These are middleweights on the verge of getting up the rankings and they need this win to get up there. Rodolfo Vieira is set to step inside the MMA cage and he looks to score a victory over Wellington Turman. This matchup is set to go down this Saturday, January 22 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. MMA fans can witness the bout by subscribing to Pay Per View for television while UFC Fight Pass for the online live stream. This is going to be an interesting matchup and the online sportsbook sees Rodolfo Vieira coming out on top in this middleweight bout with Wellington Turman.
UFC 270 Rodolfo Vieira vs. Wellington Turman Betting Information
Rodolfo Vieira came into the UFC with some hype as an undefeated fighter with a record of 5-0. ‘The Black Belt Hunter made quite an impression winning his first two bouts in the organization against Oskar Piechota and Saparbek Safarov. His first professional career loss was at the hands of Anthony Hernandez in UFC 258 and that bout ended in a guillotine choke submission. Six months later, he stepped back inside the octagon and took on Dustin Stoltzfus in UFC on ESPN 26. This Brazilian fighter from Fusion X-Cel bounced back with a submission win at the 1:54 mark of the third round.
Wellington struggled when he entered the UFC back in July 2019. Since then, the 25-year-old fighter has lost thrice in five matches. After losing back-to-back against Andrew Sanchez and Bruno Silva, Turman was able to secure his second win in the UFC but it was an unconvincing split decision against Sam Alvey in UFC on ESPN 30. This fighter comes into this match with a 17-5 record and prior to entering the UFC, most of his matches happened at Imortal FC. He has been having a hard time translating his dominance in other MMA organizations to the UFC and he looks to get his rhythm when he battles Rodolfo Vieira.
Vieira vs. Turman Betting Numbers
|Win by KO/TKO||13%||24%|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||2.60||3.04|
|Striking Absorbed Per Minute||4.04||3.96|
Vieira vs. Turman Summary
Wellington Turman is on a downward spiral in his UFC career and does expect him to throw everything inside the octagon including the kitchen sink. Even with that, Rodolfo Vieira is the safer pick according to UFC betting spreads. This bout should end early by the second round with Vieira prevailing with another submission win.
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