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UFC Fight Night 172: Anders vs Jotko 05/16/2020 UFC Picks, Forecasts and Predictions

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UFC Fight Night 172 Anders vs Jotko 05-16-2020 UFC Picks Forecasts and Predictions

UFC Fight Night 172: Anders vs Jotko 05/16/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship made its comeback after almost two months of being locked down with UFC 239. UFC Fight Night 172 is their third successful fight card in May and it will be held at the closed-door venue of Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. Fight fans can catch the fight through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The main event will be putting heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris in the same ring for some heavy-hitting action. They will be joined in the main card Eryk Anders and Krysztof Jotko, two middleweights going at it. According to UFC Online, this is going to be close but Jotko owns the upper hand against Anders.

UFC Fight Night 172: Anders vs Jotko 05/16/2020

When: Saturday, May 16, 9:00 PM ET
Where: Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 172: Anders vs Jotko 05/16/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Eryk Anders +105 Krzysztof Jotko -138

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Eryk Anders

Eryk Anders is a 33-year-old American middleweight fighter that came from Birmingham, Alabama. “Ya Boi” stables and fights out of Spartan Fitness while he currently owns a 13-4 professional MMA record. He is known as a knockout artist with 8 of his 13 victories came from KOs. Anders made his first UFC appearance in July 2017 where he fought Farael Natal and he knocked him out in the first round. He won two of his next three fights before going on a three-fight losing streak from September 2018 to April 2019. He is coming to his next fight and hopes to carry the momentum from his last two matches that resulted in victories. In his last match in UFC Fight Night 161, he went against Gerald Meerschaert which he defeated via split decision.

Krzysztof Jotko

Krzysztof Jotko is a Polish fighter that hails from Oneta. This 30-year-old middleweight fighter trains at American Top Team and Phuket Top Team. He stands at six-foot-one and currently owns a 21-4 professional MMA record with 14 of those wins coming from decisions. Jotko made his MMA debut in UF Fight Night 41 where he fought against Magnus Cedenblad that resulted in a second-round loss via Guillotine Choke. He went on and recovered in a positive way by winning his next five matches. Since then, he went on a three-fight slump but Jotko is having a good 2019 as he won his last two fights. His last match was against Marc-Andre Barriault in UFC 240 which he won by split decision.

Anders vs Jotko Betting Numbers

Record 13-4-0 13-4-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States Poland
Height 6′ 1″ 6′ 1″
Weight (lbs) 205 185
Reach (inches) 75 77
Win by KO/TKO 62% 29%
Win by Submission 8% 5%
Decisions 31% 67%
Strikes landed per minute 3.06 2.84
Striking accuracy 45% 44%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.15 1.81
Striking defense 52% 58%
Takedown average 1.51 1.39
Takedown accuracy 40% 40%
Takedown defense 76% 85%
Submission average 0.1 0.1

Anders vs Jotko Betting Picks

Both fighters are looking to go on to a winning streak but the only one will do that and Top Online Sportsbook selects Jotko to be the fighter that will prevail in this match. Putting Jotko down will be a challenge and expect him to win this via decision once again.