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UFC on ESPN 12: Pena vs Worthy 06/27/2020 UFC Forecast, Fight Analysis and Betting Tips

UFC on ESPN 12: Pena vs Worthy 06/27/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is making another interesting event through UFC on ESPN 9. This fight card will be happening this Saturday, June 27 and it will be held at the closed-door venue at the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Since no audience will be allowed, fans can watch through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. The main draw for this fight card is Dustin Poirer trying to earn another title shot at the UFC flyweight championship against Dan Hooker. The undercard will also feature a lightweight bout and it will be Luis Pena entering the cage with Khama Worthy. According to UFC Online, it will be a close match between both fighters with Luis Pena carrying the smallest edge over Khama Worthy.

UFC on ESPN 12: Pena vs Worthy 06/27/2020

When:Saturday, June 27, 8:00 PM ET
Where:UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 12: Pena vs Worthy 06/27/2020 Odds

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Luis Pena-260Khama Worthy+200

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Luis Pena

Luis Pena is a 26-year-old fighter that came from Little Rock, Arkansas. He is known as the “Violent Bobb Ross” and this six-foot-three lightweight trains at St. Charles MMA. His professional MMA record is at 8-2 with half of his wins were through submissions. Pena made his presence felt in the UFC by appearing at UFC – TUF Finale where he won over Richie Smullen via guillotine choke in the first round. He lost his next match in UFC Fight Night 139 where two judges favored his opponent Michael Tirzano after three rounds. He had four matches since 2019 and three of them were victories. Pena’s last registered match was just this February 2020 in UFC Fight Night 169 where he won via unanimous decision over Steve Garcia.

Khama Worthy

Khama Worthy is a 33-year-old lightweight fighter that came all the way from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. “The Deathstar stands at five-foot-eleven and he spends his training at The Academy Pittsburgh. He now has a 15-6 professional record with nine knockouts under his name. Worthy made his UFC debut in his last match in UFC 241 back in August 2019. He went up against Devonte Smith and won the match in an impressive TKO through punches in just 4:15 during the first round. Prior to coming to the UFC, he made his name through Pinnacle FC, 24/7 FC, Mad Men Promotions, BTC and KOTC to say the least. Coming to his next match, Worthy is on a six-fight winning streak.

Pena vs Worthy Betting Numbers

Last FightWinWin
CountryUnited StatesUnited States
Height6′ 3″5′ 11″
Weight (lbs)155155
Reach (inches)7574
Win by KO/TKO25%60%
Win by Submission50%13%
Strikes landed per minute3.324.94
Striking accuracy46%41%
Striking absorbed per minute2.473.53
Striking defense51%44%
Takedown average10
Takedown accuracy29%0%
Takedown defense45%0%
Submission average10

Pena vs Worthy Betting Picks

This is going to take a lot of studying to determine who will take this fight. It will now depend on who controls the match but expect Worthy to avoid getting tangled with Pena on the floor. With more UFC experience, Pena is the safer bet according to Best Sportsbook Online.