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UFC Fight Night Betting Preview: Jonathan Martinez vs. Adrian Yanes

October 14, 2023

The upcoming UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas, Nevada, presents numerous thrilling betting prospects that you might want to include on your list of events to watch. 13th-ranked Jonathan Martinez is set to face off against 14th-ranked Adrian Yanez in the main card, promising an electrifying bantamweight showdown.

Location: UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023

Main Card: 7:00 PM ET (ESPN+)

Prelims: 4:00 PM ET (ESPN+)

Jonathan Martinez Betting Preview

Martinez has been successful in his previous five battles as he prepares for this one. In his latest win, he secured a unanimous decision in UFC Fight Night 221 over Said Nurmagomedov in March earlier this year.

Examining his record of 18 victories, he boasts eight knockouts, two submissions, and eight decisions in his career. Notably, only two of his wins have come via first-round finishes, while two out of his four losses were by decision.

"Dragon" maintains a striking accuracy of 50 percent and successfully executes takedowns in 42 percent of his attempts. His significant strike ratio is commendable, with 4.63 landed strikes for every 3.81 taken. These statistics are pivotal in his quest for victory in this upcoming fight.

His defensive prowess shines with a 58 percent success rate against significant strikes and an impressive 69 percent against takedowns. Additionally, he occasionally engages in ground combat, averaging 0.46 takedowns and 0.09 submissions per 15 minutes of fight time.

Adrian Yanez Betting Preview

Yanez recently had his nine-fight win streak snapped and his first UFC loss in his last battle. This was a first round TKO against Rob Font at UFC 287 in April of this year.

His 16 victories have been truly remarkable, featuring 10 knockouts, two submissions, and four decisions. Out of these impressive wins, six were secured in the first round. He has experienced defeat on four occasions, with three of those losses coming by way of decision.

While his striking accuracy stands at 41 percent, he has yet to execute a successful takedown in the UFC. His significant strike rate is quite aggressive, with an average of 6.75 strikes per minute while absorbing 5.89. The key to his success lies in his ability to defend effectively.

When it comes to defense, he boasts a solid 59 percent success rate against significant strikes and a perfect 100 percent against takedowns. Notably, he has not secured any takedowns or submissions in 15 minutes of action.

Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

According to the most recent odds provided by MyBookie, this upcoming fight is evenly poised, with Jonathan Martinez holding a slight edge as the favored contender. Given the impressive track records and fighting techniques of both competitors, this presents an appealing prospect for betting.

Adrian Yanez: -108

Jonathan Martinez: -112

Yanez is quite aggressive in his strikes, but is prone to taking on a lot. Look for Martinez to potentially win the striking war by decision. 

Spooky Express Pick: Take Jonathan Martinez to Win at -112