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UFC on ESPN 26: Figueiredo vs Gordon 07/17/2021 Analysis, Odds and Picks

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UFC on ESPN 26 Figueiredo vs Gordon 07-17-2021 Analysis Odds and Picks

UFC on ESPN 26: Figueiredo vs Gordon 07/17/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to make another milestone this month with UFC on ESPN 26 happening this Saturday, July 17. This will be happening inside the halls of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will be held closed-doors but fans can opt to watch through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. This fight card will be highlighted by a lightweight matchup between Thiago Moises and Islam Makhachev. A flyweight battle is also in the undercard with Malcolm Gordon fighting Francisco Figueiredo. Malcolm Gordon is seen as the underdog in this match against Malcolm Gordon by this UFC betting sportsbook.

UFC on ESPN 26: Figueiredo vs Gordon 07/17/2021

When: Saturday, July 17, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 26: Figueiredo vs Gordon 07/17/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Francisco Figueiredo -310 Malcolm Gordon +255

Francisco Figueiredo

Francisco Figueiredo carries an interesting ring name as the “Sniper” and he came all the way from Soure, Para in Brazil. He gets to train and represent the famous Figueiredo Team in his professional bouts. Figueiredo stands at five-foot-six and he has been comfortable fighting at the flyweight division. This 31-year-old fighter has a professional record of 12-3 and has seven wins earned through submission. This fighter just made his UFC debut just this January in UFC on ESPN 20. He took on Jerome Rivera and that match went to a full three rounds. All of the judges gave him the nod to win the match.

Malcolm Gordon

Malcolm Gordon is also known as “Malcolm X” inside the MMA cage and his hometown is located in London, Ontario in Canada. He gets to polish his fighting skills at the Adrenaline Training Center. Gordon is five-foot-seven and has been natural at the flyweight division. He is 31 years old and possesses a 12-5 professional record. His wins are divided into six submissions, four knockouts, and two decisions. This is going to be his third fight in the UFC and he has not picked up his first win in the organization. He debuted against Amir Albazi and lost via triangle choke. His most recent match resulted in a first-round knockout loss against Su Mudaerji. 

Figueiredo vs Gordon Betting Numbers

Figueiredo
Gordon
Record 12-3-1 12-5-0
Last Fight Win Loss
Country Brazil Canada
Height 5’6″ 5’7″
Weight (lbs) 135 125
Reach (in) 69 71
Win by KO/TKO 25% 33%
Win by Submission 58% 50%
Decisions 17% 17%
Strikes landed per minute 1.93 0.55
Striking accuracy 54% 13%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.07 3.87
Striking defense 76% 54%
Takedown average 4 0
Takedown accuracy 66% 0%
Takedown defense 100% 0%
Submission average 0 0

Figueiredo vs Gordon Betting Picks

After fighting two matches in the UFC, Malcolm Brogdon looks like a fighter that does not really fit in the organization. The best sportsbook sees Francisco Figueredo easily take the win over Gordon.