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UFC Fight Night 186: Knight vs Menifield 02/27/2021 Forecast, Tips and Results

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UFC Fight Night 186 Knight vs Menifield 02-27-2021 Forecast Tips and Results

UFC Fight Night 186: Knight vs Menifield 02/27/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be commencing their last fight card for this month as UFC Fight Night 186 is set to happen this Saturday, February 27. This will be happening at the UFC Apex which can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC Fight Pass and Pay Per View are two ways that fans can watch the matches. The biggest draw for this fight card is Cyril Gane trying to earn a top 5 spot in the heavyweight division by taking on Jaire Rozenstruik. The undercard will feature an exciting lightweight match between Alonzo Menifield and William Knight. This is going to be an interesting matchup as ufc betting odds today see that this fight is pretty much even between both martial artists.

UFC Fight Night 186: Knight vs Menifield 02/27/2021

When: Saturday, February 27, 5:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 186: Knight vs Menifield 02/27/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
William Knight -115 Alonzo Menifield -115

William Knight

William Knight carries a very interesting ring name of “Knightmare” and this 32-year-old fighter hails from Hartford, Connecticut in the USA. He stands at five-foot-ten and trains at the Thornton Martial Arts fight team. Knight has been fighting at the light heavyweight division for most of his life and his record is now at 9-1. He is known as a knockout artist as his eight-of-nine victories were all finished early with vicious KOs. This is going to be his second fight in the UFC and his last match was with Aleksa Camur inUFC 253. That was a unanimous decision win and it is the first time he took a win that was not a knockout.

Alonzo Menifield

Alonzo Menifield is a 33-year-old fighter and his hometown is located in Dallas, Texas in the USA. Saekson Muay Thai has been responsible for polishing his fighting skills and will be representing them as well. Menifield has been carrying the ring name of “Atomic” due to his explosive blows. He stands at six-feet and this natural light heavyweight has a 9-2 professional MMA record. Eight of his wins are from KOs. This is going to be his fifth fight in the UFC and his last four-way split into two wins and two losses. His last two matches were defeats and the most recent was a second-round knockout from Ovince St. Preux is back in UFC Fight Night 176.

Knight vs Menifield Betting Numbers

Knight
Menifield
Record 9-1-0 9-2-0
Last Fight Win Loss
Country USA USA
Height 5’10” 6’0″
Weight (lbs) 205 205
Reach (in) 73 76
Win by KO/TKO 89% 89%
Win by Submission 0% 11%
Decisions 11% 0%
Strikes landed per minute 4.69 3.34
Striking accuracy 76% 47%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.88 3.72
Striking defense 33% 45%
Takedown average 3.76 0.00
Takedown accuracy 66% 0%
Takedown defense 63% 85%
Submission average 0.50 0.00

Knight vs Menifield Betting Picks

This is going to be close and this ufc betting site sees this evenly between the fighters. With the way William Knight fought in his most recent match, he should be a safe bet as compared to the slumping Alonzo Menifield.