UFC on ESPN 40: Battle vs Sato 08/06/2022 Analysis, Forecast and Spread

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UFC on ESPN 40 Battle vs Sato 08-06-2022 Analysis Forecast and Spread

UFC on ESPN 40: Battle vs Sato 08/06/2022 – The UFC on ESPN 40 will take place this week at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Top fighters will compete in this epic event and one of the most important battles will take place between Bryan Battle and Takashi Sato. The betting odds have opened up as bettors continue to place their bets on their favorite fighters. Battle will stand up against Sato in an entertaining Welterweight division battle. Both fighters are keen on improving their UFC record. The UFC picks app has predicted a win for Takashi Sato. The talented fighter is expected to win via decision.

UFC on ESPN 40: Battle vs Sato 08/06/2022

When: Saturday, August 6, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: ESPN+
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 40: Battle vs Sato 08/06/2022 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Bryan Battle -230 Takashi Sato +190

Bryan Battle

Bryan Battle will come into this fight with a record of 8-1-0. The fighter is still pretty new under the UFC banner but he has recorded only one defeat in his entire career. Battle will have a three-inch height advantage and an extra four-inch reach against Sato. The talented fighter has a great combination of fighting on his feet and on the ground. His Jiu-jitsu is sure to come in handy but the only issue is that Battle takes in extra shots and that might be an issue here. Battle has a 60 percent takedown defense and he has enough cardio to keep up with Sato.

Takashi Sato

Takashi Sato will come into this fight with a record of 16-5-0. He has more experience than Battle and he managed to take out some of the top fighters during his career. Sato is good at Jiu-jitsu and he has some good combinations. Sato recorded two epic knockouts against Ben Saunders and Jason Witt. He had tough competition against Belal Muhammad and Miguel Baeza. Sato had a big decision last January and he is predicted to win this fight.

Battle vs Sato Betting Numbers

Battle
Sato
Record 8-1-0 16-5-0
Last Fight Win Loss
Country USA Japan
Height 6′ 1″ 5′ 10″
Weight (lbs) 170 lbs. 170 lbs.
Reach (in) 77″ 73″
Win by KO/TKO 14% 73%
Win by Submission 57% 13%
Decisions 29% 13%
Strikes landed per minute 7.10 2.28
Striking accuracy 56% 38%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.58 4.16
Striking defense 40% 44%
Takedown average 1.35 0.35
Takedown accuracy 22% 50%
Takedown defense 55% 60%
Submission average 0.7 0.0

Battle vs Sato Betting Picks

The only issue in battle is that he takes in too much. Battle will need to stand up against Sato in all possible ways. The UFC predictions MMA junkie is looking at a victory for Takashi Sato in this epic fight.