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UFC on ESPN 32: Pickett vs Holmes 01/15/2022 Picks, Predictions and Preview

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UFC on ESPN 32 Pickett vs Holmes 01-15-2022 Picks Predictions and Preview

UFC on ESPN 32: Pickett vs Holmes 01/15/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with a very exciting fight card to kick off the year with UFC on ESPN 32 happening this Saturday, January 15. This event will happen inside the halls of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are great ways to enjoy the matches. The main event will be featuring a featherweight bout between rising star Giga Chikadze taking on battle-tested Calvin Kattar. Jamie Picket will be competing in the prelims and he takes on Joseph Holmes at middleweight. It is forecasted in UFC fight odds that Joseph Holmes should be securing this victory over Jamie Pickett.ย 

UFC on ESPN 32: Pickett vs Holmes 01/15/2022

When: Saturday, January 15, 4:00 PM ET
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 32: Pickett vs Holmes 01/15/2022 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Jamie Pickett +127 Joseph Holmes -147

Jamie Pickett

Jamie Pickett goes by the ring name as โ€œThe Nightwolfโ€ and he hails from Greenville, North Carolina in the United States. He has been representing The Hitpit Martial Arts for his professional MMA career. Pickett is a 33-year-old fighter and this six-foot-one middleweight owns a professional fighting record of 12-6. Eight of his wins came from knockouts while also owning three decision victories and one submission. After a rocky start in his UFC career by losing to Tafon Nchukwi and Jordan Wright, Pickett picked up his first win in the organization against Laureano Staropoli. That happened in UFC Fight Night 196 and Pickett earned the nods of all the judges.

Joseph Holmes

Joseph Holmes is carrying an interesting ring name as the โ€œUgly Manโ€ and this fighter came from Arlington, Texas in the United States. He has been polishing his fighting skills a the SFS MMA fight stable. Holmes is just at his prime at 26 years old and he has been comfortable competing in the middleweight division. He has only lost once in eight professional bouts and five of his wins came from submissions. This fighter has earned his contract in the UFC during Dana Whiteโ€™s Contender series with a submission win over Shonte Barnes. This will be his debut fight in the organization but he made a short stop in Fury FC just this November.

Pickett vs Holmes Betting Numbers

Pickett
Holmes
Record 12-6-0 7-1-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States United States
Height 6’1″ 6’1″
Weight (lbs) 185 185
Reach (in) 80 80
Win by KO/TKO 67% 29%
Win by Submission 8% 71%
Decisions 25% 0%
Strikes landed per minute 2.64 1.55
Striking accuracy 53% 32%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.37 2.32
Striking defense 46% 61%
Takedown average 1.59 3.86
Takedown accuracy 50% 40%
Takedown defense 64% 100%
Submission average 0.30 0.30

Pickett vs Holmes Betting Picks

There is so much upside with the debut of Joseph Holmes in the UFC and he is expected to win over Jamie Pickett who is still struggling to adapt to fighting in the worldโ€™s premier MMA promotion. The best online sportsbook sees a rousing debut knockout win by Holmes by the second round.