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UFC ON ESPN 29: Kelleher vs Pilarte 08/21/2021 Tips, Analysis and Odds

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UFC ON ESPN 29 Kelleher vs Pilarte 08-21-2021 Tips Analysis and Odds

UFC ON ESPN 29: Kelleher vs Pilarte 08/21/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to hold their third fight card this month with UFC on ESPN 29 commencing this coming Saturday, August 21. This event will take place inside the organization’s own facility at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are great ways to watch the games safely at home. Featured in the main event is third-ranked middleweight contender Jason Cannonier testing his skills against veteran fighter Kelvin Gastelum. The undercard has Brian Kelleher fighting Domingo Pilarte in a bantamweight matchup. It is seen in UFC fight odds that Brian Kelleher will be taking home the victory against Domingo Pilarte.

UFC ON ESPN 29: Kelleher vs Pilarte 08/21/2021

When: Saturday, August 21, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC ON ESPN 29: Kelleher vs Pilarte 08/21/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Brian Kelleher -172 Domingo Pilarte +152

Brian Kelleher

Brian Kelleher is a veteran fighter at 35 years old and his hometown is located at Selden, New York in the United States. He gets to sharpen his MMA skills and represent the Maxum BJJ fight team. Kelleher carries the ring name as “Boom” and this natural featherweight has a professional fighting record of 22-12. 10 of those wins came from submissions while also owning eight knockouts and four decisions. His last win was against Ray Rodriguez in UFC Fight Night 176 and it was a 39-second guillotine choke submission. He failed to make it a momentum after losing his next match against Ricky Simon in UFC 258.

Domingo Pilarte

Domingo Pilarte has a very cool nickname as the “Son of Fire” and this fighter came from Houston, Texas in the United States. The Revolution Dojo has been responsible for driving his MMA career. Pilarte is currently 31 years old and has been competing at the bantamweight division. He has an 8-2 professional record and those wins are divided into four submissions, two knockouts and two decisions. Since coming to the UFC he has been given two matches already. The first was a split decision loss against Felipe Dias Colares and the latest was a no-contest against Journey Newson in UFC 247.

Kelleher vs Pilarte Betting Numbers

Kelleher
Pilarte
Record 22-12-0 8-2-0
Last Fight Loss NC
Country USA USA
Height 5’6″ 6’0″
Weight (lbs) 145 135
Reach (in) 66 73
Win by KO/TKO 36% 25%
Win by Submission 45% 50%
Decisions 18% 25%
Strikes landed per minute 3.92 2.04
Striking accuracy 39% 50%
Striking absorbed per minute 5.47 3.69
Striking defense 53% 42%
Takedown average 1 2
Takedown accuracy 25% 42%
Takedown defense 59% 75%
Submission average 0.7 1.3

Kelleher vs Pilarte Betting Picks

Domingo Pilarte has been struggling with the level of competition in the UFC. Brian Kelleher should be the safe bet to win and it is also seen in the online sportsbook. This should end early with Kelleher submitting Pilarte.