Nogueira Dog to Rua for Saturday UFC on ESPN Rematch Fight!

Nogueira Underdog against Rua for Saturday UFC on ESPN Rematch Fight!

July 23rd, 2020 Offshore Betting, UFC

UFC on ESPN includes a rematch of two popular and respected veterans. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will face Mauricio Rua in a highly anticipated UFC betting light heavyweight matchup. Above all, this is a rematch of a fight held on August 1, 2015. In that original fight between these two legends, Rua scored a three-round unanimous decision win. Correlate how that bout was selected for “Fight of the Night” honors. Rua has opened as a favorite in Saturday night’s rematch.

UFC on ESPN – Rua vs. Nogueira – Light Heavyweight Bout

Date and Time:Saturday, July 25, 2020, 11 p.m. ET
Location:UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
UFC on ESPN Main Card TV Coverage:ESPN

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UFC on ESPN Rua vs. Nogueira SBG Odds:

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira+160
Mauricio Rua-185

Mauricio Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira – Light Heavyweight Bout SBG Odds Overview

On this occasion, we get two of the best-known fighters in the UFC. Nogueira is seen by many gamblers as an offshore betting value. He has drawn his share of bargain hunters wanting a capable dog and a good price. Counter to that is Rua’s status of being ranked. Rua has also had his price come down to a more reasonable number. That is out of respect to Nogueira.

Mauricio Rua Profile and Record

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua is a former UFC light heavyweight champion. Additionally, he was a 2005 PRIDE middleweight Grand Prix champion. Rua is a highly decorated veteran combatant. He has won Word MMA knockout and fight of the year honor. Further, Rua was a 2005 Fighter of the Year. Rua is age 38 and has been in UFC since 2008.

  • Record: 26-11-1, Country: Brazil, Height: six feet, one inch, Weight: 2005 pounds, Reach: 76 inches, Leg
  • Reach: 40.5 inches, Win By KO/TKO: 81%, Submission: 4%, Decision: 15%,
  • Average Fight Time: 10:54, Knockdown Average: 1.01, Significant Strikes landed per minute: 3.51,
  • Significant Strikes: 52%, Absorbed per minute: 4.13, Defense: 55%, Grappling takedown average: 1.74,
  • Takedown Accuracy: 42%, Takedown Defense: 46%, Submission Average: 0.29

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Profile and Record

Namely, Antonio “Minotouro” Rogerio Nogueira is an MMA betting legend. At age 44 he is best known as a past Brazilian super heavyweight champion. He has fought in numerous divisions including PRIDE. Nogueira has been in the UFC since 2009.

  • Record: 23-9, Country: Brazil, Height: six feet, two inches, Weight: 205 pounds, Reach: 75 inches, Leg
  • Reach: 43 inches, Win By KO/TKO: 32%, Submission: 27%, Decision: 41%,
  • Average Fight Time: 9.36, Knockdown Average: 0.57, Significant Strikes landed per minute: 2.74,
  • Significant Strikes: 35%, Absorbed per minute: 6.12, Defense: 60%, Grappling takedown average: 0.14,
  • Takedown Accuracy: 100%, Takedown Defense: 63%, Submission Average: 0.28

Mauricio Rua Recent Form

Following a rough stretch of four losses in five-bout Rua has won four of his latest five. November 16, 2018, was a draw against Paul Craig.

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Recent Form

Late on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira has lost four of his last fights. May 11, 2019, was a knockout loss to Ryan Spann.

Mauricio Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira SBG Free Pick

In this situation, Mauricio Rua has shown a better UFC betting form. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira has not inspired confidence because of his recent slump.

Rua vs. Rogerio SBG Best Bet: Mauricio Rua

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