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UFC Fight Night 187: Edwards vs Muhammad 03/13/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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UFC Fight Night 187 Edwards vs Muhammad 03-13-2021 Odds Picks and Predictions

UFC Fight Night 187: Edwards vs Muhammad 03/13/2021 –  The Ultimate Fighting Championship is following up their thunderous start for the month with UFC Fight Night 187. This event will happen this Saturday, March 13 and it will be held at the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can opt to watch the matches through UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View. The main event will be featuring two welterweight fighters trying to get up their rankings. Leon Edwards is the third-best contender for the title and he can go up another spot if he pulls a victory over the fast-rising Belal Muhammad. It is seen in ufc gambling odds today that Leon Edwards holds the distinct advantage over challenger Belal Muhammad.

UFC Fight Night 187: Edwards vs Muhammad 03/13/2021

When: Saturday, March 13, 8:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 187: Edwards vs Muhammad 03/13/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Leon Edwards -260 Belal Muhammad +220

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Leon Edwards

Leon Edwards is a 29-year-old welterweight that came all the way from Erdington, Westmidlands in England. He is six-feet and trains at the Team Renegade stable for his fights. Edwards carries the ring name of “Rocky” inside the MMA cage and his current professional MMA record is 18-3. Those victories are divided into nine decisions, six knockouts, and three submissions. He has been undefeated in the UFC during his last 8 fights since 2016. The most recent match Edwards fought was in UFC on ESPN 4 against Rafael dos Anjos and that fight went a mile with the judges all favoring him in the scorecards.

Belal Muhammad

Belal Muhammad has a very interesting ring name of “Remember The Name” and this welterweight hails from Chicago, Illinois in the USA. His MMA skills have been polished by the Roufusport fight team. Muhammad is coming to this fight against Leon Edwards having a similar 18-3 professional fighting record. 13 of his wins came from decisions with four knockouts and submission under his name. He is on a four-fight winning streak and his most recent match was just less than a month ago in UFC 258. Muhammad had to go through Dhiego Lima in three rounds but eventually prevailed in the eyes of the judges.

Edwards vs Muhammad Betting Numbers

Edwards
Muhammad
Record 18-3-0 18-3-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country England USA
Height 6’2″ 5’11”
Weight (lbs) 170 170
Reach (in) 74 72
Win by KO/TKO 33% 22%
Win by Submission 17% 6%
Decisions 50% 72%
Strikes landed per minute 2.53 4.86
Striking accuracy 47% 43%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.05 4.03
Striking defense 55% 60%
Takedown average 1.39 2.03
Takedown accuracy 31% 28%
Takedown defense 70% 84%
Submission average 0.40 0.20

Edwards vs Muhammad Betting Picks

Leon Edwards has fought many battles in his colorful MMA career and that will serve as a good foundation in this match against Belal Muhammad. The English fighter is seen on this online betting site as the favored fighter to prevail and will climb up another step to a possible title fight against Kamaru Usman.