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UFC on ESPN 27: Paiva vs Phillips 07/24/2021 Predictions, Previews and Spread

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UFC on ESPN 27 Paiva vs Phillips 07-24-2021 Predictions Previews and Spread

UFC on ESPN 27: Paiva vs Phillips 07/24/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship started this month on the right foot and they have managed to sustain the momentum. UFC on ESPN 27 promises to be another blockbuster event and this will take place on July 24 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fight Pass and Pay Per View are safe ways to enjoy the matches at home. It will be former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw on a comeback trail as he takes on Cory Sandhagen in the main event. The main card will also feature another bantamweight battle with Kyler Philipps fighting Raulian Paiva. It is forecasted in UFC betting lines that Kyler Phillips should be cracking the top 10 in the division with a win over Raulian Paiva.

UFC on ESPN 27: Paiva vs Phillips 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: Paiva vs Phillips 07/24/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Raulian Paiva +235 Kyler Phillips

Main Card

Raulian Paiva

Raulian Paiva is at a very young age at 25 years old and this fighter came all the way from Santana, Amapa in Brazil. He gets to represent both Team Alpha Male and Ronildo Nobre Judo Club. Paiva has been a natural at the bantamweight division and has only lost thrice in 23 professional fights. 13 of those wins came from decisions while also having four knockouts and three submission wins under his name. This fighter had a rough start in the UFC losing his first two matches. He was able to make it up by winning back-to-back matches. The first was with Mark De La Rosa and the most recent was with Zhalgas Zhumagulov.

Kyler Phillips

Kyler Phillips has a nickname that is Hollywood inspired as the “Matrix” and he hails from Phoenix, Arizona in the United States. His fighting skills are being sharpened at the MMA Lab fight team. Phillips is five-foot-eight and he is just entering his prime at 26 years old. His professional fighting record entering this match is at 9-1 and five of those victories came from knockouts while also owning three decisions and one submission win. This fighter has already fought three fights in the UFC. His debut fight was with Gabriel Silva and followed it up with a TKO win over Cameron Else. Yadong Song was his most recent opponent and won that fight through a unanimous decision.

Paiva vs Phillips Betting Numbers

Record 9-1-0 20-3-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA Brazil
Height 5’8″ 5’8″
Weight (lbs) 135 129
Reach (in) 72 69
Win by KO/TKO 56% 20%
Win by Submission 11% 15%
Decisions 33% 65%
Strikes landed per minute 5.32 4.46
Striking accuracy 46% 43%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.04 4.89
Striking defense 61% 51%
Takedown average 2.89 0.26
Takedown accuracy 63% 20%
Takedown defense 71% 80%
Submission average 0.40 0.30

Paiva vs Phillips Betting Picks

Raulian Paiva has been on a roll in his past fights but he will get a real test fighting Kyler Phillips. Both fighters are looking to make their mark in the organization and expect this match to go a full three rounds with Phillips being favored by the online sportsbook to take another win.