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UFC Fight Night 200: Erosa vs Peterson 02/05/2022 Picks, Predictions and Preview

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UFC Fight Night 200 Erosa vs Peterson 02-05-2022 Picks Predictions and Preview

UFC Fight Night 200: Erosa vs Peterson 02/05/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to be holding their first fight card of the month with UFC Fight Night 200 happening this Saturday, February 5. The UFC Apex located in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada will serve as the battleground of the fighters. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are the best ways to witness the matches. Two middleweights looking to crack the top 5 in the rankings will clash in the main event with Jack Hermansson fighting Sean Strickland. The main card kicks off with Julian Erosa going up against Steven Peterson at featherweight. It is seen in UFC fight odds that Julian Erosa will be the safer pick to make as compared to Steven Peterson.

UFC Fight Night 200: Erosa vs Peterson 02/05/2022

When:Saturday, February 05, 7:00 PM ET
Where:UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 200: Erosa vs Peterson 02/05/2022 Odds

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FighterOddsFighterOdds
Julian Erosa-310Steven Peterson+255

Julian Erosa

Julian Erosa is known as the “Juicy J” whenever he steps inside the MMA cage and this fighter hails from Yakima, Washington in the United States. He gets to train at the renowned Xtreme Couture fight stable. Erosa is a 32-year-old fighter who stands at six feet and he has been competing mostly at the lightweight division. In this move to go to featherweight, he has a professional record of 26-9 and 12 of those wins came from submissions. After losing to Seung Woo Choi in UFC on ESPN 25, Erosa made his return inside the octagon to compete against Charles Jourdain in September 2021. That match ended in a third-round brabo choke submission victory over Erosa.

Steven Peterson

Steven Peterson carries an interesting ring name as the “Ocho” and this fighter’s hometown is in Plano, Texas in the United States. His fighting skills are being polished at the Fortis MMA fight stable. Peterson is a 31-year-old fighter and he has been comfortable being a featherweight in his MMA career. His professional record is now at 19-9 and eight of those wins came from submission while also owning five knockout wins. After losing back-to-back matches against Luis Pena and Alex Caceres, Peterson bounced back, winning his next two matches. The first was a knockout win over Martin Bravo and the more recent was a unanimous decision victory against Chase Cooper in UFC 263.

Erosa vs Peterson Betting Numbers

Erosa
Peterson
Record26-10-019-9-0
Last FightWinWin
CountryUnited StatesUnited States
Height6’1″5’10”
Weight (lbs)145145
Reach (in)7470
Win by KO/TKO42%26%
Win by Submission46%42%
Decisions12%32%
Strikes landed per minute5.554.43
Striking accuracy47%37%
Striking absorbed per minute5.905.29
Striking defense50%55%
Takedown average1.451.87
Takedown accuracy50%30%
Takedown defense58%70%
Submission average0.900.60

Erosa vs Peterson Betting Picks

These are two grapplers that are going to settle the match on the ground. According to the top online sportsbook, Julian Erosa should be able to take the victory over Stephenson with a submission by the second round.