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UFC Fight Night 180: Nurmagomedov vs Striegl 10/17/2020 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC Fight Night 180 Nurmagomedov vs Striegl 10-17-2020 Picks Predictions and Previews

UFC Fight Night 180: Nurmagomedov vs Striegl 10/17/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with another interesting fight card with UFC Fight Night 180 that is set to happen on Saturday, October 17 at the Flash Forum, Yas Island. Better known to fans as “Fight Island”, this remote place is located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. UFC Fight Pass and Pay Per View are the best options to watch the matches. The main event has Korean Zombie trying to inch in closer to a title fight but he has to defeat top contender Brian Ortega. Kicking off the night are two bantamweight fighters with Mark Striegl taking on Said Nurmagomedov. It is seen by UFC Live Betting that Said Nurmagomedov owns a huge edge over the debuting Mark Striegl. 

UFC Fight Night 180: Nurmagomedov vs Striegl 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: Nurmagomedov vs Striegl 10/17/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Said Nurmagomedov -450 Mark Striegl +325

Said Nurmagomedov

Said Nurmagomedov is at his prime at 28 years old and he came all the way from Dagestan, Russia. He stands at five-foot-eight and will be representing the Akhmat Fight team in his upcoming fight. Nurmagomedov now has a professional record of 13-2 and seven of those victories came through the judges’ decision. He has made his UFC debut in July 2018 and has won two of his three fights in the organization. After winning his first two matches, Nurmagomedov tasted his first defeat in the UFC in the hands of Raoni Barcelos in UFC Fight Night 165 back in December 2019. The match went full three rounds but it didn’t favor Nurmagomedov.

Mark Striegl

Mark Striegl is a 32-year-old fighter that came out of Baguio City, Benguet in the Philippine islands. He is known as “Mugen” inside the cage and has sharpened his skills in Borneo Tribal Squad. Striegl has an impressive 18-2 professional MMA record with 14 of his victories coming from submissions.  This will be his first fight in the UFC and before that, he had been a champion in the URCC and even had short stints in One Championship. In his last match in URCC, the fight was ruled as a no-contest after a low blow in April 2019. Before that, his last victory was registered in September 2018 where he submitted Do Gyum Lee with a Guillotine Choke.

Nurmagomedov vs Striegl Betting Numbers

Nurmagomedov
Striegl
Record 13-2-0 18-2-0
Last Fight Loss NC
Country Russia Philippines
Height 5’8″ 5’8″
Weight 135 lbs 135 lbs
Reach 70″
Win by KO/TKO 23% 0%
Win by Submission 23% 78%
Decisions 54% 22%
Strikes landed per minute 4.22 0.00
Striking accuracy 44% 0%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.34 0.00
Striking defense 61% 0%
Takedown average 0.46 0.00
Takedown accuracy 7% 0%
Takedown defense 66% 0%
Submission average 0.00 0.00

Nurmagomedov vs Striegl Betting Picks

In this fight, Top Online Sportsbook has Said Nurmagomedov as the heavy favorite to win over Mark Striegl. It should be an easy match for Nugmagomedov and expect this match to be won on the ground.