UFC 259: Makhachev vs Dober 03/06/2021 Analysis, Odds and Picks

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UFC 259 Makhachev vs Dober 03-06-2021 Analysis Odds and Picks

UFC 259: Makhachev vs Dober 03/06/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is starting off the month well by coming up with an action-packed fight card in UFC 259. This MMA event will commence this Saturday, March 6 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC Fight Pass will be the best option for an online live stream viewing while Pay Per View is best for those who prefer to watch on TV. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will climb up a weight to challenge Jan Blachowicz for the light heavyweight title. The main card will also include a lightweight match between Drew Dober and Islam Makhachev. This match has Islam Makhachev as the favored fighter in the latest ufc odds and picks against Drew Dober.

UFC 259: Makhachev vs Dober 03/06/2021

When: Saturday, March 6, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 259: Makhachev vs Dober 03/06/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Islam Makhachev -360 Drew Dober +280

Main Card

Islam Makhachev

Islam Makhachev is a 29-year-old fighter and this natural lightweight came from Makhachkala, Dagestan in Russia. He has represented Eagles MMA and American Kickboxing Academy in his fights. Makhachev is going to bring his impressive 18-1 professional MMA record to this fight against Drew Dober. His MMA wins are divided into eight decisions, seven submissions, and three knockouts.  Makhachev is now on a roll winning his last six fights. His last match was with Davi Ramos in UFC 242 way back in September 2019. That fight ended up in the judges’ scorecards ruling a unanimous decision that favored him.

Drew Dober

Drew Dober is five-foot-eight and this 32-year-old fighter came all the way from Omaha, Nebraska in the USA. He has been fighting at the lightweight division and trains at the Elevation Fight Team. Dober has a professional fighting record of 23-9 while 10 of his wins came from knockouts. He also has six submissions and seven decisions under his name. Heading to this fight against Makhachev, Dober came from a three-fight winning streak. His last match was held in May 2020 at UFC Fight Night 171. There he took on Alexander Hernandez and was able to knock him out in the second round at the 4:25 mark with a fury of punches.

Makhachev vs Dober Betting Numbers

Record 21-8-0 13-2-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Russia USA
Height 5’10” 5’8″
Weight (lbs) 155 155
Reach (in) 70 70
Win by KO/TKO 17% 43%
Win by Submission 39% 26%
Decisions 44% 30%
Strikes landed per minute 2.10 4.66
Striking accuracy 56% 40%
Striking absorbed per minute 0.76 4.12
Striking defense 72% 55%
Takedown average 3.40 0.88
Takedown accuracy 68% 17%
Takedown defense 93% 58%
Submission average 0.80 0.10

Makhachev vs Dober Betting Picks

One winning streak is about to end in this match and it is seen by the most popular ufc gambling site that it will be Islam Makhachev that will be extending his momentum. Drew Dober is going to have a hard time in this match and it might finish early with a knockout.