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UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Volkov Betting Preview

The upcoming UFC Fight Night has a handful of betting opportunities as well as some interesting matchups. The June 20 card is headlined by the main event between Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov.

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Blaydes vs. Volkov

Curtis “Razor” Blaydes (13-2-0) is moving in closer to that number one spot in the heavyweight division, as he is currently ranked the third best. He has 10 wins by knockout and three by decision.

Key Stats

  • Striking accuracy of 51 percent
  • Grappling accuracy of 56 percent
  • Lands 3.74 significant strikes a minute and absorbing 1.86
  • Significant strike defense of 57 percent
  • Takedown defense at 25 percent
  • Averages 6.63 takedowns every 15 minutes

Alexander “Drago” Volkov (31-7-0) Volkov is a little behind Blaydes in the rankings but is seventh in the heavyweight division. He has 20 wins by knockout, three by submission, and eight by decision.

Key Stats

  • Striking accuracy of 60 percent
  • Grappling accuracy of 75 percent
  • Lands 6.19 significant strikes a minute and absorbs 3.30
  • Takedown defense at 76 percent
  • Significant strike defense at 58 percent
  • Averages one takedown per 15 minutes

Odds For This Event

  • Blaydes: -335
  • Volkov: +251

* odds are subject to change

Emmett vs. Burgos

Josh Emmett (15-2-0) has been making positive moves and is the eighth-best fighter in the featherweight division. His resume shows seven wins by decision, six by knockout, and two by submission.

Key Stats

  • Striking accuracy of 37 percent
  • Grappling accuracy of 45 percent
  • Lands 3.63 significant strikes a minute while absorbing 3.26
  • Significant strike defense at 68 percent
  • Takedown defense of 50 percent
  • Averages 1.50 takedowns and 0.17 submissions every 15 minutes

Shane “Hurricane” Burgos (13-1-0) is slightly behind Emmett in the rankings, as he is 10th in the featherweight division. His resume shows five wins by knockout, five by submission, and three by decision.

Key Stats

  • Striking accuracy of 48 percent
  • Grappling accuracy at 100 percent (two out of two recorded)
  • Lands 7.06 significant strikes a minute and absorbs 6.14
  • Significant strike defense at 62 percent
  • Takedown defense at 94 percent
  • Averages 0.43 takedowns and 0.22 submissions every 15 minutes

Odds For This Event

  • Emmett: +115
  • Burgos: -135

* odds are subject to change

Pennington vs. Reneau

Raquel “Rocky” Pennington (10-9-0) is ranked sixth in the women’s bantamweight division. Her resume shows three wins by submission, six by decision, and one by knockout.

Key Stats

  • Striking accuracy of 47 percent
  • Grappling accuracy of 28 percent
  • Lands 3.42 Significant strikes a minute while absorbing 3.31.
  • Takedown defense at 65 percent
  • Significant strike defense at 63
  • Averages 1.16 takedowns and 0.95 submissions every 15 minutes

Marion “The Belizean Bruiser” Reneau (9-5-1) is currently ranked 10th in the women’s bantamweight division. She has five wins by knockout, three by submission, and one by decision.

Key Stats

  • Striking accuracy at 42 percent
  • Grappling accuracy at 62 percent
  • Lands 3.46 significant strikes a minute and absorbs 2.93
  • Takedown defense at 51 percent
  • Significant strike defense at 65 percent
  • Averages 0.35 takedowns and 1.05 submissions every 15 minutes

Odds For This Event

  • Pennington: -150
  • Reneau: +130

* odds are subject to change

Muhammad vs. Good

Belal “Remember The Name” Muhammad (16-3-0) has been successful so far in the welterweight division. He has one win by submission, 11 by decision, and four by knockout.

Key Stats

  • Forty-two percent striking accuracy
  • Thirty-two percent grappling accuracy
  • Lands 4.37 significant strikes a minute and absorbs 3.81
  • Eighty-three percent takedown defense
  • Sixty percent significant strike defense
  • Averages 2.15 takedowns and 0.23 submissions every 15 minutes

Lyman “Cyborg” Good (21-5-0) has been steadily racking up wins in the welterweight division. He has 11 wins by knockout, three by submission, and seven by decision.

Key Stats

  • Forty-nine percent striking accuracy
  • One-hundred percent (only one of one successful) grappling accuracy
  • Lands 5.32 significant strikes a minute and absorbs 3.46
  • Seventy-five percent takedown defense
  • Sixty-seven percent significant strike defense
  • Averages 0.38 takedowns per 15 minutes

Odds For This Event

  • Muhammad: -135
  • Good: +105

* odds are subject to change

Miller vs. Roberts

Jim “A-10” Miller (31-14-0) has had great success in the lightweight division. His record shows 17 wins by submission, 10 by decision, and four by knockout.

Key Stats

  • Striking accuracy of 41 percent
  • Grappling accuracy of 42 percent
  • Lands 2.83 significant strikes a minute while absorbing 3.02
  • Takedown defense of 47 percent
  • Significant strike defense of 59 percent.
  • Averages 1.69 takedowns and 1.87 submissions every 15 minutes

Roosevelt “The Predator” Roberts (11-1-0) has been tearing it up in the lightweight division. His record shows three wins by knockout, five by submission, and two by decision.

Key Stats

  • Striking accuracy of 46 percent
  • Grappling accuracy of 50 percent
  • 2.88 significant strikes a minute and absorbs 2.54
  • Takedown defense at 59 percent
  • Significant strike defense at 54 percent
  • Averages 1.29 takedowns and 1.03 submissions every 15 minutes

Odds For This Event

  • Miller: +204
  • Roberts: -250

* odds are subject to change

Potential Picks That Could Win

  • Blaydes
  • Burgos
  • Pennington
  • Good
  • Roberts

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