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*Fight Rescheduled to UFC Vegas on 53*
The main card features a clash in the Heavyweight division, as Alexandr “King Kong” Romanov takes on Chase “The Vanilla Gorilla” Sherman. Returning to the octagon for the first time in 2022, Romanov will look to continue his climb up the Heavyweight division. Undefeated and 4-0 in the UFC, Romanov continues to prove that he is a force to be reckon with. Meanwhile, Sherman steps into this fight on short notice. Having been recently cut for the second time by the UFC, Sherman answered the call to get a third chance to make things right. A loser of three straight, the time is now for Sherman to make a statement.
As for a prediction, I have Romanov winning. While I give Sherman props for stepping up, I don’t think he stands much of a chance in this fight. Having lost to Parker Porter and Jake Collier in back-to-back fights, Sherman just doesn’t exude UFC quality. With good striking abilities, if Sherman can’t hurt his opponent, he becomes a human punching bag as the wades on. Something in which he may not have to worry about, as Romanov should finish this fight relatively quickly. Landing thirteen takedowns in four fights, Romanov is going to get this fight down to mat early and ground-and-pound his way to a quick TKO victory.