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UFC on ESPN 27: Elkins vs Minner 07/24/2021 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC on ESPN 27 Elkins vs Minner 07-24-2021 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC on ESPN 27: Elkins vs Minner 07/24/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has another exciting fight card set for this month through UFC on ESPN 27. This event is set to happen inside the closed doors of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMA fans can enjoy the matches at the comfort of their homes by subscribing to Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. Cory Sandhagen will seek to get closer to another title fight against Aljamain Sterling by trying to get through former champion TJ Dillashaw. An interesting featherweight bout is also on the main card with Darren Elkins taking on Darrick Minner. This match according to this sports betting site will swing to the side of Darrick Miner as compared to Darren Elkins.

UFC on ESPN 27: Elkins vs Minner 07/24/2021

When:Saturday, July 24, 7:00 PM ET
Where:UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 27: Elkins vs Minner 07/24/2021 Odds

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Darren Elkins+127Darrick Minner-147

Main Card

Darren Elkins

Darren Elkins carries the ring name as “The Damage” and this fighter’s hometown is located in Hobart, Indiana in the United States. Standing at five-foot-ten, he gets to represent the Duneland Vale Tudo fight team for his fights. Elkins is a veteran fighter at 37 years old and has been comfortable competing in the featherweight division. His professional fighting record is at 25-9 and a dozen of those wins came from decisions. This fighter has been on a four-fight losing streak from July 2018 to May 2020. He managed to break the slump by submitting Luiz Eduardo Garagorri via rear-naked choke in UFC on ESPN 17.

Darrick Minner

Darrick Minner is a 31-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Nebraska City, Nebraska in the United States. He has been a natural at the featherweight division and has represented Glory MMA & Fitness in his professional fights. Minner stans at five-foot-eight and has an impressive professional MMA record at 26-11. 22 of those wins came from submissions and he also owns eight submissions and two knockouts under his name. This fighter is now on back-to-back wins and has won four of his last five matches. His last two matches were against TJ Laramie and the latest was with Charles Rosa in UFC Fight Night 185. That recent fight was won via unanimous decision.

Elkins vs Minner Betting Numbers

Last FightWinWin
Weight (lbs)145145
Reach (in)7169
Win by KO/TKO32%4%
Win by Submission20%85%
Strikes landed per minute3.503.24
Striking accuracy38%70%
Striking absorbed per minute3.081.40
Striking defense52%43%
Takedown average2.703.00
Takedown accuracy33%62%
Takedown defense58%60%
Submission average1.203.60

Elkins vs Minner Betting Picks

The amount of submissions under the name of Darrick Minner has been really impressive. It is seen by experts who bet on ufc that he will be earning another submission win over Darren Elkins and it should happen in the second round.