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UFC Fight Night 185: Oleinik vs Daukaus 02/20/2021 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC Fight Night 185 Oleinik vs Daukaus 02-20-2021 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC Fight Night 185: Oleinik vs Daukaus 02/20/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship came up with another exciting fight card through UFC Fight Night 185. This will commence this coming Saturday, February 20 and it will be at the organization’s own facility in the UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada in the USA. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass subscriptions are great options to view the fights. Two heavyweights fighting to earn a title shot is headlining the event with Curtis Blaydes going up against Derrick Lewis. Another heavyweight bout is on the main card as Aleksei Oleinik steps in the cage against Chris Daukaus. The veteran Alexey Oleinik is seen by UFC Betting Odds as the underdog against Chris Daukaus.

UFC Fight Night 185: Oleinik vs Daukaus 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: Oleinik vs Daukaus 02/20/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Aleksei Oleinik +155 Chris Daukaus -190

Main Card

Aleksei Oleinik

Aleksei Oleinik is one of the oldest fighters in the UFC at the age of 43 years old. He is known as “The Boa Constrictor” and this heavyweight fighter came all the way from Moscow, Russia for this fight. Oleinik has his own fight team and he stands at six-foot-two and tips the scales at 235 lbs. His professional fighting record is an impressive 59-14. 46 of those victories came from submissions. After taking wins over Maurice Greene and Fabricio Werdum, Oleinik was knocked out by Derrick Lewis in UFC Fight Night 174. The bell was rung at the 21-second mark of the second round. 

Chris Daukaus

Chris Daukaus is a huge 31-year-old fighter and his hometown is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the USA. He weighs in at 262 points and has been sharpening his skills at Team Balance. Daukaus stands at six-foot-two and will be carrying a professional fighting record of 10-3 heading to this match against Aleksei Oleinik. Nine of his wins came from knockouts and two of his losses are from knockouts as well. He is now on a three-fight winning streak and two of those wins are in the UFC. His last match was against Rodrigo Nascimento back in October 2020 in UFC Fight Night 179 and it only took him 45 seconds to knock him out.

Oleinik vs Daukaus Betting Numbers

Oleinik
Daukaus
Record 59-14-1 10-3-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country Russia USA
Height 6’2″ 6’3″
Weight (lbs) 240 250
Reach (in) 80 76
Win by KO/TKO 14% 90%
Win by Submission 78% 0%
Decisions 8% 10%
Strikes landed per minute 3.50 9.58
Striking accuracy 50% 62%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.52 3.45
Striking defense 44% 67%
Takedown average 2.43 0.00
Takedown accuracy 48% 0%
Takedown defense 33% 0%
Submission average 2.40 0.00

Oleinik vs Daukaus Betting Picks

It is very hard to ignore the experience of Aleksei Oleinik but he really looked old in his last match. On the other hand, Online Sportsbook has the younger Chris Daukaus having the upper hand with the way he destroyed Ferreira.