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UFC Fight Night 197: Holloway vs Rodriguez 11/13/2021 Odds, Picks and Previews

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UFC Fight Night 197 Holloway vs Rodriguez 11-13-2021 Odds Picks and Previews

UFC Fight Night 197: Holloway vs Rodriguez 11/13/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to have their second fight card of the month with UFC Fight Night 197. The event will happen this coming Saturday, November 13 as the UFC moves back to the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are good ways to enjoy the matches at home. It will be the seventh-ranked pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC fighter Max Holloway looking for a title shot. In his way is the fourth-ranked featherweight Yair Rodriguez who will take him on in the main event. Heading to this match, Max Holloway is seen by UFC fight odds as the heavy favorite to win over Yair Rodriguez.

UFC Fight Night 197: Holloway vs Rodriguez 11/13/2021

When: Saturday, November 13, 4:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 197: Holloway vs Rodriguez 11/13/2021 Odds

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Holloway Odds Rodriguez Odds
Max Holloway -650 Yair Rodriguez +475

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Max Holloway

Max Holloway goes by the ring name β€œBlessed” and this fighter hails from Waianae, Hawaii in the United States. He gets to train and represent both the Gracie Technics and Hawaii Elite MMA fight stables. Hollway is still at his prime at 29 years old and has been fighting at the featherweight division. He owns a 22-6 professional fighting record of 22-6 and 20 of those victories are split into 10 knockouts and 10 submissions. Since losing the UFC featherweight championship against Alexander Volkanovski via unanimous decision, their rematch was close with Holloway losing over a split decision. He bounced back with a victory over Calvin Kattar just this January in UFC on ABC 1.

Yair Rodriguez

Yair Rodriguez is a 29-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Parral, Chihuahua in Mexico to be in this main event matchup. His professional MMA career is being handled by the Valle Flow Striking fight team. Rodriguez stands at five-foot-eleven and has been climbing up the featherweight division rankings. He has only lost twice in 15 professional bouts while his wins are divided into six decisions, four knockouts and three submissions. After a no-contest result against Jeremy Stephens in UFC Fight Night 159, both fighters fought in a rematch a month after.Β  Rodriguez forced the match to go to a full three rounds and won via unanimous decision.

Holloway vs Rodriguez Betting Numbers

Record 22-6-0 14-2-0 (1 NC)
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States Mexico
Height 5’11” 5’11”
Weight (lbs) 145 145
Reach (in) 69 71
Win by KO/TKO 45% 31%
Win by Submission 9% 23%
Decisions 45% 46%
Strikes landed per minute 7.26 4.33
Striking accuracy 46% 45%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.58 3.13
Striking defense 60% 57%
Takedown average 0.21 0.90
Takedown accuracy 71% 29%
Takedown defense 84% 63%
Submission average 0.30 0.90

Holloway vs Rodriguez Betting Picks

This is going to be an interesting matchup as Yair Rodriguez is seen as a huge underdog in the top online sportsbook. Max Holloway should win this match and earn a third shot to beat Alexander Volkanovski in a third title fight.