The undefeated Bryce Mitchell will be putting his record on the line in his next fight in UFC 272 this coming Saturday, March 5. He will be going up against Bryce Mitchell who looks to bounce back from his recent loss. Both fighters are expected to lock horns when they meet at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Nevada. Fight fans can view the match through a Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. According to UFC betting lines, Bryce Mitchell will keep his record unblemished after this fight with Edson Barbosa.
UFC 272: Edson Barboza vs. Bryce Mitchell Betting Information
The 36-year-old Edson Barbosa has been struggling to make ends meet at the end of his storied career. He has lost four of his last two fights but there are signs that he has a lot left in his tank, especially after his knockout win over Shane Burgos in UFC 262. But still, his age is showing as his most recent matchup with Giga Chikadze with a knockout loss by the third round. Barboza loves to go for the knockout and he still has that bite in his hands when opponents are not careful. If his power won’t dent Mitchell, expect him to defend and score points through the judges’ scorecards.
Bryce Mitchell has been living up to his ring name as “Thug Nasty” as he won all the five matches given to him by the UFC. However, analysts see that Mitchell has a hard time finishing his matches and among his fights, only one ended early and that was against Matt Styles through submission. Mitchell has a contrasting style as compared to Barbosa and will look to seal the victory on the ground. He will have to be creative to put the veteran fighter on the floor as his opponent has knocked out grapplers during his time. Nonetheless, if Mitchell can control the match even without finishing, he can actually win it like he always did in the UFC.
Barboza vs. Mitchell Betting Numbers
|Win by KO/TKO||59%||0%|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.11||2.20|
|Striking Absorbed Per Minute||4.10||1.46|
Barboza vs. Mitchell Summary
Even with the surge of Bryce Mitchell in the UFC and being the favored fighter in the best online sportsbook, this fighter has a lot to prove and one of them is finishing his fights early. We should see a submission victory by Mitchell over Edson Barbosa and it should happen by the second round.
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