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Tale of the Tape for Louis Cosce vs. Sasha Palatnikov

Louis Cosce and Sasha Palatnikov fight on the preliminary card of UFC 255 at welterweight. We break down the odds.

Louis Cosce reacts after his victory over Victor Reyna in a welterweight bout during week three of Dana White’s Contender Series Season 4 at UFC APEX on August 18, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC/Zuffa LLC

In a welterweight bout on the preliminary card of UFC 255, Louis Cosce will take on Sasha Palatnikov Saturday in Las Vegas and available on ESPN+.

The 25-year-old Cosce is 7-0 as an MMA professional, and “The Monster” will be making his UFC debut this weekend. Cosce fought earlier this summer at Dana White’s Contender Series, and defeated Victor Reyna in Round 1 by TKO using punches.

Before he made the jump to UFC, the California native fought at Combate Americas, Bear River FC, and URCC. In his DWCS bout, Cosce was very active landing 13.33 strikes per minute with an accuracy of 51 percent. He also absorbed 4.17 strikes per minute while defending them at 66 percent.

As for Palatnikov, he comes into APEX with a professional fighting record of 5-2, and the 31-year-old is also making his UFC debut. Palatnikov last fought in September at ADW, where he defeated Paulo Henrique in Round 1 by knockout using punches. In his short MMA career, the 6-foot fighter has competed at ADW, AFC, Combat FC, Just MMA 3, and Fight Time Promotions.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Louis Cosce vs. Sasha Palatnikov at UFC 255 on November 21st.

Money line odds

Louis Cosce: -455
Sasha Palatnikov: +325

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