UFC 238 goes on Saturday, June 8th in Chicago
Two title fights headline the card
Watch the chances for all the main card conflicts below
The Octagon yields to Chicago, Illinois for UFC 238. The event promises to become among UFC’s top pay-per-views of this year. At the primary event, flyweight champion Henry Cejudo is moving up in weight to combat Marlon Moraes for its vacant UFC Bantamweight Championship. Whilst in the co-main event, women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko is looking to defend 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 broadcasts 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 from two shocking wins. First, at UFC 227, he finished the dominant reign of Demetrious Johnson and won the flyweight belt by unanimous decision. Then, in UFC Brooklyn in January, bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw was going down to carry on Cejudo. Ultimately, the flyweight champion knocked Dillashaw outside in only 32 minutes to defend his title. 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 has defeated 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
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5’4??? Height 5’6???
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There’s a clear path to victory for both Cejudo and Moraes inside this fight. In the event the flyweight winner can use his Olympic wrestling as he did against Johnson then he’ll grind out a decision triumph. For Moraes, he needs to use 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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