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UFC 272: Elliot vs Ulanbekov 03/05/2022 Fight Analysis, Spread and Best Forecast

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UFC 272 Elliot vs Ulanbekov 03-05-2022 Fight Analysis Spread and Best Forecast

UFC 272: Elliot vs Ulanbekov 03/05/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is holding no punches as they intend to start the month with the loudest noise as UFC 272 takes place this Saturday, March 5. This event will happen inside the halls of the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMA fans can treat themselves with a UFC Fight Pass and Pay Per View subscription to witness the bouts. Colby Covington is going to be the biggest attraction as he takes on Jorge Masvidal in the main event. The undercard will feature Tim Elliot going up against Tagir Ulanbekov in an interesting lightweight battle. According to UFC betting lines, Tim Elliot is going to be the riskier pick to take against Tagir Ulanbekov.

UFC 272: Elliot vs Ulanbekov 03/05/2022

When:Saturday, March 5, 6:00 PM ET
Where:T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC 272: Elliot vs Ulanbekov 03/05/2022 Odds

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Tim Elliot+180Tagir Ulanbekov-220

Tim Elliot

Tim Elliot is a veteran MMA fighter at 35 years old and he came all the way from Lee’s Summit in Missouri, United States. He has been representing Glory MMA & Fitness in his professional bouts. Elliot stands at five-foot-seven and he carries a professional MMA record of 17-12 heading to this next fight. His victories are divided into eight decisions, six submissions, and three knockouts. After winning his two matches against Ryan Benoit and Jordan Espinosa, Elliot experienced another loss and this time at the hands of Matheus Nicolau in UFC Fight Night 194 just this October 2021.

Tagir Ulanbekov

Tagir Ulanbekov is a 30-year-old fighter and his hometown is from Makhachkala, Dagestan in Russia. This fighter has been sharpening his fighting skills at the Eagles MMA which is owned by Khabib Nurmagomedov. Ulanbekov stands at five-foot-six and he has only lost once in 15 professional matches at the lightweight division. A dozen of his victories are split between six submissions and six decisions. He also has two knockout wins under his name. This is going to be the third fight of Ulanbekov in the UFC. His debut was against Bruno Silva and the most recent matchup was a very tight split decision win against Allan Nascimento in UFC 267.

Elliot vs Ulanbekov Betting Numbers

Last FightLossWin
CountryUnited StatesRussia
Weight (lbs)125125
Reach (in)6667
Win by KO/TKO18%14%
Win by Submission35%43%
Strikes landed per minute3.452.13
Striking accuracy44%39%
Striking absorbed per minute2.632.40
Striking defense57%52%
Takedown average3.794.50
Takedown accuracy45%56%
Takedown defense56%55%
Submission average1.100.50

Elliot vs Ulanbekov Betting Picks

This is youth vs experience once again with Tim Elliot being the riskier pick in the online sportsbook against the rising Tagir Ulanbekov. This should be Ulanbekov’s first submission win in the UFC.