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UFC 268: Gaethje vs Chandler 11/06/2021 Predictions, Previews and Spread

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UFC 268 Gaethje vs Chandler 11-06-2021 Predictions Previews and Spread

UFC 268: Gaethje vs Chandler 11/06/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship starts the month with their best foot forward with UFC 268 taking place this Saturday, November 6. This event will take place in the world-famous Madison Square Garden in New York City, United States. MMA fans can enjoy the matches by subscribing to either Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. The biggest draw will be a rematch between Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman for the UFC welterweight championship. A lightweight title shot is on the line with Justin Gaethje fighting Michael Chandler in the main card. It is seen in UFC betting spreads that Michael Chandler comes to this matchup as the underdog against Justin Gaethje.

UFC 268: Gaethje vs Chandler 11/06/2021

When: Saturday, November 6, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 268: Gaethje vs Chandler 11/06/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Justin Gaethje -190 Michael Chandler +165

Main Card

Justin Gaethje

Justin Gaethje goes by an interesting ring name as “The Highlight” and this fighter hails from Safford, Arizona in the United States. He gets to polish his MMA skills at the Genesis Training Center fight stable. Gaethje stands at five-foot-eleven and this 32-year-old fighter has been competing naturally in the lightweight division. He has only lost three times in 25 professional bouts and owns 19 knockout victories. After winning four consecutive matches, Gaethjhe earned a title shot against Khabib Nurmagomedov in UFC 254. He lost that match via technical submission through a triangle choke in the second round.

Michael Chandler

Michael Chandler is a 35-year-old fight veteran and his hometown is located at High Ridge, Missouri in the United States. He gets to represent and train at the Sanford MMA fight stable in his professional bouts. Chandler goes by the ring name “Iron” and he has been comfortable fighting in the lightweight division. He owns a 22-6 professional record and those wins are divided into 10 knockouts, seven submissions, and five decisions. This fighter was on a three-fight winning streak and that was broken when he fought Charles Oliveira in UFC 262. That match ended in the second-round loss as Chandler got knocked out with a barrage of punches.

Gaethje vs Chandler Betting Numbers

Gaethje
Chandler
Record 22-3-0 22-6-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country USA USA
Height 5’11” 5’8″
Weight (lbs) 155 155
Reach (in) 70 71
Win by KO/TKO 86% 45%
Win by Submission 5% 32%
Decisions 9% 23%
Strikes landed per minute 7.45 4.40
Striking accuracy 59% 50%
Striking absorbed per minute 7.90 3.87
Striking defense 55% 49%
Takedown average 0.00 2.03
Takedown accuracy 0% 41%
Takedown defense 69% 71%
Submission average 0.00 1.60

Gaethje vs Chandler Betting Picks

This is going to be an intense battle between two lightweights but expects Justin Gaethje to come out with the victory. The online sportsbook puts Michael Chandler as the underdog with Gaethje scoring a title fight against Charles Oliveira after this bout.