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UFC 265: Munoz vs Simmons 08/07/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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UFC 265 Munoz vs Simmons 08-07-2021 Odds Picks and Predictions

UFC 265: Munoz vs Simmons 08/07/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship will hold their first fight card for the month with UFC 256 happening this Saturday, August 7. The Toyota Center in Houston, Texas will be the venue for the sold-out crowd but fans can also subscribe to Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass to view the matches. The main event will feature Derrick Lewis fighting Ciryl Gane for the UFC interim heavyweight championship. The evening opens up with a bantamweight matchup between Johnny Munoz Jr. and Jamey Simmons. According to UFC betting odds, Jamey Simmons is the underdog fighter against Johnny Munoz Jr.

UFC 265: Munoz vs Simmons 08/07/2021

When: Saturday, August 7, 6:00 PM ET
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 265: Munoz vs Simmons 08/07/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Johnny Munoz -270 Jamey Simmons +230

Johnny Munoz

Johnny Munoz Jr. has an interesting ring name as “Kid Kvenbo” and this fighter hails from Norco, California in the United States. The CQuence Jiu-Jitsu has been responsible for polishing his MMA skills. Munoz is five-foot-nine and at his prime age at 28 years old. He has been naturally fighting at the bantamweight division and has lost only once in 11 matches. Six of those victories came from submissions. After earning a spot in the UFC, Munoz had his first career loss at the nads of Joseph Nathan Maness in UFC Fight Night 173. That match reached three full rounds and earned a unanimous decision win.

Jamey Simmons

Jamey Simmons is just reaching his prime at 28 years old and his hometown is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the United States. He has been representing Pura Vida BJJ fight stable in his matches. Simmons has a very colorful ring name as “The Afro Samurai” and he is more natural competing at the featherweight division. He has a 7-3 professional fighting record and four of those wins came from knockouts. Like his upcoming opponent, he tasted a loss in his debut match in the UFC. He was against Giga Chikadze in UFC on ESPN 17 and that match ended in the first round with a knockout via head kick and punches.

Munoz vs Simmons Betting Numbers

Munoz
Simmons
Record 10-1-0 7-3-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country United States United States
Height 5’9″ 5’5″
Weight (lbs) 135 145
Reach (in) 71 70
Win by KO/TKO 20% 57%
Win by Submission 60% 14%
Decisions 20% 29%
Strikes landed per minute 3.27 0.52
Striking accuracy 62% 50%
Striking absorbed per minute 1.40 2.08
Striking defense 58% 50%
Takedown average 2.00 0.00
Takedown accuracy 12% 0%
Takedown defense 0% 100%
Submission average 1.00 0.00

Munoz vs Simmons Betting Picks

This is going to be an interesting battle as both fighters are eager to earn their first UFC win. Expect them to throw everything including the kitchen sink but the top online sportsbook sees Johnny Munoz Jr. walking away with the victory over Jamey Simmons.