Ultimate Fighting Championships President Dana White alerted the media that UFC 232 Involving Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson has been Transferred from T-Mobile Arena into The Forum in Inglewood, California.
The Forum is where Magic Johnson, Kareem, and the L.A. Lakers did their job until the late 1980’s.
Will Jones take down Gustafsson in Showtime’s old haunt? Or, how will Alexander appear huge? Have a look at analysis, UFC odds, and selections for the 5 top struggles on UFC 232’s most important card!
UFC 232 Odds & Betting Preview
When: Saturday, Dec. 29 at 10:00 pm MST
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV
Live Stream: UFC Fight Pass
Alex Volkanovski vs Chad Mendes
UFC 232 Odds: Volkanovski +130 / Mendes -150
Mendes is your favorite although Volkanovski is 18-1 while Mendes is 18-4. Vokanovski includes a higher knockdown average each 15 minutes, floor his competitors .73 after each quarter-hour while Mendes takes down his competitors .68 each 15 minutes.
The key in this battle is Mendes’ patience and grappling ability versus Volkanovski’s aggression. If Mendes can weather the first part of the struggle, he must be in a position to acquire a decision or wear Volkanovski by Round 3.
UFC 232 Pick: Chad Mendes
Corey Anderson vs Ilir Latifi
UFC 232 Odds: Anderson +130 / Latifi -150
This looks like a bad matchup for the demanding Ilir Latifi. Although a fantastic brawler, 40% of Latifi’s wins have come via KO or TKO, he’s up against it contrary to the highly proficient Corey Anderson. Anderson’s won 67% of his struggles via decision. He takes his time and uses both a strong standup and ground game to outside point his opponents. Anderson’s 6′ 3″ into Latifi’s 5′ 10″ and has a substantial 6″ achieve advantage. Anderson takes it. UFC 232 Select: Corey Anderson
Michael Chiesa vs Carlos Condit
UFC 232 Truth: Chiesa -180 / Condit +150
27-5 Carlos Condit was among the most feared fighters in UFC. He shows up on Dec. 29 a dog to Michael Chiesa. Chiesa heads to the a loss, but he has an awesome ground game.
He’s never knocked out a single opponent. However , he averages a takedown 2.87 times every 15 minutes. That’s impressive. What’s also striking is his takedown accuracy, 39 percent, and his takedown defense, 68%.
Chiesa puts a beating on Conduit and wins a choice.
UFC 232 Select: Michael Chiesa
Amanda Nunes vs Cris Cyborg
UFC 232 Odds: Nunes +215 / Cyborg -265
Does Amanda Nunes have any shot against Cris Cyborg? Not really. Nunes is a good fighter. Cyborg is a fighter. She has won 85% of her struggles via KO. Not only that, but where Nunes has an advantage, but in grappling, Cyborg’s got exceptional defense.
Cris prevents 91 percent of takedown attempts. Unless she doesn’t appear ready to fight, Cyborg should end Amanda Nunes’ night .
UFC 232 Select: Cris Cyborg
Alexander Gustafsson vs Jon Jones