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UFC on ESPN 36: Blachowicz vs Rakic 05/14/2022 Betting Predictions, Preview and Fight Analysis

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UFC on ESPN 36 Blachowicz vs Rakic 05-14-2022 Betting Predictions Preview and Fight Analysis

UFC on ESPN 36: Blachowicz vs Rakic 05/14/2022 – The UFC fight night has arrived and the main event is all set to take place with an exciting battle between Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakic. The UFC picks tonight are available online as these top fighters clash in a heavyweight fight.  Both fighters have a decent fighting record but only one will walk out of the ring with a victory. Jan Blachowicz is the former champion and the No. 1 ranked contender. Blachowicz will take on the No. 3 ranked contender Aleksandar Rakic. Both fighters have excellent skills and they are going to make this bout an interesting one for bettors. According to the experts, Rakic is predicted as the underdog. Rakic is a tough fighter, but not as tough as Blachowicz and the odds are against Rakic to win this find.

UFC on ESPN 36: Blachowicz vs Rakic 05/14/2022

When:Saturday, May 14, 10:00 PM ET
Where:UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 36: Blachowicz vs Rakic 05/14/2022 Odds

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FighterOddsFighterOdds
Jan Blachowicz+173Aleksandar Rakic-205

Main Card

Jan Blachowicz

Jan Blachowicz is one of the toughest fighters in the light heavyweight division who ranks first. The Polish fighter was the former champion and is holding a record of 28-9-0. Blachowicz is 1.88 meters in height and weighs 93 kilograms. With a reach of 198.1 cm, the 39-year-old fighter is a tough opponent for Rakic. Blachowicz is not too good on the ground and that might be a weakness against Rakic. Getting a knockout in this game might be a tough call. When it comes to submission, Blachowicz is holding a 9-2 professional record. The talented fighter came in impressive victories against Anderson, Reyes, and Adesanya. However, he failed to get past Teixeira. Blachowicz has also defeated stronger fighters than Rakic and he’s favored to win this fight.

Aleksandar Rakic

Aleksandar Rakic climbed up the ladder with great effort and he has been an incredible fighter. Rakic defeated some top fighters and is holding a record of 14-2-0. Rakic has also won against several fighters and is holding a 6-1 record in the octagon. His only defeat came in via split decision against the former challenger Volkan Oezdemir. Rakic has an advantage with age but Blachowicz has the experience. The 30-year-old Rakic has the same reach as Blachowicz and will try to make the best use of his skills. The Serbian mixed martial artist has also participated in the Final Fight Championship in Austria. Rakic has a background in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is not going to give up this fight with ease. However, he will need to use a few surprising techniques if he wants to take out Blachowicz in this fight.

Blachowicz vs Rakic Betting Numbers

Blachowicz
Rakic
Record28-9-014-2-0
Last FightLossWin
CountryPolandAustria
Height6’2″6’4″
Weight (lbs)205 lbs205 lbs
Reach (in)78″78″
Win by KO/TKO29%64%
Win by Submission32%7%
Decisions39%29%
Strikes landed per minute3.594.23
Striking accuracy49%52%
Striking absorbed per minute2.792.23
Striking defense53%52%
Takedown average1.140.75
Takedown accuracy53%25%
Takedown defense65%90%
Submission average0.20.2

Blachowicz vs Rakic Betting Picks

The online UFC betting picks are in favor of Blachowicz to win this battle. Rakic is a tough fighter, but experience is the key to success in this game. The odds favor Blachowicz to win this fight.