Julio Arce vs Daniel Santos UFC fight info, date and time
Julio Arce vs Daniel Santos is set to go down at UFC 273: Volkanovski vs. Korean Zombie at 8:00pm EST on Saturday 9th April 2022 in a 135lbs matchup.
Julio Arce was unsuccessful in his last UFC appearance back in November, losing via TKO to Song Yadong.
Daniel Santos will be making his UFC debut on the back of a two-fight finishing streak.
Julio Arce vs Daniel Santos betting odds
Julio Arce will be the betting favorite with opening odds of -195.
Daniel Santos is the betting underdog with opening odds of +175.
Julio Arce vs Daniel Santos was first reported on January 14th.
This Bantamweight scrap is expected to take place during the prelims at UFC 273: Volkanovski vs Korean Zombie.
Julio Arce had a hit and miss 2021, knocking out Andre Ewell in July before suffering a knockout defeat to Song Yadong in November.
OH MY GOODNESS 😳— UFC (@ufc) July 24, 2021
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Arce is 4-3 in his UFC career with notable victories over Dan Ige and Julian Erosa.
Daniel “Willycat” Santos last fought over two years ago, finishing both of his opponents. The Brazilian has just one loss in his career – a decision defeat to Murad Kalamov.
Santos has seen two fights fall through as his debut has been pushed back. He was initially booked to fight Timur Valiev, then Marcelo Rojo, in October, before the fight was scrapped.
How they match up
Daniel Santos is the slightly taller fighter 5”7 compared to Arce who is 5”6.
Santos is also the younger man at 27 years old, while his opponent is 32.
Julio Arce has twice the professional MMA experience at 22 fights, while Santos has fought 11 times.
Reasons to watch
There is a quiet level of hype behind Daniel Santos, who has already been booked to fight top talent in the likes of Valiev and Rojo.
The Brazilian has finished almost all of his opponents and boasts particularly impressive spinning attacks.
Julio Arce is a bad man.— Jon Anik (@Jon_Anik) July 24, 2021
Julio Arce is always a danger in the Octagon, finishing three of his four UFC wins.
There is a lot at stake for these two fighters in a stacked Bantamweight division. Daniel Santos is making his UFC debut so will be eager to put on a show.
Julio Arce has alternated wins and losses since his successful UFC debut and hasn’t put together a winning streak since 2018.
Julio Arce vs Daniel Santos predictions
The oddsmakers’ predictions have Julio Arce as the clear favorite with opening betting odds of -195.
Julio Arce made his predictions on the fight during an exclusive interview with The AllStar:
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Julio Arce fighter profile and recent form
Julio Arce is a 32 year old male fighter from United States with 17 pro wins and 5 losses. See Julio Arce’s full MMA record.
Julio Arce has a 59% finish rate, including 5 by knockout, 5 by submission, 7 by decision.
Julio Arce is looking to get back to winning ways after a loss at the hands of Yadong Song at UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Rodriguez.
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Who is fighting tonight in the UFC?
Julio Arce vs Daniel Santos is set to go down at UFC 273 – Volkanovski vs. Korean Zombie. The fight is expected to start at around 8:00pm EST on Saturday 9th April 2022.
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