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UFC 261: Hall vs Weidman 04/24/2021 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC 261 Hall vs Weidman 04-24-2021 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC 261: Hall vs Weidman 04/24/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to hold their final fight card for the month with UFC 261 commencing this Saturday, April 24. This event will now host a live audience at the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. Fans can also opt to watch the matches by subscribing to Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. Three championship bouts are going to happen in this event but the biggest is Kamaru Usman putting the welterweight championship on the line against Jorge Masvidal. Former champion Chris Weidman is on the card as well and will fight Uriah Hall. In this middleweight matchup, UFC fight odds have Chris Weidman carrying the edge over Uriah Hall. 

UFC 261: Hall vs Weidman 04/24/2021

When: Saturday, April 24, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 261: Hall vs Weidman 04/24/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Uriah Hall +110 Chris Weidman -130

Main Card

Uriah Hall

Uriah Hall is known as primetime inside the MMA cage and this 36-year-old fighter hails from New York City in the USA. He stands at six feet and has been sharpening his skills at the Fortis MMA fight team. Hall has been a natural middleweight fighter throughout his career and he has a 16-9 professional fighting record. A dozen of his wins came from knockouts while also having three decisions and one submission under his name. This fighter will be coming in this match on a three-fight winning streak. His last match was against UFC legend Anderson Silva in UFC Fight Night 181. Hall knocked him out in the fourth round at the 1:24 mark.

Chris Weidman

Chris Weidman is a 36-year-old American fighter and his hometown is located at Baldwin, New York. He stands at six-foot-two and has been representing the Serra-Longo Fight Team for most of his career. Weidman is known as “The All-American” and he has a professional fighting record of 15-5 heading to his next match. His wins are divided into six knockouts, five knockouts, and four submissions. This fighter is well-known for ending the reign of Anderson Silva in the middleweight division. He has successfully defended the title four times but has lost four of his last six bouts. His most recent was with Omari Akhmedov in UFC Fight Night 175 and won that through a unanimous decision. 

Hall vs Weidman Betting Numbers

Hall
Weidman
Record 17-9-0 16-9-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA USA
Height 6’0″ 6’2″
Weight (lbs) 185 185
Reach (in) 79 78
Win by KO/TKO 75% 40%
Win by Submission 6% 27%
Decisions 19% 33%
Strikes landed per minute 3.34 3.03
Striking accuracy 51% 43%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.54 3.15
Striking defense 53% 52%
Takedown average 0.07 3.93
Takedown accuracy 38% 47%
Takedown defense 69% 65%
Submission average 0.20 0.90

Hall vs Weidman Betting Picks

Both fighters are known to take victories over Anderson Silva but Uriah Hall fought him at the tail end of his career. Chris Weidman is out to prove that he has a lot in his tank and the best sports betting site has him as the favored fighter against Hall.