Deiveson Figueiredo has gained considerable respect for his back to back wins over Joseph Benavidez. As a result, he became the UFC flyweight champion. “Deus Da Guerra” has climbed to 14th on the UFC pound-for-pound rankings. His UFC Betting matchup against Alex Perez is his first title defense. Also fighting for a championship are Valentina Shevchenko and Jennifer Maia. Shevchenko has been a women’s flyweight champion for two years. And will be a prohibitive favorite Saturday night. A total of five bouts are on the main card for UFC 255.
UFC 255 Main Card
|Date and Time:||Saturday, November 21, 2020, 10 p.m. ET|
|Location:||UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada|
|UFC 255 Main Card TV Coverage:||ESPN+|
Flyweight Title Bout
Deiveson “Deus Da Guerra” Figueiredo has a career record of 19 wins and one loss. While Alex Perez has a career sportsbook mark of 24 wins and five losses. The last time out for Figueiredo was July 19, 2020, at Fight Night in Abu Dhabi. He scored a first-round technical knockout win over Joseph Benavidez. As a result, Figueiredo became the flyweight champion. This will be his first title defense.
Late on Alex Perez has won three fights in a row. The last time out for Perez was June 6, 2020, at UFC 250 in Las Vegas. He scored a first-round technical knockout win over Jussier Formiga. Correlate this will be the first championship fight for Perez.
Women’s Flyweight Title Bout
Overall, Valentina Shevchenko has a career tally of 19 wins and three losses. Jennifer Maia has 17 wins, six losses, and a draw. At first, Shevchenko won the UFC women’s flyweight title on December 3, 2018. She scored a unanimous decision over Joanna Jedrzejczyk in Toronto at UFC 231. Most important of all Shevchenko has defended her title three consecutive times. She is coming off a technical knockout win over Katlyn Chookagian on February 8, 2020. The fight ended in the third round.
Now Jennifer Maia is ranked third in the UFC women’s flyweight rankings. Maia is coming off a first-round submission win over Joanne Calderwood. August 1, 2020, at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas was the event.
In sum, Mike “Platinum” Perry has a record of 14 wins and six losses with the UFC Betting odds. Tim “The Dirty Bird” Means has a mark of 29 wins, 12 losses, and a no contest.
Women’s Flyweight Bout
To summarize Katlyn “Blonde Fighter” Chookagian has 14 wins and four losses. Cynthia Calvillo has nine wins, one loss, and one draw. Of great concern is that Chookagian has last two of her last three fights.
Light Heavyweight Bout
Accordingly, Mauricio Rua has 27 wins, 11 losses, and a draw. Paul “Bearjew” Craig checks in at 13 wins, four losses, and a draw.
UFC 255 SBG Free Picks
On this occasion, Deiveson Figueiredo makes for a strong favorite. Valentino Shevchenko should dominate but the price brings no value. While Katlyn Chookagian may be the best value on the board. Consider she is the higher-ranked underdog.
UFC 255 Best Bets: Deiveson Figueiredo and Katlyn Chookagian