UFC on ESPN 21: Lopez vs Yanez 03/20/2021 Spread, Fight Analysis and Forecast

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UFC on ESPN 21 Lopez vs Yanez 03-20-2021 Spread Fight Analysis and Forecast

UFC on ESPN 21: Lopez vs Yanez 03/20/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is not yet done giving the fans interesting matches with UFC on ESPN 21 commencing this Saturday, March 20. It will be held at the closed-door location of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass can serve as the eyes inside the venue for fight fans. It will be two exciting middleweight fighters that will be headlining the fight with Derek Brunson taking on Kevin Holland. Two bantamweight fighters join them in the main card with Adrian Yanez going up against Gustavo Lopez. This is going to be an interesting battle with Gustavo Lopez picked as the underdog by UFC fight odds against Adrian Yanez.

UFC on ESPN 21: Lopez vs Yanez 03/20/2021

When: Saturday, March 20, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 21: Lopez vs Yanez 03/20/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Gustavo Lopez +185 Adrian Yanez -225

Main Card

Gustavo Lopez

Gustavo Lopez is a 31-year-old fighter and he hails from Wapato, Washington in the USA. He stands at five-foot-five is representing and gets his training at the renowned Xtreme Couture fight team. Lopez is a natural bantamweight and has a professional fighting record of 12-5 heading to this next match. Half of his wins came from submission while also having five knockouts and submission under his name. The UFC has given him two fights already and after losing his debut, Lopez bounced back with a win over Anthony Birchak in UFC on ESPN 17 just this November. He was able to execute a rear-naked choke submission at the 2:43 mark of the first round.

Adrian Yanez

Adrian Yanez is just at his prime age of 27-years-old and his hometown is located at La Porte, Texas in the USA. Metro Fight Club is stable that he will be representing in this upcoming fight against Gustavo Lopez. Yanez stands at five-foot-seven and has been fighting at the bantamweight division for most of his career. His record is now at 12-3 and those wins are divided into seven knockouts, three decisions, and two submissions. He made a successful UFC debut during his most recent match just this October 2020 in UFC Fight Night 181. Yanez was quick to showcase his knockout power by giving Victor Rodriguez a head kick at the 1:46 mark during the first round.


Lopez vs Yanez Betting Numbers

Record 12-5-0 12-3-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA USA
Height 5’5″ 5’7″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (in) 67 70
Win by KO/TKO 42% 58%
Win by Submission 50% 17%
Decisions 8% 25%
Strikes landed per minute 2.26 7.02
Striking accuracy 40% 54%
Striking absorbed per minute 5.08 2.63
Striking defense 46% 57%
Takedown average 1.69 0.00
Takedown accuracy 66% 0%
Takedown defense 27% 100%
Submission average 0.80 0%

Lopez vs Yanez Betting Picks

Gustavo Lopez has started to show his true skills and what he can do in the UFC cage. However, the best bookmaker 2021 has Adrian Yanez getting the upper hand in this fight because of his consistency.