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UFC 251: Yan vs Aldo 07/11/2020 UFC Predictions, Previews and Betting Spread

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UFC 251 Yan vs Aldo 07-11-2020 UFC Predictions Previews and Betting Spread

UFC 251: Yan vs Aldo 07/11/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship will hold their first fight in “Fight Island” in style as they will hold a stacked fight card in UFC 251 this Saturday, July 11. This media-hyped island is located in Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. To watch the fights, the option to subscribe in Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass is available to MMA fans. Three title fights are slated for this event and it includes putting the vacant bantamweight championship up for grabs as former champion Jose Aldo will step in the cage along with Petr Yan. Future UFC Hall of Famer Jose Aldo is expected to return and secure this vacant belt against Petr Yan as seen by UFC Vegas Odds.

UFC 251: Yan vs Aldo 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: Yan vs Aldo 07/11/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Petr Yan -250 Jose Aldo +200

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Petr Yan

Petr Yan is a 27-year-old fighter that came all the way from Yekaterinburg, Omsk in Russia. “No Mercy” is five-foot-seven and he trains at the Archangel Michael Club fight team. He owns a very impressive 14-1 professional MMA record with half of his wins through decisions. Yan made his way to the UFC just in June 2019 and went in the octagon for the first time to battle with Teruto Ishihara. He made quite an impact as he defeated Ishihara in the first round by way of knockout. He has gone to a six-fight winnings streak since then and has never tasted a loss inside the UFC octagon. His last registered fight was in December 2019 and Yan defeated a veteran fighter Urijah Faber via head kick in the third round.

Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo is a 33-year-old Brazillian fighter that came from Manaus, Amazonas. “Junior” is hailed as one of the best fighters in his era and he trains at the Nova Uniao fight team. He currently has a 28-6 professional MMA record with 17 knockouts under his name. Aldo has entered the UFC in April 2011 with only one defeat in his record. In his debut, he was already the inaugural UFC featherweight champion and successfully defended the title seven times and disposed of the likes of Frankie Edgar, Chad Mendes, Ricardo Lamas and “The Korean Zombie. He lost the title to Conor McGregor in December 2015 and since then he lost four of his next seven fights. He is on a two-fight losing streak and his last registered match was in December 2019 against Marlon Moraes via split decision.

Yan vs Aldo Betting Numbers

Record 14-1-0 28-6-0
Last Fight Win Loss
Country Russia Brazil
Height 5′ 7″ 5′ 7″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (inches) 67 70
Win by KO/TKO 43% 61%
Win by Submission 7% 4%
Decisions 50% 36%
Strikes landed per minute 5.65 3.47
Striking accuracy 46% 44%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.15 3.18
Striking defense 67% 65%
Takedown average 1.73 0.64
Takedown accuracy 53% 65%
Takedown defense 87% 91%
Submission average 0.2 0.1

Yan vs Aldo Betting Picks

This fight between Jose Aldo and Petr Yan promises an action-packed match that will showcase what technical MMA is about. It is seen by Online Betting that putting your faith in Aldo to get back into winning form is a safer choice.