Jul 27, 2019; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Gillian Robertson (red gloves) defeats Sarah Frota (blue gloves) during UFC 240 at Rogers Place. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Stream live sports and ESPN originals on ESPN+ for only $4.99 a month. Start your 7-day free trial today!

 

Name: Gillian Robertson

Opponent: Maycee Barber

Odds: +125 (bet $100 to win $125)

 

The hype behind Maycee Barber is similar to that of Sage Northcutt when he first made his debut. Being as young as she is and as a longtime practitioner of several martial arts, she has a promising future (as her nickname may suggest).

However, in her last bout, she was outworked on her feet by JJ Aldrich. Eventually, she used her power to work in the clinch and get a knee for the knockdown for the comeback win. In this bout, that work in the clinch isn’t something she’s going to want. She’ll want to keep the fight at range as long as possible. But like her last fight, all of her fights in the UFC, and several of those outside of it, she’s relied on her top game and clinch work.

If she goes to where she finishes the majority of her fight, she’ll be walking right into Din Thomas’s gameplan for the fight, which could be the first big mistake of her career.

 

Gillian Robertson vs Maycee Barber odds - BestFightOdds

Record: 11-22
Earnings (based on $100 bet/event): $-515
Return on Investment: -16%

2018 Record: 18-19 (+26%)

Shop all things UFC at Amazon!

(The MMA Manifesto is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com)


View the original article on MMA Manifesto: The Livest Dog at UFC Boston: Gillian Robertson