UFC 277 is set to get going this weekend from American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, July 30 at 10 p.m. ET. There is a five-bout main card highlighted by a heavyweight fight between #4 Alexandre Pantojoa and #5 Alex Perez.
Heading into this fight, Pantojoa has won two straight fights while Perez is coming off a submission loss to Deiveson Figueiredo back in 2020. Pantojoa last fought on August 21, 2021. Between the two, Pantojoa is in a better situation, as he’s been more active as of late. Both guys are all-around fighters as Pantojoa has won eight fights by KO/TKO, nine fights by submission, and seven fights by decision. Perez has won five fights by KO/TKO, seven fights by submission, and 12 fights by decision.
How to watch Alexandre Pantojoa vs. Alex Perez
Date: Saturday, July 30
Fight time: Main card starts at 10 p.m. ET
Live stream: ESPN+ PPV
DraftKings Sportsbook Odds/Predictions
Splits: 80% of handle, 79% of bets on Pantojoa
Both the public and big money bettors are betting on Pantojoa in this one. With Perez not fighting in two years, bettors expect him to lose. After taking nearly two years off, Perez would have to pull off a big upset which is highly unlikely.
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