UFC 248 Betting: Adesanya vs. Romero

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The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will be hosting UFC 248 on March 7. The main event will be headlined by a Middleweight showdown between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero.

Main Event Odds: Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero

The odds* for UFC 248 betting between Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero are currently at:

Fighter to winBet on these odds
Adesanya-260
Romero+210

*UFC 248 odds subject to change

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Main Event Matchup

“The Last Style Bender ” Adesanya is the current middleweight champion, with a record of 18-0-0. Fourteen of his wins have been won by knockout. He is an aggressive striker with an accuracy of 54%.

His fight times are at an average of 13:42 minutes.

In his fights, he usually keeps it standing since he does not have any stats for grappling accuracy and has a takedown defense of 85%. He also lands 4.47 significant strikes a minute and absorbs 2.07, which is a great two to one strike ratio.

“Soldier of God” Romero is ranked third in the middleweight division, with a record of 13-4-0. Eleven of his wins have been mostly knockouts. He has a striking accuracy of 51%, and a grappling accuracy of 36%.

His fights last on average 13:46 minutes, and his significant strikes landed per minute are 3.32 while absorbing 2.95. By this ratio, he tends to throw more punches, but he is also waiting for the right moment to land a heavy hit for a knockout.

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Co-Main Event Odds: Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk

The odds for the co-main event are currently at:

Fighter to winBet on these odds
Zhang-166
Jedrzejczyk+140

*UFC 248 odds subject to change

Co-Main Event Matchup

Weili “Magnum” Zhang is the current women’s Strawweight champion, with a record at 20-1-0. She has a well balanced winning resume with nine wins by knockout and seven by submission. She has a striking accuracy of 47% and a grappling accuracy of 31%.

She is an aggressive striker, landing 5.49 significant strikes a minute and absorbs 2.17. She really brings the fight to you and does not hold back. She also has a 100% takedown defense.

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is 15-3-0 in the flyweight division. She has four wins by knockout and 10 wins by decision. She has a striking accuracy of 46% and a grappling accuracy of 67% (2 takedowns out of 3 attempts)

She is also an aggressive striker, with 6.07 significant strikes a minute and absorbing 2.77. I am surprised she does not have more knockouts for how many significant strikes to the head she lands. She also has a takedown defense of 81%.

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Middleweight Fight Odds: Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan

The odds for UFC 248 betting on the match between Derek Brunson and Edmen Shahbazyan are currently at:

Fighter to winBet on these odds
Brunson+200
Shahbazyan-245

*UFC 248 odds subject to change

Middleweight Bout Matchup

Derek Brunson is currently ranked eighth in the middleweight division, with his record being 20-7-0. He has 11 wins by knockout and five by submission. He has a striking accuracy of 45% and a grappling accuracy of 27%.

He lands 3.21 significant strikes a minute and absorbs 3.24. He is another fighter that waits for the right moment and wears down with heavy strikes. He has a 100% takedown defense, and his fights usually end around six and a half minutes.

“The Golden Boy” Edmen Shahbazyan is currently the ninth-best ranked fighter in the middleweight division, with an undefeated record of 11-0-0. Most of his wins have been by knockout, eight of them leading in that category. He has a striking accuracy of 60% and a grappling accuracy of 38%.

He lands 2.24 significant strikes a minute and absorbs 2.56. He has a knack for finding the right opportunity to get his wins. He is not afraid of the ground game since he has a 7.68 takedown average every 15 minutes. He also has a takedown defense of 75%.

Welterweight Bout Odds: Neil Magny vs. Li Jingliang

The odds for this welterweight bout are currently at:

Fighter to winBet on these odds
Magny+158
Jingliang-186

*UFC 248 odds subject to change

Welterweight Bout Matchup

Neil Magny is a well-balanced fighter with a record of 21-8-0. He has seven wins by knockout and 11 by decision. He has a striking accuracy of 46% and a grappling accuracy of 47%.

He lands 3.86 significant strikes a minute and absorbs 2.22. He has a wonderful significant strike ratio here. He has a takedown defense of 60% and a significant strike defense of 57%.

Li “The Leech” Jingliang is another well-balanced fighter, with his record currently at 16-5-0. He has seven wins by knockout and four wins by submission. He has a striking accuracy of 43% and a grappling accuracy of 33%.

He is an aggressive striker with 5.01 significant strikes a minute while absorbing 3.53. He seems to fight at a fast pace. He has a takedown defense of 62% and a significant strike defense of 60%.

Bantamweight Bout Odds: Jose Alberto Quinones vs. Sean O’Malley

The odds for this bantamweight bout are currently at:

Fighter to winBet on these odds
Quinones+280
O’Malley-350

*UFC 248 odds subject to change

Bantamweight Bout Matchup

Jose Alberto Quiñones or known as “El Teco,” is currently 8-3-0. Five of his wins have come by decision, and two have been by knockout. He has a striking accuracy of 46% and a grappling accuracy of 46%.

He averages 3.38 significant strikes a minute and absorbs 2.49. He defends fairly well against significant strikes, with an average of 67%. He also has a takedown defense of 50%.

Sean “Sugar” O’Malley is currently undefeated at 10-0-0. He has a striking accuracy of 56% and a grappling accuracy of 50% (3 out of 6 attempts).

He definitely throws a lot of strikes, with an average of 6.80 significant strikes a minute while absorbing 4.63. He appears to have an uptempo pace to himself. He has a takedown defense of 62%, and his fights usually last until the very end.

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Potential UFC 248 Betting Wins

Adesanya by Decision – With his 80-inch reach and arguably a top-five best pound-for-pound fighter, he will be difficult to beat.

  • Zhang by Decision – She is an aggressive monster once she steps into the octagon. With a 100% takedown defense and her high number of significant strikes a minute, she is going to bring the fight.
  • Brunson by KO/TKO – This fight will be a coin flip and could go either way since, on paper, they match up very well against each other, but for now, Brunson gets the edge.
  • Jingliang by KO/TKO – Jingliang has a much higher significant strike ratio than Magny, and his opponent also does not defend well against significant strikes.
  • O’Malley by Decision: O’Malley is an aggressor with his significant strikes but also gets hit pretty good in return. He has the stamina to last until the very end of this fight.

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