This week’s UFC battle will take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jared Cannonier will take on Sean Strickland in the main event as they exchange fists in the octagon. Cannonier is Middleweight division battle. The co-main event will take place between Damir Ismagulov and Arman Tsarukyan as they square off in a Lightweight Division battle. The UFC betting lines are open for bettors to place their bets on these top fighters. The event will be streamed online with the UFC Fight Pass.
UFC Fight Night 216: Jared Cannonier vs Sean Strickland Betting Information
Jared Cannonier is holding a 15-6-0 record and is coming into this fight with lesser battles than his opponent. Cannonier is coming into this bout after dropping his last battle against Israel Adesanya. Cannonier will need skill and a strong defense to prevent Strickland from winning. It’s going to be a tough call for both fighters. Cannonier is holding the third rank in the Middleweight division and he is holding a 5-2 record. Known as the “Killa Gorilla” in the ring, Cannonier is a tough fighter and he managed to win four of his last five battles.
Sean Strickland is coming into this fight with a record of 25-4-0. Strickland has been a hard striker but he is ranked number seven in the Middleweight Division. Strickland dropped his last fight against Alex Pereira via knockout in the first round. However, he managed to defeat some of the toughest fighters in his career. Known as “Tarzan” in the ring, Strickland has been performing well and he managed to climb up the Middleweight Division. The 31-year-old has volume in his striking and is all set to give it a shot against Cannonier.
Jared Cannonier vs Sean Strickland Betting Numbers
|Country||United States||United States|
|Height||5′ 11″||6′ 1″|
|Weight||185 lbs.||185 lbs.|
|Win by KO/TKO||67%||40%|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.73||5.54|
|Striking Absorbed Per Minute||3.50||4.01|
Cannonier vs Strickland Summary
Both fighters are skilled in their style and they have great stamina. Yet, the knockout for Strickland has put him on the wrong side of this battle and the chances of winning are rather slim. Take Cannonier to win this fight and cover as per the online UFC betting predictions.