The UFC travels to Salt Lake City, Utah and Vivint Arena for its PPV this weekend. UFC 278 kicks off at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, August 20, with the first preliminary card. The main card begins at 10 p.m. ET and Kamaru Usman and No. 2 Leon Edwards will battle it out for the welterweight title. The main card kicks off with Tyson Pedro taking on Harry Hunsucker in a lightweight bout.
Pedro comes in with an 8-3 record and picks up a win. He won the first-round knockout over Ike Villanueva. Pedro came to the UFC in November 2016 and picked up a first-round victory over Khalil Rountree Jr. He’s gone 4-3 since joining and is looking to build on his recent victory. Pedro is the biggest favorite of the evening at DraftKings Sportsbook with odds of -730.
Hunsucker, 33, has lost his last two fights and three of his last four. He competed in the fourth season of Dana White’s Contender series, but was eliminated in the first round. Hunsucker did not get a contract that day, but found his way back to the UFC anyway. This will be his third appearance and his first at a UFC PPV. He is looking for better results as he was knocked out in the first round in his last two fights. In fact, no fight in Hunsucker’s career has ever gone to the second round, win or loss.
How to watch Tyson Pedro vs. Harry Hunsucker
Date: Saturday August 20
Battle time: Main card starts at 10 p.m. ET
Splits: 90% innings, 89% bets on Pedro
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