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UFC 264: Akhmedov vs Tavares 07/10/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC 264 Akhmedov vs Tavares 07-10-2021 Picks Predictions and Previews

UFC 264: Akhmedov vs Tavares 07/10/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to create a lot of fireworks for the first week of July with UFC 264. This event takes place on July 10, Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena located in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can choose between Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription to see the matches. The main event will be featuring the crowd-favorite Conor McGregor in a trilogy match against Dustin Poirier in a lightweight battle. The undercard has an interesting middleweight matchup between Omari Akhmedov and Brad Tavares. It is seen among experts betting on ufc that Brad Taveres is coming in this battle as the best pick to win over Omari Akhmedov.

UFC 264: Akhmedov vs Tavares 07/10/2021

When: Saturday, July 10, 6:00 PM ET
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 264: Akhmedov vs Tavares 07/10/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Omari Akhmedov +140 Brad Tavares -160

Omari Akhmedov

Omari Akhmedov is known inside the MMA cage as the “Wolverine” and his hometown is located at the Makhachkala, Dagestan in Russia. The American Top Team has been responsible for growing him into a well-rounded fighter. Akhmedov is currently 33 years old and holds a professional fighting record of 21-5. He has been fighting mostly at the middleweight division while his wins are divided into eight decisions, seven knockouts, and six submissions. After losing to Chris Weidman in UFC Fight Night 174, Akhmedov made a comeback in January of this year. He took on Tom Breese and finished him in the 1:41 mark in the second round via arm-triangle choke submission. 

Brad Tavares

Brad Tavares is a 33-year-old fighter and this fighter hails at the Kailua, Hawaii in the United States. He has been training and representing the Xtreme Couture fight team and MMA Development. Tavares has been naturally fighting at the middleweight division and he has a professional fighting record of 18-6. 11 of those wins came from submissions while also having five knockouts and two submissions. Losing back-to-back matches against Israel Adesanya and Edmen Shahbazyan, Tavares made sure to get back at the winning saddle. He took on Antonio Carlos in UFC 257 and won via unanimous decision.

Akhmedov vs Tavares Betting Numbers

Akhmedov
Tavares
Record 21-5-1 18-6-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Russia USA
Height 6’0″ 5’11”
Weight (lbs) 185 185
Reach (in) 73 74
Win by KO/TKO 33% 28%
Win by Submission 29% 11%
Decisions 38% 61%
Strikes landed per minute 2.95 3.04
Striking accuracy 35% 41%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.59 2.73
Striking defense 57% 56%
Takedown average 2.63 0.97
Takedown accuracy 49% 27%
Takedown defense 65% 79%
Submission average 0.30 0.00

Akhmedov vs Tavares Betting Picks

Brad Tavares has shown his usual resiliency inside the MMA cage and that will be a hard puzzle for Omari Akhmedov to solve. Fans who bet on sports should place their bets on Tavares who should win this match via unanimous decision.