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UFC ON ESPN 29: Roberts vs Bahamondes 08/21/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC ON ESPN 29 Roberts vs Bahamondes 08-21-2021 Picks Predictions and Previews

UFC ON ESPN 29: Roberts vs Bahamondes 08/21/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has another event up in their sleeves as they hold UFC on ESPN 29 on Saturday, August 21. This fight card will have the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada as the battlefield. MMA fans can enjoy the matches by subscribing to either Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. Kelvin Gastelum will be looking to upset the third-ranked middleweight contender Jason Cannonier in the main event. Roosevelt Roberts is in the undercard and he will get to fight Ignacio Bahamondes in a lightweight battle. It is seen in UFC fight odds that Roosevelt Roberts will be taking home the victory against Ignacio Bahamondes.

UFC ON ESPN 29: Roberts vs Bahamondes 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: Roberts vs Bahamondes 08/21/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Roosevelt Roberts -145 Ignacio Bahamondes +125

Roosevelt Roberts

Roosevelt Roberts with his intimidating demeanor is nicknamed “The Predator” inside the MMA cage. He hails from Lathrop, California in the United States and gets to represent the Adrenaline Martial Arts. Roberts is just at his prime age of 27 years old and this six-foot-one fighter gets to compete naturally at the lightweight division. He has only lost twice in a dozen professional matches and five of those wins came from submissions. It has been a tough 2020 for Roberts and after winning over Brok Weaver, his next two matches resulted in a loss and no-contest. His most recent was with Kevin Croom in UFC Fight Night 177 and that was overturned by NSAC. 

Ignacio Bahamondes

Ignacio Bahamondes is a very young fighter at 23 years old and he came all the way from the country of Chile. He has been busy training and polishing his MMA skills at the Valle Flow Striking fight team. Bahamodres carries the ring name as “La Jaula” and this six-foot-one lightweight has a professional record of 11-4. Those victories are divided into eight knockouts and three decisions. After earning a ticket to join the UFC roster in Dana White’s Contender Series back in November, Bahamondes made his debut against John Makdessi in UFC on ABC 2. That match ended in a tight split decision favoring Makdessi.

Roberts vs Bahamondes Betting Numbers

Roberts
Bahamondes
Record 10-2-0 11-4-0
Last Fight NC Loss
Country USA Chile
Height 6’1″ 6’1″
Weight (lbs) 155 155
Reach (in) 73 75
Win by KO/TKO 30% 73%
Win by Submission 50% 0%
Decisions 20% 27%
Strikes landed per minute 3.03 7.91
Striking accuracy 49% 41%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.27 6.40
Striking defense 52% 51%
Takedown average 1.75 0.00
Takedown accuracy 53% 0%
Takedown defense 58% 100%
Submission average 1.10 0.00

Roberts vs Bahamondes Betting Picks

It seems that Ignacio Bahamondes will be throwing everything inside the MMA cage as that itch to win his first fight in the UFC is there. Nonetheless, according to the top online sportsbook, Roosevelt Roberts has more than enough skills to overpower the newcomer Bahamondes.