UFC ON ESPN 29: Sherman vs Porter 08/21/2021 Predictions, Previews and Spread

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UFC ON ESPN 29 Sherman vs Porter 08-21-2021 Predictions Previews and Spread

UFC ON ESPN 29: Sherman vs Porter 08/21/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has another exciting fight card coming with UFC on ESPN 29 happening this Saturday, August 21. This event will take place inside the UFC Apex at the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada. MMA fans can get to enjoy the matches by subscribing to Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. The main event featured a middleweight bout between Jason Cannonier and veteran fighter Clay Guida. The main card will also feature two hard-hitting heavyweights with Parker Porter taking on Chase Herman. It is seen in UFC betting lines that Chase Herman takes home the victory after this match with Parker Porter.

UFC ON ESPN 29: Sherman vs Porter 08/21/2021

When: Saturday, August 21, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC ON ESPN 29: Sherman vs Porter 08/21/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Chase Sherman -190 Parker Porter +165

Main Card

Chase Sherman

Chase Sherman carries an interesting ring name as “The Vanilla Gorilla” and he hails from D’Iberville, Mississippi in the United States. He has been representing the well-renowned Jackson-Wink MMA fight stable. Sherman stands at six-foot-four and weighs in at 251 lbs. He has a professional record of 15-7 and has been natural at the heavyweight division. 14 of those victories came from in-cage knockouts. He made his UFC debut in May 202 in UFC Fight Night 171 and was impressive, finishing with a TKO victory in the second round. His most recent match was with veteran fighter Andrei Arlovski and lost via unanimous decision in UFC on ESPN 22 just this April.

Parker Porter

Parker Porter is a 36-year-old fighter and his hometown is located in Hartford, Connecticut in the United States. He has been training at the Underdog Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fight team for this upcoming match. Porter is six feet tall and tips the scales at 263 lbs. Competing in the heavyweight division,  he has a professional record of 10-6. Half of those wins came from knockouts while also owning three decision wins. This will be his third fight in the UFC. His debut match with Chris Daukaus in UFC 252 resulted in a first-round loss. He was able to pick up his first victory in the organization against Josh Parisian via unanimous decision in UFC on ESPN 18.

Sherman vs Porter Betting Numbers

Record 13-2-0 13-5-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country USA USA
Height 6’4″ 6’0″
Weight (lbs) 251 263
Reach (in) 78 75
Win by KO/TKO 93% 50%
Win by Submission 0% 30%
Decisions 7% 20%
Strikes landed per minute 6.00 7.69
Striking accuracy 45% 49%
Striking absorbed per minute 5.77 7.36
Striking defense 52% 52%
Takedown average 0.00 1.65
Takedown accuracy 0% 60%
Takedown defense 77% 0%
Submission average 0.00 1.10

Sherman vs Porter Betting Picks

Chase Sherman’s four-fight winning streak was snapped by Andrei Arlovski but MMA fans may rule it on his side to win that match. Having trained by one of the best stables in the industry puts him as the favored fighter in the best sportsbook to win over Parker Porter.