Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal 2 UFC 261 Welterweight Title Preview and Tips 4/24/2021
|Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal 2 UFC 261 Welterweight Title|
|Date||Saturday, April 24, 2021|
|Arena||VyStar Veterans Memorial|
|Location||Jacksonville, Florida, USA|
|Matchup and Prediction|
|Kamaru Usman||UFC 261||Jorge Masvidal|
|6' 0"||Height||5' 11"|
|170.00 LB||Weight||170.00 LB|
|76 in||Reach||74 in|
|41 in||Leg Reach||39.5 in|
|16:50||AVG Fight Time||13:22|
Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal 2 will Fight This Saturday, April 24 in UFC 261 At The VyStar Veterans Memorial, Jacksonville, Florida, USA and Watch on PPV, ESPN+
This is the second confrontation between Kamaru Usman (18-1-0) and Jorge Masvidal (35-14-0), so the faces have already been seen inside the octagon.
In the previous fight, Usman was victorious. Using his grappling and fighting skills, the Nigerian was able to nullify Masvidal's explosiveness in the first match.
However, there is something to keep in mind. In the first fight, Masvidal only had 7 days to prepare for the fight.
Kamaru is a technical fighter with a strong focus on grappling. He may not be the most entertaining but he wins fights.
On the other hand, Masvidal is an explosive fighter, who can knock out his opponents at any time.
If we put the heart aside, the numbers tell us that Kamaru Usman has the upper hand in this match thanks to his ability to control.
Masvidal could win via KO or TKO. But if this fight goes to a decision, it is quite likely that Usman will be the winner by controlling him inside the Octagon.
We can't know what Masvidal has improved since his last fight, however Jorge is coming off a longer time of inactivity than Usman, who recently defeated Gilbert Burns in a solid way.
In conclusion, for statistics, style, and consistency, it is best to bet on Usman as the winner of the fight by going the distance.
|WINNER: Jorge Masvidal @ +300|
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