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Tale of the tape for Karl Roberson vs. Marvin Vettori

Karl Roberson and Marvin Vettori square off in a middleweight matchup at UFC Fight Night on ESPN on May 13th. We break down the odds.

Marvin Vettori of Italy celebrates his victory over Andrew Sanchez in their middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Amalie Arena on October 12, 2019 in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

UPDATE: This fight has been canceled due to a medical issue for Roberson that is unrelated to Covid-19.

Updated Roberson-Vettori odds, betting splits

In a battle of middleweights hoping to get themselves into the UFC rankings for the division, Karl Roberson takes on Marvin Vettori at UFC Jacksonville on Wednesday night.

Roberson is 9-2 in his MMA career, and is a balanced fighter that wins by decision and submission equally. He’s won three of his last five fights, defeating Roman Kopylov by rear naked choke in the third round last November.

Vettori has a longer resume at 14-4-1 career despite being three years younger than his opponent at 27. He comes in as a -177 favorite, and “The Italian Dream” has won his last two fights by decision. That runs against the pattern of his career however, as 62% of his victories have been by submission in his career.

Here are the odds for Karl Roberson vs. Marvin Vettori at UFC Fight Night on ESPN on May 13th

Roberson vs. Vettori UFC Fight Night odds

Info Karl Roberson Marvin Vettori
Info Karl Roberson Marvin Vettori
Record 9-2 14-4-1
ML Odds +144 -177
To Go the Distance Yes (-167) No (+125)
Win by KO, TKO, or DQ +600 +450
To Win by Submission +275 +135
To Win by Decision +1000 +600
ML Splits by handle 11% 89%
ML Splits by bets 26% 74%

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