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UFC Fight Night 174: Rivera vs Qaisi 08/08/2020 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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UFC Fight Night 174 Rivera vs Qaisi 08-08-2020 Odds Picks and Predictions

UFC Fight Night 174: Rivera vs Qaisi 08/08/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to make another mark in the month of August with UFC Fight Night 174 happening this Saturday, August 8. This event will be held at the closed-door venue of the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada in the USA. It will be Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass that will be viewing options for the fight fans. It will be Derrick Lewis taking on submission specialist Alexey Oleynik in the main event for some heavyweight action. Kicking off the evening are two quick bantamweights going at it as Ali Al Qaisi takes on Irwin Rivera. In this preliminary bout, it is forecasted by UFC Vegas Odds that Irwin Rivera owns the upper hand in this fight.

UFC Fight Night 174: Rivera vs Qaisi 08/08/2020

When:Saturday, August 8, 6:00 PM ET
Where:UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 174: Rivera vs Qaisi 08/08/2020 Odds

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Irwin Rivera-180Ali Alqaisi+160

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Irwin Rivera

Irwin Rivera is a 31-year-old fighter that came all the way from New Windsor, New York in the USA. He is known as “The Beast” inside the MMA cage and this five-foot-six bantamweight fighter trains and polishes his talents with Combat Club fight stable. Rivera now has a professional fighting record of 9-5 and he earned five wins by way of knockout. He has fought in Titan FC, Combate Americas, Legacy Fighting Championship and Fight Time before coming to the UFC. His last match was his debut match in the UFC where he was put inside the cage against Giga Chiakdze in UFC on ESPN 8 in May 2020 as a huge underdog. He lost that match but pushed his opponent to a full three rounds before losing to the judges’ decision.

Ali Alqaisi

Ali Al Quasi is known as “The Royal Fighter” inside the cage and this 29-year-old fighter came from Amman, Jordan. He stands at five-foot-eight and usually fights at the bantamweight division. He trains and represents Gladiator MMA fight stable in all his matches. Qaisi now has a professional MMA record of 8-3 with half of his wins earned through submissions. This will be his debut match in the UFC but before that, he earned wins in Brave CF, Phoenix Fighting Championship and Desert Force. In his last match at Brace CF back in November 2019, he was pitted against Jeremy Pacatiw of Team Lakay. He pushed the Filipino fighter to the limit thus, earning the nod of all the judges in the end.

Rivera vs Qaisi Betting Numbers

Last FightLoss
CountryUnited StatesJordan
Height5′ 6″5′ 8″
Weight (lbs)135135
Reach (inches)
Win by KO/TKO56%13%
Win by Submission11%50%
Strikes landed per minute2.270
Striking accuracy36%0%
Striking absorbed per minute4.070
Striking defense54%0
Takedown average00
Takedown accuracy0%0%
Takedown defense0%0%
Submission average00

Rivera vs Qaisi Betting Picks

It is seen that Rivera, despite losing his only UFC match, is the fighter with the advantage over Qaisi according to Online Sportsbook. It should be Rivera’s chance to earn a victory in the UFC but expect Qaisi to try to put the fights in the hand s of the judges for him to have a chance of a steal.