UFC 278: Woodson vs Saldana 08/20/2022 Fight Picks, Preview and Best Predictions

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UFC 278 Woodson vs Saldana 08-20-2022 Fight Picks Preview and Best Predictions

UFC 278: Woodson vs Saldana 08/20/2022 – An epic Featherweight battle is all set to take place between Sean Woodson and Luis Saldana. Both fighters are all set to clash at the UFC 278 which will take place at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. The betting odds are up and running as bettors continue to place their best bets on their favorite fighters. The main event will take place between Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards. Both fighters will enter the ring to fight under the Welterweight Division. The co-main event will take place between Paula Costa and Luke Rockhold as they clash in an exciting Middleweight bout. Luis Saldana is up against a strong opponent and the UFC online betting picks today favor Sean Woodson to win this fight.

UFC 278: Woodson vs Saldana 08/20/2022

When: Saturday, August 20, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 278: Woodson vs Saldana 08/20/2022 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Sean Woodson -370 Luis Saldana +310

Sean Woodson

Sean Woodson will enter the ring with a record of 9-1-0. Woodson is currently riding a two-fight winning streak and has a decent significant strike rate of 5.75 strikes per minute. His striking accuracy is at 44 percent and Woodson is absorbing 3.79 strikes per minute. When it comes to his striking defense, Woodson has 59 percent and his takedown defense is at 82 percent. Woodson won against Youssef Zalal via split decision and defeated Collin Anglin via TKO back in 2021.

Luis Saldana

Luis Saldana is coming into the octagon with a record of 16-7-0. Saldana will have a five-inch disadvantage in reach and it has a significant strike rate at 4.92 per minute. His striking accuracy is at 50 percent and he is absorbing 3.32 per minute. When it comes to takedowns, Saldana has a takedown average of 0.54 percent with a takedown accuracy of 20 percent. Saldana’s takedown defense is at 44 percent. This will be a tough battle for Saldana since Woodson is quite a knockout artist.

Woodson vs Saldana Betting Numbers

Record 9-1-0 16-7-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA USA
Height 6’2″ 5’11”
Weight (lbs) 145 145
Reach (in) 78 73
Win by KO/TKO 33% 56%
Win by Submission 11% 31%
Decisions 56% 13%
Strikes landed per minute 5.75 4.92
Striking accuracy 44% 50%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.76 3.32
Striking defense 59% 62%
Takedown average 0.00 0.54
Takedown accuracy 0% 20%
Takedown defense 82% 44%
Submission average 0.6 0.3

Woodson vs Saldana Betting Picks

Sean Woodson is a tough fighter and he is predicted to win this fight with the UFC top predictions on his side. Take Woodson to win this fight via knockout against Luis Saldana.