In a heavyweight bout on the main card of UFC Fight Island 4, Yorgan De Castro will take on Carlos Felipe in a heavyweight bout from Fight Island in Abu Dhabi and available live this Saturday on ESPN+.
De Castro is 6-1 in his MMA career, and 1-1 in his UFC career. Not a consistent grappler, he dishes 2.19 significant strikes per minute on 41 percent accuracy. However he takes, 2.99 blows on 54 percent accuracy, so the numbers in his two promotion bouts haven’t been favorable for him.
He’ll be taking on Felipe who is a similar story. He’s 8-0 outside of the UFC but 0-1 in the UFC. He was out-struck by 29 his first and only fight at this level. Felipe landed 2.93 significant strikes while taking 4.87 in that loss to Sergey Spivak.
This should be a brawl, as neither appear to be big grapplers.
Here are the betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Yorgan De Castro vs. Carlos Felipe at UFC Fight Island 4 on October 3rd.
Yorgan De Castro: -265, (54% of action, 70% of bets)
Carlos Felipe: +205, (46% of action, 30% of bets)
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