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UFC Fight Night 179: Silva vs Ulanbekov 10/10/2020 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC Fight Night 179 Silva vs Ulanbekov 10-10-2020 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC Fight Night 179: Silva vs Ulanbekov 10/10/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has UFC Fight Night 179 happening in “Fight Island” this October 10, Saturday. This will be another closed-door event as fans are not allowed to enter the Flash Forum, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. For those who want to watch the fight, Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are good options. For the main event, you have top bantamweight contender Marlon Moraes and rising star Cory Sandhagen battling for a title shot. Kicking off the night are flyweights Bruno Silva and Tagir Ulanbekov stepping inside the same cage. UFC Parlay forecasts that this flyweight battle has Tagir Ulanbekov as the huge favorites over Bruno Silva. 

UFC Fight Night 179: Silva vs Ulanbekov 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: Silva vs Ulanbekov 10/10/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Bruno Silva +320 Tagir Ulanbekov -476

Bruno Silva

Bruno Silva is known as “The Bulldog” inside the MMA cage and this Brazillian fighter hails from Piracicaba, Sao Paulo. He trains and polishes his skills at the Pitbull Brothers and Fight Ready MMA stable. Silva now owns a professional fighting record of 10-4 with three knockouts, three submissions and four decisions. He has made his UFC debut in October 2019 and in the two fights given to him, he had a loss and no contest. Prior to coming to the UFC, he had stints at the World Fighting Federation, Aspera Fighting Championship, Team Nogueira – MMA, World Fighting Federation, Ponte Preta, Encontro and Corumbatai Fight.

Tagir Ulanbekov

Tagir Ulanbekov is a 29-year-old MMA fighter and he trains with Khabib Nurmagomedov. He came all the way from Dagestan, Russia and will be representing the Eagles MMA in his UFC debut. Ulanbekov is a five-foot-six fighter and he has a professional MMA record of 10-1 with five submissions and four decisions. He is carrying a three-fight winning streak to the UFC from the Gorilla Fighting Championship. He has been around the world fighting in different stages and aside from Gorilla Fighting, he also had stints at Fight Nights Global, Pride Fighting Show, Fight Star and Liga Kavkaz. His last two wins at GFC are from submissions.

Silva vs Ulanbekov Betting Numbers

Record 10-4-2 12-1-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country Brazil Russia
Height 5’4″ 5’7″
Weight 125 lbs 125 lbs
Reach  65″ 70″
Win by KO/TKO 30% 10%
Win by Submission 30% 50%
Decisions 40% 40%
Strikes landed per minute 2.32 0.00
Striking accuracy 44% 0%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.75 0.00
Striking defense 52% 0%
Takedown average 2.68 0.00
Takedown accuracy 22% 0%
Takedown defense 100% 0%
Submission average 0.00 0.00

Silva vs Ulanbekov Betting Picks

As debuting fighters learn when coming in the UFC, this organization is the hardest animal to tame. With that, having won in the UFC puts Tagir Ulanbekov carrying the advantage over Bruno Silva as seen by Online Sportsbook and will be surprising him with the win.