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UFC on ESPN 18: Blaydes vs Lewis 11/28/2020 Picks, Betting Predictions and Previews

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UFC on ESPN 18: Blaydes vs Lewis 11/28/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is not done coming up with exciting fight cards for the month as they are still on a roll with UFC on ESPN 18. This event is set to happen this Saturday, November 28 at the UFC Apex located at the heart of Las Vegas Nevada in the USA. UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View subscription are the options to watch the matches. The main event will be featuring two hard-hitting heavyweights going at it as Curtis Blaydes takes on Derrick Lewis. Blaydes is the second-ranked heavyweight and he will be trying to earn a title shot by winning over fourth-ranked Derrick Lewis. It is seen by UFC Odds that Curtis Blaydes is the favorite to win this match against Derrick Lewis and score a title shot against Stipe Miocic.

UFC on ESPN 18: Blaydes vs Lewis 11/28/2020

When: Saturday, November 28, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 18: Blaydes vs Lewis 11/28/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Curtis Blaydes -400 Derek Lewis +300

Main Card

Curtis Blaydes

Curtis Blaydes carries the ring name of “Razor” and this 29-year-old fighter came from Nowhere, Oklahoma in the USA. He stands at 6-foot-4 and gets his training at the elevation fight team. Blaydes is a natural heavyweight and tips the scales at 261 lbs. He will be putting his 14-2 fighting record when he steps in the cage with Derrick Lewis. In those 14 victories, ten came from knockouts while the rest are decisions. He is now on a four-fight winning streak and he was able to take down Justin Willis, Shamil Abdurakhimov, Junior dos Santos and his most recent match was against Alexander Volkov which he won via unanimous decision.

Derek Lewis

Derrick Lewis is a 35-year-old fight veteran and he enters the ring as “The Black Beast”. This heavyweight fighter came all the way from Houston, Texas and trains at the Grind House Fitness fight team. Lewis stands at six-foot-three and weighs in at 264 pounds. His professional fighting record now stands at 24-7 and 19 of those wins came from knockouts. He also registered four decisions and a submission win under his name. Heading to this fight, he is on a three-fight winning streak. This fighter took wins over Blagoy Ivanov, Ilir Latifi and the most recent match was with Alexey Oleynik in UFC Fight Night 174 which he won via TKO.

Blaydes vs Lewis Betting Numbers

Blaydes
Lewis
Record 14-2-0 24-7-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA USA
Height 6’4″ 6’3″
Weight 265 lbs 260 lbs
Reach 80″ 79″
Win by KO/TKO 71% 79%
Win by Submission 0% 4%
Decisions 29% 17%
Strikes landed per minute 3.55 2.64
Striking accuracy 53% 50%
Striking absorbed per minute 1.73 2.09
Striking defense 57% 44%
Takedown average 6.98 0.54
Takedown accuracy 55% 26%
Takedown defense 33% 52%
Submission average 0% 0.0

Blaydes vs Lewis Betting Picks

This is going to be an exciting match as both fighters like to hit hard and try to finish their matches early. With a good upside to his young career, Curtis Blaydes is seen by Online Betting as the best pick to win over Derrick Lewis.