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UFC on ESPN 22: Romanov vs Espino 04/17/2021 Predictions, Previews and Spread

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UFC on ESPN 22 Romanov vs Espino 04-17-2021 Predictions Previews and Spread

UFC on ESPN 22: Romanov vs Espino 04/17/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with another blockbuster fight card with UFC on ESPN 22 commencing this Saturday, April 17. This event happens inside the closed doors of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC Fight Pass and Pay Per View are the best way to enjoy the fights at home. Robert Whittaker is on a warpath to reclaim the UFC middleweight champion but he needs to beat Kelvin Gastelum in the main event. An interesting heavyweight matchup is in the undercard with Alexandr Romanov fighting Juan Espino. This fight as seen in the best UFC gambling bets favor Alexander Romanov to take the victory from Juan Espino.

UFC on ESPN 22: Romanov vs Espino 04/17/2021

When: Saturday, April 17, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 22: Romanov vs Espino 04/17/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Alexander Romanov -140 Juan Espino +120

Alexander Romanov

Alexander Romanov carries a very colorful ring name as the “King Kong” and he is a fighter that hails from Comrat City, Republic of Moldova. He has been sharpening his MMA skills at the Lion Club fight team. Romanov is a six-foot-two heavyweight and he tips the scales at 260 lbs. He will be putting his undefeated record of 13-0 on the line against Juan Espino for his next match. Eight of his wins came from submissions while five are knockouts. He already has two fights in the UFC. His debut match was against Roque Martinez in UFC Fight Night 177. The most recent was with Marcos Rogerio de Lima in UFC on ESPN 17. Both matches were won via submissions.

Juan Espino

Juan Espino is a 40-year-old fighter and he flew all the way from Las Palmas, Canary Islands located in Spain. He has been representing two MMA stables. The first is American Top Team but he also trains at Jet Canarias when he is in Spain. Espino stands is a tall prospect at six-foot-four and weighs in at 250 lbs. His ring name is “El Guapo” and has a professional fighting record of 10-1. His wins are divided into seven submissions, two decisions and one knockout. Like his next opponent, Espino has two fights in the UFC. His debut victory was against Justin Frazier and the other was with Jeff Hughes just this September 2020. Both matches were submission wins.

Romanov vs Espino Betting Numbers

Record 13-0-0 10-1-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Moldova Spain
Height 6’2″ 6’4″
Weight (lbs) 260 250
Reach (in) 262 255
Win by KO/TKO 38% 10%
Win by Submission 60% 70%
Decisions 0% 20%
Strikes landed per minute 4.31 4.32
Striking accuracy 39% 80%
Striking absorbed per minute 1.76 0.54
Striking defense 43% 42%
Takedown average 6.35 14.19
Takedown accuracy 66% 77%
Takedown defense 0% 0%
Submission average 3.20 6.10

Romanov vs Espino Betting Picks

This fight will be very interesting as both heavyweights love to grapple. Expect a chess match using their ground game but according to the best ufc bookmaker, Alexander Romanov will stay undefeated after this match against Juan Espino.