UFC heads back to Vegas for UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Hill. The undercard will begin at 11:30 a.m. ET, with some preliminary fights to bet before the main card begins. Gilbert Urbina takes on Orion Cosce in one of these prelims, and today we will break down the best betting option for this undercard bout at UFC Fight Night.
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Best UFC Fight Night Bets & Odds: Orion Cosce-Gilbert Urbina
Orion Cosce-Gilbert Urbina Odds from FanDuel Sportsbook
Gilbert Urbina: +102 | Orion Cosce: -120
Over 2.5: +108 | Under 2.5: -136
Gilbert Urbina takes on Orion Cosce as a +102 underdog. Urbina has been out of the cage for nearly two years after losing to Bryan Battle by second-round submission on The Ultimate Fighter. Conversely, Cosce is 2-1 in the UFC after defeating Blood Diamond by unanimous decision last July. Despite the layoff from both competitors, this looks like an all-action fight.
Urbina has a well-rounded skillset, and his only two losses have come against UFC fighters Battle and Sean Brady. He lands 6.21 significant strikes per minute and 4.14 takedowns per bout. Plus, Urbina has decent finishing ability, with one knockout and two submissions.
On the other side, Cosce is more of a wrestling specialist. He averages 2.30 takedowns per bout but only lands 2.92 significant strikes per minute. Cosce was also matched strategically against a pure kickboxer in his most recent bout. Urbina has 0% takedown defense on paper, but this comes more from his lack of Octagon time than actual technical deficiencies.
With a path to victory on the feet and enough grappling experience to stuff the takedowns from Cosce, Urbina looks like a solid underdog play here.
Best UFC Fight Night Bet: Gilbert Urbina By Decision (+420, FanDuel)