UFC Fight Night: Song vs Simón

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Fight fans, we're back with another Fight Night card from the heart of the UFC in Las Vegas.

Last weekend's card was fun as we cashed in 1 ticket on the main event where we expected violence.

This week's card is not the most glamorous, but we can see some good betting spots sticking out so let's get into it!!

Song Yadong vs Ricky Simón

The true fight fans were appreciative of the fact that this fight was bumped from a 3-rounder to a headline spot.

The Bantamweight division is currently as stacked as it's ever been and hungry for more contenders which means a battle between rank 8 and 10 will play a prominent factor in the title picture.

Song Yadong has already had 11 UFC Fights and 8 victories under the belt at the young age of 25.

He is a talented boxer with lightning speed and power in both hands to shut anyone's lights out.

Song has beaten top talents like Marlon Moraes and Marlon Vera while giving a close fight to former title challenger Cory Sandhagen so another win this weekend will prove that he belongs with the best.

This weekend he has a perfect dance partner in Ricky Simón who is on a hot streak of his own and will look to bring the heat in this matchup.

Ricky is currently riding a respectable 5-fight win-streak having beaten top names like Raphael Assunção and Jack Shore via finish.

He still stands as the only man to finish the current Number 1 contender Merab Dvalishvili.

Ricky has knock-out power and sneaky submission credentials which makes him a threat to anyone in the division.

This is a great fight between two hungry contenders who will look to make a statement.

Song will have a speed advantage whereas Ricky has the x factor in grappling which will make this an intriguing contest.

Best Bets

Our first bet this week comes on the co-main event between Caio Borralho and Michal Oleksiejczuk.

This is a great co-main event between two contenders knocking on the door for a rank next to their name.

Michal can have some success on the feet early but once this gets to the ground, he has shown a lack of submission defense and IQ.

Given the submission credentials with Caio, we think he will win this one via submission.

Our final pick comes on our main event between Song Yadong and Ricky Simón.

This will be a close fight as the odds suggest but we think Song has shown the potential to grow after every fight.

His striking and powerful blows will give Simon issues, so we’ll take the Chinese prospect at plus odds to get a big main-event win.

Selection: Caio Borralho by Submission (Winning Method) @2.35

Selection: Song Yadong (Winner) @1.95

Selection: Parlay all Selections @4.58

UFC Fight Night: Song vs. Simon
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