Jack Hermansson will face Roman Dolidze on the main card of UFC on ESPN 42. Hermansson, the No.8-ranked middleweight, enters with a professional mixed martial arts record of 23-7, while Dolidze is 11-1. Hermansson was originally set to face Derek Brunson, the No.5-ranked middleweight who was forced to withdraw with an undisclosed injury.
Jack Hermansson vs. Roman Dolidze Match Details
Fixture: Jack Hermansson vs. Roman Dolidze
Date and Time: Saturday, December 3rd, 10:00 p.m. EST
Venue: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
Jack Hermansson vs. Roman Dolidze Betting Odds and Spread
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Jack Hermansson vs. Roman Dolidze Key Stats
Jack Hermansson has a professional record of 23 wins and seven losses. The No.8-ranked middleweight has eleven wins via knockout, six wins via submission, and six wins via decision. He has been knocked out twice, submitted twice, and lost via decision three times. In his six-year UFC career, Hermansson has compiled a record of ten wins and five losses.
Roman Dolidze has eleven wins and just one loss in his mixed martial arts career. He has six knockout victories, three submission victories, and two decision victories. Dolidze has never been finished, via knockout or submission, as his only loss came via decision. The unranked middleweight will get his first opportunity against a ranked opponent. He is 5-1 since joining the UFC two-and-a-half years ago.
While Jack Hermansson, who stands at 6’1, is one inch shorter than Roman Dolidze, who stands at 6’2, he does possess a one-and-a-half-inch reach advantage. Hermansson has a 77.5″ reach, while Dolidze has a 76″ reach. Hermansson weighed in at 186 pounds, while Dolidze weighed in at 185.5 pounds.
Jack Hermansson vs. Roman Dolidze Betting Prediction
While Jack Hermansson is only 10-5 in his UFC career, his losses have come against some of the top middleweights in the world. Although Roman Dolidze enters this fight without much hype, that will likely change after his performance at UFC on ESPN 42. Look for the Georgian-born Dolidze to put forth an impressive showing by picking up a victory to enter the UFC middleweight rankings for the first time. Furthermore, look for him to finish his opponent in less than two and a half rounds.