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UFC 261: Roberson vs Allen 04/24/2021 Forecast, Tips and Results

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UFC 261 Roberson vs Allen 04-24-2021 Forecast Tips and Results

UFC 261: Roberson vs Allen 04/24/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is just on a roll coming up with a stacked fight card with UFC 261 this April 24. This will also be the first time the organization allows a live audience to watch at the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. MMA fans can opt to subscribe either to Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass to watch the matches. The main event featured Kamaru Usman defending the welterweight championship against Jorge Masvidal. The undercard will also put two hard-hitting middleweight fighters with Brendan Allen taking on Karl Roberson. It is seen in UFC betting odds that Brendan Allen owns a small edge over Karl Roberson in this matchup.

UFC 261: Roberson vs Allen 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: Roberson vs Allen 04/24/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Karl Roberson +135 Brendan Allen -155

Karl Roberson

Karl Roberson is a 30-year-old fighter that came all the way from Neptune, New Jersey located in the USA. He stands at six-foot-one and has been sharpening his skills at the Killer B Combat Sports Academy. Roberson carries the ring name of “Baby K” and he has been fighting at light heavyweight for most of his career. His professional fighting record is now at 9-3 and four of those wins came from submissions.  This fighter had a good run winning back-to-back matches against Wellington Turman and Roman Kopylov. Roberson failed to make it a winning streak as he was submitted in the first round of UFC on ESPN 10 by Marvin Vettori.

Brendan Allen

Brendan Allen is known as “All-in” inside the MMA cage on how he goes out and gives his best. This fighter came from Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the USA and he currently trains at the Roufusport fight team. Allen is a six-foot-two fighter and this natural middleweight fighter has a professional fighting record of 15-4. Eight victories under his name came from submissions while five are knockouts and two are decisions. Allen was on a roll winning his first three matches in the UFC. He got his first loss in the organization against Sean Strickland in UFC Fight Night 182 via knockout in the second round at the 1:32 mark. 

Roberson vs Allen Betting Numbers

Roberson
Allen
Record 9-3-0 15-4-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country USA USA
Height 6’1″ 6’2″
Weight (lbs) 185 185
Reach (in) 74 75
Win by KO/TKO 22% 33%
Win by Submission 44% 53%
Decisions 33% 13%
Strikes landed per minute 3.00 3.55
Striking accuracy 51% 59%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.42 4.57
Striking defense 57% 39%
Takedown average 0.99 1.17
Takedown accuracy 57% 37%
Takedown defense 50% 50%
Submission average 0.80 2.00

Roberson vs Allen Betting Picks

This is going to be an interesting battle as both fighters love to go to the mat and try to win via submission. Expect a chess match but according to this sports betting site, Brendan Allen is the safer bet to win over Karl Roberson.