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UFC on ESPN 13: Phillips vs Chimaev 07/15/2020 Forecast, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC on ESPN 13 Phillips vs Chimaev 07-15-2020 Forecast Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC on ESPN 13: Phillips vs Chimaev 07/15/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship proved everyone that sports are still possible during this pandemic and they are going strong with UFC on ESPN 13. This event will happen this Wednesday, July 15 at the Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Fans can enjoy the match at their homes by getting a Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass subscription. The main event will feature featherweight action featuring Calvin Kattar taking on rising star Dan Ige. In the same card, John Phillips is entering the same cage with Khazamat Chimaev in the middleweight division. It is seen by UFC Online that Khazamat Chimaev is coming in this fight as the heavy favorite to win over John Phillips.

UFC on ESPN 13: Phillips vs Chimaev 07/15/2020

When: Wednesday, July 15, 7:00 PM
Where: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 13: Phillips vs Chimaev 07/15/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
John Phillips +275 Khamzat Chimaev -350

Main Card

John Phillips

John Phillips is known as “The Welsh Wrecking Machine” and he came all the way from Swansea, Wales. He stands at five-foot-eleven and this middleweight trains at the SBG Ireland fight team. His professional record is currently at 22-9 with 20 wins through knockouts. Phillips made his UFC debut back in March 2018 but before that, he fought in Budo, Fightstar Promotions, Cage Warriors Fighting Championship and Knuckle up. It was a hard start for Phillips in the UFC as he lost his first three fights. Breaking the losing streak, Phillips won against Alen Amedovski in his latest fight during UFC Fight Night 160 back in September 2019. He was able to land a barrage of punches early on and finishing the bout in just 17 seconds.

Khamzat Chimaev

Khamzat Chimaev is known as “Borz” inside the cage and he came from Sweden. His professional fighting record is an unblemished record of 6-0 as his wins are split from knockouts and submissions. Chimaev trains at the Allstars Training Center and this middleweight fighter fought in International Fight Club Rush and Brave CF before coming in the UFC. He also had a colorful amateur career as he went undefeated as well in three bouts. In his last registered bout in Brave CF 27, he was able to put down his opponent Mzwandile Hlongwa in the second round with a technical submission via Heel Hook. Chimaev is set to make his UFC debut against John Phillips.

Phillips vs Chimaev Betting Numbers

Record 22-9-0 (1 NC) 6-0-0
Last Fight Win
Country Wales Sweden
Height 5′ 11″ 6′ 2″
Weight (lbs) 185 185
Reach (inches) 75
Win by KO/TKO 91% 50%
Win by Submission 9% 50%
Decisions 0% 0%
Strikes landed per minute 2.64
Striking accuracy 34%
Striking absorbed per minute 5.01
Striking defense 53%
Takedown average 0
Takedown accuracy 0%
Takedown defense 14%
Submission average 0

Phillips vs Chimaev Betting Picks

With an unblemished record and a long due UFC debut, Khamzat Chimaev is set to put the organization on fire as he is favored to win over John Phillips by Online Sports Betting. Too many weapons that Phillips has to guard but this match should end early favoring Chimaev.