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UFC on ESPN 17: Santos vs Teixeira 11/07/2020 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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UFC on ESPN 17 Santos vs Teixeira 11-07-2020 Odds Picks and Predictions

UFC on ESPN 17: Santos vs Teixeira 11/07/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to start the month with an action-packed fight card inside UFC on ESPN 17 happening on Saturday, November 7. This event will be held at the closed-door location of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can watch the fights through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. The main event will be featuring hard-hitting top light heavyweights going at it as the number one ranked contender Thiago Santos hoping to earn a title shot against the reigning champion. Jan Blachowicz. He has to go through third-ranked fighter Glover Teixeira to do that. In this clash of fighters, UFC Odds forecasts that Thiago Santos will be the winner of this match against Glover Texiera.

UFC on ESPN 17: Santos vs Teixeira 11/07/2020

When: Saturday, November 7, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 17: Santos vs Teixeira 11/07/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Thiago Santos -240 Glover Teixeira +200

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Thiago Santos

Thiago Santos is known as “Marreta” inside the MMA cage and he came all the way from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. He stands at six-foot-two and this natural light heavyweight will be representing Team Matteta. Santos now has an impressive 21-7 professional fighting record at the age of 36 years old. Those wins are divided into 15 knockouts, five decisions and one submission. He came to the UFC way back in August 2013. In his last match, he fought against Jon Jones and prior to that fight he had a four-fight winning streak and eight of the last nine. He pushed Jones to the limit and went a full five rounds to lose by split decision.

Glover Teixeira

Glover Teixeira is a 41-year-old veteran MMA fighter and he hails from Sobralia, Minas Gerais in Brazil. He is six-foot-two and he is getting his skills polished and training at the Teixeira MMA & Fitness. Teixeira has been around and has a professional MMA record of 31-7 with 18 of those victories coming from knockouts while eight are from submissions. He has been fighting in the UFC since May 2012. Teixeira earned his first title fight in August 2014 in which he lost to Jon Jones. He is coming off a four-fight winning streak and his last fight was against Anthony Smith in which he knocked out in the fifth round.

Santos vs Teixeira Betting Numbers

Record 21-7-0 31-7-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country Brazil Brazil
Height 6’2″ 6’2″
Weight 205 lbs 205 lbs
Reach 76″ 76″
Win by KO/TKO 71% 58%
Win by Submission 5% 26%
Decisions 24% 16%
Strikes landed per minute 4.44 3.74
Striking accuracy 47% 47%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.19 3.87
Striking defense 57% 55%
Takedown average 0.83 1.87
Takedown accuracy 40% 38%
Takedown defense 68% 60%
Submission average 0.10 0.90

Santos vs Teixeira Betting Picks

This is going to be an explosive battle with both fighters like to knock each other out. Glover Teixeira will be the first fighter that would try to put the game on the ground but it will be a challenge going through Thiago Santos’ power. This should be a fight that Thiago Santos will win according to Online Betting as Texiera still tries to prove that he has more left in his tank.