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UFC Fight Night 170 Free Picks, Predictions and Analysis

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UFC Fight Night 170:: Lee vs Oliveira Free Picks and Analysis
The UFC will be back in Brazil this weekend for the first time in 2020. This main event will still go on even after the Coronavirus drama, but without fans in the stands.

Fight Card

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Date:Sat, March 14th, 2020 at 6:00 PM
Location: Brazil
Watch on: ESPN+ 

UFC Fight Night 170 is featured by an interesting lightweight conflict between Kevin Lee and Charles Oliveira, yet that is currently in question as Lee at first missed the say something window, however stepped on the scale in time. After a short spell at welterweight, Lee (18-5) bounced back fantastically in his arrival to lightweight. “The Motown Phenom” took out Gregor Gillespie with a head kick in under three minutes at UFC 244. He’ll currently hope to go on his first win streak since 2017. Sadly for Lee, he missed load by 2.5 pounds as he came in at 158.5.

Oliveira (28-8, 1 NC) is at present on the best stretch of his profession as he has won his last six battles inside the UFC while completing each of the six of those adversaries. He most as of late took out Jared Gordon and Nik Lentz. Before that, “Do Bronx” was on a noteworthy accommodation streak as he made David Teymur, Jim Miller, Christos Giagos and Clay Guida all tap out. The Brazilian looked arranged as he formally weighed 156 pounds.

UFC Fight Night 170 will air live on ESPN and ESPN+ completely on Saturday, March 14. The prelim card will begin at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT and the main event will begin at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT.

The Analysis for UFC Fight Night 170 Free Picks and Predictions

kevin lee

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Kevin Lee
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Charles Oliveira
Lightweight Bout

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Charles Oliveira

The Fight:

Kevin Lee enters this battle with a 18-5 record and has won 44 percent of his battles by accommodation. Lee has part his last six battles and is falling off a November prevail upon Gregor Gillespie. Lee is averaging 4.06 huge hits every moment with an exactness level of 43 percent. Lee is averaging 3.1 takedowns with an exactness level of 43 percent. Lee came back to lightweight with a blast, arrival an overwhelming head kick that created a spotless knockout. Lee spent the entire battle on his feet, which was a pleasant difference in pace, and he currently hopes to win consecutive triumphs just because since 2017. Lee has all the potential on the planet to be extraordinary, yet he’s been conflicting generally and has a notoriety of appearing little in his greatest battles. Ideally Lee’s most OK demonstrating is the defining moment of his profession. Lee is a fabulous competitor with adequate striking to hold his own standing up and enough capacity to consistently keep him in battles. Lee has a terrible ground and pound and it’s there where he does a portion of his best work. Lee is likewise one of the better grapplers in the game and five of his eight profession accommodation triumphs have come by means of the back exposed gag. On the off chance that he can begin hanging wins together, Lee is more than fit for getting champion sooner or later. This will be Lee’s subsequent profession battle in Brazil.

Charles Oliveira enters this battle with a 24-8 record and is winning 64 percent of his battles by accommodation. Oliveira has won six straight battles and is falling off a November prevail upon Jared Gordon. Oliveira is averaging 3.18 critical hits every moment with an exactness level of 50 percent. Oliveira is averaging 2.8 takedowns with a precision level of 43 percent. Oliveira is likewise falling off a noteworthy first round knockout and every one of his last nine successes have been wraps up. Oliveira has additionally earned execution of the night respects in five of his last six battles. Oliveira is one of the better grapplers in the game who has a high takedown rate and a noteworthy accommodation game to where most would prefer not to battle him on the canvas. Oliveira has 18 vocation accommodation triumphs to his name and seven of those successes dropped by back exposed gag. While Oliveira is known for his crude ground game, he’s additionally demonstrated he can stand his ground on his feet, as he moves well, blends in leg kicks and gets in and out with his mixes. Oliveira has immediately become a reasonable contender who completions battles on his footing and is quite often the most energizing session on the card. This will be Oliveira’s 17 vocation battle in Brazil, his origination.

PICK: Kevin Lee -150 by decision

Demian Maia

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Demian Maia

VS

Gilbert Burns

Welterweight Bout

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Gilbert Burns

Demian Maia and Gilbert Burns battle Saturday during UFC Fight Night 170 at the Ginásio Nilson Nelson.

Demian Maia enters this battle with a 28-9 record and has won 52 percent of his battles by accommodation. Maia has part his last six battles and is falling off an October prevail upon Ben Askren. Maia is averaging 1.82 critical hits every moment with an exactness level of 43 percent. Maia is averaging 2.4.9 takedowns with a precision level of 25 percent. Maia has bobbed once again from three straight misfortunes with three straight successes, and he just submitted one of the better grapplers in the game, gaining battle of the night praises at UFC Fight Night 162. Right when you’re prepared to check out the 42-year-old, Maia appears there’s still bounty left in the tank, particularly in the event that he can get the battle where he needs it. There’s no curve balls ever with Maia, as he’s a hooking machine and effectively outstanding amongst other ground warriors the game has ever observed. Maia is an all around improved grappler who generally gets the battle where he’s generally agreeable, and that is the reason he’s been done only once in his whole profession. Maia additionally has a horrible ground and pound assault, as he lands 43 percent of his strikes on the canvas. Basically; Maia has the preferred position on the off chance that he can get a battle to the canvas. This will be Maia’s tenth profession battle in Brazil, his origination.

Gilbert Burns enters this battle with a 17-3 record and has won 47 percent of his battles by accommodation. Consumes has won every hello there last four battles and is falling off a September prevail upon Gunnar Nelson. Consumes is averaging 2.6 huge hits every moment with a precision level of 39 percent. Consumes is averaging 2.5 takedowns with an exactness level of 25 percent. Consumes has skiped back pleasantly since being taken out by Dan Hooker, and he currently searches for five straight successes just because since he began his vocation with a 5-0 record. Consumes has a finished catching foundation with a lot of involvement with wrestling, and he’s a subsequent degree dark belt in BJJ. Consumes rushes to discover an accommodation hold once he gets the session to the canvas and few have his hooking accreditations, but at the same time he’s respectable on his feet with some fly in his grasp and an approach style. Consumes doesn’t look as awkward standing up the same number of folks with his experience do, and he has five knockout successes on his resume. This will be Burns’ eleventh vocation battle in Brazil, his origin.

PICK: Gilbert Burns -180 by Decision

Renato Moicano

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Renato Moicano

VS

Damir Hadzovic

Lightweight Bout

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Damir Hadzovic

Renato Moicano and Damir Hadzovic battle Saturday during UFC Fight Night 170 at the Ginásio Nilson Nelson.

Renato Moicano enters this battle with a 13-2-1 record and has won 54 percent of his battles by choice. Moicano has part his last six battles and is falling off a June misfortune to Chan Sung Jung. Moicano is averaging 5.53 noteworthy hits every moment with an exactness level of 46 percent. Moicano is averaging 1.16 takedowns with a precision level of 54 percent. Moicano is somewhat in an unquestionable requirement win circumstance, as he’s returning off to-back knockout misfortunes and has been done multiple times in his last five battles. We can’t overlook that Moicano was doing very well with a 11-0-1 record and climbing the rankings rapidly new off a success over Jeremy Stephens. It’s intriguing to perceive how Moicano handles things since his stock has dropped a piece. Moicano is an athletic warrior who has shown great precision in his strikes and grounds his best strikes holding up. In any case, Moicano is generally known for his ground game, as he’s forceful and precise with his takedowns, and each of the 13 of his successes have stopped by choice or accommodation. Moicano is averaging almost 12 minutes for each battle and over a takedown for each 15 minutes, so he’s worked for the long game and is very much adapted to be successful when most warriors are sucking wind. Moicano is an elusive, protracted warrior who is difficult to get settled against, yet that notoriety could change on the off chance that he gets completed once more. This will be Moicano’s thirteenth vocation battle in Brazil, his origination.

Damir Hadzovic enters this battle with a 13-2-1 record and has won 54 percent of his battles by knockout. Hadzovic has part his last six battles and is falling off a June misfortune to Christos Giagos. Hadzovic is averaging 3.42 noteworthy hits every moment with an exactness level of 48 percent. Hadzovic is averaging 0.59 takedowns with an exactness level of 50 percent. Hadzovic has been all in or all out since going to the UFC four years prior, and he plans to stay away from consecutive misfortunes for the second time in his profession. Hadzovic has a boxing and wrestling foundation, and his ground and pound is presumably his best apparatus as yet. Hadzovic has gigantic force in his grasp and he’s best when he can mount his rival and simply empty on them. Hadzovic got a poor start to the game and his procedure despite everything isn’t extraordinary standing up or on the canvas, yet he’s sketchy and has a brawler type feel to his game. Hadzovic has likewise just been done once in spite of five profession misfortunes. This will be Hadzovic’s subsequent vocation battle in Brazil.

PICK: Under 2.5 rounds (+140)

Johnny Walker

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Johnny Walker

VS

Nikita Krylov

Light Heavyweight Bout

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Nikita Krylov

Johnny Walker and Nikita Krylov battle Saturday during UFC Fight Night 170 at the Ginásio Nilson Nelson.

Johnny Walker enters this battle with a 17-4 record and has won 82 percent of his battles by knockout. Walker has won nine of his last 10 battles and is falling off a November misfortune to Corey Anderson. Walker is averaging 7.5 critical hits every moment with an exactness level of 77 percent. Walker is averaging zero takedowns with a precision level of zero percent. Walker went from being one of the most advertised warriors in the UFC to getting completed in the first round of UFC 244 and having individuals addressing if he’s actually the following large thing. Keep in mind, there were individuals saying Walker was someone who could give Jon Jones a run for his cash. In any case, even with the lowering misfortune, Walker is a star right now to his overwhelming striking influence and innovativeness. Walker tosses everything hard with extraordinary assortment and can complete a battle out of the blue, and we’ve seen it on many occasions on the UFC level. Walker is athletic for a person his size and battles with a lot of weight that permits him to take risks. Try not to let the silly and at times recoil character fool you, Walker is an unnerving warrior, however it will be fascinating to perceive how he bounce back from such a presentation. This will be Walker’s fourteenth profession battle in Brazil, his origination.

Nikita Krylov enters this battle with a 25-7 record and has won 58 percent of his battles by accommodation. Krylov has won seven of his last 10 battles and is falling off a September misfortune Glover Teixeira. Krylov is averaging 4.86 huge hits every moment with an exactness level of 57 percent. Krylov is averaging 1.06 takedowns with a precision level of 38 percent. Krylov is falling off an extreme split choice misfortune at UFC Fight Night 158, and he wants to maintain a strategic distance from consecutive misfortunes without precedent for his profession. The battle could have gone in any case, as the two warriors were profoundly compelling with their strikes and exactness. Krylov is an intense Ukraine warrior with a demonstrated jawline and an incredible standup striking game where he blends in his leg kicks and knees well. Krylov is similarly as successful in the secure and furthermore has a solid ground and pound where he can turn battle rapidly. While his striking can’t be disregarded, Krylov is a demonstrated grappler with 15 accommodation triumphs and is amazingly hazardous once he recovers his rivals, as now six of his successes have completed by means of the back bare stifle. Just eight of Krylov’s battles have made it past the first round, and he’s been on the triumphant side of five of those sessions. This will be Krylov’s first profession battle in Brazil.

PICK: Johnny Walker (-140)

Francisco Trinaldo

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Francisco Trinaldo

VS

John Makdessi

Lightweight Bout

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John Makdessi

Francisco Trinaldo and John Makdessi battle Saturday during UFC Fight Night 170 at the Ginásio Nilson Nelson.

Francisco Trinaldo enters this battle with an every minute of every day record and has won 46 percent of his battles by choice. Trinaldo has part his last six battles and is falling off a November prevail upon Bobby Green. Trinaldo is averaging 3.27 critical hits every moment with an exactness level of 45 percent. Trinaldo is averaging 1.17 takedowns with an exactness level of 45 percent. Trinaldo is falling off a strong appearing at UFC Fight Night 164 and searches for consecutive triumphs just because since 2016. Trinaldo has been all in or all out his last a few battles, however that is normally expected thinking about he’s moving toward 42 years of age. Trinaldo is known for his striking capacity and punching power alongside his experience in kickboxing, however he has only three knockout successes over the most recent seven years. Trinaldo is still profoundly viable standing up, as his he conveys exact strikes and is very powerful with his kicks. Trinaldo is likewise a dark colored belt in BJJ and has five accommodation triumphs, so he can stand his ground on the canvas if necessary, yet three of his seven misfortunes have come by means of accommodation. This will be Trinaldo’s 27th vocation battle in Brazil, his origin.

John Makdessi enters this battle with a 15-6 record and has won 53 percent of his battles by knockout. Makdessi has won four of his last five battles and is falling off a March (2019) prevail upon Jesus Pinedo. Makdessi is averaging 5.43 huge hits every moment with an exactness level of 50 percent. Makdessi is averaging zero takedowns with a precision level of zero percent. Makdessi has hung together three straight choice triumphs since that dreadful knockout misfortune in UFC 206. Every one of Makdessi’s last four successes have stopped by choice, and he’s won eight of his vocation 11 choices generally. Makdessi is a striker on a basic level with dark belts in Taekwondo and Shotokan, and he accomplishes his best work by a wide margin holding up. Makdessi is strong at shielding takedowns, and he truly needs little to do with the canvas, as every one of the 17 of his successes have finished through knockout or choice. With a thick form and solid pokes and kicks, Makdessi is a warrior who flourishes with his feet where he can take advantage of an assortment of intensity shots. This will be Makdessi’s first profession battle in Brazil.

PICK: Francisco Trinaldo (-165)

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