UFC Figh Night on Saturday, April 14, 2018 is in Glendale Arizona. The Main Card will have # 5 Dustin Poirier facing off against #6 Justin Gaethje in a Lightweight betting odds battle. Poirier who goes by the nickname "The Diamond" weighs in a 155 lbs at 69 inches tall and possesses a 72 in reach with a 40 in leg reach. Poirier lands 5.08 significant strikes per minute at a 50% accuracy. The odds makers favorite Dustin Poirier is a verbal, physical and mental fighter in the octogan with a 22-5-0 record coming into this moneyline matchup. Poirier can grapple too. The UFC stats lists his takedown average at 1.99 with a 45% accurancy and a 67% defense. Vegas odds lists Poirier as the favorite at -145 and the under dog as Gaethje listed at +115.
Justin Gaethje a.k.a. The Highlight fights out of Colorado at age 29. Justin weighs in at 155 lbs, 71 inches tall. Dustin lost his last fight in December 2017 against Eddie Alvarez which made his current record 18-1-0. According to UFC.com, Gaethje lands 9.5 significant strikes per minute at a 55% accuracy and defends takedowns at 60%. Gaethje started fighting in college and turned pro after college.
Can the human demolition defy the odds makers when he returns to his home state of Arizona with a mission to defeat Poirier? Fox Sports is where you want to be to watch the Highlight versus the Diamond.
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