UFC 266: Modafferi vs Santos 09/25/2021 Odds, Fight Analysis and Picks

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UFC 266 Modafferi vs Santos 09-25-2021 Odds Fight Analysis and Picks

UFC 266: Modafferi vs Santos 09/25/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to hold their final event for the month with UFC 266 taking place this coming Saturday, September 25. The T-Mobile Arena will serve as the battlefield for all the matches and it will be seen through television via Pay Per View. UFC Fight Pass can make the event available through an online live stream subscription. Brian Ortega will be taking his title shot in the main event against the reigning UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski. A women’s flyweight matchup is on the undercard with Talia Santos fighting Roxanne Modafferi. It is seen in UFC fight odds that Roxanne Modafferi will come in as the huge underdog against Talia Santos. 

UFC 266: Modafferi vs Santos 09/25/2021

When: Saturday, September 25, 8:00 PM ET
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 266: Modafferi vs Santos 09/25/2021 Odds

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Modafferi Odds Santos Odds
Roxanne Modafferi +345 Taila Santos -430

Roxanne Modafferi

Roxanne Modafferi is a veteran fighter at 39 years old and she hails from Las Vegas, Nevada in the United States. She has been busy polishing her fighting skills at the Syndicate MMA fight stable. Modafferi stands at five-foot-six and has an intense professional fighting record of 25-18 heading to this match. Those victories are divided into 16 decisions, five submissions, and four knockouts. Her most recent win was against Andrea Lee in UFC Fight Night 177 that took place in September 2020. She went inside the cage again and fought Vivian Araujo a few months later and lost via unanimous decision.

Taila Santos

Talia Santos is just at her prime age of 28 years old and this fighter came all the way from Balneario Camboriu in Santa Catarina, Brazil. She gest to represent the Astra Fight team in her pro bouts. Santos has been a natural flyweight fighter and will be bringing her impressive 17-1 professional record. 10 of her wins came from knockouts while five are from decisions. This will be her fourth fight in the UFC. Since losing her debut match against Mara Romero Borella in a close split decision, Santos went on to win her next two matches. The first was against Molly McCann and the most recent was with Gillian Robertson. Both victories are earned from unanimous decisions. 

Modafferi vs Santos Betting Numbers

Record 25-18-0 17-1-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country United States Brazil
Height 5’6″ 5’5″
Weight (lbs) 125 125
Reach (in) 69 68
Win by KO/TKO 16% 59%
Win by Submission 20% 12%
Decisions 64% 29%
Strikes landed per minute 3.13 3.52
Striking accuracy 30% 48%
Striking absorbed per minute 5.03 2.22
Striking defense 53% 59%
Takedown average 1.42 2.00
Takedown accuracy 23% 80%
Takedown defense 30% 85%
Submission average 0.10 1.00

Modafferi vs Santos Betting Picks

It seems that the best years of Roxanne Modafferi have been behind her as the rising Talia Santos is the favored fighter in the top online sportsbook to take her third straight win in the organization.