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UFC Fight Night 180: Mullarkey vs Ziam 10/17/2020 Analysis, Odds and Picks

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UFC Fight Night 180 Mullarkey vs Ziam 10-17-2020 Analysis Odds and Picks

UFC Fight Night 180: Mullarkey vs Ziam 10/17/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has arranged another blockbuster match card for fight fans with UFC Fight Night 180 that is slated to happen on Saturday, October 17. It will be held in “Fight Island” aka Flash Forum, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are the places to catch the fights. The Korean Zombie will be on the cage once again and will test if Brian Ortega gets the rust from the long layoff. The undercard will have lightweights Jamie Mullarkey and Fares Ziam entering the same cage. It is seen by UFC Odds that putting your be on Fares Ziam is riskier as compared to Jame Mullarkey.

UFC Fight Night 180: Mullarkey vs Ziam 10/17/2020

When: Saturday, October 17, 6:00 PM ET
Where: Flash Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 180: Mullarkey vs Ziam 10/17/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Jamie Mullarkey -130 Fares Ziam +110

Jamie Mullarkey

Jamie Mullarkey is just entering his prime at 26-years-old and he hails from Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia. He stands at five-foot-eight and this natural featherweight trains at the Magnus MMA fight team. Mullarkey now owns a 12-3 professional MMA record and the wins are broken down to eight winds, three submissions and a decision. He started fighting in the UFC in October 2019 but before that, he was a standout in Superfight MMA. In his debut fight, he went up against Brad Riddell in UFC 243 and in that match, Mullarkey pushed the fight to the full three rounds. Unfortunately, the judges all voted for his opponent to win the fight. 

Fares Ziam

Fares Ziam is a young 23-year old fighter and this lightweight came all the way from France. He carries the ring name of “Killer Smile” and will be representing Team Ezbiri, Team Icon and Bulgarian Top Team in his next fight. Ziam now holds a professional fighting record of 10-3 with half of those wins coming from knockouts and four are from submissions. He also just made his debut in the UFC and was discovered after sweeping all his fights in European Beatdown. He made his first fight in the UFC on September 2019 as an undercard in UFC 242. Ziam impressed by bringing his opponent, Don Madge to a full three rounds but the judges see him as the loser of the fight.

Mullarkey vs Ziam Betting Numbers

Record 12-3-0 10-3-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country Australia France
Height 6’0 6’1
Weight 155 lbs 155 lbs
Reach 74″ 75″
Win by KO/TKO 67% 50%
Win by Submission 25% 40%
Decisions 8% 10%
Strikes landed per minute 2.40 0.67
Striking accuracy 37% 32%
Striking absorbed per minute 6.07 1.40
Striking defense 40% 57%
Takedown average 3.00 0.00
Takedown accuracy 2% 0%
Takedown defense 0% 75%
Submission average 1.00 0.00

Mullarkey vs Ziam Betting Picks

In this fight, both fighters are itching to earn their first win in the UFC and will be throwing everything including the kitchen sink to prove that they belong in the organization. Putting your bet on Jamie Mullarkey against Fares Ziam is the safe bet as seen by Online Sportsbook.