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How the public is betting Yorgan De Castro vs. Carlos Felipe at UFC Fight Island 4

Yorgan De Castro and Carlos Felipe meet in a heavyweight bout at UFC Fight Island 4 on October 3rd. We break down how the betting public is picking the fight.

Yorgan De Castro of Cape Verde knocks out Justin Tafa of New Zealand in their Heavyweight bout during UFC 243 at Marvel Stadium on October 06, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images

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.

Betting splits

Yorgan De Castro: -265, (54% of action, 70% of bets)
Carlos Felipe: +205, (46% of action, 30% of bets)

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