UFC Fight Night Cerrone vs. Gaethje Betting Preview
Posted by: Mike Davis
Vancouver, British Columbia is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, but things are likely to get ugly on September 14. Accordingly, UFC Fight Night Cerrone vs. Gaethje has a loaded fight card. Headlining the marquee is the lightweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Justin Gaethje. Gaethje has opened as a -190 UFC online betting favorite with Cerrone at +165. By account, this is considered an even bout that could go either way. Additionally, a light heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Nikita Krylov is catching plenty of attention. The betting action promises to be heavy!
UFC Fight Night Cerrone vs. Gaethje
Donald Cerrone is 36 years old and is a native of Denver, Colorado that now resides in Edgewood, New Mexico. Now Cerrone is best known for posting the most wins in UFC history at 21. He also holds the record for the most finishes in UFC history with 15. He is currently ranked fourth in the UFC lightweight rankings.
Last time out for Cerrone was a disappointing technical knockout loss to Tony Ferguson on June 8, 2019. The bout was named Fight of the Night despite ending in the second round. Cerrone has been wildly inconsistent since January of 2017. Consider he has four wins and five losses in his nine bouts since then. Before his loss to Ferguson Cerrone posted three wins in a row. Cerrone last fought for a championship back in December of 2015. He lost the lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos by technical knockout in the first round.
Hailing from his residence of Avada, Colorado is Justin Gaethje. The 30-year-old native of Safford, Arizona is one of the most aggressive fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Overall Gaethje is ranked fifth in the UFC lightweight rankings. Gaethje is coming off a couple of impressive first-round knockout wins. To show he defeated Edson Barboza on March 20, 2019, earning Fight of the Night honors. And on August 25, 2018, Gaethje knocked out James Vick to win Performance of the Night recognition.
UFC Fight Night Cerrone vs. Gaethje Betting Numbers
Record: Cerrone (36-11-0, 1 NC), Gaethje (20-2-0)
Cerrone vs. Gaethje Betting Picks
In this situation, Gaethje should have the legal betting advantage with his aggressive style. Of great concern is the erratic recent record of Cerrone. As was previously noted Gaethje has impressive striking numbers.
UFC Fight Prediction: Justin Gaethje