UFC Vegas 77 Picks - Jack Della Maddalena vs Bassil Hafez Prediction
Bassill Hafez vs Jack Della Maddalena
UFC: Saturday June 15th at 10:00 PM ET
Betting Odds: -- Bassill Hafez +400 / Jack Della Maddalena -550 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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Jack Della Maddalena and Bassil Hafez face off on Saturday in the co-main event of UFC Vegas 77 in a welterweight showdown at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Jack Della Maddalena and Bassil Hafez Odds
Jack Della Maddalena is the favorite sitting at -550 while Bassill Hafez is the underdog sitting at +400. The total rounds sits at 1.5 with the under paying out at -210.
Jack Della Maddalena Betting Preview
Jack Della Maddalena had a couple of fights fall through at UFC 290 but now he has found a fight replacement in Bassill Hafez. Maddalena comes into this fight with a 14-2 record overall and since coming into the UFC he has been a perfect 5-0. In February of 2023 he faced off against Randy Brown and it was a little over two minutes into the fight that he locked in a rear naked choke and secured the victory. He is averaging 8.27 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 4.29 significant strikes per minute. He is averaging 0.00 takedowns but he is stopping 71 percent of his opponents takedown attempts. He is averaging 0.6 takedowns every 15 minutes.
Bassil Hafez Betting Preview
Bassil Hafez will be making his UFC debut in this fight and he comes into this fight with an 8-3-1 record overall. He has taken this fight on only five days notice, but a win here would really get a lot of people around the UFC circles talking. Hafez last fought against Evan Cutts on February 17th in Fury FC 75. In that fight it was a punch 3:50 in the third round that finished the fight by knockout. Two fights ago against Anthony Ivy he lost by split decision. Three fights ago against Evan Cutts he lost by split decision. Hafez seems to have confidence heading into this fight, but he needs to watch out for the boxing of Jack Della Maddalena.
Shane’s Free Pick
Hafez is a good fighter that has power in his hands, but he’s not the better boxer in this fight. Jack Della Maddalena is a good boxer and he’s going to have a ton of success in this fight. Look for Della Maddalena to wear down Hafez here, and that is going to be the difference here as he’s going to get the finish later in the fight. Back Della Maddalena to win this fight by knockout.