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UFC on ESPN 11: Emmett vs Burgos 06/20/2020 UFC Tips, Betting Spread and Predictions

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UFC on ESPN 11 Emmett vs Burgos 06-20-2020 UFC Tips Betting Spread and Predictions

UFC on ESPN 11: Emmett vs Burgos 06/20/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is holding its seventh fight card since returning from the nationwide sports lockdown with UFC on ESPN 11. This event will be held at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada this Saturday, June 20. It will be another closed-door affair with fans having an option to watch the fights through UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View subscription. The main event will pit two heavyweights in the cage with Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov looking to improve their UFC ranking. Before their fight, it will be a featherweight bout featuring 8th-ranked Josh Emmet up against 10th-ranked Shane Burgos. In this matchup, Shane Burgos is expected by UFC Betting Odds to win this match against Josh Emmett and improve his ranking.

UFC on ESPN 11: Emmett vs Burgos 06/20/2020

When: Saturday, June 20, 8:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 11: Emmett vs Burgos 06/20/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Josh Emmett +110 Shane Burgos -140

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Josh Emmett

Josh Emmet is a UFC veteran at 35 years old and hails at Sacramento, California. He stands at five-foot-six and trains at the famous Team Alpha Male. Emmet now owns a 15-2 professional MMA record with seven wins via decisions and six through knockouts. Emmet started his journey in the UFC back in May 2016 in UFC Fight Night 87 and he won his debut fight against Jon Tuck via split decision. He has a total of eight matches in the organization and lost only two fights and they were against Desmond Green and Jeremy Stephens. His last two fights are both victories. He defeated Michael Johnson via KO in the third round in UFC on ESPN 2 in March 2019.  Emmett’s last fight was against Mirsad Bektic in July 2019 which he won through TKO in the first round.

Shane Burgos

Shane Burgos is at his prime at 29 years old as this featherweight fighter came from Woodbury, New York. The “Hurricane” stands at five-foot-eleven and stables at the Team Tiger Schulmann fight team. He has fourteen professional MMA matches and got only blemished once. Burgos had his first fight in the UFC in December 2016 and came to the fight as an undefeated fighter with a lot of promise. He won his first three UFC bouts and before tasting his first career defeat against Calvin Kattar in UFC 220. He then went on to win his next three fights and they were against Kurt Holobaugh, Cub Swanson and Makwan Amirkhani. Burgos showcased in his past three fights that he can finish his opponents in every way from TKO, submission and decision.

Emmett vs Burgos Betting Numbers

Emmett
Burgos
Record 15-2-0 13-1-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States United States
Height 5’11” 5’11”
Weight (lbs) 145 145
Reach (inches) 70 75
Win by KO/TKO 40% 38%
Win by Submission 13% 38%
Decisions 47% 23%
Strikes landed per minute 3.63 7.09
Striking accuracy 36% 50%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.26 5.34
Striking defense 67% 62%
Takedown average 1.5 0.36
Takedown accuracy 45% 100%
Takedown defense 50% 90%
Submission average 0.2 0.2

Emmett vs Burgos Betting Picks

Burgos may be ranked lower in the UFC against Emmett but this young fighter is seen climbing up the featherweight ladder even further by Sportsbook. Expect this fight to be controlled by Burgos with Emmett on his toes and cautious on a younger and more aggressive fighter.