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UFC 270: Topuria vs Jourdain 01/22/2022 Forecast, Tips and Analysis

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UFC 270 Topuria vs Jourdain 01-22-2022 Forecast Tips and Analysis

UFC 270: Topuria vs Jourdain 01/22/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has set up their biggest fight card of the month with UFC 270 taking place this Saturday, January 22. This event happens at the Honda Center located in Anaheim, California. MMA fans can watch the bouts by subscribing to either Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. The main event will be unifying the UFC heavyweight championship with Francis Ngannoun fighting Cyril Gane. A featherweight bout between Illia Topuria and Charles Jourdain is on the preliminary card. According to UFC fight odds, Charles Jourdain is seen as the huge underdog in this match against Ilia Topuria.

UFC 270: Topuria vs Jourdain 01/22/2022

When:Saturday, January 22, 8:00 PM ET
Where:Honda Center, Anaheim, California
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC 270: Topuria vs Jourdain 01/22/2022 Odds

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Ilia Topuria-600Charles Jourdain+450

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Ilia Topuria

Ilia Topuria is a very young fighter with his age at 24 years old and this fighter’s hometown is located in Spain, Alicante. His MMA career has been handled by the Climent Club where he also gets to train. Topuria stands at five-foot-eight and he owns the ring name “El Matador. He has competed at featherweight and has not been defeated in 11 professional matches. Seven of those wins came from submissions. This fighter entered the UFC roster back in October 2020. Prior to that, he was a standout fighter in Brave CF. Since signing with the UFC, he has earned victories over Youssef Zalal, Damon Jackson, and Ryan Hall.

Charles Jourdain

Charles Jourdain has an interesting ring name as “Air” and this fighter came all the way from Beloeil, Quebec in Canada. He has been busy sharpening his fighting skills at the Academie Pro Star MMA stable. Jourdain is just entering his prime at the age of 26 years old and this fighter has been naturally competing at featherweight. He came into this match with a 12-4 professional record and eight of those wins came from knockouts. After suffering a tough loss to Julian Erosa via Brabo Choke, Jourdan was able to bounce back with a victory over Andre Ewell at UFC Fight Night 199. That match ended after going the full three rounds and Jourdain earned a unanimous decision.

Topuria vs Jourdain Betting Numbers

Last FightWinWin
Weight (lbs)145145
Reach (in)6969
Win by KO/TKO27%67%
Win by Submission64%25%
Strikes landed per minute2.772.77
Striking accuracy48%48%
Striking absorbed per minute1.921.92
Striking defense64%64%
Takedown average3.353.35
Takedown accuracy55%55%
Takedown defense100%100%
Submission average3.403.40

Topuria vs Jourdain Betting Picks

This is a classic striker vs grappler matchup. Charles Jourdain will be looking for the knockout but as the huge underdog in the online sportsbook, Ilia Topuria is the best bet to win. He should prevail with another submission victory by the end of the second round at the most.