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UFC on ESPN 12: Villante vs Greene 06/27/2020 UFC Analysis, Odds and Betting Picks

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UFC on ESPN 12 Villante vs Greene 06-27-2020 UFC Analysis Odds and Betting Picks

UFC on ESPN 12: Villante vs Greene 06/27/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has been producing excellent fight cards and UFC on ESPN 9 is a great way to end the month of June. This fight card is expected to happen this Saturday, June 27 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Since this is still going to be held in closed doors, fans can watch the event through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The main draw of this event will feature Dustin Poirier battling Dan Hooker to earn a spot on contending for a UFC lightweight championship title shot. The main card will also feature a very interesting heavyweight battle between Gian Villante and Maurice Greene. According to UFC Betting Odds, Maurice Greene holds a distinct advantage over Gian Villante in this match.

UFC on ESPN 12: Villante vs Greene 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: Villante vs Greene 06/27/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Gian Villante +180 Maurice Greene -230

Main Card

Gian Villante

Gian Villante is a 34-year-old fighter that came from Bellmore, New York. He stands at six-foot-two and weighs in at 205 lbs. He owns a 17-11 professional MMA record and usually fights at the light heavyweight division. Villante has been fighting in the UFC since April 2013 and it has been an up-and-down battle for him. In his 15 UFC fights, he has won only seven. His biggest streak was two fights and it was back in 2014. For his past four fights, he has lost two and won two as well. His last registered match was a loss in UFC Fight Night 145 when Vilante battled Michal Oleksiejczuk and it was a first-round knockout. 

Maurice Greene

Maurice Greene is a 33-year-old heavyweight fighter that hails from Evanston, Illinois. “The Crochet Boss” stands at six-foot-seven and weighs in at 265 lbs. His current professional MMA record 8-4 with half of his wins through submissions. Greene has been fighting in the UFC just this November 2018. He had an impressive UFC debut in UTF – TUF 28 Finale by submitting Michel Batista in the first round with a triangle choke. He won his next two fights after that and they were against Jeff Hughes and Junior Albini. Greene has been on a slump recently as he lost his last two fights. The first one was against Sergei Pavlovich in UFC Fight Night 162 via TKO in the first round while his last recorded fight was lost through an armbar submission against Alexey Oleynik in UFC 246.

Villante vs Greene Betting Numbers

Record 17-11-0 8-5- 0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country United States United States
Height 6′ 3″ 6′ 7″
Weight (lbs) 205 258
Reach (inches) 76 80
Win by KO/TKO 59% 25%
Win by Submission 12% 50%
Decisions 29% 25%
Strikes landed per minute 4.26 4.19
Striking accuracy 42% 44%
Striking absorbed per minute 5.34 3.43
Striking defense 55% 54%
Takedown average 0.53 0
Takedown accuracy 23% 0%
Takedown defense 83% 33%
Submission average 0 0.5

Villante vs Greene Betting Picks

Gian Villante is coming in as a replacement fighter and he is seen as the underdog in this fight according to Online Sports Betting against Maurice Greene. Being the bigger fighter, Greene is expected to use his size to dominate Villante.