UFC Fight Night 185: Hawes vs Imavov 02/20/2021 Fight Analysis, Forecast and Tips

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UFC Fight Night 185 Hawes vs Imavov 02-20-2021 Fight Analysis Forecast and Tips

UFC Fight Night 185: Hawes vs Imavov 02/20/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be holding another exciting event this coming Saturday, February 20. It will be the stacked UFC Fight Night 185 and it will be happening inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans are not yet allowed inside the venue but will enjoy the event nonetheless through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. A title shot is up for grabs as Derrick Lewis hopes to battle Stipe Miocic but he will have to get through the hard-hitting Curtis Blaydes. A middleweight bout is also featured in the card as Phillip Hawes takes on Nassourdine Imamov. This is going to be a very tough battle according to UFC Fight Odds as Phil Hawes holds the slight edge over Nassourdine Imamov.

UFC Fight Night 185: Hawes vs Imavov 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

UFC Fight Night 185: Hawes vs Imavov 02/20/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Phillip Hawes -125 Nassourdine Imavov -105

Phillip Hawes

Phillip Hawes is known as the Transformer villain main antagonist “Megatron” inside the MMA cage and his hometown is located at Little Ferry, New Jersey in the USA. His fight team is Sanford MMA. Hawes is five-foot-eleven and has been fighting at the middleweight division for most of his career. He is coming into this fight with a 9-2 record. Those wins are divided into seven knockouts and two submissions. He made a great debut in the UFC just this October 2020 where he took on Jacob Malkoun in UFC 254. The fight lasted for only 18 seconds in the first round as Hawes knocked him out with punches. 

Nassourdine Imavov

Nassourdine Imamov is a very young fighter at 25 years old and he came all the way from Paris, France. He stands at six-foot-three and weighs 185 pounds. His MMA training is supplied by MMA Factory. Imamov, like Phil Hawes, carries a professional MMA record of 9-2. His wins are divided into four submissions, two decisions, and three knockouts. This is going to be his second fight in the UFC as well. His debut match in the UFC was back in October 2020 in UFC on ESPN 16 where he took on Jordan Williams. The fight lasted a full three rounds and earned the nods of all the judges to win the fight.

Hawes vs Imavov Betting Numbers

Record 9-2-0 9-2-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA France
Height 6’0″ 6’3″
Weight (lbs) 185 185
Reach (in) 77 75
Win by KO/TKO 78% 33%
Win by Submission 22% 44%
Decisions 0% 22%
Strikes landed per minute 4.14 4.53
Striking accuracy 49% 61%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.81 2.00
Striking defense 55% 69%
Takedown average 1.68 1.00
Takedown accuracy 14% 12%
Takedown defense 0% 100%
Submission average 0.00 4.00

Hawes vs Imavov Betting Picks

Only one fighter will earn his second victory in the UFC and Online Sports Betting sees Phil Hawes and his knockout power will be showcased once again to defeat the Frenchman Nassourdine Imamov.