UFC 238 goes on Saturday, June 8th at Chicago
Two title fights headline the card
See the chances for all the primary card conflicts below
The Octagon returns to Chicago, Illinois for UFC 238. The event promises to become among UFC’s top pay-per-views of this year. In the main event, flyweight champion Henry Cejudo is moving up in weight to combat Marlon Moraes for the 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 arguably the best fight of the year in Tony Ferguson taking on Donald Cerrone.
The main card airs live on pay-per-view at 10:00 p.m. ET, together with the prelims on ESPN at 8:00 p.m. ET along with the ancient 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 off of 2 shocking wins. First, in UFC 227, he ended the dominant reign of Demetrious Johnson and won the flyweight belt by unanimous decision. Then, at UFC Brooklyn in January, bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw was moving down in weight to take on Cejudo. Ultimately, the flyweight champion knocked Dillashaw outside 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, among 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’s also beaten Sheymon Moraes back in World collection of Fighting if he was winner. His only loss from the UFC was 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???
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3 UFC title conflicts 0
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There is a very clear path to success for both Cejudo and Moraes in this fight. In the event the flyweight champion can use his Olympic wrestling because he did against Johnson afterward he will grind a decision win. For Moraes, he wants to use his explosiveness to stuff the takedowns and maintain Cejudo in a range at which he could pick him apart with his jab.
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