Jack Hermansson vs Edmen Shahbazyan Pick, 5/22/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 27 Odds
Jack Hermansson vs Edmen Shahbazyan
UFC Vegas 27
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, May 22, 2021
Jack Hermansson will take on Edmen Shahbazyan at UFC Vegas 27 on Saturday, May 22, 2021. The opening line has Hermansson priced at -150 while Shahbazyan is at +130.
Jack "The Joker" Hermansson looks to add a victory to his career total of 21-6-0. The 32-year-old is fighting at 185 lbs and measures 6'1". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 77". Edmen "The Golden Boy" Shahbazyan stands in at 6'2" and is fighting at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his total of 11-1-0. The 23-year-old stretches 74". With respect to significant strikes, Jack Hermansson connects on 5.03 per min and Edmen Shahbazyan connects on 3.85 significant strikes per minute. Hermansson is connecting on 44% of the significant strikes he tries while Shahbazyan is landing 51%. In terms of defending in the Octagon, "The Joker" takes 3.46 significant strikes per minute while "The Golden Boy" takes 4.31. Hermansson also curbs 54% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way while Shahbazyan is able to stop 49% of them.
|UFC Vegas 27||Jack Hermansson||Edmen Shahbazyan|
|Average Fight Time||8:56||5:04|
|Weight||185 lbs||185 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.03||3.85|
In terms of takedowns, Jack Hermansson is the lesser skilled wrestler as he takes his opponents to the mat 1.96 times per 15 min. Hermansson is scoring a takedown on 34% of his tries and is defending 75% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Shahbazyan is taking his opponents to the mat on 40% of his takedown tries and is stuffing 58% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Regarding going for the sub, Hermansson is the more experienced submission fighter by going for 0.7 subs per 15 min while Shahbazyan looks to get 0.5 subs per 15 min.
In his previous fight, Jack Hermansson went up against Marvin Vettori and was defeated via unanimous decision in round 5. Vettori ended up landing 202 of 376 total strikes attempted in that contest. Hermansson walked away from this fight having landed 139 of 365 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Vettori ended up landing 164 of 334, giving him a percentage of 49%. He ended up landing 143 of 312 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side, Hermansson ended up landing 35% of his significant strikes by sticking 122 of 346. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he landed 86 of 306 aimed at the head. 95% of the significant strikes connected on by Vettori and 96% of them landed by Hermansson were done at distance.
In the last fight for Edmen Shahbazyan, he fought Derek Brunson and took a loss on the night via a punch to the head while on the ground in round 3. Brunson ended up landing 60% of his significant strikes at distance and Shahbazyan landed 74% of his significant strikes at distance. Shahbazyan connected on 48% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 35 of 72. He ended up connecting on 17 of 50 significant strikes to the head. Brunson ended up landing 88 of 145 significant strikes in that battle. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 58 of 106 aimed at the head. Regarding total strikes that he threw in that fight, Brunson ended up connecting on 107 of 164 and Shahbazyan ended up landing 38 of 75 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights to keep an eye on
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Ricardo Ramos opposes Bill Algeo. Ramos walks into the cage with a record of 14-3-0. The 25-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and comes in at 5'9". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 72". Algeo measures in at 6'0" and weighs in at 145 lbs. The switch fighter comes into this fight holding a mark of 14-5-0. The 31-year-old stretches 73". In the grappling category, Ricardo Ramos takes his opponents to the canvas 1.99 times per 15 minutes while Bill Algeo scores a takedown 0.67 times per 3 rds. When it comes to striking, Ramos connects for an average of 3.00 strikes/minute and is landing 39% of the strikes that he throws. The other fighter in this bout is Bill Algeo, who is landing 56% of the strikes he has thrown and lands an average of 6.80 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Claudio Silva is set to enter the Octagon against Court McGee. McGee steps into the Octagon with a mark of 20-10-0. The 36-year-old weighs 170 lbs and stands 5'11". The orthodox fighter stretches 75". Silva measures in at 5'11" and records a weight of 170 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a victory to his record of 14-2-0. The 38-year-old has a reach of 71". Concerning wrestling, Court McGee is able to curb 63% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is finishing his takedown tries on 21% of his attempts. Silva is finishing his takedowns on 28% of the tries he takes and is able to curb 66% of takedowns his opponents have tried. With reference to striking, McGee absorbs 3.94 strikes per minute and he is dealing 4.90 strikes/min. Silva, moreover, is taking 3.12 strikes per minute and connects on 3.14 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Edmen Shahbazyan (+130)
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