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UFC 258 Betting: Usman vs. Burns Previews and Game Analysis

Usman vs. Burns

UFC 258 is just around the corner and the main event is the most awaited fight as bettors are rushing with their ufc betting odds to place their bets on their favorite fighter. This is all set to be an incredible battle from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kamaru Usman will take on Gilbert Burns for the Welterweight belt. Both fighters have come a long way to ascend the UFC ladder. Yet, this will be one of the most important battles from both ends. Usman has been noted for his incredible performance in the ring, but will he be able to strike down Gilbert Burns in the biggest question. The fight can be streamed online with the UFC Fight Pass and watched live at Pay Per View.

UFC 258: Usman vs. Burns Betting Information

Date: Saturday, February 13, 2021
Time: 10:00 PM ET
Location: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV Coverage: Pay Per View

UFC 258: Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns Odds

Fighter ML
Kamaru Usman -280
Gilbert Burns +240
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Kamaru Usman

The 33-year-old fighter defeated every opponent inside the UFC and he seems to have grown better with his skill and power. Kamaru Usman will enter this battle with a solid 17-1 overall record. Usman has an impressive significant strike per minute, which is at 4.50. On the other hand, he is absorbing significant strikes at 2.23 per minute. In his last fight against Jorge Masvidal, Usman was successful despite the short notice. He took out Masvidal with five takedowns and dominated him with his punching. His biggest advantage is stopping his opponent’s takedowns. Watch out for his powerful strikes and defense as he takes down Burns. Usman holds a 47 percent success with his attempts and is averaging at 3.38 every 15 minutes with his takedowns.

Gilbert Burns

It’s been a while since Burns entered the ring, but he was noted for his success by unanimous decision in his last fight. Gilbert Burns will enter this game with a neat 19-3 overall record. Burns will also enter this game with a solid six-game winning streak. His last fight against Tryon Woodley was back in May 2020. His takedown average every 15 minutes is touching 2.21. Burns will need to take control and avoid big hits from Usman. With his significant strikes per minute, Burns is averaging at 3.15 while his defensive significant strikes are at 2.74 per minute. However, Gilbert was successful with just 37 percent of his attempts.

Usman vs. Burns Betting Numbers

Usman Burns
Record 17-1-0 19-3-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA Brazil
Height 6’0″ 5’10”
Weight 170 lbs 170 lbs
Reach 76″ 71″
Win by KO/TKO 41% 32%
Submissions 6% 42%
Decisions 53% 26%
Strikes Landed Per Minute 4.50 3.15
Striking Accuracy 53% 46%
Striking Absorbed Per Minute 2.23 2.74
Striking Defense 58% 59%
Takedown Average 3.38 2.21
Takedown Accuracy 47% 37%
Takedown Defense 100% 50%
Submission Average 0.10 0.70

Usman vs. Burns Summary

The ufc live betting trends and predictions are pretty clear online with all the required data on each fighter. Burns will try to defend Usman, but the odds are in favor of Usman to win this fight. Usman has great potential in the ring, especially with his skill and ability to take down opponents. Burns is a neat fighter, but will not stand a chance against Usman’s power. 


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