UFC 263: Edwards vs Diaz 06/12/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is having its next event for the month of June with UFC 263. This fight card is slated to happen with a live audience at the Gala River Arena in Glendale, Arizona this Saturday, June 12. Viewing options include Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass subscriptions. Marvin Vettori earned a title shot and he will be taking it in the main event against Israel Adesanya for the middleweight championship. The main card will also feature crowd favorite Nate Diaz against Leon Edwards in a welterweight matchup. It is seen in these top ufc gambling odds that Nate Diaz is the huge underdog in this matchup against Leon Edwards.
UFC 263: Edwards vs Diaz 06/12/2021
|When:||Saturday, June 12, 10:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona|
|TV:||Pay Per View|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
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Leon Edwards is a 29-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Edington, West Midlands in England. He stands at six-feed and his training is being supplied by Team Renegade fight stable. Edwards carries the ring name “Rocky” and he has been comfortable fighting at the welterweight division. His professional fighting record is now at 18-3 and half of those wins came from decisions. This fighter was on an eight-fight winning streak and that ended in a ‘No Contest’ in UFC Fight Night 187 against Belal Muhammad just this March 2021. Prior to that, he scored a victory against Rafael dos Anjos way back in July 2019.
Nate Diaz is one of the most polarizing personalities in the history of the UFC and this fighter hails from Stockton, California in the USA. He gets to represent the Cesar Gracie Fight Team in his matches. Diaz is six-foot tall and has been naturally competing at the lightweight division. He carries a professional fighting record of 20-12. Those wins are divided into 11 submissions, five knockouts, and four decisions. It was a rough return for Diaz after fighting Conor McGregor in August 2016. He had two fights and the first one was a win against Anthony Pettis. The most recent was a loss with Jorge Masvidal via knockout in the third round.
Edwards vs Diaz Betting Numbers
|Last Fight||No Contest||Loss|
|Win by KO/TKO||33%||25%|
|Win by Submission||17%||55%|
|Strikes landed per minute||2.56||4.62|
|Striking absorbed per minute||2.03||3.78|
Edwards vs Diaz Betting Picks
Leon Edwards has looked unstoppable for the past years and he is set to get back on the winning track after the no contest. He is the heavy favorite in the best sportsbook for UFC against Nate Diaz. Expect this match to go to a distance with the judges deciding Diaz’s fate.