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UFC 259: Cruz vs Kenney 03/06/2021 Fight Analysis, Forecast and Tips

UFC 259: Cruz vs Kenney 03/06/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to hold their deepest fight card for the year with UFC 259 happening this Saturday, March 6. This will be held in the closed-door location at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass subscriptions are the best way to enjoy the matches. The main event will have UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz defending his title against middleweight titleholder Israel Adesanya. Former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is on the main card as well against Casey Kenney. Casey Kenney is steadily climbing the bantamweight ranking and he is the favored fighter in UFC top bets to win over former champion Dominick Cruz.

UFC 259: Cruz vs Kenney 03/06/2021

When:Saturday, March 6, 8:00 PM ET
Where:UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC 259: Cruz vs Kenney 03/06/2021 Odds

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Dominick Cruz+115Casey Kenney-135

Dominick Cruz

Dominick Cruz has been carrying an interesting ring name as the “Dominator” and this veteran MMA fighter hails from San Diego, California. He is now 35 years old and has been training at the renowned Alliance MMA. Cruz is a natural bantamweight and his professional fighting record now stands at 22-3. He outlasts most of his opponents earning 14 decision wins in his career with seven knockouts and one submission. This fighter was the UFC’s first bantamweight champion. He came from a slump, losing back-to-back matches with Cejudo and Garbrandt. His last fight was with Henry Cejudo in UFC 249 and he was knocked down with a knee strike and punches in the second round.

Casey Kenney

Casey Kenney is a 29-year-old natural bantamweight fighter from his hometown of Tucson, Arizona in the USA. He stands at five-foot-seven and has been sharpening his skills at the Rise Combat Sports. Kenney is heading to this match against former champion Dominick Cruz carrying an impressive 16-2 professional fight record. His wins are divided into nine decisions, five submissions, and two knockouts. He will be riding the momentum of his three-fight winning streak heading to UFC 259. His last match was against Nathaniel Wood and that victory was earned through a unanimous decision by the judges.

Cruz vs Kenney Betting Numbers

Last FightLossWin
Weight (lbs)135140
Reach (in)6868
Win by KO/TKO32%13%
Win by Submission5%31%
Strikes landed per minute3.524.79
Striking accuracy32%43%
Striking absorbed per minute2.284.07
Striking defense73%59%
Takedown average3.051.25
Takedown accuracy48%42%
Takedown defense83%56%
Submission average0.100.60

Cruz vs Kenney Betting Picks

This is going to be a chess match inside the octagon as both fighters love to be technical in their fights. The veteran fighter Dominick Cruz will come in the octagon as the underdog to Casey Kenney. The UFC 2021 top betting site sees this swinging to Kenney and it will be a unanimous decision.