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UFC on ESPN 9: Green vs Rodriguez 05/30/2020 UFC Fight Analysis, Forecasts and Betting Tips

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UFC on ESPN 9 Green vs Rodriguez 05-30-2020 UFC Fight Analysis Forecasts and Betting Tips

UFC on ESPN 9: Green vs Rodriguez 05/30/2020 – After the sports lockdown, the Ultimate Fighting Championship broke barriers as the first organization to hold athletic events and UFC on ESPN 9 is the fourth they did this month of May. This fight card will happen at the closed-door venue of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can catch the fights through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. This event headlines former UFC welterweight champion Tyson Woodley going up against Herbert Burns. In the same main card will be a middleweight battle between Kevin Holland and Daniel Rodriguez. With Holland out due to injury, Green is a replacement fighter that is set to make a debut in the UFC. With that, Rodriguez is promoted to as the favored fighter by UFC Fight Saturday Night to win over Green.

UFC on ESPN 9: Green vs Rodriguez 05/30/2020

When: Saturday, May 30, 6:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 9: Green vs Rodriguez 05/30/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Gabriel Green Daniel Rodriguez

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Gabriel Green

Gabriel Green is an American MMA lightweight fighter that hails from Downey, California. He stands at five-foot-ten and weighs in at 155 lbs. “Gifted” stables at Subfighter MMA and he currently has a 9-2 professional record with six wins out of submissions. Green is set to make his UFC debut here at UFC on ESPN 9. His MMA resume includes fighting in different fight organizations such as CXF, Extreme Fighers MMA, Bellator, Cobate Americas and Southside Boxing. Before coming to the UFC, he is currently riding a six-fight winning streak with four of them from submissions and two from TKOs.  

Daniel Rodriguez

Daniel Rodriguez is a 33-year-old professional lightweight MMA fighter that came from Alhambra, California. “D-Rod” trains at the 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu and has a professional record of 11-1. Six of his victories are from knockouts while he also has four submission wins. Rodriguez is also a fighter that was seen during Dana White’s Contender Series where he won via unanimous decision against Rico Farrington back in July 2019. He had to fulfill his contract at Smash Global before fighting in the UFC. He only has one fight in the UFC and he hopes to capitalize on the momentum that he brought by defeating Tim Means in UFC Fight Night 167 through a Guillotine choke at 3:37 in the second round.

Green vs Rodriguez Betting Numbers




Record 9-2-0 11-1- 0
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States United States
Height 5’10” 6′ 1″
Weight (lbs) 155 170
Reach (inches) 73 74
Win by KO/TKO 33% 55%
Win by Submission 67% 36%
Decisions 0% 9%
Strikes landed per minute 0 6.65
Striking accuracy 0% 45%
Striking absorbed per minute 0 5.76
Striking defense 0% 57%
Takedown average 0 2.54
Takedown accuracy 0% 80%
Takedown defense 0% 66%
Submission average 0 0.6

Green vs Rodriguez Betting Picks

Green is an intriguing fighter that wants to finish his fights before the judges’ scorecards. His UFC  debut is long due but he has not faced that high competition in other organizations. Best Sportsbook gives the upper hand to Rodriguez in this fight and the safer bet among the two.