Parker Porter vs Chase Sherman Pick, 8/21/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 34 Odds
Parker Porter vs Chase Sherman
UFC Vegas 34
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, August 21, 2021
Parker Porter will take on Chase Sherman at UFC Vegas 34 on Saturday, August 21, 2021. The opening moneyline has Porter priced at +152 while Sherman is at -188.
Parker Porter looks to add a win to his record of 11-6-0. The 36-year-old records a weight of 265 lbs and stands in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 75". Chase "The Vanilla Gorilla" Sherman measures 6'4" and tips the scales at 250 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a record of 15-7-0. The 31-year-old has a wingspan of 78". In the category of significant strikes, Parker Porter lands 7.69 per min while Chase Sherman connects on 6.00 significant strikes per min. Porter is connecting on 49% of the significant strikes he throws and Sherman is landing 45%. When it comes to defending in the Octagon, Porter absorbs 7.36 significant strikes per minute and "The Vanilla Gorilla" absorbs 5.77. Porter also stops 52% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way and Sherman prevents 52% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 34||Parker Porter||Chase Sherman|
|Average Fight Time||9:06||10:50|
|Weight||265 lbs||250 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||7.69||6.00|
Concerning wrestling, Parker Porter is the more efficient grappler as he gets a takedown 1.65 times per 3 rounds. Porter is getting his opponent to the mat on 60% of the times he tries and is defending 50% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Sherman is finishing his takedown tries on 40% of his takedown attempts and is stuffing 77% of the tries against him. Regarding going for the sub, Porter is the more capable of the two fighters by trying 1.1 finishes per 15 minutes while Sherman goes for 0.5 finishes per 15 min.
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In his previous fight, Parker Porter fought Josh Parisian and got a win for the night by unanimous decision in round 3. Parisian landed 123 of 237 total strikes attempted in that contest. Porter walked away from this fight having landed 164 of 275 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Parisian landed 114 of 226, giving him a percentage of 50%. He finished the fight landing 71 of 173 significant strikes to the head. On the other side, Porter ended up landing 55% of his significant strikes by landing 126 of 228. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he was 90 of 190 to the head. 78% of the significant strikes connected on by Parisian and 83% of them connected on by Porter were thrown at a distance.
In the last fight for Chase Sherman, he went up against Andrei Arlovski and wound up taking the loss via unanimous decision in round 3. Arlovski connected on 98% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance while Sherman ended up landing 95% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Sherman ended up landing 45% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 88 of 192. He ended up landing 55 of 154 significant strikes directed at the head. Arlovski connected on 105 of 222 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he connected on 54 of 154 to the head. Relating to total strikes that he let go in that contest, Arlovski was 109 of 226 while Sherman was 99 of 203 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts on the card to watch out for
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Mana Martinez goes up against Trevin Jones. Martinez holds a career record of 8-2-0. The 25-year-old is weighing in at 135 lbs and stands in at 5'10". The orthodox fighter reaches 70". Jones comes in at 5'7" and weighs 135 lbs. The southpaw fighter walks into the cage with a mark of 13-6-0. The 31-year-old has an arm span of 70". In the grappling category, Mana Martinez takes his opponents to the canvas 0.00 times per 15 min while Trevin Jones takes his opponents to the canvas 1.17 times per 3 rds. When it comes to striking, Martinez lands 2.11 strikes/minute and is connecting on 62% of the strikes that he throws. The other fighter in this bout is Trevin Jones, who lands 61% of the strikes he attempts and is landing 3.84 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Austin Hubbard is set to square up in the Octagon with Vinc Pichel. Pichel holds a mark of 13-2-0. The 38-year-old is fighting at 155 lbs and stands 5'10". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 72". Hubbard measures 5'10" and steps on the scale at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his record of 13-5-0. The 29-year-old has an arm span of 71". In terms of wrestling, Vinc Pichel is preventing 20% of the takedowns fighters have attempted and is finishing his takedown attempts on 60% of his attempts. Hubbard is taking his opponents to the mat on 66% of the attempts he tries and stops 58% of the takedowns his opponents try. Concerning striking, Pichel absorbs 2.28 strikes per minute and he deals 3.20 strikes per min. Hubbard, moreover, is taking 2.61 strikes per min and dishes out 3.66 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Parker Porter (+152)
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