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UFC 263: Edwards vs Diaz 06/12/2021 Forecast, Tips and Results

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UFC 263 Edwards vs Diaz 06-12-2021 Forecast Tips and Results

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

UFC 263: Edwards vs Diaz 06/12/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Leon Edwards -600 Nate Diaz +450

Main Card

Leon Edwards

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

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

Edwards
Diaz
Record 18-3-0 20-12-0
Last Fight No Contest Loss
Country England USA
Height 6’0″ 6’0″
Weight (lbs) 170 155
Reach (in) 74 76
Win by KO/TKO 33% 25%
Win by Submission 17% 55%
Decisions 50% 20%
Strikes landed per minute 2.56 4.62
Striking accuracy 47% 45%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.03 3.78
Striking defense 55% 53%
Takedown average 1.35 1.19
Takedown accuracy 30% 30%
Takedown defense 70% 42%
Submission average 0.40 1.40

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.