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UFC Fight Night 172: Elkins vs Landwehr 05/16/2020 UFC Predictions, Betting Tips and Fight Analysis

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UFC Fight Night 172 Elkins vs Landwehr 05-16-2020 UFC Predictions Betting Tips and Fight Analysis

UFC Fight Night 172: Elkins vs Landwehr 05/16/2020 –The Ultimate Fighting Championship is on its third fight card in a week since its return for almost a two-month absence. UFC Fight Night 172 is going to be held on Saturday, May 16 at the closed-doors of Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. This event can be seen live through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The main event promises a lot of fireworks between two heavyweights as Alistair Overeem will go up against Walt Harris. In the preliminary card, they will be featuring two featherweights in Darren Elkins and Nate Landwehr. It is seen by UFC Fight Saturday Night that Landwehr has the upper hand in this fight over the veteran Elkins.

UFC Fight Night 172: Elkins vs Landwehr 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: Elkins vs Landwehr 05/16/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Darren Elkins +105 Nate Landwehr -138

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Darren Elkins

Darren Elkins is a 35-year-old MMA fighter that hails from Hobart, Indiana. “The Damage” hails from Hobart, Indiana and he fights out of Duneland Vale Tudo. This veteran featherweight fighter has a 24-8 professional record with 12 fights coming from decision wins. Elkins has been in the UFC for a decade already as he fought first in the organization in March 2010. He lost his debut fight but won his next five fights before losing to Chad Mendez. He went on to another streak winning six consecutive matches from October 2015 – January 2018. “Damage” has been on a slump lately as he lost his last three fights in the UFC and two of which are from unanimous decisions. His last recorded flight was in July 2019 in UFC Fight Night 155 against Ryan Hall.

Nate Landwehr

Nate Landwehr is a 31-year-old professional MMA fighter that came from Clarksville, Tennessee. He stands at five-foot-nine and stables at the SSF Submission Academy. He currently owns a 13-3 professional MMA record and eight of his fights won by way of knockout. Prior to making his way to the UFC, Nate “The Train” Landwehr came from M-1 Challenge where he was known to be a brutal knockout artist. There, he won his last four fights before getting noticed in by the UFC. He made his UFC debut on January 2020 at UFC Fight Night 166 but he got a bitter taste of defeat as he was knocked down in the first round by Herbert Burns by a knee. He hopes to bounce back and live up to the hype that he brought.

Elkins vs Landwehr Betting Numbers

Elkins
Landwehr
Record 25-8-0 13-3-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country United States United States
Height 5′ 10″ 5′ 9″
Weight (lbs) 145 145
Reach (inches) 71 72
Win by KO/TKO 33% 62%
Win by Submission 17% 0%
Decisions 50% 38%
Strikes landed per minute 3.27 1.47
Striking accuracy 36% 44%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.8 2.58
Striking defense 53% 58%
Takedown average 2.52 0
Takedown accuracy 35% 0%
Takedown defense 58% 0%
Submission average 1.3 0

Elkins vs Landwehr Betting Picks

Elkins may have a better and trusted resume with his 10-year experience in the UFC but he is considered as the underdog in this fight against Landwehr by Best Sportsbook. Expect Landwehr to come in like a hungry fighter and will try to end the fight quickly with a knockout.