The highly competitive UFC Bantamweight division throws up another exciting clash with this bout between rising talent Nate Maness and Russian Umar Nurmagomedov. The Russian is the cousin of former Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and has been heralded since joining the promotion. Although both fighters have previously fought in the Featherweight division, they are set to contest this bout at Bantamweight. The fighters will be looking to rise in the Bantamweight rankings, and the winner of this fight will be hoping to get better shots in the future.Bet on Umar Nurmagomedov vs Nate Maness
Location: UFC Apex, Las Vegas
Date: 26.06.2022, 03:00
Where to Watch: ESPN+, ESPN /BT Sport
26-year-old Russian debuted in the UFC with a 2nd round win over Sergey Morozov in January 2021 via rear-naked choke. Before joining UFO, Nurmagomedov fought in PFL and several regional promotions in Russia. In his last fight in May 2022, he submitted Brian Kelleher in the first round to further cement his unbeaten status and the buzz around him.
Umar Nurmagomedov, Tale of the Tape
- Age: 26
- Height: 5’ 8”
- Reach: 69.0”
- Total fights: 14
- Record: 14-0-0
Nate ‘Mayhem’ Maness has won two Performance of the Night awards since joining UFC in 2020. In his last fight against Tony Gravely in April 2021, Mayhem rose from a first-round knockdown to win the bout via TKO in round two for his second Performance of the Night award. Now fighting in Bantamweight, Maness has won 3 titles in different weight classes, including Featherweight and Lightweight, in his professional career.
Nate Maness, Tale of the Tape
- Age: 30
- Height: 5’ 10”
- Reach: 72.0”
- Total fights: 15
- Record: 14-1-0
The oddsmakers have installed Umar Nurmagomedov as a heavy favorite to win at 1.10 odds. A win for Maness is priced at 7.0 odds, and the draw is at 51 odds.
Fight to go over 1.5 is priced at 1.6 odds.
Umar Nurmagomedov to win in round one is set at 3.24 odds.
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