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UFC on ESPN 9: Elliott vs Royval 05/30/2020 UFC Predictions, Betting Spread and Results

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UFC on ESPN 9 Elliott vs Royval 05-30-2020 UFC Predictions Betting Spread and Results

UFC on ESPN 9: Elliott vs Royval 05/30/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has been making waves being the first sports organization to return to business since the nationwide lockdown. UFC on ESPN 9 will happen on May 30, Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. This will be a closed-door event but fans can see the matches through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The main draw of this event will be former champion Tyron Woodley going up against Gilbert Burns for some welterweight action. In the undercard will be Tim Elliot and the debuting Brandon Royval at the flyweight division. It is seen by UFC Odds that Tim Elliot, who has more experience in the organization, prevailing over Brandon Royval.

UFC on ESPN 9: Elliott vs Royval 05/30/2020

When: Saturday, May 30, 6:0o PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 9: Elliott vs Royval 05/30/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Tim Elliott -170 Brandon Royval +140

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Tim Elliott

Tim Elliott is a 33-year-old American fighter that came from Lee’s Summit in Missouri. He stands at five-foot-seven and trains at Glory MMA & Fitness who has a 15-10 record. His 12 victories are split with submissions and decisions. After an impressive outing in Titan FC, Tim Elliot earned his sport in the UFC roster but he was pitted against a tough challenge in his debut facing Demetrious Johnson. He fairly did well pushing Johnson to the brink and lost via unanimous decision. Elliot struggled to stay afloat as he only recorded one victory in his next four matches. He is on a two-fight losing streak heading to this match against Royval and he desperately needs this win to prove he belongs in the UFC.

Brandon Royval

Brandon Royval is a young 27-year-old fighter that hails from Englewood, Colorado. The “Raw Dawg” trains at Factory X and he currently owns a 10-4 professional MMA record with six of those wins coming from submissions. This is going to be Royval’s biggest opportunity in his MMA career as he is set to make his MMA debut. Prior to coming to the organization, he fought in LFA and he made his mark there winning six of his eight matches. In his last two matches, Royval was demonstrating his mat skills and won via submissions through armbars.

Elliott vs Royval Betting Numbers

Elliott
Royval
Record 16-10-1 10-4- 0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country United States United States
Height 5′ 7″ 5′ 9″
Weight (lbs) 125 125
Reach (inches) 66 70
Win by KO/TKO 20% 30%
Win by Submission 40% 60%
Decisions 40% 10%
Strikes landed per minute 3.49 0
Striking accuracy 46% 0%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.57 0
Striking defense 60% 0%
Takedown average 4.14 0
Takedown accuracy 57% 0%
Takedown defense 60% 0%
Submission average 1.2 0

Elliott vs Royval Betting Picks

Royval is an intriguing prospect but he has not faced high-level competition like the UFC. With that, the more experienced Elliot is favored to win but Royval is a risky bet according to Online Sportsbook.