This weekend is UFC Fight Night 200, taking place at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada. For the main event Jack Hermansson will be defending a challenge from Sean Strickland.
Other notable fights on the Main card include:
· Punahele Soriano vs. Nick Maximov in the Middleweight division
· Julian Erosa vs. Steven Petersonin in the Featherweight division
Hermansson vs. Strickland
Jack Hermansson (22-6-0) is a former middleweight champion in both Cage Warriors and Warrior Fight Series. Hermansson signed with UFC in 2016 and s currently #6 in the UFC Middleweight rankings. Sean Strickland (24-3-0) currently sits at #7. Strickland like Hermansson has been fighting professionally for over a decade, and is former champion outside of UFC, being the former King of the Cage Middleweight Champion. Strickland is currently on a winning streak the last UFC bout he lost was in 2018 against Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos. Hermansson continues to rebuild his career, having won his last match against Shahbazyan last year.
Both fighters are similarly matched and will be going on the offence, looking to win by KO or submission. Judging by Parimatch’s UFC oddsStrickland’s experience and winning streak might just give him the edge of Hermansson.
- Sean Strickland Win – 4/9
- Jack Hermansson Win – 7/4
- Sean Strickland to win by KO, TKO, DQ or Submission – 6/4
- Jack Hermansson to win by KO, TKO, DQ or Submission – 4/1
Soriano vs. Maximov
Another Middleweight bout will be taking place co-main event, in which Punahele Soriano (8-1-0) will be fighting against Nick Maximov (7-0-0).
Sorino signed with UFC in 2019 and won his first two matches via first KO’s, though his winning streak was cut short last year and lost to Brendan Allen at UFC on ESPN 27. With Soriano experiencing his first loss, he’ll be eager to make a comeback.
Maximov only signed with UFC last year, he’s off to a good start winning his first match against Cody Brundage last year. Maximov was participating in Submission Underground and lost several few bouts before UFC.
It is most likely going to be a win for Soriano by KO or Submission. Maximov’s best shot to win to stay in the fight and win on a judge’s decision
- Punahele Soriano Win – 1/2
- Nick Maximov Win – 8/5
- Punahele Soriano – to win by KO, TKO, DQ or Submission- 5/4
- Nick Maximov – to win by Decision or Technical Decision -10/3
Erosa vs. Peterson
In the in the Featherweight division Julian Erosa will be facing a challenge from Steven Peterson. Erosa (26-9-0) started his MMA career in CageSport tournaments eventually becoming the CageSport Featherweight Champion and later the Lightweight Champion. Peterson (17-5-0) is also a former title holder, winning the Bantamweight title in at Legacy Fighting Alliance.
Since signing with UFC, both fighters’ careers have suffered and experienced losses. Both Peterson and Erosa have lost more UFC bouts than they have won, Erosa briefly returned to CageSport and rebuilt his career and returned to UFC.
Both Fighters are coming off recent UFC wins and will both wanting to continue their winning streaks.
Unfortunately for Peterson, Erosa is expected to win the bout
- Julian Erosa Win – 4/11
- Steven Peterson Win – 21/10
- Julian Erosa – to win by KO, TKO, DQ or Submission – 11/8
These odds are correct at the time of writing, to view the latest UFC odds visit: https://www.parimatch.co.uk/en-gb/sports/1327866
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