William Knight vs Fabio Cherant Pick, 8/21/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 34 Odds
William Knight vs Fabio Cherant
UFC Vegas 34
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, August 21, 2021
William Knight will enter the Octagon with Fabio Cherant at UFC Vegas 34 on Saturday, August 21, 2021. The odds have Knight coming in at -230 while Cherant is at +184.
William "Knightmare" Knight looks to add a victory to his total of 9-2-0. The 33-year-old steps on the scale at 205 lbs and stands 5'10". The orthodox fighter reaches 73". Fabio "Water Buffalo" Cherant measures 6'1" and is weighing in at 205 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a victory to his career record of 7-2-0. The 26-year-old reaches 73". Regarding significant strikes, William Knight lands 3.56 per min while Fabio Cherant connects on 1.00 significant strikes per minute. Knight lands 74% of the significant strikes he tries while Cherant is connecting on 30%. When it comes to defending in the cage, "Knightmare" absorbs 2.56 significant strikes per minute while "Water Buffalo" absorbs 6.73. Knight also stops 34% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him and Cherant defends against 31% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 34||William Knight||Fabio Cherant|
|Average Fight Time||11:44||3:30|
|Weight||205 lbs||205 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.56||1.00|
Concerning takedowns, William Knight is the more apt wrestler as he scores a takedown 2.56 times per 3 rds. Knight is getting his opponent to the mat on 53% of his tries and defending 40% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Cherant is scoring a takedown on 40% of his takedown attempts and stuffing 30% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. In terms of subbing opponents, Knight is the more skilled of the two fighters by attempting 0.3 finishes per 3 rds while Cherant goes for 0.2 finishes per 3 rounds.
Get all of our UFC Expert Picks
In his last appearance in the Octagon, William Knight fought Da-Un Jung and took a loss on the night via unanimous decision in round 3. Jung ended up landing 73 of 99 total strikes attempted in that fight. Knight finished this fight landing 38 of 50 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Jung landed 28 of 46, which gave him a rate of 60%. He landed 20 of 37 significant strikes to the head. On the other side, Knight ended up landing 58% of his significant strikes by connecting on 17 of 29. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he connected on 5 of 13 to the head. 39% of the significant strikes landed by Jung and 100% of them landed by Knight were done at a distance.
In the last fight for Fabio Cherant, he fought Alonzo Menifield and ended up losing the fight via a von flue choke hold in round 1. Menifield ended up landing 100% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Cherant ended up landing 0% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Cherant connected on 0% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 0 of 1. He landed 0 of 1 significant strikes aimed at the head. Menifield landed 3 of 3 significant strikes in that battle. Out of those significant strikes, he landed 3 of 3 aimed at the head. When discussing the total strikes thrown in this fight, Menifield ended up connecting on 3 of 3 and Cherant was 0 of 1 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Roosevelt Roberts squares up against Ignacio Bahamondes. Roberts looks to add a win to his record of 10-2-0. The 27-year-old will fight at 155 lbs and stands 6'2". The orthodox fighter reaches 73". Bahamondes measures in at 6'3" and is fighting at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his total of 11-4-0. The 23-year-old has an arm span of 75". In terms of takedowns, Roosevelt Roberts scores a takedown 1.75 times per 15 minutes and Ignacio Bahamondes scores a takedown 0.00 times per 15 min. In terms of striking, Roberts lands an average of 3.03 strikes/minute and is landing 49% of the strikes that he attempts. The other guy in this fight is Ignacio Bahamondes, who tags his opponent on 41% of the strikes he has thrown and is landing 7.91 per min.
Another must see fight on the night is when Ramiz Brahimaj is set to face off against Sasha Palatnikov. Palatnikov looks to add a victory to his record of 6-3-0. The 32-year-old tips the scales at 170 lbs and stands 6'1". The switch fighter stretches 72". Brahimaj stands in at 5'10" and records a weight of 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his total of 8-3-0. The 28-year-old extends his reach 72". When it comes to takedowns, Sasha Palatnikov is preventing 80% of the takedowns his opponents try and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 80% of his tries. Brahimaj is taking his opponents down on 20% of the attempts he tries and is able to deflect 70% of all takedown tries against him. Concerning striking, Palatnikov is taking 6.15 strikes per minute while he is connecting on 7.58 strikes/minute. Brahimaj, on the other hand, takes 6.14 strikes per minute and dishes out 3.73 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take William Knight (-230)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free UFC Picks
Get all of Today's Expert UFC Picks
Most Recent UFC Picks
- Joaquin Buckley vs Antonio Arroyo Pick, 9/18/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 37 Odds
- Gustavo Lopez vs Heili Alateng Pick, 9/18/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 37 Odds
- Anthony Smith vs Ryan Spann Pick, 9/18/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 37 Odds
- Arman Tsarukyan vs Christos Giagos Pick, 9/18/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 37 Odds
- Dakota Bush vs Rong Zhu Pick, 9/18/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 37 Odds
- Montel Jackson vs JP Buys Pick, 9/18/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 37 Odds
- Ion Cutelaba vs Devin Clark Pick, 9/18/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 37 Odds
- Nate Maness vs Tony Gravely Pick, 9/18/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 37 Odds
- Mike Rodriguez vs Tafon Nchukwi Pick, 9/18/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 37 Odds
- Pannie Kianzad vs Raquel Pennington Pick, 9/18/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 37 Odds