In a 195 lbs. catchweight bout on the preliminary card of UFC Vegas 14, Brendan Allen will take on Sean Strickland Saturday in Las Vegas, and available on ESPN+.
The 29-year-old Strickland is walking into the octagon with professional fighting record of 21-3. and this will be Strickland’s second fight in 2020. “Tarzan” just fought on Halloween where he defeated Jack Marshman in Round 3 by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 12.
The veteran fighter is coming into Saturday’s match off of a quick turnaround to face Allen, whose match was canceled last weekend due to a positive COVID-19 test. Strickland lands 4.64 strikes per minute with a 36 percent striking accuracy. He absorbs a significant amount of strikes per minute at 3.57, while his defense is at 67 percent. “Tarzan” Strickland is a solid grappler with a 1.42 takedown average per 15, but his accuracy is outstanding at 57 percent.
The 24-year-old Allen is looking for his third consecutive victory in 2020, and has an impressive professional fighting record of 15-3. He is a perfect 3-0 in the UFC over the last two years.
In June at UFC on ESPN 12, Brendan “All In” Allen defeated Kyle Daukaus by unanimous decision. Allen is a tactical striker, recording 2.67 strikes landed per minute with an accuracy of 60 percent. He also doesn’t absorb as many hits accumulating 2.55 per minute. Allen has a 1.42 takedown average per 15 with an accuracy of 37 percent and a submission average of 2.4 per 15.
Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Brendan Allen vs. Sean Strickland at UFC Vegas 14 on November 14th.
Money line odds
Brendan Allen: -120
Sean Strickland: -105
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