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UFC ON ESPN 28: Barberena vs Witt 07/31/2021 Fight Analysis, Forecast and Tips

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UFC ON ESPN 28 Barberena vs Witt 07-31-2021 Fight Analysis Forecast and Tips

UFC ON ESPN 28: Barberena vs Witt 07/31/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has delighted MMA fans with great fight cards this month and they will be ending it with UFC on ESPN 28 this coming Saturday, July 31. This event will take place inside the halls of the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fight fans can opt to subscribe through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass to enjoy the matches. The biggest draw of this evening will feature legend killer Uriah Hall in a middleweight bout against Sean Strickland. A welterweight match is on the main card as well with Jason Witt taking on Bryan Barberena. It is seen in sports betting sites that Bryan Barberena is going to be the favored fighter as compared to Jason Witt.

UFC ON ESPN 28: Barberena vs Witt 07/31/2021

When:Saturday, July 31, 9:00 PM ET
Where:UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC ON ESPN 28: Barberena vs Witt 07/31/2021 Odds

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Bryan Barberena-255Jason Witt+215

Main Card

Bryan Barberena

Bryan Barberena has a nickname as “Bam Bam” and his hometown is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the United States. This 32-year-old fighter gets to polish his fighting skills at the MMA lab. Barberena is six feet and has been competing at welterweight for most of his fighting career. He has a professional record at 15-7 and those wins are divided into 10 knockouts, three decisions and two submissions. Losing back-to-back matches against Vicente Luque and Randy Brown, Barberena managed to score a victory against Anthony Ivy in UFC Fight Night 177. That match was won via unanimous decision.

Jason Witt

Jason Witt has an interesting ring name as “The Vanilla Gorilla” and he hails at Kansas City, Missouri in the United States. He has been representing the Glory MMA & Fitness stable for his matches. Witt is 32 years old and this welterweight fighter will be bringing his professional record of 18-7 heading to this fight. He has eight submissions victories along with six decisions and three knockouts under his name. Securing a win over Cole Williams in UFC Fight Night 181, Witt failed to bring the momentum to his next fight. He battled against Matthew Semelsberger in UFC Fight Night 187 and got knocked out in just 16 seconds.

Barberena vs Witt Betting Numbers

Last FightWinLoss
Weight (lbs)170170
Reach (in)7270
Win by KO/TKO67%17%
Win by Submission13%44%
Strikes landed per minute5.483.16
Striking accuracy48%65%
Striking absorbed per minute4.702.68
Striking defense45%29%
Takedown average0.233.65
Takedown accuracy28%50%
Takedown defense60%0%
Submission average0.501.80

Barberena vs Witt Betting Picks

After losing to a lucky punch in his last match, Jason Witt has been seen as the underdog in the UFC top online sportsbook. Bryan Barberena should also end this bout via knockout no longer than the second round.