. The UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada will serve at the venue. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are great options to witness the matches. Sean Strickland will be seeing action in the main event and will be taking on Jack Hermansson in a middleweight bout. Danilo Marques will be competing at the prelims and he fights Jailton Almeida in a hard-hitting light heavyweight matchup. Looking at the UFC betting spreads, Jailton Almeida is seen as the overwhelming favorite to win over Danilo Marques.

UFC Fight Night 200: Almeida vs Marques 02/05/2022

When:Saturday, February 5, 4:00 PM ET
Where:UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 200: Almeida vs Marques 02/05/2022 Odds

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Jailton Almeida

Jailton Almeida is known as the “Malhadinho” whenever he steps inside the MMA cage and he hails from Salvador, Bahia in Brazil. LG System and Galpao da Luta have been responsible for polishing Almeida’s MMA skills. Almeida is a 30-year-old fighter and this six-foot-four light heavyweight has only lost twice in 16 professional bouts. Nine of those victories came from submissions while the rest are from knockouts. This is going to be the first fight of Almeida in the UFC. He earned his spot in the roster after beating Nasrudin Nasurdinov in Dana White’s Contender Series with a rear-naked choke submission in the second round.

Danilo Marques

Danilo Marques is a 36-year-old fighter had he come all the way from Sao Paulo in Brazil. He has been sharpening his fighting skills a the Demian Maia Jiu-Jitsu MMA stable and will represent them in this match. Marques has been naturally competing at the light heavyweight division and this six-foot-six fighter owns an 11-3 professional MMA record. His wins are divided into five submissions, four knockouts, and two decisions. After winning his first two matches in the UFC against Khadis Ibragimov and Mike Rodriquez, Marques tasted his first defeat at the hands of Kennedy Nzechukwu. That fight ended in a 20-second knockout in the third round.

Almeida vs Marques Betting Numbers

Last FightWinLoss
Weight (lbs)205205
Reach (in)7977
Win by KO/TKO36%36%
Win by Submission64%45%
Strikes landed per minute0.291.56
Striking accuracy25%79%
Striking absorbed per minute1.031.88
Striking defense12%56%
Takedown average6.604.26
Takedown accuracy60%28%
Takedown defense50%0%
Submission average2.200.80

Almeida vs Marques Betting Picks

This is an interesting bout as Danilo Marques has more experience fighting in the UFC than Jailton Almeida. However, the hype of Almeida’s entry to the UFC is recognized by the online sportsbook to win this matchup. This bout will probably end with a submission in the second round.