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UFC Fight Night 194: Elliott vs Nicolau 10/09/2021 Odds, Fight Analysis and Forecast

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UFC Fight Night 194 Elliott vs Nicolau 10-09-2021 Odds Fight Analysis and Forecast

UFC Fight Night 194: Elliott vs Nicolau 10/09/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has another great fight card coming as UFC Fight Night 194 happens this Saturday, October 9. This event will be held in the halls of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. To enjoy the matches, a Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription will be the best way to go. Marina Rodriguez will look to test her skills and take on Mackenzie Dern in the women’s strawweight division during the main event. Tim Elliot will be fighting in the main card against Matheus Nicolau for some flyweight action. This is going to be interesting as UFC betting odds see that Tim Elliot is the underdog fighter against Matheus Nicolau Pereira.

UFC Fight Night 194: Elliott vs Nicolau 10/09/2021

When: Saturday, October 9, 4:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 194: Elliott vs Nicolau 10/09/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Tim Elliott +170 Matheus Nicolau -200

Main Card

Tim Elliott

Tim Elliot is coming in this match as a 34-year-old fighter and he hails from Lee’s Summit, Missouri in the United States. He has been polishing his fighting skills at the Glory MMA & Fitness gym. Elliot is a five-foot-seven fighter and has been comfortable competing at the flyweight division. He already had 28 professional bouts and took 17 victories inside the cage. Eight of those wins were earned through decisions. This fighter has lost three consecutive matches and managed to bounce back, winning back-to-back. The first was against Ryan Benoit while the most recent one was against Jordan Espinosa in UFC 259. Both wins were earned from decisions.

Matheus Nicolau

Matheus Nicolau is in the middle of his prime at 28 years and he came from Belo Horizonte in Minas Gerais, Brazil. He gets to represent two stables in Jackson-Wink MMA and Luttrell-Yee MMA. Nicolau has been fighting at the flyweight division for his entire career and he has only lost twice in 18 bouts. His wins are divided into seven decisions, five submissions, and four knockouts. This is his fifth fight in the UFC. After Nicloau’s UFC contract expired he took victories in Future FC and Brave CF before heading back to the organization. His return was marked in UFC Fight Night 187 and won that match in a split decision. 

Elliott vs Nicolau Betting Numbers

Elliott
Nicolau
Record 17-11-1 16-2-1
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA Brazil
Height 5’7″ 5’6″
Weight (lbs) 125 125
Reach (in) 66 66
Win by KO/TKO 18% 25%
Win by Submission 35% 31%
Decisions 47% 44%
Strikes landed per minute 3.35 3.79
Striking accuracy 45% 52%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.49 2.83
Striking defense 59% 67%
Takedown average 4.01 1.93
Takedown accuracy 49% 44%
Takedown defense 58% 100%
Submission average 1.10 1.40

Elliott vs Nicolau Betting Picks

Things have been looking well for Matheus Nicolau Pereira and he looks to have regained his winning momentum. He will be the safer bet in the online sportsbook to take in this match against Tim Elliot and this should result in a decision win.