Ranked bantamweight contenders will meet in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz on Saturday when No. 5-ranked Marlon Vera faces No. 8-ranked Dominick Cruz. The main UFC San Diego fight card is set for 7 p.m. ET from Pechanga Arena. Vera is a -250 betting favorite (risk $250 to win $100), while Cruz is priced at +210 (risk $100 to win $210) in the latest UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz odds from Caesars Sportsbook.
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Gombas is a former NCAA wrestler who taps into his experience on the mat to help understand and dissect the X's and O's of MMA matchups in a manner that sets him apart from other MMA analysts. He started the MMA handicapping service MMA Knockout Bets in 2018 and has shown a profit every year since.
With more than 1,400 selections tracked by the third-party monitoring service Bet MMA, he's shown a 6% return on investment for his followers. Over the past two years, his followers have netted a profit of more than $10,000!
AT UFC 275 in June, Gombas hit all of his main-card picks, and the 5-0 mark included advising SportsLine members to support Jake Matthews (+125) against Andre Fialho (-145) in a matchup of welterweight prospects. Matthews dominated from the opening bell and scored a second-round stoppage to provide Gombas' backers with another easy winner. Anyone who has consistently followed Gombas is WAY UP!
Now, he has locked in on UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz from every angle and released his top MMA picks. We can tell you he is picking Gabriel Benitez (-350) vs. Charlie Ontiveros (+290) in a pairing of rugged lightweight sluggers.
He's also backing a fighter who has "power and an exciting style" to emerge with a DOMINANT victory! You ABSOLUTELY need to see his picks before locking in any UFC Fight Night picks of your own.
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