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UFC 261: Grant vs Sekulic 04/24/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC 261 Grant vs Sekulic 04-24-2021 Picks Predictions and Previews

UFC 261: Grant vs Sekulic 04/24/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to make their first fight card in front of a live audience with UFC 261 happening this Saturday, April 24. The event will be at the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena located in Jacksonville, Florida. The fight cards can be seen through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass subscriptions. Kamaru Usman is the biggest draw for this fight card and he will be putting the welterweight championship on the line against Jorge Masvidal. Located in the undercard is their third welterweight match featuring Dwight Grant and Stefan Sekulic. This match promises to be exciting with live UFC odds today picking Dwight Grant as the best bet to win over Stefan Sekulic.

UFC 261: Grant vs Sekulic 04/24/2021

When: Saturday, April 24, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 261: Grant vs Sekulic 04/24/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Dwight Grant -220 Stefan Sekulic +180

Dwight Grant

Dwight Grant carries an interesting ring name as “The Body Snatcher” and he is a fighter that hails from New York City in the USA. He gets his MMA training at the American Kickboxing Academy.  Grant stands at six-foot-one and this 36-year-old has been fighting naturally at the welterweight division. His professional fighting record is now at 10-3 and has seven knockouts and three decision victories. This fighter was on back-to-back wins but that momentum was put to a stop during his most recent match against Daniel Rodriguez in UFC on ESPN 15. That match ended in the first round with a knockout at the 2:24 mark. 

Stefan Sekulic

Stefan Sekulic is a 29-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Novi Sad, Vojvodina located in Serbia. This fighter stands at six-foot-one and has been sharpening his skills at the Family Fight Team. Sekulic has been a natural middleweight and his professional fighting record is now at 12-3. Those wins are divided into six submissions, three knockouts, and three decisions. This is going to be his second fight in the UFC. His debut match was against Ramazan Emeev in UFC Fight Night 136 way back in September 2018. That match went to a full three rounds and all the judges favored his opponent to take home the win.

Grant vs Sekulic Betting Numbers

Grant
Sekulic
Record 10-3-0 12-3-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country USA Serbia
Height 6’1″ 6’0″
Weight (lbs) 170 170
Reach (in) 76 75
Win by KO/TKO 70% 25%
Win by Submission 0% 50%
Decisions 30% 25%
Strikes landed per minute 3.39 1.47
Striking accuracy 37% 37%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.16 2.40
Striking defense 69% 57%
Takedown average 0.34 1.00
Takedown accuracy 100% 20%
Takedown defense 78% 33%
Submission average 0.00 0.00

Grant vs Sekulic Betting Picks

This is going to be interesting as no one really knows what happened to Stefan Sekulic during his layoff for two years. Dwight Grant has been fighting consistently and the best fighting bookmaker has him as the safer pick to win.