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UFC Fight Night 179: Alqaisi vs Kelley 10/10/2020 Picks, UFC Predictions and Previews

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UFC Fight Night 179 Alqaisi vs Kelley 10-10-2020 Picks UFC Predictions and Previews

UFC Fight Night 179: Alqaisi vs Kelley 10/10/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has another hard-hitting fight card set to happen in UFC Fight Night 179 this coming Saturday, October 10. This will still be in the storied “Fight Island aka Flash Forum, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This event will be available to view via Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The main event will have two top bantamweights gunning for a title shot with Cory Sandhagen going up against Marlon Moraes. The prelims also hold some interesting matches with Ali AlQuasi vs Tony Kelly. This is going to be another bantamweight match in this card and UFC Betting Odds have Tom Kelley carrying the upper hand against Ali AlQuasi. 

UFC Fight Night 179: Alqaisi vs Kelley 10/10/2020

When: Saturday, October 10, 5:00 PM ET
Where: Flash Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 179: Alqaisi vs Kelley 10/10/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Ali AlQaisi +180 Tony Kelley -230

Ali AlQaisi

Ali AlQuasi carries the ring name of “The Royal Fighter” and he came from Amman, Jordan. He stands at five-foot-eight and this natural bantamweight represents and trains at the Gladiator MMA fight team. AlQuasi now has a professional MMA record of 8-4 with half of those wins earned from submissions and three decisions. Before coming to the UFC, he was a standout for Brace CF and Phoenix Fighting Championship. Making his UFC debut in August 2020, he was put up against Irwin Rivera. With odds against him, he pushed Rivera to a full three rounds and but eventually lost when two referees voted against his performance. 

Tony Kelley

Tony Kelley is a 33-year-old fighter and he flew all the way from Shreveport, Louisiana in the USA to “Fight Island”. This five-foot-ten fighter carries the name of “Primetime” and trains at the famous Team Alpha Male. Kelley now has a professional fighting record of 5-2 with three of those victories from the way of submission. Prior to making it to the UFC roster, he gained experience in Legacy Fighting Championship and World Fighting Federation. He made his UFC debut just this August 2020 in UFC 252 where he was put up against Kai Kamaka. He impressed but pushing the fight to a full three rounds but all judges favored his opponent to win.

Alqaisi vs Kelley Betting Numbers

Alqaisi
Kelley
Record 8-4-0 6-2-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country Jordan USA
Height 5’6″ 5’9″
Weight 135 lbs 135 lbs
Reach 68″ 70″
Win by KO/TKO 13% 20%
Win by Submission 50% 60%
Decisions 38% 20%
Strikes landed per minute 2.93 7.60
Striking accuracy 41% 50%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.40 7.60
Striking defense 50% 38%
Takedown average 2.00 0.00
Takedown accuracy 22% 0%
Takedown defense 60% 0%
Submission average 1.00 0.00

Alqaisi vs Kelley Betting Picks

Two fighters looking for their first win in the UFC and Online Sportsbook has Tom Kelley separating the divide as the favored fighter over Ali AlQuasi. Looking at AlQuasi’s debut, he has been careless in his match and will be a big hole that Kelley will look to capitalize on.