Candelario vs Taira Fight Info, Date & Time
UFC Vegas 54 — Preliminary Card Flyweight Bout
Carlos "The Cannon" Candelario (8-1-0, 2 KO's, 3 Submissions) vs. Tatsuro Taira (10-0-0, 3 KO's, 5 Submissions)
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2022
Fight Time: This will be one of the fights on the preliminary card, which begins at 4:30 p.m. EST.
Venue: UFC APEX — Las Vegas, NV
Coverage: ESPN+, ESPN
Candelario vs Taira Odds & Betting Info
All UFC Vegas 54 odds, lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
- Carlos Candelario: (+235)
- Tatsuro Taira: (-290)
- Draw: (+5000)
Method of Victory:
- Candelario by KO/TKO: (+950)
- Candelario by Points: (+410)
- Candelario by Submission: (+1500)
- Taira by KO/TKO: (+440)
- Taira by Points: (+250)
- Taira by Submission: (+200)
Candelario vs Taira Prediction
UFC Vegas 54 Candelario-Taira prediction is from Tapology Fight Predictions.
Winner: Tatsuro Taira (90%)
Method of Victory: Submission (68%)
Candelario vs Taira Betting Trends & Stats
- Carlos Candelario lost to Victor Altamirano, by decision, in his last fight on Aug. 31, 2021.
- Tatsuro Taira defeated Alfredo Muaiad, by submission, in his last fight on Nov. 6, 2021.
- Candelario averages 4.37 strikes landed per minute with a 50% accuracy rate.
- This fight will be Taira's UFC debut.
- Candelario averages 4.17 significant strikes absorbed per minute with a 46% defense rate.
- Taira has won each of his last three fights by submission.
- Candelario averages 2.50 takedowns per 15 minutes.
- Seven of Taira's 10 career fights have ended in the first round.
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