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UFC on ESPN 17: Chikadze vs Krause-Simmons 11/07/2020 Spread, Fight Analysis and Forecast

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UFC on ESPN 17 Chikadze vs Krause-Simmons 11-07-2020 Spread Fight Analysis and Forecast

UFC on ESPN 17: Chikadze vs Krause-Simmons 11/07/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to make their first mark for the month with UFC on ESPN 17 that is scheduled to happen this Saturday, November 7 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can get to watch the fights from the closed-door venue by Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. The main event will have a title shot on the line as Thiago Santos will be battling veteran fighter Glover Teixeira in a light heavyweight battle. The main card will be featuring a featherweight bout between Giga Chikadze and Jamey Krause-Simmons. This fight is going to be interesting as Giga Chikadze is the overwhelming favorite by UFC Fight Odds to win against Jamey Krause-Simmons  

UFC on ESPN 17: Chikadze vs Krause-Simmons 11/07/2020

When: Saturday, November 7, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 17: Chikadze vs Krause-Simmons 11/07/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Giga Chikadze -800 James Krause-Simmons +500


Giga Chikadze

Giga Chikadze has a colorful rin name of the “Ninja” and this 32-year-old is a natural featherweight fighter that came all the way from Georgia. He is getting his training and will be representing Kings MMA. Chikadze now has a professional fighting record of 11-2 with those victories divided into six knockouts, four decisions and one submission. He has been fighting in the UFC since September 2019 and has yet to taste a defeat in four matches in the organization. In all of the four matches that he had in the UFC, he won all of those bouts by decisions. The last two matches were unanimous decisions and the last one happened just this October 2020 in UFC Fight Night 179 against Omar Morales 

James Krause-Simmons

James Krause-Simmons is known as “The Afro Samurai” inside the MMA cage and he hails from Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the USA. He is a 28-year-old fighter and his stable is at Pura Vida BJJ fight team. Krause-Simmons stands at five-foot-five and this natural featherweight now has a professional record of 7-2. In those wins, he was able to score four knockouts, two decisions and one submission. This will be his first fight in the UFC and prior to coming into the organization, he has fought in Caged Aggression, Pure Fighting Championships, Inner Strength MMA, Driller Promotions and the LFA.

Chikadze vs Krause-Simmons Betting Numbers

Record 11-2-0 7-2-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Georgia USA
Height 6’0″ 5’5″
Weight 145 lbs 145 lbs
Reach 74″
Win by KO/TKO 55% 57%
Win by Submission 9% 14%
Decisions 36% 29%
Strikes landed per minute 3.52 0.00
Striking accuracy 43% 0%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.76 0.00
Striking defense 60% 0%
Takedown average 0.40 0.00
Takedown accuracy 40% 0%
Takedown defense 65% 0%
Submission average 0.00 0.00

Chikadze vs Krause-Simmons Betting Picks

As a debuting fighter against a UFC standout who has yet to taste defeat, James Krause-Simmons is the biggest underdog for this fight card as seen by Best Sportsbook. Chikadze should be earning his first knockout in the UFC.