At UFC Vegas 35, 8 fighters will make their UFC promotional debut including the finalists of The Ultimate Fighter 29: Team Volkanovski vs. Team Ortega.

Bryan Battle vs Gilbert Urbina

Who is Bryan Battle?

Bryan Battle is a 26-year-old MMA fighter from the United States. He holds a 5-1 professional MMA record and trains at Hayastan MMA in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Battle makes his UFC debut in the TUF: 29 Middleweight Final against replacement finalist Gilbert Urbina.

Recent form: Bryan Battle

Battle last appeared at HR MMA 117, defeating Ben Fowler via submission in a middleweight bout. The win extended his streak to 4 in a row.

Who is Gilbert Urbina?

Gilbert Urbina is a 25-year-old MMA fighter from the United States. He holds a 6-1 professional MMA record and trains at BMF Ranch in Edgewood, New Mexico.

Recent form: Gilbert Urbina

Urbina last appeared at Combate 48, where he faced Angelo Trevino in a catchweight bout. He defeated Trevino by decision. Urbina entered the bout as a +110 near-even underdog. This marked a return to the win column for Urbina.

What are the betting odds for Bryan Battle vs Gilbert Urbina?

Battle is the slight -150 betting favorite, while Urbina is the +135 betting underdog.

A $100 bet on Urbina could net you a $135 profit, while you’d have to risk $150 on Battle to win $100.


Rick Turcios vs Brady Hiestand

Who is Ricky Turcios?

Ricky Turcios is a 28-year-old MMA fighter from the United States. He holds a 10-2 professional MMA record and trains at Team Alpha Male in Sacramento, California.

Fighting in the TUF: 29 Bantamweight Final, Turcios makes his UFC debut alongside his opponent and fellow TUF finalist Brady Hiestand.

Recent form: Ricky Turcios

Turcios last appeared at Fury FC 42, where he competed in a featherweight bout against Kaleb Petereit. He defeated Petereit by submission. The victory marked a return to the win column for Turcios.

Who is Brady Hiestand?

Brady Hiestand is a 22-year-old MMA fighter from the United States. He has a 5-1 professional MMA record and trains at Sikjitsu in Spokane, Washington.

Recent form: Brady Hiestand

Hiestand last appeared at Conquest of the Cage, defeating Shane Sargent via submission in a featherweight bout. This marked a return to the win column for Hiestand.

What are the betting odds for Ricky Turcios vs Brady Hiestand?

Turcios is the slight betting favorite at -160, while Hiestand is the +140 underdog. ​

A $160 bet on Turcios could net you a profit of $100, while a $100 bet on Hiestand could net you $140.


Andrea Petroski vs Micheal Gillmore

Who is Andre Petroski?

Andre Petroski is a 30-year-old MMA fighter from the United State and holds a 5-1 professional MMA record. Now fighting at the elite level, Petroski makes his UFC debut against Micheal Gillmore.

Recent form: Andre Petroski

In his last appearance, Petroski was defeated by Aaron Jeffery via KO /TKO at LFA 93 in a middleweight bout. Petroski was the underdog in that fight. with closing odds at +220. The loss snapped a 10-fight winning streak for Petroski.

Who is Micheal Gillmore?

Micheal Gillmore is a 34-year-old MMA fighter from the United States. He holds a 6-3 professional MMA record and trains at Murcielago MMA in Lansing, Michigan.

Recent form: Micheal Gillmore

Gillmore last appeared at WXC 86, where he defeated Perry Stargel in a middleweight bout by decision. The win extended his streak to 3 in a row.

What are the betting odds for Andre Petroski vs Micheal Gillmore?

Petroski is the heavy -480 betting favorite. A $480 on Petroski could net you a $100 profit.

Gillmore is a big underdog at +380. A $100 bet on Gillmore could net you a profit of $380.


Who is Vanessa Demopoulos?

Vanessa Demopoulos is a 32-year-old MMA fighter from the United States. She holds a 6-3 professional MMA record and trains at Black House MMA in Los Angeles, California.

Now fighting at the elite level, Demopoulos makes her UFC debut against JJ Aldrich.

Recent form: Vanessa Demopoulos

Demopoulos last appeared at LFA 103, defeating Cynthia Arceo via KO /TKO in a catchweight bout. Demopoulos entered the fight as a -205 moderate favorite. The win ended a 2-fight losing streak for Demopoulos.

Vanessa Demopoulos’s opponent is JJ Aldrich (9-4-0)

Demopoulos faces JJ Aldrich in her UFC octagon debut, in a flyweight bout.

What do we know about JJ Aldrich?

Aldrich last appeared at UFC Vegas 21, where she defeated Cortney Casey by decision. Aldrich entered the fight as a slight favorite (-150). The fight marked a return to the win column for Aldrich since her loss to Sabina Mazo at UFC 246.

What are the betting odds for JJ Aldrich vs Vanessa Demopoulos?

Demopoulos is a huge betting underdog at +280. A $100 bet on Demopoulos to win could net you a $280 payday.


Who is Mana Martinez?

Mana Martinez is a 25-year-old MMA fighter from the United States. He holds an 8-2-0 professional MMA record and trains at Metro Fight Club in Houston, Texas.

After a few canceled fights, Martinez makes his UFC debut against Guido Cannetti at UFC Vegas 35.

Recent form: Mana Martinez

Martinez last appeared at Fury FC 46, defeating Jose Johnson via KO /TKO in a bantamweight bout. With the win, Martinez extended his streak to 2 in a row.

Mana Martinez’s opponent is Guido Cannetti (8-5-0)

Martinez faces Guido Cannetti in his UFC octagon debut, in a bantamweight bout.

What do we know about Guido Cannetti?

In his last appearance in the Octagon, Cannetti was defeated by Danaa Batgerel via KO /TKO in a bantamweight bout at UFC 248. Cannetti was nearly even in the odds, closing at +110. The defeat extended his losing streak to 2 straight.

What are the betting odds for Mana Martinez vs Guido Cannetti?

Martinez is the moderate -305 betting favorite. A $305 bet on Martinez could net you a profit of $100.


UFC Vegas 35 is headlined by Edson Barboza vs Giga Chikadze and is scheduled to go down on August 28, 2021, 7:00 PM EDT.

Full UFC Vegas 35 card and bout order

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