UFC Fight Night 185: Blaydes vs Lewis 02/20/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is setting up another stacked fight card for this month of February at the UFC Fight Night 185. This event will be happening on Saturday night this February 20 inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can opt to watch the fight through UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View. The third-ranked heavyweight contender in the UFC Curtis Blaydes is hoping to get another title shot against Stipe Miocic. The path to getting his payback has to go through another hard-hitting heavyweight with 4th ranked Derrick Lewis. Heading to this match, Derrick Lewis is the heavy favorite by UFC Odds to win this game against Curtis Blaydes.
UFC Fight Night 185: Blaydes vs Lewis 02/20/2021
|When:||Saturday, February 20, 8:00 PM ET|
|Where:||UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada|
|TV:||Pay Per View|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
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UFC Fight Night 185: Blaydes vs Lewis 02/20/2021 Odds
Curtis Blaydes carries an interesting ring name of “Razor” and he is a six-foot-four heavyweight that came from Nowhere, Oklahoma in the USA. He has been representing the Elevation Fight Team for most of his career. Blaydes has a professional fighting record of 14-2 and he is a 261 lbs fighter that has 10 knockouts under his name. He only has two losses and has been on a four-fight winning streak heading to this fight. His most recent match was back in June 2020 when he had a very tough battle with Alexander Volkov in UFC on ESPN 11. The fight went to a full five rounds and earned the unanimous decision win.
Derrick Lewis is a 36-year-old fight veteran and he hails from Houston, Texas in the USA. He stands at six-foot-three and gets his fight skills sharpened at the Grind House Fitness fight team. Lewis tips the scales at 264 lbs and this heavyweight has a total of 31 professional MMA matches. His record is now at 24-7 and 19 of those wins came from knockouts while also earning four decisions and one submission. He once fought for the UFC Heavyweight Title but fell short to Daniel Cormier back in November 2018. His last match was with Alexey Oleinik and he knocked down the submission specialist in the second round back in August 2020 during UFC Fight Night 174.
Blaydes vs Lewis Betting Numbers
|Win by KO/TKO||71%||79%|
|Win by Submission||0%||4%|
|Strikes landed per minute||3.55||2.64|
|Striking absorbed per minute||1.73||2.09|
Blaydes vs Lewis Betting Picks
This is going to be hard-hitting and expect both fighters to try and finish the fight early. Online Sportsbook sees that the lower-ranked Derrick Lewis has more experience and will outlast Curtis Blaydes.