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This fight almost guarantees to result in a stoppage, as both men profile as finish or be finished fighters. In a combined 37 professional fights, they have five decisions among them. Khama Worthy is a striker, who throws defense out the window to get in his offense. Given Worthy has seven of his eight losses coming via knockout, one would think tightening up his defense would be a concern. Jai Herbert too is a striker, who has eight of his ten wins coming via knockout. While Herbert has yet to taste UFC victory, the promising thing in this fight is that he won’t have to worry about his weakness of grappling.

As for a prediction, I have Herbert. When Worthy came into the UFC, he was already known to have durability concerns. While Worthy surprised many with some upset victories, the last two fights reminded us that his chin just isn’t durable. Herbert, despite being stopped via strikes in two of his three fights, has less mileage on him than Worthy. So with all that said, in what should be fireworks early, I predict Herbert wins via knockout.

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