Extending the excitement for UFC on ESPN Saturday night is a loaded preliminary card. Seven fights are on the ledger and all can be seen on ESPN and ESPN+. UFC has found the perfect home at its APEX facility in Las Vegas. And with no pay per view on Saturday the UFC betting handle should shatter all previous records. Since the return of the UFC, its popularity has reached new heights. Fans and gamblers are grateful for a sport that did all it could to return. Let’s take a look at preliminary card highlights.
UFC on ESPN: Poirier vs. Hooker – Preliminary Card Information
|Date and Time:||Saturday, June 27, 2020, 4 p.m. ET|
|Location:||UFC APEX Las Vegas, Nevada|
|TV Coverage:||ESPN and ESPN+|
Luis Pena vs. Khama Worthy – Lightweight Bout Odds
Khama Worthy is relatively new to UFC with a win in his only previous bout. Take the case of his initial flight on August 17, 2019. Worthy scored a first-round technical knockout win over Devonte “King Rage” Smith.
Luis “Violent Rob Ross” Pena is coming off a decision win over Steve “Mean Machine” Garcia. Cause by that fight taking place on February 29, 2020, could Pena be sharper.
Mara Romero Borella vs. Miranda Maverick – Women’s Flyweight Bout Odds
Of great concern is the fact that Mara Romero Borella has lost three sportsbook matchups in a row. Her career record is 13-8. Borella is coming off a first-round submission loss to Cortney Casey. That fight took place on May 16, 2020. In comparison, Miranda Maverick is making her UFC debut.
Philipe Lins vs. Tanner Boser – Heavyweight Bout Odds
In like manner Tanner “The Bulldozer” Boser has a record of 1-1. He is coming off a December 21, 2019 fight against Ciryl Gane. Boser lost a three-round decision.
Sean Woodson vs. Kyle Nelson – Catchweight Bout Odds
Kyle “The Monster” Nelson has a career UFC betting record of 13-3. Last time out Nelson scored a first-round knockout win over Marco Polo Reyes. In his previous bout, Nelson lost a third-round submission to Matt Sayles. That fight was held on May 4, 2019.
Yet another new UFC face is Sean “The Sniper” Woodson. October 18, 2019, was Woodson’s debut in the circuit. He scored a three-round decision win over Kyle Bochniak.
Takashi Sato vs. Ramiz Brahimaj – Welterweight Bout Odds
Now Ramiz Brahimaj has a career record of 8-2 entering Saturday night. Takashi “Ten” Sato has a career mark of 15-2. Late on Sato is coming off a second-round submission loss to Belal Muhammad. That bout was on September 7, 2019.
Jordan Griffin vs. Youssef Zalal – Featherweight Bout Odds
In turn, Jordan Griffin has a record of 18-7. Griffin snapped a two-bout losing streak with a win in his most recent fight. To show he scored a second-round submission win over TJ Brown.
SBG UFC Best Bets: Philipe Lens, Sean Woodson, Luis Pena, Takashi Sato, Jordan Griffin