Conor McGregor Jose Aldo | UFC | MMA | UBET

The first major UFC bout of 2016 sees enigmatic featherweight champion Conor McGregor (19-2-0) pitted against 30-year-old American challenger Nate Diaz (19-10-0). But before the main event, there is an interesting prelude where Ronda Rousey’s conqueror, Holly Holm attempts her first title defence against Miesha Tate in the women’s bantamweight division.

In McGregor’s last fight, against Juan Aldo, he pocketed roughly $30,000,000 per minute in his 13-second demolition job. The record breaking win came at the expense of a man who had not lost a fight in his previous 18 bouts!

While it is a risky bout for McGregor, considering there is no title on the line, it is expected he will beat Diaz by TKO ($1.45). Diaz’s poor preparation (time-wise) and the fact he has lost three of his lat five fights has deterred customers from taking a punt on the Californian native.

Conor McGregor | UFC | UBET



  • Conor ‘The Notorious’ McGregor is on a 15-fight winning streak (his last loss came in 2010), and UBET punters overwhelmingly favour him to add to that record on Sunday.
  • McGregor’s favourite method of defeat is by KO/TKO; but in his opponent’s 29 UFC fights, Nate Diaz has only succumbed to a knockout on one occasion.
  • McGregor’s takedown accuracy is also vastly superior at 83% compared to 30% for Diaz.
  • McGregor TKO/KO rate 89% compared to Diaz’s 26%.
  • Strikes landed per minute for McGregor 5.53.

Nate Diaz | UFC | UBET



  • Diaz holds a height and reach advantage over his more fancied opponent; however his mere 10 days preparation for the fight is seen as a major obstacle.
  • Leg reach for Diaz is 38 inches compared to McGregors’s 40 inches.
  • Reach for Diaz is 76 inches to McGregor’s 74 inches.
  • Height for Diaz is 72 inches to McGregor who is 69 inches.
  • Both fighters weigh in at 170 lbs.
  • Strikes landed per minute for Diaz 4.3.
  • Ominously, McGregor’s average fight time dwarfs Diaz’s: 5:35 to 10:09.