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How the public is betting Jamie Mullarkey vs. Fares Ziam at UFC Fight Island 6

Jamie Mullarkey and Fares Ziam meet in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Island 6 on October 17th. We break down how the betting public is picking the fight.

Fares Ziam of France reacts after the conclusion of his lightweight bout against Don Madge of South Africa during UFC 242 at The Arena on September 7, 2019 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

On the early preliminary card of UFC Fight Island 6, Jamie Mullarkey will take on Fares Ziam in a lightweight bout live from Fight Island in Abu Dhabi and also available on ESPN+.

Mullarkey will enter the octagon as the slight favorite, with a 12-3 MMA record, but is 0-1 in the UFC losing to Brad Riddell by unanimous decision in October of last year. With eight knockouts on his record, Mullarkey is certainly more of a striker than a grappler.

Both fighters were absolutely dominated in their first UFC bout.

The Frenchman Ziam has a bit more of a mixed bag of finishes, with five knockouts and four submission in his ten MMA victories. He also has three losses on his record as well. Ziam enters with a four-inch height advantage, and lost his only UFC contest to Don Madge by unanimous decision in September of 2019.

The amount wagered heavily favors Mullarkey, but Ziam has a solid amount of the total public bets topping 40 percent.

Here are the betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Jamie Mullarkey vs. Fares Ziam at UFC Fight Island 6 on October 17th.

Betting splits

Jamie Mullarkey: -150 (83% of action, 59% of bets)
Fares Ziam: +120 (17% of action, 41% of bets)

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