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UFC 262: Vannata vs Grundy 05/15/2021 Tips, Results and Analysis

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UFC 262 Vannata vs Grundy 05-15-2021 Tips Results and Analysis

UFC 262: Vannata vs Grundy 05/15/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is taking it to another level as UFC 262 will be commencing this Saturday, May 15. The venue will be at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas and it will hold a live audience. MMA fans can also enjoy the matches at home through a Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. The biggest draw of this event will be Charles Oliveira fighting Michael Chandler for the vacated UFC lightweight championship. The undercard holds interesting matches as well and one of them is Lando Vannata taking on Mike Grundy. This is going to be a featherweight matchup with Mike Grundy forecasted in the best sportsbook online as the favored pick against Lando Vannata. 

UFC 262: Vannata vs Grundy 05/15/2021

When: Saturday, May 15, 6:00 PM ET
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 262: Vannata vs Grundy 05/15/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Lando Vannata +105 Mike Grundy -125

Lando Vannata

Lando Vannata is a 29-year-old fighter and his hometown is located at the Toms River located in New Jersey, United States. He stands at five-foot-nine and polishes his skills at the Jackson’s MMA Acoma. Vannata carries an interesting ring name as the “Groovy” and has been fighting at the lightweight division for most of his career. His professional fighting record is at 11-5 with and those wins are divided into five submissions, four knockouts, and two decisions. This fighter managed to pick a win against Yancy Medeiros back in February 2020 but his most recent match against Bobby Green in UFC Fight Night 173 did not favor him. That fight ended in the judges’ scorecards and lost via unanimous decision.

Mike Grundy

Mike Grundy is a 34-year-old featherweight fighter and he came all the way from Wigan, Greater Manchester in England. He has been representing and training at the Team Kaobon Wigan fight team. Grundy stands at five-foot-eight and will be coming in this bout against Lando Vannata carrying a 12-2 professional fighting record. Eight of those wins came from submissions while also having three decisions and one knockout. This is going to be Grundy’s third fight in the UFC and his debut was a victory against Nad Narimani in UFC Fight Night 147. Movsar Evloev gave him his first loss in the organization via unanimous decision at UFC on ESPN 14.

Lando Vannata vs Mike Grundy Betting Numbers

Vannata
Grundy
Record 11-5-2 12-2-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country USA England
Height 5’9″ 5’8″
Weight (lbs) 155 145
Reach (in) 71 72
Win by KO/TKO 36% 8%
Win by Submission 45% 67%
Decisions 18% 25%
Strikes landed per minute 4.58 2.15
Striking accuracy 44% 43%
Striking absorbed per minute 5.1 4.09
Striking defense 54% 58%
Takedown average 1.13 4.25
Takedown accuracy 37% 38%
Takedown defense 58% 100%
Submission average 0.4 0.6

Vannata vs Grundy Betting Picks

Both fighters are coming off from tough losses but fans betting on UFC see Mike Grundy as the safer pick to win this fight. Expect this match against Lando Vannata to end in a submission in the third round.