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UFC on ESPN 9: Gutierrez vs Morales 05/30/2020 UFC Picks, Odds and Betting Results

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UFC on ESPN 9 Gutierrez vs Morales 05-30-2020 UFC Picks Odds and Betting Results

UFC on ESPN 9: Gutierrez vs Morales 05/30/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has made its successful return from the sports lockdown and they are holding their fourth event in May through UFC on ESPN 9. This fight card will happen on May 30, Saturday at the closed-door venue of UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC Fight Pass and Pay Per View are the options for fans to watch the matches. The main event features a welterweight match between Tyron Woodley facing Gilbert Burns. Starting the event is a bantamweight fight between Chris Gutierrez going up against Vince Morales. In this fight, UFC Fight Saturday Night favors Gutierrez taking the victory over Morales.

UFC on ESPN 9: Gutierrez vs Morales 05/30/2020

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

UFC on ESPN 9: Gutierrez vs Morales 05/30/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Chris Gutierrez -120 Vince Morales -110

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Chris Gutierrez

Chris Gutierrez is an American bantamweight fighter who came from Greenville, Texas. The 29-year-old trains at Factory X and he carries a professional MMA record of 14-4 with seven victories from decisions. Before making his UFC debut, Gutierrez bounced from different MMA organizations that include LFA, XFL and WSOF to name a few. He lost his debut in UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 28 against Raoni Barcelos through a second-round submission back in November 2018. He was given another chance in the UFC and he managed to prevail over Ryan McDonald then followed it up with another win in UFC Fight Night 156 just in August 2019 through a split decision.

Vince Morales

Vince Morales is a 29-year-old bantamweight fighter that resides in Caldwell, Idaho. Standing at five-foot-seven, he trains at Freak-Jitsu and he owns a 9-4 professional MMA record with five wins through knockouts. Morales is known as the “Vandetta” in the ring and he delayed his UFC debut when he lost against Domingo Pilarte in Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series via rear-naked choke in the second round. He fought in Bellator before getting the call up to fight in the UFC but he lost his debut against Yadong Song. He bounced-back after a few months winning against Aiemann Zahabi but lost another bout with Benito Lopez in the UFC Fight Night 155.

Gutierrez vs Morales Betting Numbers

Record 14-3-0 (1 NC) 9-4- 0
Last Fight Win Loss
Country United States United States
Height 5′ 9″ 5′ 7″
Weight (lbs) 145 145
Reach (inches) 67 70
Win by KO/TKO 43% 56%
Win by Submission 7% 22%
Decisions 50% 22%
Strikes landed per minute 3.65 4.84
Striking accuracy 55% 39%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.3 3.76
Striking defense 64% 56%
Takedown average 0.38 0
Takedown accuracy 33% 0%
Takedown defense 66% 55%
Submission average 0 0

Gutierrez vs Morales Betting Picks

Having a better resume in MMA, Gutierrez is coming in as a favorite by Best Sportsbook to win over Morales. But this is a match that Morales will throw everything in including the kitchen sink against Gutierrez and prove that he belongs in the UFC.