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Sam Alvey vs Michal Olesiejczuk, Middleweight Division
The odds of this fight are provided by DraftKings Sportsbook. -5-0-1 NC /Record 200 /Current Streak/ _______
“Smilin” Sam Alvey TALE OF THE TAPE Michal “Hussar” Oleksiejczuk 36 Age 27 6’2″ (188cm) Height 6’0″ (184cm) 75.5″ (192cm) Reach 74.0″ (188cm) United States Nation Poland Team Quest Team Ankos MMA Poznan Unranked Rank Unranked 33-17-1-1 NC Record 16-5-0-1 NC 7 Losses Current Streak 1 Loss +450 BET NOW
Odds -600 BET NOW
Sam Alvey comes out of retirement to make a surprise return at middleweight in the featured prelim of UFC Vegas 59 vs Michal Oleksiejczuk.
Alvey is currently on an astounding seven fight losing streak and has not won a fight since 2018 when he beat Gian Villante by split decision.
The long-time MMA veteran is well past his prime and it’s hard to envision a situation where he can defeat his younger Polish opponent.
Michal “Hussar” Oleksiejczuk made his UFC debut back in 2017 and faced Khalil Rountree in his first fight with the promotion, in a bout which ended in a no contest.
Oleksiejczuk has a solid first round finish and is an excellent knockout artist. He immediately applies striking pressure starting at the bell. Oleksiejczuk will make an impact in the fight by delivering five rounds of knockouts.
Michal Oleksiejczuk to win by KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+215)
Michal Oleksiejczuk to win by KO/TKO/DQ (-115)
Fight to go the distance: No (-175)
Terrance McKinney vs Erick Gonzalez – Lightweight Division
Terrance “T.Wrecks” McKinney TALE OF THE TAPE Erick “The Ghost Pepper” Gonzalez 27 Age 30 5’10” (178cm) Height 5’11” (180cm) 74.0″ (188cm) Reach 74.0″ (188cm) United States Nation United States Warriorcamp MMA Team Fight Science MMA Unranked Rank Unranked 12-4-0 Record 14-6-0 1 Loss Current Streak 1 Loss -850 BET NOW
Odds +600 BET NOW
Terrence McKinney burst onto the scene in his UFC debut with his seven second knockout of Matt Frevola which went viral on social media. This young prospect was a fighter who always looks to win the first round.
He knocked down every opponent he faced during his time on the American regional circuit. After being signed to PFL, he achieved three rounds finishes and was then signed to UFC.
McKinney made a significant step in his UFC debut, where he was matched up against Drew Dober, a veteran fighter who won “T.Wrecks”.
Erick Gonzalez, aka “The Ghost Pepper”, has a lot experience on regional fighting circuits. He had many wins and losses prior to being signed by the UFC.
Gonzalez’s UFC debut was a disappointment. He was knocked out in round two by Jim Miller, a future UFC Hall of Famer. ” The Ghost Pepper is a tough opponent. McKinney was quick to knock him out with an overhand in round two.
Terrence McKinney to win by KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+150)
Terrence McKinney to win by KO/TKO/DQ (+120)
Fight to end in first six seconds of round one (+400)
Fight to go the distance: No (-650)
Bryan Battle vs Takashi Sato – Welterweight Division
Bryan “Pooh Bear” Battle TALE OF THE TAPE Takashi “Ten” Sato 27 Age 32 6’1″ (185cm) Height 5’10” (178cm) 77.0″ (196cm) Reach 73.0″ (185cm) United States Nation Japan Hayastan MMA Charlotte Team Kill Cliff FC Unranked Rank Unranked 7-1-0 Record 16-5-0 8 Wins Current Streak 2 Losses -255 BET NOW
Odds +215 BET NOW
The Ultimate Fighter season 29 welterweight champion Bryan Battle is cruising on an eight fight winning streak right now and faces his biggest step up in competition so far in Japanese knockout artist Takashi “Ten” Sato. Battle is a very odd fighter. He can use both his striking and grappling skills to make it interesting.
He defeated Gilbert Urbina by rear naked choke submission. Then, he beat Tresean Gorre in his latest fight.
Takashi Sato began his MMA journey fighting under Pancrase, mainly in Japan. He was able to finish the first round several times.
Sato is a strong wrestler with elite boxing and can end fights with one punch.
Bryan Battle will have a significant height advantage and reach over his opponent. He’ll be trying to show Sato’s weakness in submission.
Bryan Battle to win by Submission in round three (+1400)
Bryan Battle to win by Submission (+275)
Fight to go the distance: No (-110)
Jason Witt vs Josh Quinlan – Welterweight Division
Jason “The Vanilla Gorilla” Witt TALE OF THE TAPE Josh “The Maverick” Quinlan 35 Age 29 5’10” (178cm) Height 6’0″ (183cm) 70.0″ (178cm) Reach 72.0″ (183cm) United States Nation United States Glory MMA and Fitness Team Milestone Martial Arts Unranked Rank Unranked 19-8-0 Record 5-0-0-1 NC 1 Loss Current Streak 11 Wins +205 BET NOW
Odds -245 BET NOW
Jason Witt AKA “The Vanilla Gorilla ” gained tons of experience on the region scene in the United States with appearances for Bellator and LFA in the past. Witt lost to Takashi Sato in round one of the UFC. He was then defeated by Cole Williams via a TKO.
Josh Quinlan has an unbeaten streak of eleven wins in his amateur and professional MMA career and is now making his UFC debut.
Quinlan has a history of winning fights quickly and efficiently, with many submissions and knockouts.
Quinlan has multiple advantages, including his height and reach as well as the six-year age difference between them. Expect Quinlan to try and score a knockout and get some ground and pound in order for this fight to end quickly.
Josh Quinlan to win by KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+225)
Josh Qunilan to win by KO/TKO/DQ (+110)
Fight to go the distance: No (-200)
Cory McKenna vs Miranda Granger – Women’s Strawweight Division
Cory “Poppins” McKenna TALE OF THE TAPE Miranda “Danger” Granger 23 Age 30 5’3″ (160cm) Height 5’10” (170cm) 58.5″ (149cm) Reach 68.0″ (173cm) Wales Nation United States Team Alpha Male Team Charlie’s Combat Club Unranked Rank Unranked 6-2-0 Record 7-2-0 1 Loss Current Streak 2 Losses -225 BET NOW
Odds +190 BET NOW
Cory McKenna is yet another fighter signed by the UFC via the contender series and is one of the youngest fighters on the roster. She won her UFC debut with an impressive win over Kay Hansen, before falling to Elise Reed in a split decision.
Miranda Granger brought an undefeated record into her 2019 UFC debut where she defeated Hannah Goldy by unanimous decision before going on a two fight losing streak.
Granger was defeated by Amanda Lemos in round one by a rear naked choke. This was her first loss.
Granger lost her most recent bout to Ashley Yoder, who won unanimously. Granger lost her second fight in a row to Ashley Yoder. Although both are young and hungry, McKenna has been able to overcome more difficult opponents.
Cory McKenna to win by unanimous decision (+110)
Cory McKenna to win by decision (-110)
Fight to go the distance: Yes (-255)
Mayra Bueno Silva vs Stephanie Egger – Women’s Bantamweight Division
Mayra “Sheetara” Bueno Silva TALE OF THE TAPE Stephanie Egger 30 Age 33 5’6″ (168cm) Height 5’6″ (168cm) 66.5″ (169cm) Reach 68.0″ (173cm) Brazil Nation Switzerland Chute Boxe Diego Lima Team Buddy Gym Unranked Rank Unranked 8-2-1 Record 7-2-0 1 Win Current Streak 2 Wins +105 BET NOW
Odds -125 BET NOW
Mayra Bueno Silva went into her contender series bout with an undefeated four fight winning streak which she extended to five when she defeated 7-0-0 Mayana Souza by first round ninja choke. With three victories, two losses, and one draw, Mayra Bueno Silva entered her contender series bout with an undefeated four-fight winning streak. She hopes to continue that streak with her next fight against a top-ranked opponent.
Stephanie Egger fought in many countries, including Japan and Italy.
She faced Manon Fiorot at her UFC debut, but she was defeated unanimously. Yanan Wu won her next fight by unanimous decision. Mayra Bueno will try to win by submission, showing her opponent’s weaknesses.
Mayra Bueno Silva to win by Submission in round one (+900)
Exact method of victory: Submission (+250)
Fight to go the distance: No (+140)
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UFC Vegas 59 Information Event UFC Vegas 58: Santos vs Hill Location UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Date / Time Saturday 6th August 2022 – 17: 00 ET How to watch ESPN, ESPN+, UFC Fight Pass