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UFC Fight Night 188: Hermansson vs Shahbazyan 05/22/2021 Tips, Results and Analysis

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UFC Fight Night 188 Hermansson vs Shahbazyan 05-22-2021 Tips Results and Analysis

UFC Fight Night 188: Hermansson vs Shahbazyan – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to get another fight card happening before the month ends with UFC Fight Night 188. This game will be held at the UFC Apex located inside Las Vegas, Nevada. The live telecast happens this Saturday, May 22 and it will be shown through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. Cody Garbrandt is in the main event and a win over Rob Font in the bantamweight division will earn him a title shot. A hard-hitting middleweight bout is set on the main card with Jack Hermansson stepping inside the same cage as Edmen Shahbazyan. According to UFC live betting, Edmen Shahbazyan is the underdog fighter against Jack Hermansson.

UFC Fight Night 188: Hermansson vs Shahbazyan

When: Saturday, May 22, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 188: Hermansson vs Shahbazyan Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Jack Hermansson -150 Edmen Shahbazyan +130

Main Card

Jack Hermansson

Jack Hermansson carries a ring name similar to a DC comics character which is “The Joker”. He is a fighter that came all the way from Uddevalla, Sweden and trains at the Frontline Academy. Hermansson is a six-foot-one fighter and fights naturally at the middleweight division. He has a professional fighting record of 21-6. Those wins are divided into 11 knockouts, six submissions, and four decisions. After taking a submission victory with Kelvin Gastelum in UFC Fight Night 172, his next fight was staged in UFC on ESPN 19 against Marvin Vettori. That match ended with Hermansson losing via unanimous decision.

Edmen Shahbazyan

Edmen Shahbazyan is just a very young age of 23 years old and he is known as the “Golden Boy” inside the cage. He gets to sharpen his skills and represent the Glendale Fighting Club MMA stable. Shahbazyan stands at six-foot-two and this middleweight fighter’s hometown is in Los Angeles, California in the United States. He already had 12 professional MMA matches and only lost once. His 10-fight winning streak was broken during his most recent match. That was his first professional loss and it was in the hands of Derek Brunson. That match ended in a third-round knockout. 

Hermansson vs Shahbazyan Betting Numbers

Hermansson
Shahbazyan
Record 21-6-0 11-1-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country Sweden USA
Height 6’1″ 6’2″
Weight (lbs) 185 185
Reach (in) 77 74
Win by KO/TKO 52% 82%
Win by Submission 29% 9%
Decisions 19% 9%
Strikes landed per minute 5.03 3.85
Striking accuracy 44% 51%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.46 4.31
Striking defense 54% 49%
Takedown average 1.96 4.44
Takedown accuracy 34% 40%
Takedown defense 75% 58%
Submission average 0.70 0.50

Hermansson vs Shahbazyan Betting Picks

Jack Hermansson is set for a huge comeback and according to the best sportsbook for UFC, he is going to win this match against Edmen Shahbazyan. This match should end early with Hermansson knocking out Shahbazyan in the second round.