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UFC Fight Night 172: Gordon vs Albazi 07/18/2020 Picks, Predictions and Betting Previews

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UFC Fight Night 172 Gordon vs Albazi 07-18-2020 Picks Predictions and Betting Previews

UFC Fight Night 172: Gordon vs Albazi 07/18/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is gearing up for their third fight card in one week with UFC Fight Night 172 in “Fight Island”. This event will be held at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE this Saturday, July 18. No audience will be allowed to watch live in fight island but viewing will be in Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The main draw is a title fight for the vacant UFC flyweight championship and it will put top contenders Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez inside the same cage. The undercard will feature another exciting flyweight match between Malcolm Gordon against Amir Albazi. It is seen by UFC Fight Odds that Amir Albazi is the favored fighter to take this victory against Malcolm Brogdon.

UFC Fight Night 172: Gordon vs Albazi 07/18/2020

When: Saturday, July 18, 5:00 PM ET
Where: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 172: Gordon vs Albazi 07/18/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Malcolm Gordon +130 Amir Albazi -150

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Malcolm Gordon

Malcolm Gordon is known as “Malcolm X” inside the cage and this 30-year-old fighter came from London, Ontario in Canada. He stands at five-foot-seven and stables at the Adrenaline Training Center. His professional record is now at 12-3 and half of his wins are submissions. Gordon is set to make his UFC debut in fight island against Amir Albazi. He was a standout fighter that came from TKO MMA and he won his last three fights in the organization. Gordon fought in different MMA circles such as WXC, Prodigy MMA and Havoc Fighting Championship. He is now on a four-fight winning streak and he defeated Michael Jordan, Jordan Graham, James Mancini and the latest was against Yoni Sherbatov. His last three victories were all from submissions.

Amir Albazi

Amir Albazi is a 26-year-old bantamweight fighter that came from Sweden. He is known as “The Prince” in the world of MMA and he trains at the London Shootfighters stable. His record is an impressive 12-1 and seven came from submissions. Albazi is also set to make his UFC debut against Malcolm Gordon and prior to coming to the organization, he fought in Brave CF, Bellator, FightStar Championship, Scandinavian Fight Nights and Ultimate Challenge MMA among others. He is coming off from a victory in Brave CF 29 as he submitted Ryan Curtis in the middle of the first round in a kimura hold.

Gordon vs Albazi Betting Numbers

Record 12-3-0 12-1- 0
Last Fight
Country Canada Sweden
Height 5′ 7″ 5′ 5″
Weight (lbs) 125 125
Reach (inches) 71 68
Win by KO/TKO 33% 33%
Win by Submission 50% 58%
Decisions 17% 8%
Strikes landed per minute 0 0
Striking accuracy 0% 0%
Striking absorbed per minute 0 0
Striking defense 0% 0%
Takedown average 0 0
Takedown accuracy 0% 0%
Takedown defense 0% 0%
Submission average 0 0

Gordon vs Albazi Betting Picks

Two fighters that are set to make their mark in the UFC but looking at their past records, Gordon has been more consistent and impressive recently as compared to Albazzi. Putting your bet in Gordon is much safer according to Online Sports Betting.