UFC Fight Night 166 Blaydes vs Dos Santos 01/25/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship holds its second event for the year and the decade this January 25, Saturday, 8:00 PM (EST) at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. UFC Fight Night 166 will put on the cage two of the top heavyweight MMA fighters with Curtiz Blaydes going toward previous UFC Heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos.

UFC Fight Night 166 Blaydes vs Dos Santos 01/25/2020 Odds

Curtis Blaydes -235 Junior Dos Santos +185

Curtis Blaydes

Curtis Blaydes is heavyweight fighter from USA that hails from Nowhere, Oklahoma and fights out of Elevation Fight Team. He went to the UFC this 2016 and promptly got an impolite greeting as he was combined up with Francis Ngannou. He went on to a five-coordinate series of wins just to tumble down again in the hands of Ngannou in 45 seconds of the first round. In 2019, he is attempting to ascend again in the positions as he crushed Justin Willis and Shamil Abdurakhimov.

He presently conveys 12-2 record at age 28 and hopes to get a title shot against Stipe Miococ with a success over Junior Dos Santos. Blaydes earned the moniker “Razor” in light of the fact that the huge blows that he provides for his adversaries get them a colossal cut. He as a rule completes his sessions by means of KO or TKO and his ongoing battle finished in the second round through TKO.

Junior Dos Santos

Previous UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos is a Brazilian contender that originated from Cagador, Santa Catarina. He battles out of Champion Team, Nordeste Jiu-Jitsu and American Top Team. Dos Santos has over a time of experience battling in the UFC as he began his MMA venture under the fight association path in 2008. He turned into a boss in November 2011 and held the title for 415 days. Junior is most recalled with his set of three with Cain Velasquez.

His last session was enrolled back on June 29 of 2019 and he lost to Francis Ngannou in the first round after an overwhelming punch. Dos Santos is the position as the fourth top contender for the UFC Heavyweight Championship and a success over Blaydes will expand rank and perhaps battle David Cormier or rematch with Ngrannou next. Like Blaydes, he is a knockout craftsman and completions his battles early.

Blaydes vs Dos Santos – Tale of the tape

  Blaydes Dos Santos
Record 12-2-0 21-6-0
Last Fight Win Loss
Country USA Brazil
Height 6’4″ 6’4″
Weight 265 238
Reach 80 77
Win by KO/TKO 75% 71%
Win by Submission 0% 5%
Decisions 25% 24%
Strikes landed per minute 3.69 4.60
Striking accuracy 51% 48%
Striking absorbed per minute 1.90 03.09
Striking defense 55% 58%
Takedown average 07.05 33.00
Takedown accuracy 60% 55%
Takedown defense 25% 0%
Submission average 0.00 0.10

Blaydes vs Dos Santos Predictions

This ought to be a quick fight, Blaydes will put Dos Santos to sleep. It would be a shock if the two fighters go to the judges’ choice for this session since very little has been recorded that their battles went a mile. Dos Santos is 35 years of age at the present time yet his involvement with the UFC will take a colossal part in this match.

Our prediction – Blaydes will win

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