The UFC returns to action Saturday evening with UFC on ESPN 11 at its Las Vegas Apex facility. The event is scheduled to open sometime after 5 p.m. with Austin Hubbard and Max Rohskopf facing off in a lightweight bout. The ESPN event concludes with a main event featuring heavyweight contenders as Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov face off in the Octagon.
The fifth fight of the preliminary card is a middleweight bout between Marc-Andre Barriault and Oskar Piechota. Piechota opened as the favorite at -137 and is $8,600 in DFS pricing. Barriault opened as a +110 underdog and is $7,600 in DFS pricing.
Piechota ends the bout with an 11-3-1 record, with ten of his victories by way of stoppage. He won 11 of his first 12 fights, but has stumbled the past two years with three straight losses. Most recently, he suffered a first round knockout to Punahele Soriano at UFC 245 last December.
Barriault enters the bout with an 11-4 record, with eight wins by KO or TKO. He too enters this event coming off three straight losses. Most recently, he lost a unanimous decision to Jun Yong Park at UFC Fight Night 165 last December.
Marc-Andre Barriault: +110
Oskar Piechota: -137
Marc-Andre Barriault: $7,600
Oskar Piechota: $8,600