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UFC on ESPN 13: Elliott vs Benoit 07/15/2020 Previews, Odds and Picks

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UFC on ESPN 13 Elliott vs Benoit

UFC on ESPN 13: Elliott vs Benoit 07/15/2020The Ultimate Fighting Championship is following up their blockbuster fight card in UFC 251 with another event just four days after in UFC on ESPN 13. This event is the second fight card to happen in “Fight Island” located on Wednesday, July 15 at Abu Dhabi, UAE. The fight can be seen through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The main event will feature featherweights, Dan Ige, stepping in the cage to battle Calvin Kattar. Joining them in the main card is a flyweight matchup between 12th ranked Tim Elliot going up against Ryan Benoit. According to UFC Betting Odds, Tim Elliot is set to take this victory and move up in the standings over the higher-ranked Ryan Benoit.

UFC on ESPN 13: Elliott vs Benoit 07/15/2020

When: Wednesday, July 15, 10:00 PM
Where: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

 

UFC on ESPN 13: Elliott vs Benoit 07/15/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Elliott -120 Benoit -110

Main Card

Tim Elliott

Tim Elliot is a 33-year-old flyweight fighter that hails from Lee’s Summit in Missouri. This five-foot-seven fighter trains at the Glory MMA & Fitness stable and he carries a 15-11 professional record. 12 of his victories are split between submissions and decisions. Elliot made his way to the UFC and immediately, he was matched up against Demetrious Johnson and lost in five rounds through a unanimous decision. He managed to win two of his next three fights but went on a slump afterward. Elliot is now on a three-fight losing streak and has been looking to break the spell soon. His last registered match was on UFC on ESPN 9 just this May and he was submitted by Brandon Royfval in two rounds.

Ryan Benoit

Ryan Benoit is nicknamed “Baby Face” and he is a 30-year-old fighter that came from Dallas, Texas. He stands at five-foot-five and his professional MMA record is at 10-6 with eight of his wins through submissions. Benoit currently trains at the Janjira Muay Thai and he was able to make the UFC roster way back in November 2013. He lost his debut fight but won his next one in UFC 185 against Sergio Bettis and he knocked him out in the second round. Benoit now has a 3-4 record in the UFC and his last match happened in December 2019 during UFC Fight Night 165. He went against Heili Alateng and the match went full three rounds and lost via split decision.

Elliott vs Benoit Betting Numbers

 

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Record 16-11-1 10-6- 0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country United States United States
Height 5′ 7″ 5′ 5″
Weight (lbs) 125 125
Reach (inches) 66 68
Win by KO/TKO 20% 80%
Win by Submission 40% 10%
Decisions 40% 10%
Strikes landed per minute 3.41 2.8
Striking accuracy 46% 40%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.53 3.18
Striking defense 60% 60%
Takedown average 4.31 0.2
Takedown accuracy 55% 16%
Takedown defense 58% 64%
Submission average 1.2 0.2

Elliot vs Benoit Betting Picks

Both fighters on a losing streak and hungry to get back on track. But only one will prevail and according to Sportsbook, it will be Elliot who will be coming out on top. Benoit has been inconsistent in fighting and the huge gap between his fights hurt his chances.