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UFC 288 Betting: Sterling vs Cejudo Game Analysis, Picks and Predictions (Saturday, May 6th, 2023)

Aljamain Sterling vs Henry Cejudo 5/6/2023

Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey will be the venue for the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Saturday. One of the most interesting fights will take place between Aljamain Sterling and Henry Cejudo. This will be the main event at the UFC 288 and both fighters will enter the octagon under the Bantamweight Division battle. The UFC picks this week are updated online as these top fighters square off in this important battle. Fans can get to watch the event live on ESPN and stream online with the UFC Fight Pass.

UFC 288: Aljamain Sterling vs Henry Cejudo Betting Information

Date: Saturday, May 6, 2023
Time: 10:00 PM ET
Location: Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA
TV Coverage: ESPN+

UFC 288: Aljamain Sterling vs Henry Cejudo Odds

Fighter ML
Aljamain Sterling -105
Henry Cejudo -115
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Aljamain Sterling

Alijamain Sterling will enter this ring with a 22-3-0 record. Sterling is a tough fighter with an impressive record and has won each of his last eight fights. Sterling is averaging 4.70 significant strikes per minute with a striking accuracy of 51 percent. When it comes to takedowns, Sterling is closing in with 1.98 with an accuracy percentage of 24. Sterling is coming off a knockout victory at the UFC 280. The talented fighter landed 148 strikes and produced five takedowns. Sterling is a black belt in BJJ and also has a background in wrestling.

Henry Cejudo

Henry Cejudo will enter the octagon with a record of 16-2-0 and he has been a great fighter in his career. Cejudo won six of his last fights and is coming off a victory against Dominick Cruz. Cejudo is averaging 2.12 takedowns with an accuracy of 33 percent. The talented fighter has a significant strike rate of 3.92 per minute with an accuracy percentage of 45. Cejudo has tough wrestling skills as well and is also a yellow belt in Shotokan. When it comes to the ground, Cejudo has the upper hand against Sterling.

Aljamain Sterling vs Henry Cejudo Betting Numbers

Sterling Cejudo
Record 22-3-0 16-2-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States United States
Height 135 lbs. 135 lbs.
Weight 5′ 7″ 5′ 4″
Reach 71″ 64″
Win by KO/TKO 14% 50%
Submissions 36% 0%
Decisions 45% 50%
Strikes Landed Per Minute 4.70 3.92
Striking Accuracy 51% 45%
Striking Absorbed Per Minute 2.18 2.77
Striking Defense 61% 65%
Takedown Average 1.98 2.12
Takedown Accuracy 24% 33%
Takedown Defense 41% 93%
Submission Average 0.9 0.2

Sterling vs. Cejudo Summary

Alijamain Sterling is an exceptional fighter and he has defeated several top opponents in his career. Sterling has a better chance of winning as per the online UFC betting predictions. Take Sterling to win and cover the spread.


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