UFC Fight Night 222: Usman vs Tafa 4/22/2023 – Mohammed Usman will be taking on Junior Tafa in Las Vegas for a heavyweight clash on Saturday. Mohammed Usman is up against a pretty new fighter and is looking forward to a victory. Junior Tafa has not lost a single battle and is hoping to take out Usman to build his career. A win against Usman is sure to be an advantage for Tafa.
The betting lines are open for bettors to place their bets on their favorite fighters. The main event will take place between Sergei Pavlovich and Curtis Blaydes. Junior Tafa is expected to win the fight on Saturday against Mohammed Usman to the UFC betting Reddit predictions.
UFC Fight Night 222: Usman vs Tafa 4/22/2023
|When:||Saturday, April 22, 2023, 4:00 PM ET|
|Where:||UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada|
|TV:||Pay Per View / ESPN+|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
UFC Fight Night 222: Usman vs Tafa 4/22/2023 Odds
Mohammed Usman, also called ‘The Motor’ holds a career record of 9-2-0 in the ring. Last August, Usman took on Zac Pauga and managed to win the fight through a knockout. Usman is standing at 6’2” with a reach of 79”.
Usman uses an orthodox stance in his fights and landing an average of 2.14 significant strikes in each minute with 30 percent accuracy. The fighter is absorbing 5.71 significant strikes every minute.
In terms of defense, Mohammed Usman is managing to avoid 36 percent of significant strikes from his opponent.
Junior Tafa holds an unblemished record of 4-0-0 in the ring and hails from Australia. The 26-year-old fighter is standing at 6’3” in the ring. Also called ‘Juggernaut’ in the ring, Tafa is making his promotional debut here.
Last New Year’s Eve, Tafa locked horns with Tsuyoshi Kamiyama and managed to win in the first round through a knockout. Tafa is relatively fresh in the MMA experience and fought his first four fights within six months.
Junior Tafa has managed to win all of his fights in the MMA ring through knockout. Out of four fights, three of them have been over in the first round.
Usman vs Tafa Betting Numbers
|Weight (lbs)||239 lbs.||–|
|Win by KO/TKO||50%||100%|
|Win by Submission||25%||0%|
|Strikes landed per minute||2.14||0.00|
|Striking absorbed per minute||5.71||0.00|
Usman vs Tafa Betting Picks
Mohammed Usman is known for his strength in the ring and will be bringing his immense power to the fight. Junior Tafa, though inexperienced in the octagon, will emerge the winner of this fight as favored by the latest UFC bloody elbow picks.