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UFC 261: Oliveira vs Brown 04/24/2021 Fight Analysis, Forecast and Tips

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UFC 261 Oliveira vs Brown 04-24-2021 Fight Analysis Forecast and Tips

UFC 261: Oliveira vs Brown 04/24/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship saved the best for last treating their fans with an exciting fight card in UFC 261 happening this Saturday, April 24. The event will feature a live audience at the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena located in Jacksonville, Florida. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass have the matches available through subscription. Kamaru Usman taking on Jorge Masvidal in a welterweight title match is the biggest among the three title fights in this event. Also in the undercard, you have another welterweight matchup between Alex Oliveira and Randy Brown. It is forecasted in UFC live odds that veteran fighter Alex Oliveira is the underdog against Randy Brown. 

UFC 261: Oliveira vs Brown 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: Oliveira vs Brown 04/24/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Alex Oliveira +125 Randy Brown -145

Alex Oliveira

Alex Oliveira is a 33-year-old fighter that came all the way from Tres Rios in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He stands at five-foot-eleven and has been representing and training at ATS Team Tres Rios. Oliveira is known as the “Cowboy” and his professional fighting record is at 22-9. He has a dozen knockouts under his name while also having five submissions and five decisions for his career. After winning back-to-back wins, his momentum was halted during his most recent match in UFC 254 against Shavkat Rakmonov. That fight ended via submission in the first round via Guillotine Choke.

Randy Brown

Randy Brown is known as “Rude Boy” and this 30-year-old fighter flew all the way from Spanish Town in Jamaica. He has been sharpening his fighting skills at the Budokan Martial Arts Academy. Brown stands at six-foot-three and has been fighting at the welterweight division for most of his career. He has a professional fighting record of 12-4 and those wins are divided into six knockouts, four submissions, and two decisions. Like his next opponent, Brown was on a momentum-winning back-to-back match but was stopped during his most recent match. He was knocked out in the second round in August 2020 during UFC Fight Night 173.

Oliveira vs Brown Betting Numbers

Record 22-9-1 12-4-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country Brazil Jamaica
Height 5’11” 6’3″
Weight (lbs) 170 170
Reach (in) 76 78
Win by KO/TKO 55% 50%
Win by Submission 23% 33%
Decisions 23% 17%
Strikes landed per minute 2.87 3.67
Striking accuracy 50% 47%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.18 2.80
Striking defense 48% 53%
Takedown average 2.41 1.00
Takedown accuracy 37% 46%
Takedown defense 63% 71%
Submission average 0.60 0.60

Oliveira vs Brown Betting Picks

These are two fighters that have good experience in the cage and expect a chess match between them. The younger Randy Brown is seen by this popular online betting source as the safer pick as compared to Alex Oliveira.