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Everything You Need To Know About UFC Fight Night 200

Sean Strickland takes on Jack Hermansson in a bout with huge implications for the middleweight division
06:55, 03 Feb 2022

The UFC returns this weekend, with Fight Night emanating from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night. The main event sees an exciting meeting of top-10 ranked middleweights, as Jack Hermansson takes on Sean Strickland.

The undercard features more middleweight action, as Hawaii’s Punahele Soriano looks to get back to winning ways against Nick Maximov.

Here’s everything you need to know about a huge night of action in the Octagon.

Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada

When: Saturday 5th February, Prelims 10pm & Main Card 12am (UK Time)

How To Watch: BT Sport 2

Tale Of The Tape:

Hermansson

Place Of Birth: Uddevalla, Sweden

Age: 33

Alias: The Joker

Record: 28-6

Height: 6’1’’ 

Reach: 77½” 

Last Fight: After losing a Fight of the Night with Melvin Vettori in December 2020, Hermansson rebounded with a points victory over Edmen Shahbazyan last May.

Strickland

Place Of Birth: Commerce, California, United States

Age: 30

Alias: Tarzan

Record: 24-3 

Height: 6’1’’ 

Reach: 76’’ 

Last Fight: Strickland beat Jamaican veteran Uriah Hall in his last bout, extending his unbeaten run to five victories.

Summary: An intriguing fight where the rankings are concerned, the UFC’s 6th and 7th best middleweight contenders meet. You’d have to give the edge to Strickland, who has been in impeccable form recently. The winner will have one eye on UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya’s title defence against Robert Whitaker next weekend.

Main Card:

Jack Hermansson vs. Sean Strickland 

Punahele Soriano vs. Nick Maximov

Shavkat Rakhmanov vs. Carlston Harris 

Tresean Gore vs. Bryan Battle 

Julian Erosa vs. Steven Peterson

Preliminary card:

Miles Johns vs. John Castañeda 

Hakeem Dawodu vs. Michael Trizano 

Chidi Njokuani vs. Marc-André Barriault 

Jason Witt vs. Phillip Rowe 

Alexis Davis vs. Julija Stoliarenko 

Jailton Almeida vs. Danilo Marques 

Malcolm Gordon vs. Denys Bondar

Jack Hermansson is 7/4 to pull off the upset at UFC 200 on Betfred*

*18+ | BeGambleAware | Odds Subject To Change

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