In a heavyweight bout on the main card of UFC Vegas 13, Andrei Arlovski will take on Tanner Boser Saturday in Las Vegas, and available on ESPN+.
The 41-year-old Arlovski enters the octagon with an overall record of 29-19 (2 NC). This is his second UFC fight this year. At UFC Fight Night 171 in May, he defeated Philipe Lins by a unanimous decision in Round 3. “The Pit Bull” is a solid two-way fighter who lands 3.54 strikes per minute with a 44 percent striking accuracy. He also absorbs 2.69 strikes per minute, while his defense is at 59 percent.
The 6-foot-4 fighter can grapple with a 0.50 takedown average per 15 minutes and 36 percent takedown accuracy. However, when it comes to defending against the takedown, Arlovski is tough to put on the mat with a 79 percent takedown defense.
Boser is coming into the APEX with an overall record of 19-6-1. The 29-year-old Canadian will be fighting in his third UFC bout this year. At UFC on ESPN 14 in July, Boser defeated Raphael Pessoa in Round 2 by TKO, punching him in 2:36.
Before that bout, “Bulldozer” Boser defeated Philipe Lins at UFC on ESPN 12 in June. He won in Round 1 by KO via punches in just 2:41. In four UFC matches, Boser has a record 3-1, and the 29-year-old fighter is a better striker statistically than his opponent. He has 4.54 strikes landed per minute, along with a striking accuracy of 54 percent. Additionally, Boser absorbs 2.85 strikes per minute but has a striking defense of 64 percent.
Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Andrei Arlovski vs. Tanner Boser at UFC Vegas 13 on November 7th.
Money line odds
Andrei Arlovski: -278
Tanner Boser: +210
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