Ben Rothwell will be entering the octagon once again in UFC Fight Night 197 and he will be taking on Marcos Rogerio de Lima in another hard-hitting heavyweight battle. Both fighters are set to meet this coming Saturday, November 13 inside the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can witness the battle by subscribing to Pay Per View or registering an account in UFC Fight Pass. This is going to be one brutal fight and the veteran Ben Rothwell is seen in the top online sportsbook as the fighter that will give Marcos Rogerio de Lima a good lesson inside the cage.
UFC Fight Night 197 Betting: Ben Rothwell vs. Rogerio de Lima Betting Information
This is just another day in the office for Ben Rothwell as this fighter is going to compete in his 53rd professional MMA bout. He has won 39 of those and 28 ended in vicious knockouts. When it seemed that Rothwell’s career was about to end, this American fighter from Kenosha, Wisconsin found the fountain of youth winning three of his last four matches. The last time he competed inside the octagon was on May 22, 2021, during UFC Fight Night 188 as he submitted Chris Barnett via Guillotine choke. As usual, expect Rothwell to use his striking to win this upcoming bout against Marcos Rogerio de Lima.
Rogerio de Lima
Marcos Rogerio de Lima has been struggling to find consistency as his last 10 matches are see-sawing from wins and losses. He has been working hard honing his MMA skills at the American Top Team and a win over Ben Rothwell will definitely give him a good boost in his career. “Pezao” hopes to get his first back-to-back wins since 2014 after beating Maurice Green in UFC on ESPN 24 via unanimous decision. Prior to that battle, he lost to Alexander Romanov in November 2020 via a forearm choke in the first round. De Lima is also known as a knockout artist and will not fear going head-to-head against Rothwell’s power.
Rothwell vs. de Lima Betting Numbers
|Win by KO/TKO||72%||72%|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.71||3.24|
|Striking Absorbed Per Minute||4.57||2.11|
Rothwell vs. de Lima Summary
Ben Rothwell has been in the cage the longest among all the fighters in the entire card. He is going to use his experience and UFC fight odds expect a knockout by the second round against Marcos Rogerio de Lima.
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