UFC Fight Night 118: Cerrone vs. TillSaturday, October 21st – 3:00 p.m. ET
Donald Cerrone (32-9-0, 1NC) vs. Darren Till (15-0-1)Five Round Welterweight Fight
Line: Cerrone -155, Till +125
UFC veteran Donald Cerrone takes on the young Darren Till at UFC Fight Night 118.
Donald Cerrone has been in the MMA circuit for over a decade, and has been fighting as part of the UFC since 2011. Cerrone has an impressive overall record, but has lost each of his last two bouts, and he will be looking to end his 2017 with his first victory in over ten months. His opponent will be Darren Till, a young fighter with an undefeated record of fifteen wins and one draw to his name. While Till is far from a UFC superstar, a win against Cerrone could propel him from a solid prospect to a bona fide contender.
Cerrone lands 4.23 significant strikes per minute and has an accuracy of 47.94 percent. He absorbs 4.06 signfiicant strikes per minute and has a defense rate of 54.10 percent. The 34-year-old American averages 1.34 takedown attempts per 15 minutes, and has a takedown accuracy of 37.97 percent. He successfully defends takedowns at a 71.15 percent clip, and averages a strong 1.57 submission attempts per 15 minutes.
Till connects on 2.98 significant strikes per minute at a rate of 54.04 percent. He absorbs 3.25 such strikes per minute, and has a solid defense rate of 63.87 percent. The 24-year-old England native averages 0.87 takedown attempts per 15 minutes with a takedown accuracy of 33.33 percent. His takedown defense rate is 86.67 percent, and he has yet to record a submission attempt in his MMA career.