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UFC 251: Volkanovski vs Holloway 07/11/2020 UFC Odds, Picks and Betting Predictions

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UFC 251 Volkanovski vs Holloway 07-11-2020 UFC Odds Picks and Betting Predictions

UFC 251: Volkanovski vs Holloway 07/11/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to start the month of July with a stacked fight card in UFC 251. This event will debut “Fight Island” that is located in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Saturday, July 11. Fans are prohibited from entering the island but they have the option to subscribe to UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View to see the fights. The main event will feature a title fight as Kamaru Usman defends his UFC Welterweight Championship against Jorge Masvidal. Co-headlining the fight card is featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski taking on former titleholder Max Holloway. In this blockbuster fight, Max Holloway is seen by UFC Live Betting as the best bet to win the fight against the defending champion Alex Volkanovski.

UFC 251: Volkanovski vs Holloway 07/11/2020

When: Saturday, July 11, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 251: Volkanovski vs Holloway 07/11/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Alexander Volkanovski -200 Max Holloway +170

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Alexander Volkanovski

Alexander Volkanovski is a 31-year-old fighter that came all the way from Windang, New South Wales in Australia. “The Great” stands at five-foot-six and trains at Freestyle Fighting Gym and City Kickboxing. Holds an impressive 16-1 professional MMA record with 11 wins via knockouts. Volkanovski entered the UFC in November 2016 during UFC Fight Night 101 and he went the next three years winning all his six fights. These fighters that crossed paths with Volkanovski were YusukeKasuya, Mizuto Hirota, Shane Young, Jeremy Kennedy, Darren Elkins and Chad Mendes. He earned a title shot after defeating Brazilian legendary fighter Jose Aldo in UFC 237. After a few months, he also defeated Max Holloway to claim the title UFC 245 in a very controversial victory through a unanimous decision.

Max Holloway

Max Holloway is a 28-year-old American fighter that hails from Waianae, Hawaii. “Blessed” is si five-foot-eleven and he belongs to the Gracie Technics and Hawaii Elite MMA fight team.  He currently has an MMA record of 21-5 with ten wins through knockouts. Holloway made it to the UFC roster in July 2011 as a young 19-year-old fighter but eventually lost to Dustin Poirer in his debut. He went on to win three consecutive and lost two fights after. Since then, he won 13 straight bouts including two wins over Jose Aldo in which he won the featherweight title in June 2017. He tried to go up in weight to challenge Dustin Porier but lost the fight once again. Before ending 2019, Holloway lost to Alexander Volkanovski via unanimous decision and he is itching to earn this rematch with him since then.

Volkanovski vs Holloway Betting Numbers

Record 21-1-0 21-5-0
Last Fight Win Loss
Country Australia United States
Height 5′ 6″ 5′ 11″
Weight (lbs) 145 145
Reach (inches) 71 69
Win by KO/TKO 52% 48%
Win by Submission 14% 10%
Decisions 33% 43%
Strikes landed per minute 6.15 6.66
Striking accuracy 57% 44%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.14 4.45
Striking defense 59% 62%
Takedown average 2.16 0.24
Takedown accuracy 34% 83%
Takedown defense 72% 85%
Submission average 0.4 0.4

Volkanovski vs Holloway Betting Picks

This fight promises a lot of fireworks but in this fight, UFC Live Betting sees the former champion Max Holloway taking back his title from Alexander Volkanovski. This fight will see both fighters trying to knock out each other but eventually will go to the judges’ decision.