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UFC Fight Night 189: Puelles vs Leavitt 06/05/2021 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC Fight Night 189 Puelles vs Leavitt 06-05-2021 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC Fight Night 189: Puelles vs Leavitt 06/05/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is kicking off the month with a great fight card in UFC Fight Night 189. This event will be back at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada this coming Saturday, June 5. MMA fans can opt to subscribe to either Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass to enjoy the matches at home. The main event features two heavyweights trying to climb the top 5 in the division with Augusto Sakai taking on Jairzinho Ronzenstruik. The night will start with a lightweight battle between Claudio Puelles and Jordan Leavitt. This match will be interesting as UFC online betting odds project that Jordan Leavitt will prevail over Claudio Puelles.

UFC Fight Night 189: Puelles vs Leavitt 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: Puelles vs Leavitt 06/05/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Claudio Puelles +175 Jordan Leavitt -210

Claudio Puelles

Claudio Puelles carries an interesting ring name as the “El Nino” and he is a fighter that came all the way from Molina, Peru. He stands at five-foot-eleven and trains at the Pitbull Martial Arts Center. Puelles is a young 25-year-old prospect and he is comfortable fighting at the featherweight division. This fighter has a professional fighting record of 9-2 and those wins are divided into five submissions, two knockouts and two decisions. Heading to this fight against Jordan Leavitt, Puelles is on a back-to-back winning streak. Felipe Silva was his first opponent and his next victory came from Marcos Mariano in UFC Fight Night 159 way back in September 2019.

Jordan Leavitt

Jordan Leavitt is just entering his prime age of 26 years old and he hails from Las Vegas, Nevada in the USA. He stands at five-foot-eleven and gets to represent the Syndicate MMA fight team. Leavitt carries the ring name “The Monkey King” and has been natural at the lightweight division. He has an unblemished record of 8-0 and five of those victories came from devastating knockouts. This is going to be his second fight in the UFC after a successful debut on UFC on ESPN 19. Matt Wiman was his opponent just this December 2020 and it was a 22-second first-round knockout.

Puelles vs Leavitt Betting Numbers

Puelles
Leavitt
Record 9-2-0 8-0-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Peru USA
Height 5’11” 5’11”
Weight (lbs) 145 155
Reach (in) 72 71
Win by KO/TKO 22% 13%
Win by Submission 56% 63%
Decisions 22% 25%
Strikes landed per minute 1.95 1.08
Striking accuracy 44% 55%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.73 0.43
Striking defense 50% 75%
Takedown average 3.06 6.50
Takedown accuracy 36% 66%
Takedown defense 0% 0%
Submission average 1.30 3.20

Puelles vs Leavitt Betting Picks

This fight will kick off the fight card and it will be an interesting one. According to the best sports betting website, Jordan Leavitt will prevail and earn the victory over Claudio Puelles. Expect a submission by Leavitt in the third round.