Victor Altamirano vs Carlos Hernandez UFC fight info, date and time
Victor Altamirano vs Carlos Hernandez is set to go down at UFC Vegas 49: Dariush vs. Makhachev at 6:00pm EST on Saturday 26th February 2022 in a 125lbs matchup.
Victor Altamirano won a split decision against Carlos Candelario during his chance on Dana White’s Contender Series in August.
Carlos Hernandez also earned his UFC contract on the same Contender Series season with a split decision win over Daniel Barez.
Victor Altamirano vs Carlos Hernandez betting odds
Carlos Hernandez opens as the small betting favorite with betting odds of -125.
Victor Altamirano is the slight betting underdog with opening odds of +115.
Victor Altamirano vs Carlos Hernandez was first reported on December 6th, 2021.
Both men fought on Dana White’s Contender Series in 2021. This fight will be on the prelims of UFC Vegas 49.
Victor Altamirano earned a hard-fought split decision win over Carlos Candelario in a scrap that saw both men awarded a UFC deal.
Riding a four-fight winning streak, Altamirano previously fought in the LFA and has lost just once in his career.
Since losing his professional MMA debut, Carlos Hernandez has won 7-fights in a row including a split decision over Daniel Barez on the Contender Series.
Hernandez has finished 4 out of his 7 fights via submission and poses a significant threat on the ground.
How they match up
Both fighters are 5”8 tall, although Victor Altamirano will have a significant 4-inch reach advantage over his opponent.
Altamirano is slightly more experienced as a pro fighter with 11 fights to Hernandez’s 8. However, Hernandez has more amateur fights to his name.
Reasons to watch
These two hungry Flyweight prospects bring a lot of heart to their fights. Both ground out hard-fought split decision victories on the Contender Series to earn their spot in the UFC.
With both young fighters making their UFC debut, this fight will be a do-or-die scrap.
The stakes couldn’t be bigger for either fighter making their debut in the biggest promotion in the world.
With the 125lbs division already looking rather thin, a standout win for either athlete could spell a big fight next.
Victor Altamirano vs Carlos Hernandez predictions
The bookmakers’ predictions see Carlos Hernandez as the slight favorite with opening odds of -125.
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Who is fighting tonight in the UFC?
Victor Altamirano vs Carlos Hernandez is set to go down at UFC Vegas 49 – Dariush vs. Makhachev. The fight is expected to start at around 6:00pm EST on Saturday 26th February 2022.
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