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Dos Santos and Salikhov Even Betting Match at UFC 251 Preliminary Card

Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos vs. Muslim Salikhov - UFC 251 betting preview and predictions

Fight Island has captured the imagination of UFC fans and the betting public. UFC President Dana White has again led the way.  Specifically, he turned a negative into a positive.  COVID-19 has paralyzed most of sports.  White used the crisis to show Can-Do American spirit.  Even if he has had to move his fights to Abu Dhabi.  Saturday’s UFC betting card is so strong that the preliminary bouts have garnered noticeable action.  In turn, the preliminary card bout between Elizeu Dos Santo and Muslim Salikhov rates dead even.  Wagering action is expected to symmetrize to the very end.

UFC 251 Preliminary Card:  Dos Santos vs. Salikhov Welterweight Bout Betting Information

Date: Saturday, July 11th, 2020
Time: 10 p.m. ET
Location: UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV Coverage: ESPN+

Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos vs. Muslim Salikhov Odds

Fighter ML
Dos Santos -105
Salikhov -115
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Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos vs. Muslim Salikhov – Welterweight Bout Odds Overview

 Elizeu Dos Santo and Muslim Salikhov have been in strong betting on UFC form.  As a result of their consistent winning gamblers feel a level of comfort with both of them.  That wagering trust is reflected in the opening line from this bout that’s virtually even.  Salikhov is known as a past champion outside the UFC.  While Dos Santos was a former champion in Jungle Fight from Brazil.  With such strong resumes and records, a great case can be made for either side.  ESPN will televise the preliminary card free of charge.  Viewership and betting handle will soar.

Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos Profile and Betting Record

Namely Elizeu “Capoeira” Dos Santos has an MMA betting record of 22-6.  He is 33 years old and a native of Brazil where he still resides.  Dos Santos brings a style of Muay Thai, BJJ, and Capoeira.  In sum, he has 14 knockouts, three submissions, and five decision wins.  His defeats were one knockout, two submissions, and three decisions.

Muslim Salikhov Profile and Betting Record

In like manner, Muslim Salikhov, age 36, has a career record of 16 wins and two losses.  He has 12 knockouts, two submissions, and two decision wins.  Both of his losses were by submission.  Salikhov is a native of the old Soviet Union that now resides in Russia.  Encompassing his style is a combination of Sanda, Changquan, kickboxing and Shuai Jiao.

Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos vs. Muslim Salikhov Tale of the Tape

Elizeu Dos Santos stands at five feet, 11 inches tall with a reach of 73 inches and leg reach of 41 inches.  By contrast, Muslim Salikhov stands at five feet, 11 inches tall with a reach of 70 inches and a leg reach of 41 inches.

Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos Recent Form

Last time out for Elizeu Dos Santos was March 14, 2020.  He faced Alexey Kunchenko at Fight Night in Brazil.  Dos Santos posted a Bitcoin sportsbook win by unanimous decision.  Important was the rebound after a loss in his previous bout.

August 31, 2019, saw Dos Santos lose a three-round knockout to Li Jingliang.  UFC Fight Night in China was the event.  The loss snapped a seven-fight winning streak.

Muslim Salikhov Recent Form and Record

Late on Salikhov has won three straight Online sportsbook bouts.  With just one loss in the past seven years.  October 26, 2019, saw Salikhov face Laureano Staropoli at UFC Fight Night in Kallang, Singapore.  Fashion that Salikhov scored a three-round unanimous decision win.

Likewise, Salikhov scored a first-round knockout win against Nordine Taleb.  That fight was on September 7, 2019.  UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi was the venue.

Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos vs. Muslim Salikhov Free Picks

On this occasion, Salikhov rates a slight edge.  Of great concern was that recent loss by Dos Santos.  Further, Salikhov is more familiar with Abu Dhabi.

CASHBET Best Bet:  Muslim Salikhov


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