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UFC Fight Night 189: Amirkhani vs Kirk 06/05/2021 Forecast, Tips and Results

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UFC Fight Night 189 Amirkhani vs Kirk 06-05-2021 Forecast Tips and Results

UFC Fight Night 189: Amirkhani vs Kirk 06/05/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to start the month of June with an excellent fight card with UFC Fight Night 189. This evening of fights takes place this Saturday, June 5 and it will be at the UFC Apex located in the middle of Las Vegas, Nevada. The fights can be seen by subscribing to Pay Per view or UFC Fight Pass. Two hard-hitting heavyweights will be the biggest draw for this event as Augusto Sakai takes on Jairinzho Rozenstruik. The undercard will feature an interesting featherweight matchup between Makwan Amirkhani and Kamuela Kirk. It is forecasted in the best UFC betting odds that Makwan Amirkhani is set to take home the victory over Kamuela Kirk.

UFC Fight Night 189: Amirkhani vs Kirk 06/05/2021

When: Saturday, June 5, 4:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 189: Amirkhani vs Landwehr 06/05/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Makwan Amirkhani -220 Kamuela Kirk +180

Makwan Amirkhani

Makwan Amirkhani is a 32-year-old fighter and his hometown is located at Turku in Finland. He stands at five-foot-ten and this featherweight fighter trains and represents the SBG Ireland fight team. Amirkhani carries an interesting ring name as “Mr. Finland” and his professional fighting record is now at 16-5. 11 of those wins came from submissions while also owning four decisions and one knockout under his name. After earning a victory over Danny Henry in UFC 251 back in July, he went up against Edson Barboza in UFC Fight Night 179 in October. That fight went to a full three rounds but Amirkhani lost in the eyes of the judges.

Kamuela Kirk

Kamuela Kirk carries a very interesting ring name as “The Jawaiian” and he hails from Arizona in the United States. This five-foot-nine fighter has been polishing his fighting skills at the Siege MMA fight stable. Kirk is a 27-year-old fighter and he has been fighting at the lightweight division for most of his career. His professional MMA record heading to this match is at 11-4 with six of those wins coming from submissions. This fighter missed the bus of making it to the UFC back in 2019 by suffering a loss in Dana White’s contender series against Billy Quarantillo. Winning his last two fights in the LFA earned him his ticket back and will debut against Amirkhani.

Amirkhani vs Kirk Betting Numbers

Amirkhani
Kirk
Record 16-5-0 11-4-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country Finland USA
Height 5’10” 5’9″
Weight (lbs) 145 155
Reach (in) 72 75
Win by KO/TKO 6% 45%
Win by Submission 69% 55%
Decisions 25% 0%
Strikes landed per minute 1.42 5.31
Striking accuracy 44% 57%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.63 12.25
Striking defense 51% 21%
Takedown average 3.37 2.89
Takedown accuracy 37% 40%
Takedown defense 57% 100%
Submission average 1.40 0.00

Amirkhani vs Kirk Betting Picks

Having more experience fighting in the UFC gives Makwan Amrikhani the edge over Kamuela Kirk. Betting on UFC fights, Kirk is going to be the underdog in this matchup and expect him to lose via unanimous decision against Amirkhani.