This Saturday in San Antonio, the UFC’s most recent card features a crucial five-round bantamweight contest between Marlon Vera and Cory Sandhagen.
Vera, who recently increased his winning streak to four with a knockout of Dominick Cruz at bantamweight, has emerged as a dark horse in a talented class. The Ecuadorian fighter arrives in Texas with 10 stoppage victories, the most in promotional bantamweight history, and a strong UFC record of 14-6. With an 8-3 record in the UFC, Sandhagen, 30, enters the Octagon for the 12th time. He most recently stopped heralded prospect Yadong Song by TKO in September of last year.
In Saturday’s co-main event, former divisional champion Holly Holm and Yana Santos will square off against each other. (nee Kunitskaya). Santos makes her comeback nearly 20 months after losing to Irene Aldana via strikes, while Holm attempts to rebound from a tight split-decision loss to Ketlen Vieira last May.
UFC San Antonio: Cory Sandhagen vs Marlon Vera Betting Odds and Predictions
- Marlon Vera (2.40) vs. Cory Sandhagen (1.57)
Predictions: Cory Sandhagen wins the fight.
- Holly Holm (1.44) vs. Yana Santos (2.75)
Predictions: Holly Holm wins the fight
- Nate Landwehr (1.44) vs. Austin Lingo (2.75)
Predictions: Nate Landwehr wins the fight
- Andrea Lee (2.50) vs. Maycee Barber (1.36)
Predictions: Maycee Barber wins the fight
- Alex Perez (2.50) vs. Manel Kape (1.53)
Predictions: Manuel Kape wins the fight
- Chidi Njokuani (1.61) vs. Albert Duraev (2.50)
Predictions: Albert Duraev wins the fight