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UFC on ESPN 23: Strickland vs Jotko 05/01/2021 Analysis, Odds and Picks

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UFC on ESPN 23 Strickland vs Jotko 05-01-2021 Analysis Odds and Picks

UFC on ESPN 23: Strickland vs Jotko 05/01/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship had a breakthrough month in April and will try to put it up another notch starting the month with UFC on ESPN 23. This event will happen on Saturday, May 1 at the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are the best way to enjoy the matches at home. The main event will feature veteran fighter Dominick Reyes hoping to get a title shot but he will have to go through Jiri Prochazka. Joining them in the main card are two middleweights going at it as Sean Strickland takes on Krzysztof Jotko. Heading to this hard-hitting battle, live ufc fight odds have Sean Strickland taking the victory after this match against Krzysztof Jotko.

UFC on ESPN 23: Strickland vs Jotko 05/01/2021

When: Saturday, May 1, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 23: Strickland vs Jotko 05/01/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Sean Strickland -255 Krzysztof Jotko +215

Main Card

Sean Strickland

Sean Strickland carries a very catchy ring name as the “Tarzan” and he is a fighter that resides in Riverside, California in the USA. His MMA training is being supplied by the Cquence Jiu-Jitsu fight team. Strickland is already 30 years old and this middleweight fighter stands at six-foot-one. He has an impressive 22-3 professional fighting record. Those wins are divided into 10 knockouts, eight decisions, and four submissions. Heading to this fight, Strickland is on a three-fight winning streak. His last matchup happened in UFC Fight Night 182 in November 2020 as he took on Brendan Allen. That match ended in the 1:32 mark of the second round with a knockout. 

Krzysztof Jotko

Kryzstof Jotko is a 31-year-old fighter and he flew all the way from Orneta located in the country of Poland. He stands at six-foot-one and has been representing the American Top Team and Phuket Top Team. Jotko has been fighting at middleweight for most of his career and he will head into this match against Strickland with a 22-4 record. 15 of those wins came from decisions while also owning six knockouts and one submission. This fighter has been on a three-fight winning streak and his latest match was in May 2020 in UFC on ESPN 8. Eryk Anders was his opponent and won that match with a unanimous decision.

Strickland vs Jotko Betting Numbers

Record 22-3-0 22-4-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA Poland
Height 6’1″ 6’1″
Weight (lbs) 185 185
Reach (in) 76 77
Win by KO/TKO 45% 27%
Win by Submission 18% 5%
Decisions 36% 68%
Strikes landed per minute 5.09 2.98
Striking accuracy 38% 45%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.77 1.90
Striking defense 66% 58%
Takedown average 1.26 1.27
Takedown accuracy 60% 35%
Takedown defense 81% 87%
Submission average 0.40 0.10

Strickland vs Jotko Betting Picks

Both fighters are owning a three-fight winning streak and one of them will continue the momentum. The best fighting oddsmaker has Sean Strickland winning via knockout in the middle of the second round against Krzysztof Jotko.