Ultimate Fighting Championships President Dana White alerted the Press that UFC 232 Involving Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson Was Transferred from T-Mobile Arena to The Forum in Inglewood, California.
The Forum is where Magic Johnson, Kareem, and also the L.A. Lakers did their work until the late 1980’s.
Will Jones take down Gustafsson in Showtime’s old haunt? Or, how will Alexander come up huge? Check out analysis, UFC chances, and picks for the 5 top struggles on UFC 232’s main card!
UFC 232 Odds & Betting Preview
When: Saturday, Dec. 29 at 10:00 pm MST
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV
Live Stream: UFC Fight Pass
Alex Volkanovski vs Chad Mendes
UFC 232 Odds: Volkanovski +130 / Mendes -150
Mendes is your preferred even though Volkanovski is 18-1 while Mendes is 18-4. Vokanovski has a greater knockdown average every 15 minutes, flooring his opponents .73 after each quarter-hour while Mendes takes down his opponents .68 every quarter hour.
The secret in this battle is Mendes‘ patience and grappling skill versus Volkanovski’s aggression. If Mendes can weather the first part of the fight, he should be in a position to win a determination or wear down Volkanovski by Round 3.
UFC 232 Select: Chad Mendes
Corey Anderson vs Ilir Latifi
UFC 232 Truth: Anderson +130 / Latifi -150
This looks like a bad matchup for its demanding Ilir Latifi. Even though a great brawler, 40 percent of Latifi’s wins have come via KO or TKO, he is up against it versus the exceptionally skilled Corey Anderson. Anderson’s won 67 percent of his struggles via conclusion. He takes his time and utilizes both a strong standup and ground game to out point his opponents. Anderson’s 6′ 3″ into Latifi’s 5′ 10″ and has a substantial 6″ reach advantage. Anderson takes it. UFC 232 Pick: Corey Anderson
Michael Chiesa vs Carlos Condit
UFC 232 Odds: Chiesa -180 / Condit +150
27-5 Carlos Condit was among the most feared fighters in UFC. He shows up on Dec. 29 a dog to Michael Chiesa. Chiesa heads to this off a loss, however, he has an awesome ground game.
He’s never pumped out one competitor. However he averages a takedown 2.87 occasions each 15 minutes. That is impressive. What’s also striking is his takedown accuracy, 39%, and his takedown defense, 68%.
Chiesa puts a beating on Conduit and wins a choice.
UFC 232 Select: Michael Chiesa
Amanda Nunes vs Cris Cyborg
UFC 232 Truth: Nunes +215 / Cyborg -265
Does Amanda Nunes have any chance against Cris Cyborg? Not really. Nunes is a fantastic fighter. Cyborg is a fighter. She’s won 85 percent of her struggles via KO. Also, but where Nunes has an edge, in grappling, Cyborg’s got exceptional defense.
Cris averts 91 percent of takedown attempts. Unless she does not show up ready to battle, Cyborg should end Amanda Nunes‘ night .
UFC 232 Select: Cris Cyborg
Alexander Gustafsson vs Jon Jones