UFC on ESPN 43 takes place on Saturday at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. This card features a bantamweight fight between Marlon Vera and Cory Sandhagen as the Main Event.
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UFC on ESPN 43 Main Card best bets
Marlon Vera comes into this fight with an MMA record of 20-7-1. He is 14-6 in the UFC, most recently beating Dominick Cruz by KO/TKO back in August of 2022. Vera is averaging 4.28 significant strikes per minute and has a striking accuracy of 50%. He is absorbing 5.01 strikes and has a striking defense of 51%. His grappling is not as strong, averaging 0.68 takedowns per every 15 minutes, but 1.1 submission attempts during the same time period. His takedown accuracy is 42% and his takedown defense is 68%.