UFC ON ESPN 50: Boser vs Camur 08/05/2023 – Light heavyweight fighters Tanner Boser and Aleksa Camur square off in a three-round encounter that is part of the UFC on ESPN 50 main card. The clash is slated to take place at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, on Saturday, August 5. Matches in this card will begin at 9:00 PM ET with ESPN+ covering them on live television and UFC Fight Pass featuring the matchups for live streaming subscribers. Both fighters are trying to avoid a third straight setback and a win will revitalize their UFC careers.
Boser is coming off successive defeats to Rodrigo Nascimento and Ion Cutelaba. Camur, meanwhile, lost his fights against William Knight and Nicolae Negumereanu after kicking off his mixed martial arts journey with six straight wins. Online MMA oddsmakers see this encounter as a dogfight as both individuals are determined to notch a win to halt their losing skid and secure more matches in the future.
UFC ON ESPN 50: Boser vs Camur 08/05/2023
|When:||Saturday, August 5, 9:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee, USA|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
UFC ON ESPN 50: Boser vs Camur 08/05/2023 Odds
After having a promising start to his UFC career where he went 3-1, Boser (20-10-1, 4-5 UFC), all of a sudden, struggled in his next five fights, going 1-4. This includes a technical knockout loss to Cutelaba in April in his first fight as a light heavyweight in nine years. The Bonnyville, Alberta native needs to step up a notch in his next fight to revitalize his career in the UFC. The 31-year-old Boser has a two-inch height advantage and 1 1/2-inch edge in reach that he can use in setting up his strikes during the fight.
Boser has earned 11 knockout and two submission victories in his career. Most of his losses were by decision (eight), meaning he can tough it out and last the distance during fights. He prefers to stand and bang with his opponent as evidenced by his low takedown rate. Boser has not been successful in any takedown tries but was able to stop 61% of the attempts launched by his foes. He has yet attempt any submission maneuver in the UFC. Boser has the propensity to deliver effective punches and kicks that can rock or knock down his opponents. He has a significant strike success rate of 51% and landed an average of 4.17 strikes per minute. His defense against strikes is above average at 60% and has absorbed 2.47 strikes per minute.
The Sarajevo-born Aleksa Camur (6-2, 1-2 UFC) had a hot start to his mixed martial arts career, winning his first six matches, including a unanimous decision win over Justin Ledet in his UFC debut on January 18, 2020. The 27-year-old fighter stumbled in his next two fights, picking up tough decision losses to Knight and Negumereanu. He returns to the octagon in over two years with the hope of stopping the two-fight losing skid that would open new beginnings in the UFC. Camur, who now resides in Ohio, comes in at a disadvantage in height and reach but he hopes to cancel that out with his firing determination to pick up the win.
Camur enters the fight against Boser with a significant strike accuracy rate of 59% and an average of 4.78 strikes per minute. His defense rate is 60% and has absorbed 3.15 strikes per minute. In terms of grappling, the American has an average of 0.59 takedowns per 15 minutes and has a 25% proficiency rate. He has stopped 50% of the takedown attempts against him and has yet to connect any submission maneuver in his UFC fights. Camur has five knockout finishes and his two losses were by decision.
Boser vs Camur Betting Numbers
|Win by KO/TKO||55%||83%|
|Win by Submission||10||0%|
|Strikes landed per minute||N/A||N/A|
|Striking absorbed per minute||N/A||N/A|
Boser vs Camur Betting Picks
Boser and Camur are determined to stop their two-fight slide to make themselves relevant again in the UFC. Experts who base their picks on the free-flowing sports betting lines online give the Canadian Boser a slight advantage due to his vast experience in the MMA. Camur expected rusty in first minutes after two-year break from fighting. Boser is seen to take advantage of his rival’s predicament and will go all out for the win. The fight could go to the scorecards as both fighters are durable and has rarely been knocked out. Going for Boser in this fight is the better choice but picking the underdog. Camur is not bad either despite the two-year hiatus that might affect him at the start.