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UFC Fight 271: Dobson vs Malkoun 02/12/2022 Picks, Predictions and Preview

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UFC Fight 271 Dobson vs Malkoun 02-12-2022 Picks Predictions and Preview

UFC Fight 271: Dobson vs Malkoun 02/12/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with another exciting fight card for the month with UFC 271 taking place this Saturday, February 12. This event will happen inside the halls of the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas in the United States. MMA fans can subscribe to either Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass to witness the matches. Israel Adesanya will be the biggest draw for this event and will be defending the middleweight title in the main event against Robert Whittaker. Another interesting middleweight matchup is on the undercard with Jacob Malkoun fighting AJ Dobson. It is forecasted in UFC fight odds that this will be a tight battle but AJ Dobson carries a small edge over Jacob Malkoun.

UFC Fight 271: Dobson vs Malkoun 02/12/2022

When:Saturday, February 12, 6:00 PM ET
Where:Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight 271: Dobson vs Malkoun 02/12/2022 Odds

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FighterOddsFighterOdds
A.J. Dobson-112Jacob Malkoun-108

A.J. Dobson

AJ Dobson is a 30-year-old fighter and his hometown is located in Powell, Ohio in the United States. He has been busy polishing his MMA skills at the Strong Style Fight Team and will represent them in this match. Dobson stands at six-foot-two and he has been naturally competing at the middleweight division. He will be making his UFC debut carrying an undefeated record of 6-0. Half of those wins came from knockouts. This fighter just earned his UFC Contract after winning via rear-naked submission over Hashem Arkhagha in Dana White’s Contender Series. Prior to making the UFC roster, he has competed in Honor FC and KOTC.

Jacob Malkoun

Jacob Malkoun goes by the ring name as the “Mamba” and this fighter came all the way from Sydney, New South Wales in Australia. His representation in his professional bouts is handled by PMA Super Martial Arts.  Malkoun is just at his prime at 26 years old and he is a six-foot-one middleweight fighter. This fighter has only lost once in six professional bouts and more than half of his wins were won by decisions. After losing his debut fight against Phil Hawes in UFC 254, Malkoun scored his first win in the organization against Abdul Razak Alhassan just this April 2021. That fight resulted in a unanimous decision win by Malkoun.

Dobson vs Malkoun Betting Numbers

Dobson
Malkoun
Record6-0-0 (1 NC)5-1-0
Last FightWinWin
CountryUnited StatesAustralia
Height6’1″5’9″
Weight (lbs)185185
Reach (in)7673
Win by KO/TKO50%40%
Win by Submission33%0%
Decisions17%60%
Strikes landed per minute8.971.76
Striking accuracy56%47%
Striking absorbed per minute1.841.83
Striking defense55%51%
Takedown average3.457.84
Takedown accuracy50%0%
Takedown defense0%0%
Submission average3.502.00

Dobson vs Malkoun Betting Picks

This is the hardest match to call in the entire fight card but with the small sample size that A.J. Dobson showed, the best online sportsbook sees him finishing this matchup against Jacob Malkoun with a knockout by the second round.