UFC 230 takes place on Saturday, November 3, 2018 in Madison Square Garden in New York, New York.
Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier (21-1, 1 NC, 10 KOs, 4 SUBs) will defend his title against knockout artist Derrick Lewis (21-5, 18 KOs, 1 SUBs). The card issuers reside on pay-per-view 10pm ET that is starting.
Only one pay-per-view after the Khabib-McGregor superfight, the UFC is providing us a heavyweight title match. And it just so happens to feature among UFC 229’s breakout star:”The Black Beast” himself, Derrick Lewis. It is one thing to score a dramatic, last-second comeback win in a battle you’re becoming dominated. But Lewis topped that by following this up with the funniest post-fight meeting in UFC history, on the biggest night in UFC history.
That is one way of turning into a star. And today, the one-dimensional knockout artist that never actually seemed like a valid competitor is fighting for the title under a month after having a beating in the hands of Alexander Volkov. Daniel Cormier’s probably drooling at the thought of an easy paycheck. It’ll also be his first heavyweight title protection.
Despite the UFC announcing a banger of a storm involving middleweight hulks Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa, the enormous Cuban has stated that the fight will not be happening. Though we hope this competition happens, we tend to believe the fighter when they said that they are not prepared. Let’s hope he heals up in time.
If those 185-pounders do not get it on, then there are still three mad great middleweight matchups to anticipate. The biggest of these is that a rematch between former champions Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman, respectively ranked No. 2 and No. 3. Perennial contender Ronaldo”Jacare” Souza meets former WSOF champ David Branch, together with the two men jockeying to get a title position. The branch’s most exciting prospect, Israel Adesanya, puts his undefeated record on the line against No. 6 Derek Brunson. At times,”The previous Stylebender” resembles the next coming of a prime Anderson Silva, and everybody is hoping that this dude is for real.
Have a peek at the scheduled fights below, and log to the sportsbook to observe the lines for every fight on your card. Make certain that you check in during combat week to get in-depth gambling previews. UFC odds from BookMaker.eu are typically released during struggle week.
UFC 230 Lineup (Subject to Change)
Heavyweight championship – Daniel Cormier vs. Derrick Lewis
Middleweight – Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman
Middleweight – Ronaldo Souza vs. David Branch
(Tentative) Middleweight – Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa
Middleweight – Derek Brunson vs. Israel Adesanya
Welterweight – Lyman Good vs. Sultan Aliev
Lightweight – Matt Frevola vs. Lando Vannata
Bantamweight – Brian Kelleher vs. Domingo Pilarte
Middleweight – Karl Roberson vs. Jack Marshman
Featherweight – Julio Arce vs. Shyeman Moraes
Featherweight – Shane Burgos vs. Kurt Holobaugh
UFC 230 Betting Lines, Predictions and Picks
Here’s a weird story. In an interview with MMAJunkie only days after the Volkov struggle, Lewis came out and stated he had no urge to headline UFC 230. That he’d already begun eating breakfast snacks and also his cardiovascular was nowhere near the amount it had to be at to virtually challenge for the name.
He finished that interview by saying that it would take a giant paycheck to allow him to jump into a title fight with a few of the best to ever do it. Later that afternoon, Dana White announced that Lewis would be battling for the name. Sounds like somebody got PAID.
However, the UFC’s greed is revealing here. Lewis was almost finished multiple times, and it was apparent he could not last five rounds. Now the UFC is putting him onto a card under a month later? That is known as tapping a celebrity turn. And while we adore how honorable DC is, it sure seems like he is cherry picking here.
The previous time Weidman and Rockhold fulfilled, the AKA surfer boy deciphered the former All-American wrestler and took the belt from him. Time hasn’t softened the grudge between them both, and it was a close fight up until there. Rockhold has since been knocked out twice, suggesting that his chin is a severe weakness. Coincidentally, Weidman endured two brutal knockouts also before rebounding back against Kelvin Gastelum.
Both these middleweights are good everywhere, though they have different approaches in each phase. Rockhold’s submission grappling is topnotch, but Weidman is a stellar traditional wrestler. Weidman can box with all the best of them, but Luke’s unorthodox kicks can do major damage.
Ronaldo Souza can’t seem to catch a rest. Among the very accomplished BJJ artists to ever enter the octagon, he has been in multiple title eliminators, just to fall short in every one. Beating David Branch likely would not seal the deal, but he can keep his title on a short list of worthy challengers. Branch could vault into the title mix by taking out the well-regarded Brazilian.
Israel Adesanya has what required to be a star: an engaging character and what’s more, an electrical fighting style. He is clearly a exceptional striker, landing all eight limbs with exceptional accuracy and power. Obviously, like all fantastic standup artists, he has to pass on the wrestler test, and Derek Brunson – a former collegiate wrestler – is much more than qualified to dish that out.
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