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UFC 265: Menifield vs Herman 08/07/2021 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC 265 Menifield vs Herman 08-07-2021 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC 265: Menifield vs Herman 08/07/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to have their first fight card for the month with UFC 265 taking flight this Saturday, August 7. The halls of the Toyota Center located in Houston, Texas are set to house a sold-out crowd. MMA fans can enjoy the matches by subscribing to Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. Cyril Gane is set to make a huge leap and risk his undefeated record against Derrick Lewis for the interim heavyweight title at the main event. Ed Herman is also in the preliminaries and he will fight Alonzo Menifield at the light heavyweight division. This match is forecasted by UFC fight odds to swing to the size of Alonzo Menifield winning over Ed Herman.

UFC 265: Menifield vs Herman 08/07/2021

When: Saturday, August 7, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 265: Menifield vs Herman 08/07/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Alonzo Menifield -240 Ed Herman +200

Alonzo Menifield

Alonzo Menifield is a 33-year-old fight veteran and his hometown is located in Dallas, Texas in the United States. This fighter gets to represent the Saekson Muay Thai fight stable for his professional bouts. Menifield is a six-foot fighter and has been competing at light heavyweight for most of his fights. He has lost twice in a dozen professional bouts and eight of those victories came from knockouts. After losing to Devin Clark and Ovince St. Preux, Menifield managed to bounce back with a win over Fabio Cherant in UFC 260. That fight was won by submission via shoulder choke in the first round.

Ed Herman

Ed Herman carries an interesting ring name as “Short Fuse” and this fighter hails from Portland, Oregon in the United States. He gets to sharpen his fighting skills at the American Top Team Portland chapter. Herman is now 40 years old and this veteran fighter has been competing in the light heavyweight division for most of his career. 14 of his 26 wins came from submissions while also owning seven knockouts under his name. Heading to this match, Herman looks to have found the fountain of youth winning his last three fights. He was able to take victories over Patrick Cummins, Khadis Ibragimov and the latest was with Mike Rodriguez.

Menifield vs Herman Betting Numbers

Menifield
Herman
Record 10-2-0 26-14-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States United States
Height 6’0″ 6’2″
Weight (lbs) 205 205
Reach (in) 76 77
Win by KO/TKO 80% 27%
Win by Submission 20% 54%
Decisions 0% 19%
Strikes landed per minute 3.31 3.32
Striking accuracy 48% 49%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.60 3.35
Striking defense 46% 43%
Takedown average 0.39 2.21
Takedown accuracy 14% 48%
Takedown defense 85% 60%
Submission average 0.40 1.20

Menifield vs Herman Betting Picks

This fight promises to be a hard-hitting one and having said that, the younger Alonzo Menifield has the advantage in the top online sportsbook against Ed Herman. This should end via knockout no longer than the second round.