Anthony Hernandez vs Josh Fremd UFC fight info, date and time
Anthony Hernandez vs Josh Fremd is set to go down at UFC 273: Volkanovski vs. Korean Zombie at 5:00pm EST on Saturday 9th April 2022 in a 185lbs matchup.
Josh Fremd will be making his UFC after stepping into this fight on less than two weeks’ notice.
Anthony Hernandez shocked the world in his last UFC outing, submitting BJJ world champion Rodolfo Vieira.
Anthony Hernandez vs Josh Fremd betting odds
Anthony Hernandez opens as the favorite with betting odds of -185.
Josh Fremd is the betting underdog with opening odds of +165.
Anthony Hernandez vs Josh Fremd was first reported on March 29th.
D.Du Plessis out. Anthony Hernanez will now fight Josh Fremd at #UFC273 on April 9th. (per the legend @MikeHeck_JR) #UFC #MMA #UFCESPN pic.twitter.com/rrgCKY9EwI— Marcel Dorff 🇳🇱🇮🇩 (@BigMarcel24) March 29, 2022
Hernandez was booked to fight Dricus du Plessis before his opponent was rescheduled to fight Kelvin Gastelum.
This Middleweight Division scrap will take place on the prelims at UFC 273: Volkanovski vs Korean Zombie.
In his last UFC appearance, Anthony Hernandez defeated Rodolfo Vieira as the betting underdog (+375), sinking in a guillotine in Round 2.
After surviving the first round, @Ilovebamf just submitted multiple-time BJJ world champion Rodolfo Viera 🤯— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) February 14, 2021
Stream #UFC258 on ESPN+ ➡️ https://t.co/HFHv2Np6bq pic.twitter.com/9AK9l1T6xy
Hernandez lost his UFC debut to Markus Perez before bouncing back with a submission victory over Jun Yong Park. He was finished by Kevin Holland in just 39 seconds before his big win over Vieira.
Josh Fremd is on a two-fight winning streak since losing an LFA Championship bout against current UFC fighter Gregory Rodrigues.
Goodnight! Josh Fremd showing off the power! #LFA98 pic.twitter.com/YwcOUtabHJ— UFC FIGHT PASS (@UFCFightPass) January 30, 2021
Fremd last fought in February when he secured a submission victory over Joel Bauman. The fight featured on ‘Dana White’s Lookin’ For a Fight’ series and secured the American his UFC contract.
How they match up
Josh Fremd is the taller fighter at 6”4 compared to Hernandez who is 6”0. Despite the height difference, Fremd will only have a small 1-inch reach advantage.
Both of these fighters are 28 and have a similar number of professional MMA fights. However, Hernandez has four UFC fights under his belt already.
Reasons to watch
This fight promises a lot between two exciting talents in the 185lbs division. Both men have exceptional finishing rates and can end the fight standing or by submission.
Josh Fremd impressed Dana White enough to earn himself a contract back in February. He brings power, submissions and a durable gas tank to the Octagon.
Both of these fighters are young and could have a bright future in the Middleweight Division. Josh Fremd has everything at stake, stepping in for his UFC debut on less than two weeks’ notice.
Anthony Hernandez will want to prove that his win over world-class jiu-jitsu practitioner Rodolfo Vieira was no fluke.
Anthony Hernandez vs Josh Fremd predictions
The oddsmakers’ predictions see Anthony Hernandez as the favorite with opening odds of -185.
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Anthony Hernandez vs Josh Fremd tale of the tape
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Anthony “Fluffy” Hernandez fighter profile and recent form
Anthony Hernandez is a 28 year old male fighter from United States with 8 pro wins and 2 losses. See Anthony Hernandez’s full MMA record.
Anthony Hernandez has a 88% finish rate, including 1 by knockout, 6 by submission, 1 by decision.
Anthony Hernandez is looking to put together a winning streak, having last beaten Rodolfo Vieira at UFC 258: Usman vs. Burns.
Last 5 bouts
|UFC Fight Night||2020-05-16||Middleweight||UFC|
|6-1-0||Jun Yong Park||
|UFC on ESPN+ 15||2019-08-31||Middleweight||UFC|
|UFC on ESPN+ 2||2019-02-02||Middleweight||UFC|
|DW’s Contender Series 2018||2018-06-19||Middleweight||DWCS|
Who is fighting tonight in the UFC?
Anthony Hernandez vs Josh Fremd is set to go down at UFC 273 – Volkanovski vs. Korean Zombie. The fight is expected to start at around 5:00pm EST on Saturday 9th April 2022.
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