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UFC 266: Maximov vs Roberson 09/25/2021 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC 266 Maximov vs Roberson 09-25-2021 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC 266: Maximov vs Roberson 09/25/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to end the month with a 14-match fight card set for UFC 266 commencing this Saturday, September 25. The T-Mobile Arena located in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada will serve as the battleground and it can be seen through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass.  Brian Ortega has a daunting task to bring down the reigning UFC featherweight champion Alexander Vokanovski in the main event. Karl Roberson is in the early prelims as he fights Nick Maximov at middleweight.  This is as close as it can get as both fighters, Nick Maximov and Karl Roberson, are called even in the top UFC betting odds.

UFC 266: Maximov vs Roberson 09/25/2021

When: Saturday, September 25, 6:00 PM ET
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 266: Maximov vs Roberson 09/25/2021 Odds

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Maximov Odds Roberson Odds
Nick Maximov -110 Karl Roberson -110

Nick Maximov

Nick Maximov is a very young fighter entering the UFC at 23 years old. His hometown is located in Chico, California. This fighter gets to be mentored, trained, and represented by the Nick Diaz Academy. Maximov stands at five-foot-eleven and has been competing at the light heavyweight division. He comes into the UFC with an unblemished 6-0 record and half of those wins came from submissions. This fighter earned the right to be on the UFC roster after beating Oscar Cota during Dana White’s Contender Series. That match lasted for a full three rounds with Maximov earning all the nods of the judges.

Karl Roberson

Karl Roberson carries an interesting ring name as “Baby K” and this fighter hails from Neptune, New Jersey in the United States. This fighter gets to train at the Killer B Combat Sports Academy. Roberson is 30 years old and has been competing more in the middleweight division during his career. His professional fighting record is now at 9-5 and four of those wins came from submissions. Heading into this match, Roberson is in a slump with back-to-back losses. The first was against Marvin Vettori and the most recent was a submission loss to Brendan Allen during UFC 261 just this April.

Maximov vs Roberson Betting Numbers

Record 6-0-0 9-4-0
Last Fight Win Loss
Country United States United States
Height 5’11” 6’1″
Weight (lbs) 195 185
Reach (in) 76 74
Win by KO/TKO 33% 22%
Win by Submission 50% 44%
Decisions 17% 33%
Strikes landed per minute 2.87 2.47
Striking accuracy 51% 58%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.38 0.33
Striking defense 57% 58%
Takedown average 0.92 2.00
Takedown accuracy 57% 40%
Takedown defense 45% 0%
Submission average 0.70 0.00

Maximov vs Roberson Betting Picks

This match is going to be settled on the ground as both fighters love to go for the submission. The younger Nick Maximov has a good upside to his young career but Karl Roberson has more experience in the cage. The best sportsbook has a tough time calling this as both fighters are even.