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UFC Fight Night 196: Jones vs Onama 10/23/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC Fight Night 196 Jones vs Onama 10-23-2021 Picks Predictions and Previews

UFC Fight Night 196: Jones vs Onama 10/23/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is not done entertaining their fight fans this month with UFC Fight Night 196 happening this Saturday, October 23. This event takes place inside the halls of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMA aficionados can subscribe to either Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass to view the matches. Marvin Vettori will be featured in the main event and he will be going up against Paul Costa at middleweight. An interesting lightweight matchup is in the undercard with Mason Jones fighting David Onama. According to UFC betting spreads, David Onama is the heavy underdog against Mason Jones in this matchup.

UFC Fight Night 196: Jones vs Onama 10/23/2021

When: Saturday, October 23, 1:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 196: Jones vs Onama 10/23/2021 Odds

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Jones Odds Patrick Odds
Mason Jones -425 David Onama +340

Mason Jones

Mason Jones is just entering his prime at 26 years old and this fighter came all the way from Blaenavon, Wales. He has been busy polishing his skills at the Pedro Bessa BJJ fight stable for this bout. Jones stands at five-foot-ten and this natural lightweight fighter has only been defeated once in 11 professional bouts. The fighter’s wins are almost evenly divided into four knockouts, three submissions and three decisions. His debut fight in the UFC happened just this January and that resulted in a unanimous decision loss with Mike Davis. His next bout was against Alex Patrick and that ended in a no-contest due to an accidental eye poke.  

David Onama

David Onama is a replacement fighter in this match and he will fill in for the injured Allan Patrick. He is a 27-year-old fighter and he hails from Kansas City, Missouri. He gets to represent the Glory MMA & Fitness stable. Onama is a five-foot-ten fighter and has been competing mostly at the lightweight division. He carries an undefeated record of 8-0 and his wins are divided into five knockouts and three submissions. This will be the first time Onama will be fighting in the UFC. Prior to making it to the organization’s fighter roster, he has been competing well at the Fighting Alliance Championship and known as a knockout artist.

Jones vs Onama Betting Numbers

Jones
Onama
Record 15-3-0 (1 NC) 8-0-0
Last Fight NC Win
Country Brazil USA
Height 5’11” 5’10”
Weight (lbs) 155 155
Reach (in) 74 74
Win by KO/TKO 27% 63%
Win by Submission 13% 38%
Decisions 60% 0%
Strikes landed per minute 1.76 0
Striking accuracy 40% 0%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.90 0
Striking defense 44% 0%
Takedown average 3.24 0
Takedown accuracy 35% 0%
Takedown defense 46% 0%
Submission average 0.30 0

Jones vs Onama Betting Picks

This is going to be something to watch as David Onama is seen as an unproven fighter entering the UFC. He carries a knockout punch but according to the best online sportsbook sees Mason Jones as the safer pick to take.