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UFC 265: Aldo vs Munhoz 08/07/2021 Tips, Analysis and Odds

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UFC 265 Aldo vs Munhoz 08-07-2021 Tips Analysis and Odds

UFC 265: Aldo vs Munhoz 08/07/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship intends to start the month with great momentum holding UFC 265 this coming Saturday, August 7. This will be held in the halls of the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas where a sold-out crowd awaits. Fans can also enjoy the matches by subscribing to Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. The main event will put Cyril Gane and Derrick Lewis inside the same cage to fight for the interim heavyweight title. Legendary fighter Jose Aldo co-headlines the evening and he will take on Pedro Munhoz. This is expected to be close in UFC fight odds but Jose Aldo holds a very small advantage to Pedro Munhoz.

UFC 265: Aldo vs Munhoz 08/07/2021

When: Saturday, August 7, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 265: Aldo vs Munhoz 08/07/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Jose Aldo -112 Pedro Munhoz -108

Main Card

Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo is known as “Junior” whenever he steps inside the cage and this fighter came from Manaus, Amazonas in Brazil. He is now 34 years old and gets to represent and train at the Nova Uniao fight stable. Aldo is five-foot-seven and competes comfortably at the bantamweight division for most of his career. His professional record is now at 29-7 and 17 of those wins came from vicious knockouts. This fighter lost three straight matches and he bounced back during his last fight just this December. That was against Marlon Vera and that match went to a full three rounds with Aldo winning by unanimous decision.

Pedro Munhoz

Pedro Munhoz goes by an interesting ring name as “The Young Punisher” and his hometown is located in Sao Paulo in Brazil. He gets to train and represent the renowned American Top Team for his matches. Munhoz has been a natural at the bantamweight division and he is about to turn 34 years old. This fighter now has a professional record of 19-5 and those wins are divided into eight submissions, six decisions and five knockouts. Heading into this match, Munhoz was able to get out of a bad slump by taking a victory in his last match against Jimmie Rivera. That match was in UFC Fight Night just this February and won it by unanimous decision.

Aldo vs Munhoz Betting Numbers

Aldo
Munhoz
Record 29-7-0 19-5-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil Brazil
Height 5’7″ 5’6″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (in) 70 65
Win by KO/TKO 59% 26%
Win by Submission 3% 42%
Decisions 38% 32%
Strikes landed per minute 3.45 5.60
Striking accuracy 45% 43%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.52 5.87
Striking defense 61% 58%
Takedown average 0.57 0.68
Takedown accuracy 56% 21%
Takedown defense 91% 80%
Submission average 0.10 0.80

Aldo vs Munhoz Betting Picks

These are two fighters that are known names inside the MMA cage but with what Jose Aldo can bring to the table, he is slightly favored by the top online sportsbook to take the victory over Pedro Munhoz.