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UFC 261: Connely vs Sabatini 04/24/2021 Previews, Spread and Forecast

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UFC 261 Connely vs Sabatini 04-24-2021 Previews Spread and Forecast

UFC 261: Connely vs Sabatini 04/24/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to innovate as they will hold a sold-out fight card for the first time since the pandemic started. UFC 261 will be happening this Saturday, April 24 at the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. MMA fans can enjoy the fights in UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View. The biggest draw among the three title fights slated in this card is Kamaru Usman defending the UFC welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal. Located in the undercard is a featherweight matchup between Patrick Sabatini and Tristan Connelly. It is forecasted in UFC gambling odds that Pat Sabatini is the best bet to win in this match against Tristan Connelly.

UFC 261: Connely vs Sabatini 04/24/2021

When: Saturday, April 24, 6:00 PM ET
Where: Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 261: Connely vs Sabatini 04/24/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Tristan Connelly +175 Pat Sabatini -210

Tristan Connelly

Tristan Connely is known as “Boondock” every time he steps in the MMA cage. He is already 35 years old while this lightweight fighter lives in Victoria, British Columbia located way north of Canada. Connely gets his MMA training at Ryan’s MMA Checkmat Vancouver. This fighter stands at five-foot-eleven and his professional fighting record is at 14-6. Those wins are divided into nine submissions, four knockouts, and one decision. This is going to be his second match in the UFC. His debut match was against Michel Pereira in UFC Fight Night 158 back in September 2019. Connely won that match with all the judges favoring him after three rounds.

Pat Sabatini

Pat Sabatini is 30 years old and this fighter’s hometown is located in Bristol, Pennsylvania in the USA. He has been representing the Renzo Gracy Philly and the MPR Endurance for his professional fights. Sabatini stands at five-foot-nine is a natural featherweight and will be bringing his 13-3 fighting record into this match. Nine of those wins came from submissions while the rest is divided equally into two submissions and two decisions. This is going to be the first fight of Sabatini in the UFC. Before entering the roster, he was a standout fighter in Cage Fury Fighting Championships. He is on back-to-back wins heading to this match against Tristan Connelly.

Connely vs Sabatini Betting Numbers

Record 13-3-0 14-6-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA Canada
Height 5’8″ 5’10”
Weight (lbs) 145 170
Reach (in) 70 68
Win by KO/TKO 15% 29%
Win by Submission 69% 64%
Decisions 15% 7%
Strikes landed per minute 0.00 4.27
Striking accuracy 0% 51%
Striking absorbed per minute 0.00 2.13
Striking defense 0% 57%
Takedown average 0.00 0.00
Takedown accuracy 0% 0%
Takedown defense 0% 60%
Submission average 0.00 1.00

Connely vs Sabatini Betting Picks

This is a long time coming for Pat Sabatini making his debut in the UFC. Even without experience fighting in the organization, the best sports betting site puts Sabatini as the favored fighter against Tristan Connelly.