Joel Alvarez vs Alexander Yakovlev Odds, Prediction, Fight Info, Stream & Betting Insights for UFC 254
By michael obermuller
Alvarez vs Yakovlev Fight Info, Date & Time
UFC Preliminary Lightweight Bout
Joel "El Fenomeno" Alvarez (17-2-0, 2 KOs, 15 Submissions) vs. Alexander "Russian Thunder" Yakovlev (25-10-1, 9 KOs, 9 Submissions)
Date: Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020
Fight Time: This will be the first fight of the early preliminary card, which begins at 10:30 a.m. EST.
Venue: Flash Forum — Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Alvarez vs Yakovlev Odds & Betting Info
All UFC 253 odds, lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
- Joel Alvarez (-162)
- Alexander Yakovlev (+132)
- Draw (+5000)
Method of Victory:
- Alvarez by KO/TKO (+750)
- Alvarez by Points (+380)
- Alvarez by Submission (+190)
- Yakovlev by KO/TKO (+600)
- Yakovlev by Points (+310)
- Yakovlev by Submission (+750)
Alvarez vs Yakovlev Prediction
UFC 254 Alvarez-Yakovlev prediction is from Tapology Fight Predictions.
Winner: Joel Alvarez
Method of Victory: Submission
Alvarez vs Yakovlev Betting Trends and Stats
- Joel Alvarez defeated Joseph Duffy, by submission, in his most recent bout on July 18, 2020.
- Alexander Yakovlev lost to Roosevelt Roberts, by unanimous decision, in his most recent bout on Nov. 9, 2019.
- Alvarez averages 3.03 significant strikes landed per minute with a 36 percent accuracy rate.
- Yakovlev averages 1.79 significant strikes landed per minute with a 47 percent accuracy rate.
- Alvarez averages 3.67 significant strikes absorbed per minute with a 53 percent defense rate.
- Yakovlev averages 2.44 significant strikes absorbed per minute with a 58 percent defense rate.
- Alvarez has won by submission in 15 out of his 17 victories.
- Yakovlev has a 72 percent takedown defense rate.
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