UFC Fight Night 223: Rogerio de Lima vs Cortes-Acosta 4/29/2023 – The Heavyweight Division battle for this week’s UFC Fight Night 223 will take place between Marcos Rogerio de Lima and Waldo Cortes-Acosta. It’s going to be an exciting fight between the two. The UFC free betting picks are up and running with all the details of this entertaining bout.
Acosta remains undefeated while Lima has more experience on his side. With the numbers and statistics, this is going to be a tough fight and a well-balanced one. The main event will take place between Song Yadong and Ricky Simon while the co-main event will take place between Caio Borralho and Michal Oleksiejczuk.
UFC Fight Night 223: Rogerio de Lima vs Cortes-Acosta 4/29/2023
|When:||Saturday, April 29, 7:00 PM ET|
|Where:||UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada|
|TV:||Pay Per View / ESPN+|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
UFC Fight Night 223: Rogerio de Lima vs Cortes-Acosta 4/29/2023 Odds
Marcos Rogerio de Lima
Marcos Rogerio de Lima, also known as “Pezao” in the ring is holding a 20-9-1 fighting record. Rogerio De Lima has beat the odds after defeating some of the top fighters. Lima is pretty effective with his grappling skills and he has an average fight time of 6:00 minutes.
Rogerio de Lima is also landing 3.57 strikes per minute with a striking accuracy of 54 percent. Lima will have a three-inch disadvantage in terms of reach but he has experience on his side. His takedown attempts are closing in with 50 percent and he is capable of causing damage to his opponents with 0.6 finishes per 15 minutes.
Waldo Cortes-Acosta is holding a record of 9-0-0. The talented fighter is averaging 7.81 significant strikes per minute with a striking accuracy of 50 percent. Acosta is finishing at 0.3 per three rounds which gives him a disadvantage. However, he has a three-inch advantage in terms of reach.
Cortes is taking down opponents with a 15 percent takedown rate and he came off some important victories in his career. The talented fighter defeated Chase Sherman via unanimous decision and he has the ability to go the distance. Acosta has an average fight time of 11:13 minutes.
Rogerio de Lima vs Cortes-Acosta Betting Numbers
|Win by KO/TKO||70%||44%|
|Win by Submission||15%||11%|
|Strikes landed per minute||3.55||N/A|
|Striking absorbed per minute||2.61||N/A|
Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs Waldo Cortes-Acosta Betting Picks
The UFC betting odds are turning towards the undefeated Waldo Cortes-Acosta to win this fight. Acosta is a durable fighter and he has the potential to last longer than his opponent. Take Acosta to retain an undefeated winning streak against Lima.