UFC Fight Night 192: Smith vs Spann 09/18/2021 Fight Analysis, Odds and Picks

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UFC Fight Night 192 Smith vs Spann 09-18-2021 Fight Analysis Odds and Picks

UFC Fight Night 192: Smith vs Spann 09/18/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship after starting off the month with an intense event followed it up with another with UFC Fight Night 192.  This fight card happens inside the halls of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada in the USA. MMA fans can avail themselves of Pay Per view or UFC Fight Pass to witness the matches. Ryan Spann is the 11th ranked light heavyweight title contender and will look to make a huge leap in the main event. He will be taking on 6th ranked fighter Anthony Smith and the winner gets closer to a title shot. According to UFC betting odds, Anthony Smith is the favorite over Ryan Spann to advance in the rankings.

UFC Fight Night 192: Smith vs Spann 09/18/2021

When: Saturday, September 18, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 192: Smith vs Spann 09/18/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Anthony Smith -165 Ryan Spann +145

Main Card

Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith is known as the “Lionheart” and this fighter’s hometown is located in Omaha, Nebraska in the United States. He has been training and representing the Factory X fight stable for his entire MMA career. Smith is currently 33 years old and this six-foot-four fighter has been competing at the light heavyweight level for most of his career. His professional record is 35-16 and has 19 knockouts and 13 submission victories. After losing back-to-back against Glover Texiera and Aleksandar Rakic, Smith is on a roll once again. He won two consecutive matches, the first was Devin Clark through submission while the latest was with Jimmy Crute through a first-round TKO.

Ryan Spann

Ryan Spann is a 30-year-old fighter and he currently resides in Beaumont, Texas in the United States. His fighting skills have been sharpened by Fortis MMA and he will represent them in this match. Spann carries an interesting ring name as “Superman” and he even tattooed the comic character’s logo on his chest. His MMA record is now at 19-6 and 11 of those victories came from submissions. This fighter has been climbing up fast in the light heavyweight rankings and has lost only once in six UFC matches. His most recent win was a first-round knockout in UFC Fight Night 187 against Misha Cirkunov just this March, 2021.

Smith vs Spann Betting Numbers

Record 35-16-0 19-6-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States United States
Height 6’4″ 6’5″
Weight (lbs) 205 205
Reach (in) 76 79
Win by KO/TKO 54% 26%
Win by Submission 37% 58%
Decisions 6% 16%
Strikes landed per minute 3.00 3.55
Striking accuracy 47% 45%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.36 3.45
Striking defense 42% 47%
Takedown average 0.47 1.72
Takedown accuracy 28% 41%
Takedown defense 47% 60%
Submission average 0.70 1.70

Smith vs Spann Betting Picks

This main event will be fought mainly on the ground as both fighters love to go for the submission. “Lionheart” Anthony Smith has vast experience inside the cage and the online sportsbook expects him to give Anthony Smith a hard lesson.