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UFC Fight Night 196: Pickett vs Staropoli 10/23/2021 Previews, Fight Spread and Analysis

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UFC Fight Night 196 Pickett vs Staropoli 10-23-2021 Previews Fight Spread and Analysis

UFC Fight Night 196: Pickett vs Staropoli 10/23/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to step it up a bit coming up with an interesting fight card with UFC Fight Night 196. This event happens this Saturday, October 23 and it will be inside the walls of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMA fans can opt to subscribe to UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View to enjoy the matches. The main event put a title shot for the middleweight championship on the line with Marvin Vettori taking on Paulo Costa. Another middleweight bout is in the prelims with Jamie Pickett fighting Laureano Staropoli. According to UFC fight odds, Laureano Staropoli is the favored fighter to win over Jamie Pickett in this bout.

UFC Fight Night 196: Pickett vs Staropoli 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: Pickett vs Staropoli 10/23/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Jamie Pickett +180 Laureano Staropoli -220

Jamie Pickett

Jamie Pickett is known as “The Night Wolf” whenever he steps inside the cage and he hails from Greenville, North Carolina in the United States. The Hitpit Martial Arts have been giving him career direction. Pickett stands at six-foot-one and he has been comfortable competing as a middleweight fighter. He owns a professional fighting record of 11-6 and has 8 knockout victories. This is going to be his third fight in the UFC. Since earning a contract to fight in the UFC in Dana White’s Contender Series, he has been given two fights. Both matches ended up in losses and his most recent bout was a knockout loss against Jordan Wright. 

Laureano Staropoli

Laureano Staropoli is a 28-year-old fighter and he came all the way from La Plata, Buenos Aires in Argentina. He gets to polish his fighting skills at the Chute Boxe Diego Lima MMA stable for this match. Staropoli carries the ring name “El Matador” and has been natural at the middleweight division. He stands at six-foot-one and has a professional record of 9-4. Five of his wins came from knockouts. Times have been tough for Staropoli as he lost his last three matches. Among his conquerors are Muslim Salikhov, Tim Means and the most recent was a unanimous decision loss against Roman Dolidze.

Pickett vs Staropoli Betting Numbers

Record 11-6-0 9-4-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country USA Argentina
Height 6’2″ 6’1
Weight (lbs) 185 185
Reach (in) 80 71
Win by KO/TKO 73% 56%
Win by Submission 9% 22%
Decisions 18% 22%
Strikes landed per minute 2.87 3.64
Striking accuracy 55% 33%
Striking absorbed per minute 5.35 3.85
Striking defense 44% 54%
Takedown average 1.44 0.8
Takedown accuracy 40% 40%
Takedown defense 37% 52%
Submission average 0.4 0

Pickett vs Staropoli Betting Picks

It is just hard to judge Laureano Staropoli by just looking at his fight record. Nonetheless, he is seen by the best online sportsbook to make a comeback win and finish this match against Jamie Pickett by earning the nod of the judges.