Holloway vs Rodriguez will be held on Saturday, November 13th at the UFC Apex for UFC Vegas 42
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Yir Rogriguez hasn’t fought since 2019 and now comes back to face Max Holloway. Holloway enter at -650 odds while Rodriguez is a +460 underdog in this UFC Vegas 42 contest.
These are two of the most entertaining fighters and vicious strikers in the UFC.
Max Holloway comes in as the #1 featherweight contender ad last had a dominant victory in January over Calvin Kattar in which he, Holloway, landed 445 significant strikes, Prior to that he had lost two consecutive fight to Alexander Volkanovski,
He has fought 24 times in the UFC and at age 29 is considered one of the greatest featherweights of all-time. In his last 18 fights, he is 15-3 with one loss to lightweight Dustin Poirier. Max nickname is “Blessed” and is very good at kickboxing and has a solid chin and shows terrific cardio and exudes plenty of high output.
Yair Rodriguez (El Pantera) is ranked #3 and has n’t had a fight since October 2019. In his last fight he won a unanimous decision over Jeremy Stephens. Yair is 19 years of age and is great at taekwondo which make him a great kicker with an assortment of a=different strike andles and surprises for his opponents.
Holloway vs Rodriguez Card
UFC Vegas 42 Main Card
265 lbs.: Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs. Ben Rothwell
145 lbs.: Leah Letson vs. Felicia Spencer
205 lbs.: Philipe Lins vs. Ovince Saint Preux
135 lbs.: Julio Arce vs. Song Yadong
185 lbs: Kyle Daukaus vs. Roman Dolidze
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UFC Vegas 42 ‘Prelims’ Under Card:
155 lbs.: Joel Alvarez vs. Thiago Moises
125 lbs.: Andrea Lee vs. Cynthia Calvillo
170 lbs.: Miguel Baeza vs. Khaos Williams
145 lbs.: Collin Anglin vs. Sean Woodson
125 lbs.: Cortney Casey vs. Liana Jojua
155 lbs.: Marc Diakiese vs. Rafael Alves
205 lbs.: Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Da-un Jung
UFC Vegas 42 Odds
Max Holloway -650
Yair Rodriguez +460
Ben Rothwell -140
Marcos Rogerio de Lima +120
Felicia Spencer -290
Leah Letson +225
Roman Dolidze +185
Kyle Daukaus -225
Song Yadong -135
Julio Arce +115
Holloway vs Rodriguez Prediction
Don’t look for rust on Yair as he will be ready. However, Holloway is too good right now and is likely to win. I am taking the value bet as it could be close and go with the underdog in this one and my money goes on Yair Rodriguez. My head say Holloway but my money goes on Rodriguez.