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UFC Fight Night Betting Preview: William Gomis vs. Yanis Ghemmouri

September 2, 2023

Before you give all your attention to the main event, the upcoming UFC Fight Night offers an array of exciting matchups that are perfect for strategic betting opportunities. One particularly intriguing main card bout to watch is the featherweight opener starring William Gomis and Yanis Ghemmouri, a showdown filled with untapped potential.

  • Location: Accor Arena, Paris

  • Date: Saturday, September 2, 2023

  • Main Card: 3:00 PM ET

  • Prelims: 12:00 PM ET

  • Coverage: ESPN+

Yanis Ghemmouri Betting Preview

Ghemmouri is making his debut in the UFC and is currently on a 12 fight win streak. His previous success was a second round knockout against Mehmosh Raza back in June of this year at the Brave Combat Federation.

He has 12 victories accumulated so far, with three by knockout, four from submission, and five by decision. Five out of his 12 wins have been first round finishes and his only loss has been by submission.

“The Desert Warrior” has a handful of quality battles throughout his career. Most notably, he has gone 4-0 in Lyon Fighting Championship, 3-0 in Brave Combat Federation, and 2-1 in 100% Fight.

He is currently sitting at 13th for the best professional featherweight fighter in the Middle East. Now is the time to display his skills and show what he came to do.

William Gomis Betting Preview

Gomis is riding a 10-fight win streak heading into this event and has two recent bouts as part of his new start with the UFC. In his previous victory, he won by split decision against Francis Marshall back in April of this year.

Out of his 12 wins so far, six have come by knockout, one is by submission, and the other five are by decision. Two of his successful bouts have been first round finishes and he has one loss each by submission and decision.

“The Jaguar” typically lands strikes about 40 percent of the time, while landing takedowns at 60 percent. He averages 1.97 significant strikes each minute and takes on 1.17. This ratio is good, just not very aggressive.

Gomis defends against significant strikes at 81 percent and 71 percent against takedowns. He also manages 1.50 takedowns per 15 minutes of action.

Game Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

In the most recent odds released by MyBookie, William Gomis emerges as a noteworthy frontrunner in this particular showdown. To enhance your betting prospects, it might be wise to include Gomis in a parlay, alongside other contests scheduled for the evening.

  • Yanis Ghemmouri: +235

  • William Gomis: -275

Ghemmouri is making his debut in the UFC, but he is up against a much tougher opponent than he originally had planned due to scheduling issues on the UFC cards. Gomis should have no problem here and will likely win by knockout.

Final Pick: Take William Gomis to Win at -275

Written By: David White