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UFC Fight Night 223 Betting: Shahbazyan vs Hernandez Betting Odds, Analysis and Picks (Saturday, May 20th, 2023)

Edmen Shahbazyan vs Anthony Hernandez

Edmen Shahbazyan will be taking on Anthony Hernandez on Saturday at the ring in Las Vegas for a Middleweight Division bout. Both fighters will enter the octagon for the co-main event. Shahbazyan and Hernandez have similar records and this is going to be a well-matched battle between the two. The main event will take place between Mackenzie Dern and Angela Hill. Edmen Shahbazyan is a tough fighter, but he is up against an equally strong opponent. Anthony Hernandez will be winning the matchup against Edmen Shahbazyan on Saturday as expected by the top UFC betting apps.

UFC Fight Night 223: Edmen Shahbazyan vs Anthony Hernandez Betting Information

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2023
Time: 7:00 PM ET
Location: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV Coverage: ESPN+

UFC Fight Night 223: Edmen Shahbazyan vs Anthony Hernandez Odds

Fighter ML
Edmen Shahbazyan +205
Anthony Hernandez -240
Place Bets

Edmen Shahbazyan

Edmen Shahbazyan, popularly called ‘The Golden Boy’ is coming here with a career record of 12-3-0, and has won two fights out of his last five. In December of last year, Shahbazyan took on Dalcha Lungiambula and managed to win through knockout. The fighter is standing at 6’2” in the ring with a reach of 74” and uses an orthodox stance against his opponents. Shahbazyan is landing an average of 3.59 significant strikes in each minute with an accuracy of 50 percent. When it comes to takedowns, Shahbazyan is attempting 2.31 takedowns every 15 minutes on average with 37 percent accuracy.

Anthony Hernandez

Anthony Hernandez, also known as ‘Fluffy’ in the octagon and has a 10-2-0 career record. Hernandez is coming here on a three-fight winning streak and managed to win against Marc-Andre Barriault in September through submission. Hernandez is standing at 6’0” in the ring with a reach of 75” and poses an orthodox stance against opponents. The fighter is landing an average of 4.03 significant strikes each minute with an accuracy of 59 percent. In terms of takedowns, Hernandez is attempting 6.49 takedowns every 15 minutes with 64 percent accuracy.

Edmen Shahbazyan vs Anthony Hernandez Betting Numbers

Shahbazyan Hernandez
Record 12-3-0 10-2-0 (1NC)
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States United States
Height 6′ 2″ 6′ 0″
Weight 185 lbs. 185 lbs.
Reach 74″ 75″
Win by KO/TKO 83% 10%
Submissions 8% 70%
Decisions 8% 20%
Strikes Landed Per Minute 3.59 4.03
Striking Accuracy 50% 59%
Striking Absorbed Per Minute 3.87 3.50
Striking Defense 46% 47%
Takedown Average 2.31 6.49
Takedown Accuracy 37% 64%
Takedown Defense 65% 66%
Submission Average 0.5 2.4

Shahbazyan vs. Hernandez Summary

Edmen Shahbazyan will definitely struggle in this matchup against a strong Hernandez who is cruising on a winning spell. Anthony Hernandez will be winning this face-off according to the best UFC betting tips. Hernandez has the skill to make it past Shahbazyan, especially when it comes to moving around. Hernandez is quick and efficient striker and is all set to win this epic battle.


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