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UFC 286 Betting: Edwards vs Usman Betting Odds, Analysis and Predictions (Saturday, March 18th, 2023)

Leon Edwards vs Kamaru Usman 03/18/2023

A highly anticipated matchup will take place on Saturday at the O2 Arena Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman. Both fighters will exchange fists under the Welterweight Division. This is going to be one of the best main-event battles. Both fighters are well-matched with similar records. The UFC co-main event will take place between Justin Gaethje and Rafael Fiziev as they square off under the Lightweight Division. Kamaru Usman is predicted to win the fight on Saturday against Leon Edwards through a unanimous decision as predicted by the best UFC betting sites.

UFC 286: Leon Edwards vs Kamaru Usman Betting Information

Date: Saturday, March 18, 2023
Time: 4:00 PM ET
Location: O2 Arena, London, England
TV Coverage: ESPN+

UFC 286: Leon Edwards vs Kamaru Usman Odds

Fighter ML
Leon Edwards -260
Kamaru Usman +220
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Leon Edwards

Leon Edwards, also known as ‘Rocky’ in the ring, is coming here with a career record of 20-3-0. The fighter is coming here on a two-fight win streak, the most recent win coming against Kamaru Usman last August through a knockout. Edwards is standing at 6’2” with a reach of 74” and is posing a southpaw stance in the ring. The fighter is managing to land an average of 2.59 significant strikes in each minute with an accuracy of 50 percent. In terms of takedowns, Edwards is attempting 1.39 takedowns every 15 minutes with an accuracy of 33 percent.

Kamaru Usman

Kamaru Usman, famously known as ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ is coming to this fight with a record of 20-2-0. Usman has won four of his last five fights, losing the latest one to Leon Edwards. Usman is standing at 6’0” in the ring with a reach of 76” and posing a switch stance in the ring. Usman is managing to land an average of 4.55 significant strikes every minute with an accuracy of 53 percent. When it comes to takedowns, Usman is attempting 3.01 takedowns every 15 minutes with an accuracy of 48 percent.

Leon Edwards vs Kamaru Usman Betting Numbers

Edwards Usman
Record 20-3-0 20-2-0
Last Fight Win Win
Height 6′ 2″ 6′ 0″
Weight 170 lbs. 170 lbs.
Reach 74″ 76″
Win by KO/TKO 35% 45%
Submissions 15% 5%
Decisions 50% 50%
Strikes Landed Per Minute 2.59 4.55
Striking Accuracy 50% 53%
Striking Absorbed Per Minute 2.28 2.56
Striking Defense 53% 57%
Takedown Average 1.39 3.01
Takedown Accuracy 33% 48%
Takedown Defense 68% 97%
Submission Average 0.4 0.1

Edwards vs. Usman Summary

This is the third time these fighters are facing off, with Usman seeking revenge after being knocked out last time out. Kamaru Usman is predicted to easily pluck a win in this matchup by the latest UFC betting odds.


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