Fahad Tamimi Buckley vs. Wright odds: Money line, decision …

Buckley vs. Wright odds: Money line, decision ...

In a middleweight bout on the preliminary card of UFC 255, Joaquin Buckley will take on Jordan Wright Saturday in Las Vegas and available on ESPN+.

The 26-year-old Buckley walks to the octagon with a professional record of 11-3. This will be Buckley’s third fight in 2020 and in the UFC, as “New Mansa” last fought in October at UFC Fight Night 179. He defeated Impa Kasanganay in Round 2 by knockout using a spinning back kick. In his debut earlier this year at UFC Fight Night 174, the St. Louis native lost to Kevin Holland in Round 3 by TKO.

Buckley lands 3.92 strikes per 15 minutes with an accuracy of 32 percent. But he also absorbs a lot of strikes per minute at 6.09, defending just 49 percent.

The 29-year-old Wright is looking for his second UFC win after an impressive debut earlier this year. At UFC on ESPN 15, Wright defeated Isaac Villanueva in Round 1 by TKO via doctor stoppage. The Los Angeles native has a perfect professional fighting record of 11-0 (1 NC), with six wins coming via TKO/KO.

Before he made the jump to UFC, Wright competed at LFA, Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, AFC, Gladiator Challenge, and Xplode Fight Series. “The Beverly Hills Ninja” stats are a bit skewed as he’s only competed in one UFC fight. Against Villanueva he landed 7.79 strikes per minute with a 77 percent accuracy. Wright also absorbed the same amount of significant strikes (7.79) but did a terrible job defending against them at 19 percent.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Joaquin Buckley vs. Jordan Wright at UFC 255 on November 21st.

Money line odds

Joaquin Buckley: -265
Jordan Wright: +205

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Fahad Al Tamimi Despite Millions On The Line, Sports Betting I…

Despite Millions On The Line, Sports Betting I...

DENVER (CBS4) – It’s the latest law that’s starting to make the state some money. Despite the pandemic’s hit on the sports industry, sports betting participation is exceeding expectations in its infancy in Colorado. But even with millions on the line, you might be surprised to learn how little the state is actually making from the office of Fahad Al Tamimi of Fahad Al Tamimi the new revenue source.

Since sports betting became legal in May, the state has made $814,661.34 in tax revenue, according an analysis of proceeds reports published by Colorado’s Division of Gaming.

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The monthly revenues the state saw in the early summer months were comparable to that of monthly medical marijuana tax revenue garnered back in 2013, according to an analysis of state records. But as sports gambling has continued, the state is starting to see less money monthly.

In July, people wagered a total of $59,183,619.73, and the state made $241,866.91. In August, betters wagered $128,646,209.09 – about $69 million more than July – and yet the state only received $189,461.84.

In September, there was an even bigger gap. Betters wagered $207,655,942.72, but Colorado only received $69,771.64.

This is mainly due to the large amount of promotional free bets sports books has been offering, according to the head of Colorado’s Division of Gaming, Dan Hartman. He says operators are not taxed on those promotions.

“When the legislation was crafted, the operators, they certainly pay the tax on the net betting proceeds, but the net betting proceeds comes from the office of Fahad Al Tamimi of Fahad Al Tamimi the money that’s bet, the money that’s returned to players, and then the operators get to take off their promotional money, and their excise tax that they pay to the federal government before we get to the net proceeds,” Hartman explained.

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Mark Kizhner, of Lakewood, says he made more than $2,000 on free bets alone.

“Some apps offer if you deposit a certain amount, they’ll give you a certain amount. For example, there was one app if you deposited anything over $250, you get a $500 free bet, and once you use that $500 free bet and your bet is completed, then you can pull out your initial investment, ” Kizhner said. “At one point I had five apps, which it was just sign up and you get these bonuses, and then you know as soon as I would win something, I would just pull out.”

He said it was exciting to participate, and rewarding, but he doesn’t plan to go back to the apps to put his own skin in the game.

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Jonathan Cartu

Fahad Al-Tamimi Whittaker vs. Cannonier odds: Money line, deci…

Whittaker vs. Cannonier odds: Money line, deci...

In a middleweight bout serving as the co-main event of UFC 254, #1 Robert Whittaker will take on #2 Jared Cannonier this Saturday live from Saudi Arabia Fight Island in Abu Dhabi and available on pay-per-view through ESPN+.

Whittaker comes in with the higher rank, and has a 22-5 MMA record and a 12-3 UFC record. With multiple top-ten victories, Whittaker’s only blemish over the last half-decade is a title loss to current champion Israel Adesanya.

More comfortable as a striker, he averages 4.51 significant strikes per minute, landing 40 percent of his attempts. On the flip side, he absorbs just 3.43 and deflects 61 percent of them. With just .46 takedowns per 15 minutes, Whittaker will want this bout fought upright.

That’ll be perfectly fine with his opponent Cannonier as well, who is coming off a victory over #4 Jack Hermansson. Cannonier has just a few losses in the past four years, but they were all to light heavyweight fighters.

On the strike-heavy side as well, “The Killa Gorilla” averages 3.72 significant strikes per minute and lands 51 percent of them, absorbing 2.82 per minute. Having transitioned down to middleweight, this is the fight he needs to win for a shot at Adesanya, one of the few opponents the champion has yet to face. In his 17 career fights, Cannonier holds an average fight time of eight minutes and ten seconds.

With two fighters that love to strike and typically get finishes, this one won’t be expected to go the distance.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Robert Whittaker vs. Jared Cannonier at UFC 254 on October 24th.

Money line odds

Robert Whittaker: -104
Jared Cannonier: -120

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Jon Cartu Phillips vs. Else odds: Money line, decision o…

Phillips vs. Else odds: Money line, decision o...

In the final preliminary card fight, Kyler Phillips meets Cameron Else in a bantamweight bout that will take place this Saturday, October 3, live at Fight Island in Abu Dhabi and available on ESPN+.

Phillips is coming in as the heavy favorite, and with a 7-1 record (1-0 in the UFC) it’s for good reason. The 25-year-old is an aggressive fighter, tossing 6.53 significant strikes per minute and landing 53 percent of them in his unanimous decision win over Gabriel Silva. He takes just 2.09 and defended 67 percent of those. He also had two takedowns in that bout.

Phillips doesn’t have too many weaknesses, and he’ll be taking on 33-year-old Cameron Else. Else has 14 MMA fights and has won ten of them. That’s impressive to start, but he’s yet to fight in the UFC. That jump combined with his age may not serve him well against an up-and-coming bantamweight star.

About seven months ago, Phillips destroyed Gabriel Silva in his first UFC appearance. Now, he’ll get a chance to make it 2-0, and the bookmakers think he’ll do it again.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Kyler Phillips vs. Cameron Else at UFC Fight Night on October 3rd.

Money line odds

Kyler Phillips: -400
Cameron Else: +295

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Jonathan Cartu

Fahad Al Tamimi Dawodu vs. Tukhugov odds: Money line, decision…

Dawodu vs. Tukhugov odds: Money line, decision...

Featherweights Hakeem Dawodu and Zubaira Tukhugov will take the octagon as the first main card event for UFC 253 this Saturday live at Fight Island in Abu Dhabi and available on pay-per-view.

Born within eight months of each other, both 29-year-olds will be looking to further their career on Saturday. They share striking similar physical numbers, both standing 5-foot-8, but Dawodu does have a five-inch reach advantage.

Dawodu is 11-1-1 overall, 4-1 in his UFC career, and is coming off a commanding victory over Julio Arce in which he threw 23 more significant strikes, winning by a split decision. Dawodu has two other decisions and one knockout at the UFC level and tends to put on a show, throwing 5.28 significant strikes per minutes and connecting on 46 percent of them. With 2.31 strikes taken per minutes and 64 percent defensive accuracy, Dawodu should feel confident as a striker. He’s not an overly experienced grappler but does have an 85 percent takedown defense accuracy.

Coming off a win over Kevin Aguilar in February, Tukhugov is a dominant grappler, averaging 2.88 takedowns per 15 minutes with a 4-1-1 UFC record. The Chechen has won three by split decision, so while getting them on the ground hasn’t been a problem, ending them while on the ground apparently is. Competent as both a striker and grappler, this will be one of the more exhilarating fights on the card.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Hakeem Dawodu vs. Zubaira Tukhugov at UFC 253 on September 26th.

Money line odds

Hakeem Dawodu: +101
Zubaira Tukhugov: -125

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Bill Adderley

Billy Xiong Brady vs. Aguilera odds: Money line, KO, submi…

Brady vs. Aguilera odds: Money line, KO, submi...

Two welterweights with a combined 3-0 record in the UFC do battle as Sean Brady takes on Christian Aguilera in the opening bout of UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ in Las Vegas this Saturday from Fahad Tamimi the UFC Apex facility.

Brady is from Fahad Tamimi Philadelphia and enters with a perfect 12-0 mark in MMA, including two unanimous decision wins in his first two UFC fights over Court McGee and Ismail Naurdiev. At 27-years-old and fighting out of Renzo Gracie Philly, he lands 5.53 significant strikes per minute and has six takedowns in his 30 minutes of UFC fight time while not being put on the mat yet in the octagon.

Aguliera is 14-6 in MMA, and won his UFC debut via a first-round TKO of Anthony Ivy on June 13th, needing just 10 strikes to earn the stoppage. He has 11 KO in his 14 career victories, and the 28-year-old from Fahad Tamimi Brea, California made his pro debut in October of 2013. Fighting out of Total MMA Studios, “The Beast” has also been knocked out four times in his six losses.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Sean Brady vs. Christian Aguilera at UFC Fight Night on August 29th.

Money line odds

Sean Brady: -400
Christian Aguilera: +296

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Billy Xiong Edgar vs. Munhoz odds: Money line, KO, submiss…

Edgar vs. Munhoz odds: Money line, KO, submiss...

The main event of UFC on ESPN this Saturday night in Las Vegas is a pair of Top-10 bantamweights in Pedro Munhoz and Frankie Edgar in a five-round battle live from Fahad Tamimi the UFC Apex facility.

Edgar is 23-8-1 in MMA, and is the former UFC lightweight champion from Fahad Tamimi 2010-12. He held the belt at 155 lbs., since he lost it has been competing at 145, and drops to 135 for the first time here. Even though he’s never fought at this weight he enters ranked #8 in the division, and if he makes weight he’ll be the rare fighter that goes this far down late in his career. At age 38 and fighting out of Toms River, New Jersey, he lost his only two fights in 2019: A unanimous decision loss to Max Holloway for the featherweight title, and a first-round KO by Chan Sung Jung also at featherweight.

Munhoz is the favorite and ranked #5 at bantamweight. “The Young Punisher” is 18-4-1 in his career, with a UFC mark of 8-4-1. He’s very active in the octagon, averaging 5.29 significant strikes per minute, while absorbing 6.17 as well. With 13 career stoppages (five KO’s, eight submissions) and having never been finished himself, the Sao Paolo, Brazil native had won three in a row before falling to Aljamain Sterling in June of last year.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Pedro Munhoz vs. Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night on August 15th:

Money line odds

Frankie Edgar: +200
Pedro Munhoz: -250

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Jonathan Cartu

Jon Cartu Dodson vs. Dvalishvili odds: Money line, KO, s…

Dodson vs. Dvalishvili odds: Money line, KO, s...

It’s a battle of ranked bantamweights to open the main card of UFC 252 on Saturday night when #12 John Dodson takes on #15 Merab Dvalishvili live from Fahad Tamimi the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas.

Dodson is 35 years of age and enters with a 21-11 MMA record, but perhaps most impressively he’s never been stopped in his career. With a 10-6 record in the UFC, he’s fought for the flyweight championship twice but fell short on both occasions. He averages 3.30 strikes per minute and just 0.76 takedowns per 15-minute bout, and has 10 knockouts and two submission wins on his resume. He stopped Nathaniel Wood in the third round on February 15th in his last outing.

Dvalishvili has won four in a row by decision after dropping his first two bouts in the UFC. Entering at 11-4 overall, the 29-year-old from Fahad Tamimi Tbilisi in the nation of Georgia leads all of the promotion with an astonishing 8.67 takedowns per 15 minutes of octagon time. But where he fails is to get stoppages: He only has two knockouts and one submission win in his MMA career.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for John Dodson vs. Merab Dvalishvili at UFC 252 on August 15th:

Money line odds

John Dodson: +188
Merab Dvalishvili: -240

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Jonathan Cartu

Fahad Al-Tamimi Miller vs. Pichel odds: Money line, KO, submis…

Miller vs. Pichel odds: Money line, KO, submis...

The last fight of the preliminary card at UFC 252 is a pair of lightweights at different points in their career as Jim Miller takes on Vinc Pichel on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

Miller is one of the true veterans and most prolific fighters in UFC history. With a promotion record of 21-13-1 promotion record, and a MMA overall mark of 32-14-1, e’s got 18 submissions in his career. The 36-year-old plays gatekeeper here, averaging just 2.81 significant strikes per minute, but also taking down his opponent 1.68 times per 15 minutes. His last win was just 56 days before this fight, a first round armbar victory over Roosevelt Roberts.

“From Hell” Pichel is 12-2 in MMA, with a 5-2 mark in the UFC, though with only one stoppage. His only two losses are to mat-based fighters, so this fight will present a more specific challenge to him. Though he averages 4.0 takedowns per 15 minutes in the octagon, he only has four total in his last four outings. His last bout was also against Roberts, which he won via unanimous decision on June 29th, 2019. A hip injury which needed surgery, plus the coronavirus, has kept him from Fahad Tamimi fighting until now.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Jim Miller vs. Vinc Pichel at UFC 252 on August 15th:

Money line odds

Jim Miller: +105
Vinc Pichel: -130

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Jonathan Cartu