UFC ON ESPN 29: Knight vs Cherant 08/21/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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UFC ON ESPN 29 Knight vs Cherant 08-21-2021 Odds Picks and Predictions

UFC ON ESPN 29: Knight vs Cherant 08/21/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship gears up once again this month with UFC on ESPN 29 commencing this coming Saturday, August 21. It will be inside the halls of the UFC Apex located in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are subscription options for fans to enjoy the matches. The biggest draw will be the third-ranked middleweight contender Jason Cannonier testing his skills against the veteran fighter Kelvin Gastelum. A hard-hitting light heavyweight bout is in the undercard with William Knight fighting Fabio Cherant. According to UFC betting odds, Fabio Cherant is going to be the underdog pick against Fabio Cherant.

UFC ON ESPN 29: Knight vs Cherant 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: Knight vs Cherant 08/21/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
William Knight -172 Fabio Cherant +152

William Knight

William Knight has a very creative ring name as the “Knightmare” and this fighter came all the way from Hartford, Connecticut in the United States. He gets to sharpen his skills at the Thornton Martial Arts. Knight is currently 33 years old and this five-foot-ten fighter has been naturally competing at the lightweight division. He has a professional fighting record of 9-2 and eight of those wins came from knockouts. After winning his debut match against Aleksa Camur in UFC 253 via unanimous decision, Knight followed it up with a battle with Da Un Jung in UFCon ABC 2 just this April. That match ended in the favor of his opponent taking home the unanimous decision win.

Fabio Cherant

Fabio Cherant is just entering his prime at 26 years old and this fighter hails from Wrentham, Massachusetts in the United States. Sityodong Boston has been representing him for his professional bouts. Cherant is six-foot-one and gets to carry the ring name as “The Water Buffalo”. He carries a professional record of 7-2 and fights at the light heavyweight division. Those wins are divided into five submissions and two decisions. This fighter already made his UFC debut after appearing in Dana White’s Contender Series back in July 2019. He lost his first match against Alonzo Menifield in UFC 260 with a shoulder choke in the first round. 

Knight vs Cherant Betting Numbers

Record 9-2-0 7-2-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country USA USA
Height 5’10” 6’1″
Weight (lbs) 205 205
Reach (in) 73
Win by KO/TKO 89% 0%
Win by Submission 0% 71%
Decisions 11% 29%
Strikes landed per minute 3.56 1.00
Striking accuracy 74% 30%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.56 6.73
Striking defense 34% 31%
Takedown average 2.56 0.00
Takedown accuracy 53% 0%
Takedown defense 40% 0%
Submission average 0.30 0.00

Knight vs Cherant Betting Picks

Coming to this match, William Knight looks like a fighter that has already adapted to the style in the UFC. Fabio Cherant is still struggling to compete with high-level fighters and that is why he is seen as the underdog in the best online sportsbook.