UFC ON ABC 4: Smith vs Walker 05/13/2023 – Anthony Smith locks horns with Johnny Walker on Saturday in the co-main event of UFC On ABC 4. The match will be held at the Spectrum Center at Charlotte, North Carolina, with Smith making his first match in more than 10 months. On the other hand, Walker looks to collect his third straight win that would open up more chances of fighting bigger-caliber opponents in the future. The bets for this match are already updated with sports betting fanatics attempting to earn more money while watching a quality UFC fight at the same time.
UFC ON ABC 4: Smith vs Walker 05/13/2023
|When:||Saturday, May 13, 3:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
UFC ON ABC 4: Smith vs Walker 05/13/2023 Odds
Anthony Smith (36-17, 11-7 UFC) will fight for his 19th UFC bout and 54 overall as he tries to prove that he still has enough gas in his tank. Ten months ago, he lost to Magomed Ankalaev via a second-round technical knockout. That loss broke his three-fight winning streak and stopped his climb in the 205-pound ranks. The number five contender in the light heavyweight division is making a comeback in the octagon and he is bringing in his 2.99 strikes per minute and his takedown defense percentage of 48%. Smith has 19 of his victories coming by knockout and 14 others ending via submission.
Johnny Walker (20-7, 6-4 UFC) is the seventh-ranked challenger in the UFC 205-pound standings before his bout against Smith. After losing four of five fights, Walker came back roaring with two straight wins against Ion Cutelaba and Paul Craig. More than three months after the victory against Craig, the Brazilian returns to the octagon to boost his rankings that would line him up to a future title shot. In his 10 UFC fights, Walker has averaged 3.38 significant strikes landed per minute and has absorbed just 2.6 strikes. He is also an accurate striker with a 60% striking rate. Sixteen of his 20 wins were by knockout and three are coming off submissions.
Smith vs Walker Betting Numbers
|Win by KO/TKO||53%||80%|
|Win by Submission||39%||15%|
|Strikes landed per minute||3.06||5.73|
|Striking absorbed per minute||4.28||3.26|
Smith vs Walker Betting Picks
Anthony Smith and Johnny Walker has fought brilliantly in the light heavyweight division and are now on a collision course to see who is better among them. The winner would improve their chances of fighting in the 205-pound class as this fight would bring big changes in the division depending on the result of the clash. UFC fight odds show that both fighters are even in the betting aspect as they expect Smith and Walker to use everything in their playbook to win the match.