A late addition to the card, Roque Martinez vs. Alexandr Romanov will be a battle of two heavyweights at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. This will be part of UFC Las Vegas 10 which can be seen on ESPN+.
Romanov, also known as “King Kong,” is the heavy favorite, as he should be. Entering the fight a perfect 11-0, Romanov has never let a fight go to a decisions. He has six submission and five knockouts on his resume. The 29-year-old is 6-foot-2 and has a 75-inch reach. He’s a Southpaw-style fighter and will be looking to land some big blows against Martinez on Saturday.
As for Martinez, he’ll be looking to hand King Kong his first loss.
The more experience fighter, Martinez is 15-5-2 in his UFC career. Martinez has won six of his last eight fights dating back to midway through 2017. The 5-foot-10 fighter has won eight of his 15 fights via knockout.
Since co-main event fighter Glover Teixeira tested positive for Covid-19, the schedule of fights were moved up. That said, Romanov was supposed to compete last Saturday, but that was fight was canceled as Marcos Rogerio de Lima tested positive for Covid-19.
Here are the betting odds at various sportsbooks for Alexandr Romanov vs. Roque Martinez at UFC Las Vegas 10 on September 12th.
Money line odds
Alexandr Romanov: -325
Roque Martinez: +250
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