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UFC Fight Night Betting Preview: Charles Jourdain vs. Ricardo Ramos

September 23, 2023

The upcoming UFC Fight Night guarantees thrilling matchups on the main card. Kicking things off, we have an explosive featherweight showdown between Ricardo Ramos and Charles Jourdain, offering an ideal chance for exciting bets.

  • Location: UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023

  • Main Card: 7:00 PM ET (ESPN+)

  • Prelims: 4:00 PM ET (ESPN+)

Ricardo Ramos Betting Preview

Ramos has gone 2-2 over his last four fights and is needing to find some consistency. His most recent encounter was a first round knockout victory against Danny Chavez at UFC on ESPN 37 back in June of last year.

He has 16 victories to his name, with four knockouts, seven submissions, and five decisions. What sets him apart is that an astounding eight of these victories concluded in the first round, highlighting his ability to finish fights quickly. Furthermore, he has faced four defeats in his career, with two of them being knockouts.

“Carcacinha” has solid striking precision, boasting a 38 percent accuracy, and a takedown success rate of approximately 59 percent. In terms of offense, he consistently delivers an average of 3.32 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 3.82, resulting in a slightly negative ratio.

Defensively, Carcacinha excels, defending against significant strikes at a rate of 58 percent and takedowns at 73 percent. Additionally, he averages 2.58 takedowns and 0.61 submission attempts per 15 minutes of fight time, showcasing his versatility in the octagon.

Charles Jourdain Betting Preview

Jourdain has recently gotten out of a losing slump with his recent win. This was a unanimous decision over Kron Gracie back at UFC 288 in May earlier this year.

In his career, he has notched up 14 wins, showcasing a diverse range of victories, including eight knockouts, four submissions, and two decisions. Impressively, four of these wins were swift first-round triumphs, while he has faced five losses, all decided by judges.

Inside the octagon, "Air" demonstrates commendable striking accuracy, connecting with his target 49 percent of the time. His takedown attempts, while not exceptional, hold a 17 percent success rate. On average, he delivers 5.78 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 4.30, maintaining a balanced offensive output.

When it comes to defense, he shines in deflecting significant strikes, boasting an impressive 58 percent success rate. Similarly, his takedown defense remains strong at 49 percent. On average, his ground game is less active, with 0.15 takedowns attempted and 0.42 submission attempts per 15 minutes of fighting.

Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

MyBookie's most recent odds suggest that Charles Jourdain holds a slight edge as the favored pick to win this bout. Given their strong on-paper credentials, this presents an enticing prospect for bettors and fans alike.

  • Ricardo Ramos: +124

  • Charles Jourdain: -148

Ramos is lacking when it comes to striking, as Jourdain is clearly better on his feet to keep control of the fight. Look for Jourdain to win by knockout.

Spooky Express Pick: Take Charles Jourdain to Win at -148