Niko Price will face Philip Rowe in a catchweight bout that will close out the undercard of UFC on ESPN 42. Price enters with a record of 15-5 (2), while Rowe has a record of 9-3.
Niko Price vs. Philip Rowe Match Details
Fixture: Niko Price vs. Philip Rowe
Date and Time: Saturday, December 3rd, 10:00 p.m. EST
Venue: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
Niko Price vs. Philip Rowe Betting Odds and Spread
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Niko Price vs. Philip Rowe Key Stats
Niko Price enters UFC on ESPN 42 with a professional record of fifteen wins, five losses, and two no contests. Price has picked up ten victories via knockout, three victories via submission, and two victories via decision. Three of his losses have come via knockout, while he has lost one fight by submission and one fight by decision. The 33 year old Price, who made his UFC debut nearly six years ago, has a record of 7-5 (2) within the promotion.
Philip Rowe has nine wins and three losses in his mixed martial arts career. Rowe has five wins via knockout and four wins via submission, however, he has never won a fight that went the distance. While Rowe has never been submitted, he does have one loss via knockout and two losses via decision. After picking up a knockout victory on Dana White’s Contender Series, Rowe was awarded a UFC contract. Despite losing his UFC debut nearly two years ago, the unranked welterweight has won his past two bouts.
Niko Price stands at 6’0 with a 76″ reach. Philip Rowe has a two-inch height advantage and a four-and-a-half inch reach advantage, as he stands at 6’2 with an 80.5″ reach. While Price weighed in at 170 pounds, his opponent was the only fighter on the card to miss weight. Rowe weighed in at 173.5 pounds, missing the welterweight limit by two and a half pounds. He will forfeit a percentage of his fight purse and the fight will be a catchweight bout.
Niko Price vs. Philip Rowe Betting Prediction
Niko Price has had an up-and-down run in the UFC, as he has not picked up consecutive wins in nearly half a decade. Philip Rowe, on the other hand, has landed back-to-back second-round knockout victories. Look for Rowe, who has never won a fight via decision, to extend his winning streak by finishing his opponent in less than two and a half rounds.