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UFC Fight Night 189: Rozenstruik vs Sakai 06/05/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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UFC Fight Night 189 Rozenstruik vs Sakai 06-05-2021 Odds Picks and Predictions

UFC Fight Night 189: Rozenstruik vs Sakai 06/05/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has been providing great fights for the past month and they are set to take it up a notch. Kicking off the month of June is UFC Fight Night 189 that is slated to happen in the closed-door location of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC Fight Pass and Pay Per View are good options for fans to catch the matches at home. The main event will be putting two heavyweight fighters that aim to crack the top five rankings in their division. Jairzinho Rozenstruik is set to step in the cage and take on ninth-ranked Augusto Sakai. It is forecasted in this top online sportsbook that Jair Rozenstruik will be improving his ranking with a win over Augusto Sakai.

UFC Fight Night 189: Rozenstruik vs Sakai 06/05/2021

When: Saturday, June 5, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 189: Rozenstruik vs Sakai 06/05/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Jairzinho Rozenstruik -130 Augusto Sakai +110

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Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Jairzinho Rozenstruik is a 33-year-old fighter and his hometown is located at Paramaribo, Suriname. He is a hulking figure at six-foot-two and gets his training at the renowned American Top Team. Rozenstruik is known as “Bigi Boy” whenever he steps inside the cage as he tips the scales at 255 lbs. He has been fighting naturally at the heavyweight division and his professional fighting record is now at 11-2. Two of his losses came in his last three matches. His most recent opponent was Ciryl Gane in UFC Fight Night 186. That fight was just this February and it went to a full five rounds but all judges went against Rozenstruik. 

Augusto Sakai

Augusto Sakai is a tall six-foot-four fighter and he came all the way from Curitiba, Parana in Brazil. This natural heavyweight has been sharpening his skills at the Gile Ribeiro Team and Noguchi Team stables. Sakai just entered his 30s and he weighs 260 lbs. His professional MMA record heading to this match is at 15-2 and 11 of those wins came from knockouts while the rest are from judges’ decisions. After winning four consecutive matches in the UFC, he tasted his first loss against the veteran Alistair Overeem. That match happened in UFC Fight Night 176 back in September 2020 as Sakai got knocked out in the fifth round.

Rozenstruik vs Sakai Betting Numbers

Rozenstruik
Sakai
Record 11-2-0 15-2-1
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country Suriname Brazil
Height 6’2″ 6’4″
Weight (lbs) 255 260
Reach (in) 78 77
Win by KO/TKO 91% 73%
Win by Submission 0% 0%
Decisions 9% 27%
Strikes landed per minute 3.14 5.32
Striking accuracy 48% 48%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.48 4.02
Striking defense 39% 50%
Takedown average 0.00 0.15
Takedown accuracy 0% 50%
Takedown defense 80% 66%
Submission average 0.00 0.00

Rozenstruik vs Sakai Betting Picks

This is going to be a very close battle but with the way Jairzinho Rozenstruik has been devastating his opponents, he is the favored fighter based on the best UFC live odds. Expect Augusto Sakai to get knocked out by the second round.