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UFC on ESPN 14: Wood vs Castaneda 07/25/2020 Betting Spread, Predictions and Tips

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UFC on ESPN 14 Wood vs Castaneda 07-25-2020 Betting Spread Predictions and Tips

UFC on ESPN 14: Wood vs Castaneda 07/25/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is pulling no punches and set to end their stay in “Fight Island” with UFC on ESPN 14. This fight card is 15-deep and will happen on Saturday, July 25 at the Flash Forum in Yas Island remotely located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The matches can be viewed through a Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. The biggest draw will be hard-hitting middleweights battling for a title shot with Robert Whittaker going up against Darren Till. Kicking off the night are two bantamweights with Nathaniel Wood stepping inside the same cage as John Castaneda. Heading to this match, Nathaniel Wood is going to be the heavy favorite to win the match against John Castaneda as seen by UFC Parlay Betting.

UFC on ESPN 14: Wood vs Castaneda 07/25/2020

When: Saturday, July 25, 5:00 PM ET
Where: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 14: Wood vs Castaneda 07/25/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Nathaniel Wood -425 John Castaneda +325

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Nathaniel Wood

Nathaniel Wood is known as “The Prospect” inside the cage and this 26-year-old fighter came from Morden, Greater London in England. This bantamweight stands at five-foot-six and polishes his skills at Nova Forca and Team Titan. Wood made his way to the UFC after being a standout fighter in Cage Warriors Championship and won all his four fights there. Making his UFC debut in June 2018, he won his first three fights against Johnny Eduardo, Andre Ewell and Jose Alberto Quinonez. His last registered match in the UFC happened in February 2020 in UFC Fight Night 167 where he was put to the test against John Dodson. In that match, Wood got knocked out in the 16-second mark of the third round.

John Castaneda

John Castaneda is at his prime at 28 years old and this American bantamweight fighter came all the way from Mankato, Minnesota. He is known as the “Sexi Mexi” inside the MMA cage, stands at five-foot-seven and trains at The Academy fight stable. Castaneda is set to make his UFC debut this coming UFC on ESPN 14 against Nathaniel Wood. He earned his UFC stripes as a fighter that came from Cobmate Americas and won three of his last five fights there. He was first witnessed by Dana White in his Tuesday Night Contender Series and won over Cheyden Leiahola via unanimous decision. His UFC debut was halted as he has to complete his contract at Combate.

Wood vs Castaneda Betting Numbers

Wood
Castaneda
Record 16-4-0 17-4-0
Last Fight Loss
Country England United States
Height 5′ 6″ 5′ 7″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (inches) 69 70
Win by KO/TKO 56% 35%
Win by Submission 31% 35%
Decisions 13% 29%
Strikes landed per minute 4.3 3.2
Striking accuracy 43% 46%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.16 1.87
Striking defense 55% 71%
Takedown average 1.9 2
Takedown accuracy 71% 28%
Takedown defense 80% 66%
Submission average 1.5 0

Wood vs Castaneda Betting Picks

With no UFC experience under his name, John Castaneda is picked by Online Sports Betting as a huge underdog against Nathaniel Wood. His Combate resume is unimpressive and will have a hard time going up against Castaneda.