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UFC 251: Amirkhani vs Henry 07/11/2020 UFC Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC 251 Amirkhani vs Henry 07-11-2020 UFC Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC 251: Amirkhani vs Henry 07/11/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is pulling no punches as they will start the month of July with a stacked fight card in UFC 251 this coming Saturday, July 11. This event will happen in Yas Island, more known right now as “Fight Island”, and it is located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Viewing options for the fans will include subscription from Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. The main card will include three title fights and some interesting top contenders battling to go up higher in the ranking. The preliminary card also can hold up as two featherweights hold an intriguing matchup with Danny Henry taking on Makwan Amirkhani. Looking into this matchup, UFC Parlay Betting sees Amirkhani owning the slight upper hand over Danny Henry.

UFC 251: Amirkhani vs Henry 07/11/2020

When: Saturday, July 11, 6:00 PM ET
Where: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 251: Amirkhani vs Henry 07/11/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Makwan Amirkhani -200 Danny Henry +160

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Makwan Amirkhani

Makwan Amirkhani is a 31-year-old featherweight fighter that came all the way from Turku, Finland. He holds a professional MMA record of 15-4 and 10 of his wins are from submissions. He is known as “Mr. Finland” in the cage and he trains at the SBG Ireland fight team. Amirkhani made his UFC debut back in January 2015. He immediately created an impact on the organization as he prevailed in his first three matches. He tasted his first loss against Arnold Allen in UFC Fight Night 107 and it was through a controversial split decision. After tasting his first loss in the UFC, he went on to win his next two fights against Jason Knight and Chris Fishgold. His last match was back in November 2019 as he lost to Shane Burgos in UFC 244 via TKO in the third round.

Danny Henry

Danny Henry is a 31-year-old fighter that resides in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is dubbed as “The Hatchet” and hones his skills at the Higher Level Martial Arts. his professional MMA record now stands at 12-3 with 10 of his wins split to knockouts and submissions. Henry is a standout fighter at Extreme Fighting Championship and during his tenure there, he only lost once. Earning his stripes to make it to the UFC, he won his first fight against Daniel Teymur back in July 2017 at UFC Fight Night 127. He went on to win his next fight against Hakeem Dawodu in UFC Fight Night 127 through guillotine choke. In his last bout, Henry lost to Dan Ige in UFC Fight Night 147 via rear-naked choke in the first round.

Amirkhani vs Henry Betting Numbers

Amirkhani
Henry
Record 15-4-0 12-3-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country Finland Scotland
Height 5′ 10″ 6′ 0″
Weight (lbs) 145 145
Reach (inches) 72 73
Win by KO/TKO 7% 42%
Win by Submission 67% 42%
Decisions 27% 17%
Strikes landed per minute 1.6 5
Striking accuracy 47% 53%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.77 4.84
Striking defense 50% 44%
Takedown average 3.39 0.89
Takedown accuracy 34% 33%
Takedown defense 57% 66%
Submission average 1.5 2.7

Amirkhani vs Henry Betting Picks

Both fighters are coming from tough losses but with the way Amirkhani has bounced back in his recent fights, he gets the nod by Best Sportsbook Online. It will be close but putting your bet in Henry is a reasonable risk as well.