UFC ON ESPN 29: Palatnikov vs Brahimaj 08/21/2021 Predictions, Previews and Spread

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UFC ON ESPN 29 Palatnikov vs Brahimaj 08-21-2021 Predictions Previews and Spread

UFC ON ESPN 29: Palatnikov vs Brahimaj 08/21/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to commence their third fight card for the month with UFC on ESPN 29. This event will be held inside the closed doors of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC Fight Pass and Pay Per View are good options to enjoy the matches safely at home. The main event will feature two top middleweight fighters with Jason Cannonier taking on Kelvin Gastelum. The evening opens up with Sasha Palatnikov and Ramiz Bahimaj in a welterweight battle. It is seen in UFC betting sites that Sasha Palatnikov will be the riskier bet as compared to Ramiz Brahimaj.

UFC ON ESPN 29: Palatnikov vs Brahimaj 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: Palatnikov vs Brahimaj 08/21/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Sasha Palatnikov +120 Ramiz Brahimaj -140

Sasha Palatnikov

Sasha Palatnikov is a 32-year-old fighter and this natural welterweight’s home country is in Hong Kong. He stands at six feet and he has been represented by the Warrior Academy fight team. Palatnikov already has a professional fighting record of 6-3 and has been more natural at the welterweight division. Those wins are divided into three knockouts and three decisions. This will be his third fight in the organization. It has been an up-and-down ride for Palatnikov in the UFC as he won his debut match against Louis Cosce with an impressive third-round knockout. His next match against Impa Kasaganay ended with a rear-naked choke submission in the second round.

Ramiz Brahimaj

Ramiz Brahimaj is just at his prime age of 28 years old and he hails from Bronx, New York in the United States. He gets to polish his MMA skills at the Fortis MMA fight team and represent them in his pro fights. Brahimaj stands at five-foot-ten and has been competing mostly at the welterweight division. He will be entering this next match with an 8-3 professional record and all of those wins were earned through submission. This fighter was discovered in the LFA and earned his ticket to join the UFC roster. His debut match did not favor him well as he lost to Max Griffin this UFC on ESPN 17 via doctor stoppage in the third round.

Palatnikov vs Brahimaj Betting Numbers

Record 6-3-0 8-3-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country Hong Kong USA
Height 6’0″ 5’10”
Weight (lbs) 170 170
Reach (in) 72 72
Win by KO/TKO 50% 0%
Win by Submission 0% 100%
Decisions 50% 0%
Strikes landed per minute 7.58 3.73
Striking accuracy 52% 36%
Striking absorbed per minute 6.15 6.14
Striking defense 52% 55%
Takedown average 0.82 0.00
Takedown accuracy 100% 0%
Takedown defense 80% 100%
Submission average 0.00 0.00

Palatnikov vs Brahimaj Betting Picks

Even if he has not picked up a win in the UFC, Ramiz Brahimaj showed a lot of promise before the doctors stopped the fight in his debut match. He will surely showcase his potential in this upcoming fight as sportsbook puts him as a favored fighter to win against Sasha Palatnikov via submission.