UFC 238 goes on Saturday, June 8th in Chicago
Two title fights headline that the card
Watch the chances for all the main card conflicts below
The Octagon returns to Chicago, Illinois for UFC 238. The event promises to be one of UFC’s top pay-per-views of this year. At the main event, flyweight champion Henry Cejudo is going up in weight to fight Marlon Moraes for its vacant UFC Bantamweight Championship. While in the co-main occasion, women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko is seeking to shield her belt for the first time against Jessica Eye. Also on the card is possibly the best fight of the year in Tony Ferguson taking on Donald Cerrone.
The principal card airs live on pay-per-view at 10:00 p.m. ET, with all the prelims on ESPN at 8:00 p.m. ET and the early prelims on ESPN+ at 6:15 p.m. ET.
UFC 238: Henry Cejudo vs Marlon Moraes Odds
Fighter Odds at Bovada Odds at BetOnline
Henry Cejudo +105 +108
Marlon Moraes -135 -128
*All odds taken 06/02/19
Fight Record and Recent History
Cejudo (14-2) is coming from 2 shocking wins. First, in UFC 227, he finished the dominant reign of Demetrious Johnson and won the flyweight belt with unanimous decision. Subsequently, at UFC Brooklyn at January, bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw was going down in weight to take on Cejudo. Ultimately, the flyweight champion knocked Dillashaw out in just 32 seconds to defend his name. The Olympic gold medalist also has noteworthy wins over the likes of Sergio Pettis, Jussier Formiga, and Wilson Reis, amongst others.
Moraes (22-5-1) is riding a four-fight winning streak with wins over Raphael Assuncao, Jimmie Rivera, Aljamain Sterling, and John Dodson. He has also beaten Sheymon Moraes back in World collection of Fighting if he was champion. His only loss from the UFC was that his debut from Assuncao, but he got the win back before this year.
Cejudo vs Moraes Tale of the Tape
32 Age 31
5’4??? Height 5’6???
64??? Reach 67???
3 UFC title conflicts 0
2 UFC finishes 3
There’s a clear path to victory for both Cejudo and Moraes inside this fight. If the flyweight winner can utilize his Olympic wrestling because he did against Johnson afterward he’ll grind a decision triumph. To get Moraes, he wants to utilize his explosiveness to stuff that the takedowns and maintain Cejudo at a range at which he can pick him apart with his jab.
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