Phil Hawes vs Ikram Aliskerov 5-6-23 Best Pick, Odds and Analysis

Phil Hawes vs Ikram Aliskerov 5/6/23 – Phil Hawes will take on Ikram Aliskerov at UFC 288 this Saturday as part of the early prelim fight card. Phil Hawes is hungry to add another victory to his record after losing in his most recent bout. Meanwhile, Ikram Aliskerov is looking forward to adding one more win to his record after taking advantage of winning in his most recent matchup. UFC betting tips online are up for the online bettors to place bets on their best fighter.

Phil Hawes vs Ikram Aliskerov

Date & Time: Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 6:00 PM ET

Location: Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA


Phil Hawes vs Ikram Aliskerov 5/6/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +168


Moneyline: -193

Phil Hawes vs Ikram Aliskerov Analysis

Phil “No Hype” Hawes looks to extend his undefeated record to 12-4-0. At 34 years old and weighing in at 185 lbs and standing 6′ 0″, Hawes boasts an orthodox fighting style with an extended reach of 77″. Phil Hawes hits 5.46 significant strikes every minute. Hawes is currently connecting on 59% of his significant shots he tries. Regarding their defense in the Octagon, “No Hype” can absorb 3.49 significant strikes per minute. Hawes manages to deflect 56% of significant strikes that come his way. Phil Hawes faced off against Roman Dolidze in his last fight and suffered defeat via a punch to the head during round 1. Dolidze managed to land 29 of 57 strikes he attempted during this fight, with 15 out of 31 landing on Hawes’ part. Dolidze achieved 18 significant hits of 42 attempted, which corresponds to 42%. He achieved victory, landing 15 of 38 significant strikes directed at his head. Hawes had success striking 42% of his significant strikes by landing 11 of 26 of them. Dolidze achieved 5 of 15 accurate significant strikes; 77% of his significant hits and 100% connected by Hawes were made at distance.

Ikram Aliskerov stands 6’0″, weighs in at 185 lbs and will look to add one more win to his record of 13-1-0. At 30 years old he boasts an arm length reach of 76″. Regarding significant strikes, Ikram Aliskerov averages 3.26 per minute. Aliskerov successfully connected on 58% of his significant strikes he attempted. Aliskerov achieves an overall score of 7.91 when it comes to Octagon defense. Aliskerov successfully blocks 41% of shots fired against him. Ikram Aliskerov won his last Octagon bout against Mario Sousa thanks to an arm lock submission kimura from side control in round 1. Sousa connected on 88% of his significant strikes at distance while Aliskerov connected on 85%. Sousa managed to land 58% of his significant strikes attempted – landing 7 out of 12. Sousa was successful in landing 1 of 4 significant head strikes during that fight, totalling 17 of 29 significant blows aimed at his head. Concerning his placement of significant strikes, five out of fifteen were connected directly to the head. Sousa ended up landing 19 of 31 strikes attempted during this contest while Aliskerov connected on 7 out of 12 of his strikes attempted.

Phil Hawes is the lesser skilled wrestler due to scoring takedowns 2.37 times per three rounds. Hawes has managed to land 36% of his takedown attempts and blocked 85% of opponents’ takedown attempts against him. Aliskerov has completed 33% of the takedowns he attempts, and stopped 15% of attempts against him. Hawes tends to opt for less aggressive tactics when sub-in opponents; she attempts 0.3 finishes per 15 minutes while Aliskerov targets 7.0 finishes per 15 minutes.

Phil Hawes vs Ikram Aliskerov Stats

Average Fight Time7:072:09
Height6′ 0″6′ 0″
Weight185 lbs.185 lbs.
Strikes Landed per Min.5.463.26
Striking Accuracy59%58%
Strikes Absorbed per Min.3.497.91
Takedowns Average/15 min.2.376.98
Takedown Accuracy36%33%
Takedown Defense100%0%
Submission Average/15 min.0.37.0

Phil Hawes vs Ikram Aliskerov Free Pick

Hawes may have the foot speed to outwit Aliskerov on the feet, but his fights are so unpredictable it would not make financial sense to bet on him unless there’s an obvious mismatch as per the UFC online trends.

Free Pick: Ikram Aliskerov -193