UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Gastelum Betting
A middleweight fight between Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum headlines UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Gastelum on Saturday, April 17. This event, also known as UFC on ESPN 22 and UFC Vegas 24, will have five fights on the main card on ABC and a total of eight fights on the preliminary card on ESPN+. Also on the card is a lightweight bout between Drakkar Klose and Jeremy Stephens and a heavyweight bout between Chase Sherman and Parker Porter.
UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Gastelum Odds
Date: Saturday, April 17, 2021
Venue: Apex Facility
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Let’s take a peek at UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Gastelum Odds at BookMaker.eu. We’ll post detailed betting breakdowns during fight week.
Whittaker is 22-5 in his career with 9 knockouts and 5 submissions. He is 4-1 in his last five fights. He defeated Jared Cannonier by unanimous decision at UFC 254 in October of last year, won by unanimous decision against Darren Till in July of last year, lost by knockout to Israel Adesanya in October of 2019, won by split decision against Yoel Romero in June of 2018 and won by unanimous decision against Romero in July of 2017.
Gastelum is 16-6 in his career with 6 knockouts and 4 submissions. He has gone 2-3 in his last five fights. He won by unanimous decision against Ian Heinisch in February of this year, lost by submission to Jack Hermansson in July of last year, lost a split decision to Darren Till in November of 2019, lost a unanimous decision to Israel Adesanya in April of 2019 and won a split decision against Ronaldo Souza in May of 2018.
Whittaker said that despite Gastelum’s recent struggles, he is a very good fighter. “I think he’s one of my hardest fights to date. I think he is a very good fighter.” Whittaker said to the media, “Yeah, I think people look too much into his recent losses and it takes away from how good he actually is. That’s the game when you’re at the top of the food chain, at the top of the charts. Everyone is a hard fight and they’re just gonna give you more and more hard fights. You can’t win them all.”
Whittaker added to the media that he expects a finish. “I think I put him away in the second. … All I know is I’m going to go into this fight the best Robert Whittaker I’ve been, and I’m going into this fight very happy – and a happy Rob is a very dangerous one.”
Another big fight on the card has Drakkar Klose taking on Jeremy Stephens. Klose is 11-2 in his career with 4 knockout wins. Stephens is 28-18 in his career with 19 knockout wins and 2 wins by submission.
Another fight of note has Chase Sherman taking on Parker Porter. Sherman is 15-6 in his career with 14 of those wins coming by knockout and one by decision. Porter is 10-6 in his career with 5 wins coming by knockout and 3 by submission.
UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Gastelum Card & Odds
Middleweight: Kelvin Gastelum +207 vs. Robert Whittaker -255
Middleweight: Bartosz Fabinski -132 vs. Gerald Meerschaert +108
Heavyweight: Juan Espino +103 vs. Alexander Romanov -127
Lightweight: Drakkar Klose +103 vs. Jeremy Stephens -127
Women's Flyweight: Justine Kish +200 vs. Tracy Cortez -245
Lightweight: Luis Peña -142 vs. Alexander Munoz +118
Bantamweight: Tony Gravely -342 vs. Anthony Birchak +270
Women's Strawweight: Jessica Penne +238 vs. Lupita Godinez -298
Featherweight: Bill Algeo -122 vs. Ricardo Ramos -102
Middleweight: Jacob Malkoun +228 vs. Abdul Razak Alhassan -284
Women's Bantamweight: Zarah Fairn Dos Santos +108 vs. Josiane Nunes -132
Heavyweight: Andrei Arlovski -137 vs. Chase Sherman +113
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