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Tale of the Tape for Jose Aldo vs. Pedro Munhoz at UFC 265

Jose Aldo and Pedro Munhoz fight at bantamweight in the co-main event of UFC 265 on Saturday, August 7th. We break down the odds.

In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Jose Aldo of Brazil punches Marlon Vera of Ecuador in a bantamweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on December 19, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

In the co-main event at welterweight for UFC 265, Jose Aldo will take on Pedro Munhoz Saturday live from Toyota Center and available on ESPN+ PPV.

The 34-year-old Aldo enters the octagon with a professional fighting record of 28-7, and is fifth in the bantamweight rankings.

“Junior” Aldo last fought at UFC Fight Night 183 in December, where the Brazilian defeated Marlon Vera by unanimous decision. It was the veteran fighter’s first win inside the octagon since February 2019. He averages 3.45 strikes per minute, with an accuracy of 45%. The Brazilian fighter absorbs 3.52 strikes per minute, while he defends against them at 61%.

Munhoz comes into Saturday’s co-main event with a professional fighting record of 19-5 (1 NC) and is ranked ninth in the welterweight division. The Brazilian mixed martial artist last competed in February at UFC Fight Night 186, where he defeated Jimmie Rivera by unanimous decision.

“The Young Punisher” lands 5.6 significant strikes per minute with 43% accuracy. Munhoz absorbs a significant amount of strikes per minute at 5.87, while he defends against them at 58%.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Jose Aldo vs. Pedro Munhoz at UFC 265 on Saturday, August 7th.

Money line odds for UFC 265

Aldo: -140
Munhoz: +120

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