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UFC Fight Night 174: Dariush vs Holtzman 08/08/2020 Spread, Fight Analysis and Forecast

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UFC Fight Night 174 Dariush vs Holtzman 08-08-2020 Spread Fight Analysis and Forecast

UFC Fight Night 174: Dariush vs Holtzman 08/08/2020 –The Ultimate Fighting Championship is mixing up another interesting event with UFC Fight Night 174 that is set to commence this Saturday, August 8. This fight card is going to be happening in the closed-door facility of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada in the USA. Online streaming and viewing are available at Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The biggest draw is top heavyweights going at it as Alexey Oleynik takes on the bruiser Derrick Lewis. Joining them in the main card is a lightweight match between Beneil Dariush going up against Scott Holtzman. It is forecasted in this fight by UFC Fight Saturday Night that Scott Holtzman is coming in as the underdog against Beneil Dariush.

UFC Fight Night 174: Dariush vs Holtzman 08/08/2020

When:Saturday, August 8, 9:00 PM ET
Where:UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 174: Dariush vs Holtzman 08/08/2020 Odds

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Beneil Dariush-185Scott Holtzman+155

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Beneil Dariush

Beneil Dariush is a 31-year-old fighter and this lightweight resides at Yorba Linda, California in the USA. He stands at five-foot-ten and polishes his skills at the Kings MMA fight stable. His professional fight record now stands at 18-4 with eight victories earned through submissions. Dariush has been fighting in the UFC since January 2014 and has his longest winning streak at five fights from August 2014 to August 2015. He then hit a tough road after that and lost three of his next six and one even went into a draw. He started picking himself up again winning four straight matches heading to this match against Holtzman. His last fight happened in March 20202 where he knocked down Drakkar Klose with a huge punch in the second round back in UFC 248.

Scott Holtzman

Scott Holtzman is known as “Hot Sauce” inside the MMA cage and this American lightweight fighter came from Knoxville, Tennessee. He stands at five-foot-nine and trains at the Shields System and MMA Lab. Holtzman now holds a 14-3 professional MMA record at 36 years old. Five of his wins came from knockouts while seven are from decisions. He has been fighting in the UFC since August 2015 and he won seven of his ten fights. He is know coming from back-to-back victories with the first one coming from UFC on ESPN 5 against Dong Hyun Ma. His latest match was in February 2020 in UFC Fight Night 167 where he fought Jim Miller and earned the win via unanimous decision.

Dariush vs Holtzman Betting Numbers

Last FightWinWin
CountryUnited StatesUnited States
Weight (lbs)155155
Reach (inches)7269
Win by KO/TKO22%36%
Win by Submission44%14%
Strikes landed per minute3.874.52
Striking accuracy49%49%
Striking absorbed per minute2.653.33
Striking defense59%55%
Takedown average1.82.23
Takedown accuracy33%60%
Takedown defense80%65%
Submission average1.10.2

Dariush vs Holtzman Betting Picks

Dariush has been on a roll recently and his fire may not be contained by Holtzman as he is picked as the fighter with the advantage by Sports Gambling. Expect this fight to go to a full three rounds as Dariush will earn the nod of the judges.