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UFC on ESPN 23: Hughes vs Suphisara 05/01/2021 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC on ESPN 23 Hughes vs Suphisara 05-01-2021 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC on ESPN 23: Hughes vs Suphisara 05/01/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has set its sights on a brighter month after a ground-breaking success in April. They will be kicking off with UFC on ESPN 23 that will happen this Saturday, May 1. This event will be held in the closed doors of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada while fans can opt to watch via Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. It is going to be an explosive night with Jiri Procazka hoping to shortcut his way to a title fight by defeating Dominick Reyes in a light heavyweight matchup. There is an interesting women’s strawweight action happening at the undercard with Sam Hughes taking on Konklak Suphisara. This fight according to UFC parlay betting has Konklak Suphisara taking home the victory from Sam Hughes.

UFC on ESPN 23: Hughes vs Suphisara 05/01/2021

When: Saturday, May 1, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 23: Hughes vs Suphisara 05/01/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Sam Hughes +320 Konklak Suphisara -390

Sam Hughes

Sam Hughes is a 28-year-old fighter and she has been training at the Catalyst Fight House stable. Her ring name is known as the “Sampage” and she came from Everett, Washington in the USA. Hughes stands at five-foot-five and has been fighting at the strawweight division. She already has seven professional fights and will be coming in this matchup with a 5-2 card. Three of those wins came from submissions. This female fighter made her UFC debut against Tecia Torres back in December 2020 at the UFC 256 fight card. That match ended in the first round with Torres taking the victory via TKO through the corner stoppage. 

Konklak Suphisara

Konklak Suphisara has a very long ring name as the “Loma Lookboonmee” and she came all the way from Buriram, Thailand. She is five-foot-one and has been training at the Tiger Muay Thai fight team. Suphisara is just entering her prime age at 25 years old and has been a natural atomweight in Asia. She has a professional fighting record of 5-2 with those victories divided into four decisions and a knockout. This fighter already has three fights in the UFC and has won two of those. Her last matchup was with Jinh Yu Frey and that fight went to a full three rounds. Suphisara took home the victory via unanimous decision.

Hughes vs Suphisara Betting Numbers

Hughes
Suphisara
Record 5-2-0 5-2-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country USA Thailand
Height 5’5″ 5’1″
Weight (lbs) 115 115
Reach (in) 64 61
Win by KO/TKO 20% 20%
Win by Submission 60% 0%
Decisions 20% 80%
Strikes landed per minute 4.22 5.16
Striking accuracy 37% 55%
Striking absorbed per minute 10.4 3.09
Striking defense 49% 59%
Takedown average 0 0.67
Takedown accuracy 0% 25%
Takedown defense 0% 72%
Submission average 0 0

Hughes vs Suphisara Betting Picks

Sam Hughes has been itching to showcase what she can do inside the octagon which was not seen in her debut fight. But looking at both fighter’s stats, it is just logical for the popular ufc oddsmaker to pick Konklak Suphisara as the safer bet because of her experience in the UFC cage.