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Milson Castro vs Roosevelt Roberts preview
When is Castro vs Roberts?
Milson Castro could potentially face the challenge of Roosevelt Roberts, in Spring 2023.
The fight would be contested over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Castro vs Roberts stats
Milson Castro would step into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Roosevelt Roberts would make his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggest Roberts would have a slight advantage in power over Castro, with a 30% knock out percentage over Castro's 21%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Roberts would have a large advantage over Castro, boosting at 50% submission rate over Castro's 29%.
Milson Castro is the same age as Roosevelt Roberts, at 29 years old.
Roberts has a height advantage of 7 inches over Castro.
Castro is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 1 month earlier than Roberts, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 15 more professional rounds, 40 to Roberts' 25.
Castro vs Roberts form
Roosevelt Roberts has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Ignacio Bahamondes at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jim Miller at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Brok Weaver at UFC Vegas 1 on 30th May 2020 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Vinc Pichel at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Target Center, Minneapolis.
He had won against Thomas Gifford at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at BB&T Center, Sunrise.
Roberts' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 1 month, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Castro vs Roberts?
Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Castro vs Roberts yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.
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