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UFC on ESPN 34: Klose vs Jenkins 04/16/2022 Fight Odds, Tips and Forecast

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UFC on ESPN 34 Klose vs Jenkins 04-16-2022 Fight Odds Tips and Forecast

UFC on ESPN 34: Klose vs Jenkins 04/16/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be holding its second event this coming month as UFC on ESPN 34 happens this Saturday, April 16. This fight card takes place inside the halls of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are great ways to enjoy the matches safely from home. The much-awaited rematch between welterweight contenders Belal Muhammad and Vicente Luque happens in the main event. A lightweight match is in the prelims with Drakkar Klose going up against Brandon Jenkins. Entering this match, UFC fight odds have Brandon Jenkins as the huge underdog against Drakkar Klose. 

UFC on ESPN 34: Klose vs Jenkins 04/16/2022

When:Saturday, April 16, 5:30 PM ET
Where:UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 34: Klose vs Jenkins 04/16/2022 Odds

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Drakkar Klose-700Brandon Jenkins+500

Drakkar Klose

Drakkar Klose is a 34-year-old fighter and his hometown is located in South Haven, Michigan in the United States. He has been sharpening his MMA skills at the MMA Ready fight stable and will represent them in this match. Klose stands at five-foot-eight and he has been comfortable competing at the lightweight division. His professional record is now at 11-2 and seven of those wins came from decisions while the rest are knockouts. This fighter was on a three-fight winning streak and that ended during his most recent match against Beneil Dariush at UFC 248. That match ended in the second round with Klose getting knocked out in the second round. 

Brandon Jenkins

Brandon Jenkins has an interesting ring name as “The Human Highlight Reel” and this fighter hails from Prior Lake, Minnesota in the United States. He has been representing the Syndicate MMA in his bouts. Jenkins is a 30-year-old fighter and his natural lightweight stands at six feet. His professional fighting record entering this match is 15-8 and 10 of those wins came from knockouts while also owning three submission wins. This is going to be the second match Jenkins has since cracking the UFC roster. His debut fight was against Zhu Rong and that bout took place at UFC Fight Night 192. Jenkins got knocked out in the third round 30 seconds before the last bell.

Klose vs Jenkins Betting Numbers

Last FightLossLoss
CountryUnited StatesUnited States
Weight (lbs)155155
Reach (in)7071
Win by KO/TKO36%25%
Win by Submission0%13%
Strikes landed per minute3.892.81
Striking accuracy53%39%
Striking absorbed per minute3.645.90
Striking defense53%35%
Takedown average1.560.00
Takedown accuracy30%0%
Takedown defense68%25%
Submission average0.000.00

Klose vs Jenkins Betting Picks

Having his MMA skills not translating well in the UFC puts Brandon Jenkins as a very risky pick to make according to the top online sportsbook. Dakkar Klose should win this match and expect it to go to a full three rounds.