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UFC on ESPN 14: Chimaev vs McKee 07/25/2020 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC on ESPN 14 Chimaev vs McKee 07-25-2020 Picks Predictions and Previews

UFC on ESPN 14: Chimaev vs McKee 07/25/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is wrapping up their month of July in “Fight Island” with 15 fights slated at UFC on ESPN 14. This event will commence this Saturday, July 25  at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Viewing options include getting subscriptions in UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View. The main draw for this day is Robert Whittaker testing the skills of Darren Till and the winner will move forward to battle the current UFC middleweight champion. Another welterweight matchup is slated to happen and this will be Khamzat Chimaev going up against Rhys McKee. In this matchup, Khamzat Chimaev is coming in with the highest winning probability in UFC Betting Odds against heavy underdog Rhys McKee.

UFC on ESPN 14: Chimaev vs McKee 07/25/2020

When: Saturday, July 25, 11:00 PM ET
Where: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 14: Chimaev vs McKee 07/25/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Khamzat Chimaev Rhys McKee

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Khamzat Chimaev

Khamzat Chimaev is a young 26-year-old middleweight fighter that came all the way from Stockholm, Sweden. Standing at six-foot-two, he trains at the All-Stars Training Center fight team. His professional fighting record is an unblemished 7-0 with four wins through knockouts. Chimaev made his UFC debut just this July 15, 2020, in UFC on ESPN 13 and impresses by putting down John Phillips in a rare brabo choke in the second round. He is now fighting 10 days after his UFC debut against Rhys McKee. Prior coming to coming to the UFC, he was a standout fighter in Brave CF and won all his four bouts there to earn his roster spot at the most prestigious MMA organization in the world. During his tenure, three of his four knockouts came in Brave CF.

Rhys McKee

Rhys McKee is a very young 24-year-old welterweight fighter and he came from Ballymena in Northern Ireland. His ring name is known as the “Skeletor” and he polishes his skills at the Next Generation Northwestern Ireland. McKee is set to make his UFC debut in this fight against Khamzat Chimaev in UFC on ESPN 14. Prior to making it to the world’s biggest MMA organization, he is coming in with a 10-2 professional MMA record with seven wins earned through knockouts. His last three fights were in Cage Warriors and all of them are victories. His last registered fight was in November 2019 in Cage Warriors 110 and he knocked out Hakon Foss in just over the first minute of the first round.

Chimaev vs McKee Betting Numbers

Record 7-0-0 10-2-1
Last Fight Win Win
Country Sweden Northern Ireland
Height 6′ 2″ 6′ 2″
Weight (lbs) 170 170
Reach (inches) 75
Win by KO/TKO 57% 70%
Win by Submission 43% 30%
Decisions 0% 0%
Strikes landed per minute 6.94 0
Striking accuracy 82% 0%
Striking absorbed per minute 0.16 0
Striking defense 50% 0%
Takedown average 4.84 0
Takedown accuracy 100% 0%
Takedown defense 0% 0%
Submission average 2.4 0

Chimaev vs McKee Betting Picks

Just going to his second fight in just 10 days, the odds are even wider for Khamzat Chimaev as given by Relentless Sportsbook. Expect Chimaev to come out with a victory and it could be over early in the match.