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UFC Fight Night 173: Saenz vs Martinez 08/01/2020 Game Analysis, Forecast and Betting Tips

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UFC Fight Night 173 Saenz vs Martinez 08-01-2020 Game Analysis Forecast and Betting Tips

UFC Fight Night 173: Saenz vs Martinez 08/01/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is starting the month of August with a spectacular fight card featured in UFC Fight Night 173. This event will happen on August 1, Saturday at the closed-door venue of UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can opt to watch the matches through a Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. This fight card boasts Derek Brunson and rising star Edmen Shahbazyan for an exciting middleweight battle as the main event. In the main card is a fast-paced matchup between Frankie Saenz taking on Jonathan Martinez. According to UFC Odds, this match favors Frankie Saenz to be taking the victory over Jonathan Martinez.

UFC Fight Night 173: Saenz vs Martinez 08/01/2020

When: Saturday, August 1, 6:00 PM ET
Where: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 173: Saenz vs Martinez 08/01/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Frankie Saenz +165 Jonathan Martinez -210

Main Card

Frankie Saenz

Frankie Saenz is a 39-year-old veteran fighter and his hometown is located at Scottsdale, Arizona in the USA. Standing at five-foot-six, he is a natural bantamweight that sharpens his skills at fight ready. Saenz now holds a 12-6 professional MMA record and seven of his matches went to a mile and won through judges’ decisions. He made his debut in the UFC in August 2014 and made a great impact by winning his first three fights but also lost three after that run. He eventually got his groove once again winning his next two fights and they were against Merab Dvalishvili and Enrique Briones. His last match happened in March 2019 in UFC Fight Night 148 but Marlon Vera knocked him out in the first round.

Jonathan Martinez

Jonathan Martinez is at his prime at 26 years old and he carries the ring name of the “Dragon”. This bantamweight fighter came all the way from Plainview, Texas and his skills are sharpened by Factory X fight stable. Martinez now owns an 11-3 professional MMA record with six victories from a way of knockout and two from submissions. Making his debut in October 2018, he lost a very tight battle with Andre Soukhamathahth via unanimous decision. His next two fights were wins as he prevailed over Wuliji Buren and Pingyuan Liu. His last registered match was against Andre Ewell in UFC 247 back in February 2020 in which he lost via split decision.

Saenz vs Martinez Betting Numbers

Record 13-6-0 11-3-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country United States United States
Height 5′ 6″ 5′ 8″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (inches) 66 70
Win by KO/TKO 25% 55%
Win by Submission 17% 18%
Decisions 58% 27%
Strikes landed per minute 3.97 3.67
Striking accuracy 46% 47%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.15 3.45
Striking defense 54% 59%
Takedown average 1.77 0.51
Takedown accuracy 32% 28%
Takedown defense 62% 33%
Submission average 0.1 0

Saenz vs Martinez Betting Picks

This is experience vs young, but according to Sports Gambling, the veteran Frankie Saenz is set to teach the young stud, Jonathan Martinez some lessons inside the cage. The experience of Saenz will just be too much for Martinez who seems to have a hard time figuring out his groove in the UFC.