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Francisco Trinaldo vs. Danny Roberts: Fight time, how to watch UFC 274 fight via live stream, odds

Francisco Trinaldo and Danny Roberts fight at welterweight on the preliminary card of UFC 274 on Saturday, May 7. We go over the fight time, how to watch, and current odds and betting splits.

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Francisco Trinaldo of Brazil punches Dwight Grant in a welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on October 23, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

UFC 274 will be held on Saturday, May 7th. The Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona will play host to the PPV. The main event of the evening will feature Charles Oliveira facing Justin Gaethje in a lightweight title bout in which only Gaethje can win the title. The prelims will be on ESPN and ESPN+ at 8:00 p.m. ET. The first fight on the preliminary card will be a welterweight bout between Francisco Trinaldo and Danny Roberts.

The 43-year-old Trinaldo enters with a 27-8 career record. He has won four of his last five fights and is coming off a win. Trinaldo picked up the split decision victory against Dwight Grant in October of 2021. This will be Roberts’ second fight since 2019. He had a hiatus from competing and returned to the octagon in October of 2021. Roberts was able to pick up the split decision victory over Ramazan Emeev, and he now has an 18-5 career record, winning his last two fights.

How to watch Francisco Trinaldo vs. Danny Roberts

Date: Saturday, May 7th
Fight time: Preliminary card starts at 8:00 p.m. ET
Live stream: ESPN and ESPN+ via WatchESPN or the ESPN app

DraftKings Sportsbook Odds/Predictions

Trinaldo: -115
Roberts: -105

Splits: 66% of handle, 56% of bets on Roberts

Trinaldo is the narrow favorite in this fight, but the bets and money are on Roberts. Trinaldo hasn’t ever been knocked out. Roberts has eight knockout victories to his credit and five wins by submission. He came back from nearly two years away from the octagon and won by a split decision against Ramazan Emeev. Roberts will build on that performance and take down Trinaldo on Saturday.

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