Miles Johns vs John Castaneda UFC fight info, date and time

Miles Johns vs John Castaneda is set to go down at UFC Vegas 47: Hermansson vs. Strickland at 9:00pm EST on Saturday 5th February 2022 in a 135lbs matchup.

Miles Johns has turned in two consecutive Performances of the Night in his last two UFC bouts against Anderson dos Santos and Kevin Natividad, winning both fights by KO in Round 3. 

John Castaneda secured a first-round KO against veteran Eddie Wineland in his last fight. Prior to this, Castaneda lost his UFC debut to Nathaniel Wood by decision.

Miles Johns vs John Castaneda betting odds

Miles Johns is the sizeable betting favorite in this fight, opening at -245. Placing a bet on Johns means you would need to bet $245 in order to win $100.

The odds are against John Castaneda as the +215 underdog. If you bet $100 on Castaneda then you would win $215.

Fight information

Miles Johns vs John Castaneda was first announced on October 8th, 2021.

This will be Johns’ fifth fight in the UFC. He has accumulated a 3-1 record thus far. Castaneda is 1-1 in the UFC.

Miles Johns

Miles Johns is one of the standout prospects at Bantamweight after his last two performances earned him consecutive POTN bonuses. 

His stunning knockout against Anderson dos Santos followed a similar demolition job against Kevin Natividad. Johns’ only career loss came via knockout against Mario Bautista at UFC 247.

John Castaneda

John Castaneda followed up a disappointing loss to Nathaniel Wood with a first-round KO against former WEC Bantamweight Champion Eddie Wineland.

How they match up

Both fighters are the same height at 5”6, while Castaneda will have a slight reach advantage with his 69-inch reach.

While Johns and Castaneda land significant strikes at a similar clip (4.03 and 4.17 per minute respectively), Johns absorbs half the amount of significant strikes at 2.50 per minute.

Miles Johns is the younger fighter at 27 years old compared to Castaneda who is 30.

Reasons to watch

Miles Johns is an exciting Bantamweight talent with just one loss on his record. With two knockouts in his last two fights, Johns can put anyone’s lights out in an instant.

John Castaneda is a game fighter who impressed in his last Octagon showing. He has the endurance to push the fight until the dying seconds.

The stakes

Both fighters have a lot to prove in this bout. At just 27 years old, Miles Johns can propel himself into the rankings with a win.

Castaneda is currently 1-1 in the UFC and was not signed earlier in his career despite winning on the Contender Series in 2017. He will want to prove himself worthy of his place in the promotion.

Miles Johns vs John Castaneda predictions

Miles Johns’ prediction is that he will finish Castaneda by whatever means he can. With a victory, the odds are he will find himself breaking into the Top 15 by the end of the year.

Johns told the AllStar:

“Win this one and then one more, I think I’ll be Top 15.”

Miles Johns vs John Castaneda picks

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Miles Johns vs John Castaneda betting odds

Miles Johns opened as a -245 betting favorite. Placing a bet on Johns means you would need to bet $245 in order to win $100.

John Castaneda is a +215 underdog. If you bet $100 on Castaneda then you would win $215.

Where to bet on Miles Johns vs John Castaneda

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Miles Johns vs John Castaneda tale of the tape

  • 3 year age gap: Johns is the younger fighter at 27 years old.
  • Castañeda has a slight 1 inch reach advantage.
  • Significant experience difference: Castañeda has 10 more professional MMA fights than Johns.
Miles Johns vs John Castaneda
27 Age 30
13 Fights 23
12 Wins 18
1 Losses 5
4 KO’s 7
2 Subs 6
5′ 6 Height (in) 5′ 6
68 Reach (in) 69
 

John “Sexi Mexi” Castañeda fighter profile and recent form

John Castañeda is a 30 year old male fighter from United States with 18 pro wins and 5 losses. See John Castañeda’s full MMA record.

Recent form for John Castañeda

John Castañeda has a 73% finish rate, including 7 by knockout, 6 by submission, 5 by decision.

John Castañeda is looking to put together a winning streak, having last beaten Eddie Wineland at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Lewis.

Betting Odds

Think John Castañeda gets the upset win?

+215

Last 5 bouts

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Org
 

Win

17-5-0 Eddie Wineland
KO/TKO
R1 4:44
UFC Fight Night 2021-02-20 Bantamweight UFC
 

Loss

17-4-0 Nathaniel Wood
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC Fight Night 2020-07-25 Bantamweight UFC
 

Win

16-4-0 Marcelo Rojo
SUB
R3 2:37
Combate 35 2019-04-12 Bantamweight CAMMA
 

Loss

16-3-0 José Alday
DEC
R3 5:00
Combate 20 2018-04-13 Bantamweight CAMMA
 

Loss

16-2-0 Levy Saúl Marroquín
DEC
R3 3:00
Combate 18 2017-11-11 Bantamweight CAMMA

Miles “Chapo” Johns fighter profile and recent form

Miles Johns is a 27 year old male fighter from United States with 12 pro wins and 1 losses. See Miles Johns’s full MMA record.

Recent form for Miles Johns

Miles Johns has a 50% finish rate, including 4 by knockout, 2 by submission, 6 by decision.

Miles Johns is currently riding a 2 fight win streak.

Betting Odds

Think the favorite Miles Johns gets win?

-245

Last 5 bouts

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Org
 

Win

11-1-0 Anderson dos Santos
KO/TKO
R3 1:16
UFC 265 2021-08-07 Bantamweight UFC
 

Win

10-1-0 Kevin Natividad
KO/TKO
R3 2:51
UFC Fight Night 2020-10-31 Bantamweight UFC
 

Loss

10-0-0 Mario Bautista
KO/TKO
R2 1:41
UFC 247 2020-02-08 Bantamweight UFC
 

Win

9-0-0 Cole Smith
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC on ESPN+ 16 2019-09-14 Bantamweight UFC
 

Win

8-0-0 Richie Santiago
DEC
R3 5:00
Contender Series 2019 2019-06-25 Bantamweight DWCS

Miles Johns vs John Castaneda is set to go down at UFC Vegas 47 – Hermansson vs. Strickland. The fight is expected to start at around 9:00pm EST on Saturday 5th February 2022.

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