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UFC 251: Dos Santos vs Salikhov 07/11/2020 UFC Odds, Picks and Betting Predictions

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UFC 251 Dos Santos vs Salikhov 07-11-2020 UFC Odds Picks and Betting Predictions

UFC 251: Dos Santos vs Salikhov 07/11/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is creating one of the most stacked fight cards in their recent history with UFC 251. It will happen in Yas Island, aka “Fight Island” located in Abu Dhabi, UAE on Saturday, July 11. This event will be off-limits to an audience but fight fans can still catch the action through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. This event is headlined by three title fights but other matches in the main card can also stand up to its own. One of them is a welterweight bout between Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos entering the cage against Muslim Salikhov. This is expected to be close but according to UFC Parlay Betting gives Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos the edge over Muslim Salikhov.

UFC 251: Dos Santos vs Salikhov 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: Dos Santos vs Salikhov 07/11/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos -110 Muslim Salikhov -120

Main Card

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos is a 33-year-old Brazilian fighter that made Francisco Deltrao, Parana his hometown. “Capoeira” stands at five-foot-eleven and stables at the CM System fight team. He holds an impressive 22-6 professional MMA record with 14 wins via KO. Dos Santos has been in the UFC since May 2015 but after losing his debut match, he went on to win his next seven fights. His wins include prevailing over fighters such as Omari Akhmedov, Lyman Good, Max Griffin, Luigi Vendramini and Curtis Millender. He tasted another loss in the UFC and it was just in August 2019 against Jingliang Li as he got knocked out in the third round. His last fight was against Alexey Kunchenko just this March 2020 and he won via unanimous decision.

Muslim Salikhov

Muslim Salikhov is a 36-year-old fighter that came from Buynaksk, Dagestan in Russia. He is known as the “King of Kung Fu” and trains at the Fighting Eagle stable. His professional MMA record is now at 16-2 with 12 wins earned by way of knockout. Salikhov has been creating waves in multiple MMA organizations such as Kunlun Fight, Superstar Fight, Cage Fighting, BFFC, WIN FC among others. He made his UFC debut but was brought down to reality after he was taken down via rear-naked choke in the second round by Alex Garcia. After tasting his first loss in the UFC, he went on to win his next three bouts. Two of them were knockouts and the latest was in UFC Fight Night 162 as he prevailed over Laureano Starpolio via unanimous decision.

Dos Santos vs Salikhov Betting Numbers

Dos Santos
Record 22-6-0 16-2-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil Russia
Height 5′ 11″ 5′ 11″
Weight (lbs) 170 170
Reach (inches) 73 70
Win by KO/TKO 64% 75%
Win by Submission 14% 13%
Decisions 23% 13%
Strikes landed per minute 4.17 2.92
Striking accuracy 39% 46%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.13 1.97
Striking defense 59% 68%
Takedown average 0.65 1.22
Takedown accuracy 20% 42%
Takedown defense 48% 72%
Submission average 0.5 0

Dos Santos vs Salikhov Betting Picks

This fight promises to be full of action but the vast experience of Elizeau Zaleskei dos Santos in the UFC, Online Sports Betting sees him carrying the advantage over Mulsim Salikhov. Both fighters are very technical in their moves but expect this to end early.