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UFC 262: Wright vs Pickett 05/15/2021 Results, Analysis and Odds

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UFC 262 Wright vs Pickett 05-15-2021 Results Analysis and Odds

UFC 262: Wright vs Pickett 05/15/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to be kicking up to a high gear with UFC 262 commencing this Saturday, May 15. The Toyota Center in Houston, Texas is expected to hold a sold-out crowd. The matches can also be enjoyed by subscribing to Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. Michael Chandler will be taking his title shot against Charles Oliveira for the vacated UFC lightweight championship in the main event. A middleweight matchup is in the undercard with Jamie Pickett stepping inside the same cage with Jordan Wright. This is another fight that is going to be tough to predict as UFC live gambling calls this even between Jordan Wright and Jamie Pickett. 

UFC 262: Wright vs Pickett 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: Wright vs Pickett 05/15/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Jordan Wright -115 Jamie Pickett -105

Jordan Wright

Jordan Wright carries a very interesting 90’s referenced nickname as “The Beverly Hills Ninja” and he is a fighter that hails from Los Angeles, California in the USA. He trains at the famous Jackson-Wink MMA. Wright has been fighting at the middleweight division for most of his career and he carries an impressive 11-1 professional fighting record at 29 years old. His wins are divided into six knockouts and five submissions. Wright was on an 11 fight winning streak and that ended during his last match. That fight was against Joaquin Buckley in UFC 255 back in November 2020 as he got knocked out in the 18-second mark of the second round.

Jamie Pickett

Jamie Pickett is a 32-year-old fighter and his hometown is located at Greenville in North Carolina in the USA. He is a natural at the middleweight division and gets to represent The Hitpit Martial Arts. Pickett stands at six-foot-one and his ring name is known as “The Nightwolf”. His professional fighting record is 11-5 and those victories are broken down to eight knockouts, two decisions, and a knockout. This fighter made his debut in the UFC during his last fight but lost to Tafon Nchukwi in UFC Fight Night 183 just this December 2020. Prior to that, he was a fighter at Next Level Fight Club and Conflict MMA.

Wright vs Pickett Betting Numbers

Wright
Pickett
Record 11-5-0 11-1-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country USA USA
Height 6’1″ 6’1″
Weight (lbs) 185 185
Reach (in) 77 80
Win by KO/TKO 73% 55%
Win by Submission 9% 45%
Decisions 18% 0%
Strikes landed per minute 4.68 2.84
Striking accuracy 50% 55%
Striking absorbed per minute 8.02 4.84
Striking defense 40% 46%
Takedown average 0.00 1.48
Takedown accuracy 0% 40%
Takedown defense 100% 37%
Submission average 0.00 0.40

Wright vs Pickett Betting Picks

This is a very close fight as expected in this sports betting website but putting your faith in Jordan Wright is going to be the safer pick. He should be finishing this fight early and avoid getting to the judges’ scorecards.