UFC 253: Reyes vs Blachowicz 09/26/2020 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC 253 Reyes vs Blachowicz 09-26-2020 Picks Predictions and Previews

UFC 253: Reyes vs Blachowicz 09/26/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to have their best and most stacked fight card for this month in UFC 253 which will commence this Saturday, September 26. This event will be held in “Fight Island” or better known as the Flash Forum, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Options to watch the fights are through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. The biggest draw will be Israel Adesanya defending his UFC Middleweight Championship against Paulo Costa. The co-main event is also another title fight with  Dominick Reyes taking on Jan Blachowicz battling for the vacant light heavyweight championship. A champion will be crowned after this fight and UFC Betting Odds see Dominick Reyes taking the title over Jan Blachowicz.

UFC 253: Reyes vs Blachowicz 09/26/2020

When: Saturday, September 26, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Flash Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 253: Reyes vs Blachowicz 09/26/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Dominick Reyes -280 Jan Blachowicz +220

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Dominick Reyes

Dominick Reyes is a 30-year-old American fighter that hails from Victorville, California. He is known as “The Devastator” stands at six-foot-four and this natural light heavyweight trains at the Cage Combat Academy. Reyes now has an impressive professional MMA record of 12-1 with seven knockouts under his name and also registered two submission victories. He came to the UFC in June 2017 and in his seven fights in the organization, he only lost once. His last match happened in UFC 247where he was an undefeated fighter that given a title shot against Jon “Bones Jones. He took one of the best MMA fighters in history to a full five rounds but lost in the eyes of all the judges. 

Jan Blachowicz

Jan Blachowicz is a 37-year-old MMA veteran fighter and he came all the way from Cieszyn, Poland. He has been fighting ever since at the light heavyweight division and this six-foot-two fighter polishes his cage skills at the WCA Fight Team. Blachowicz now owns a 26-8 professional MMA record and he has seven knockouts, nine submissions and ten decision victories. Since coming to the UFC since October 2014, he already had 14 fights and won nine of them. He is now on a three-fight winning streak and his last fight happened in UFC Fight Night 167 just this February 2020. He was put inside the same cage against Corey Anderson where he knocked him out with a devastating punch.

Reyes vs Blachowicz Betting Numbers

Record 12-1-0 26-8-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country USA Poland
Height 6’4″ 6’2″
Weight (lbs) 205 lbs 205 lbs
Reach (inches) 77″ 78″
Win by KO/TKO 58% 27%
Win by Submission 17% 35%
Decisions 25% 38%
Strikes landed per minute 4.88 3.45
Striking accuracy 49% 48%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.00 2.77
Striking defense 48% 54%
Takedown average 0.24 1.16
Takedown accuracy 16% 52%
Takedown defense 82% 65%
Submission average 0.20 0.30

Reyes vs Blachowicz Betting Picks

In this fight, the younger Dominick Reyes according to Top Online Sportsbook should be the best bet two take home the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Jan Blachowicz. Only losing to the best fighter in the world, Reyes should take this win and earn it by a knockout.