Karl Williams vs Chase Sherman 5/13/23 Prediction, Odds and Analysis

Karl Williams vs Chase Sherman 5/13/23 – Karl Williams and Chase Sherman were supposed to clash last month but this Saturday morning they will continue to face off under early prelim on UFC on ABC 4. Chase Sherman earned his first UFC victory since 2017 after almost 2-year absence, while Karl Williams secured one to retain his contract in his last fight before facing Sherman. UFC betting splits for this fight are updated online for the bettors to place bets on their best fighters.

Karl Williams vs Chase Sherman 

Date & Time: Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 11:30 PM ET

Location: Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA


Karl Williams vs Chase Sherman 5/13/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: -425


Moneyline: +325

Karl Williams vs Chase Sherman Analysis

Karl Williams enters the cage boasting an 8-1-0 record. Standing 6’3″, and fighting at 235 lbs, Karl stretches 79″. He is hitting on an average of 2.07 hits every minute, according to significant strikes data. Karl is hitting on 61% of the significant strikes he throws. Williams allows 0.90 significant strikes per minute when it comes to his defense. He successfully avoids 53% of significant strikes that come his way. 

Karl Williams recently took on Lukasz Brzeski and emerged victorious by unanimous decision after three rounds. Brzeski recorded 49 of 72 strikes for this contest while Williams made 120 out of 168 strikes during their evening of boxing. Brzeski had 26 significant strikes out of 46 overall for an accuracy percentage of 56%. Williams connected on 19 of 39 significant headshots he attempted. Meanwhile, on the opposite side of the cage he managed to land 65% of his significant strikes by connecting on 38 out of 58. He successfully connected on 31 out of 50 strikes directed towards his head. Brzeski completed 84% and Williams 57% of his significant strikes from distance.

Chase “The Vanilla Gorilla” Sherman stands 6’4″ and weighs 250 lbs, coming into this fight with an orthodox record of 16-11-0. The 33 year old holds an arm span of 78″. Chase Sherman is making 6.30 significant strikes per minute and landing 46%. “The Vanilla Gorilla” defending himself at 6.85. Sherman successfully defends against 51% of significant strikes thrown his way. Sherman has had remarkable success taking down opponents on 50% of his attempts and blocking 66% of all attempted takedowns on him.

Chase Sherman last appeared in the Octagon against Waldo Cortes-Acosta and was knocked out in round 3 via unanimous decision. Cortes-Acosta hit 96% of his significant strikes from distance while Sherman connected on all his significant attempts. Sherman hit 37% of his significant strikes attempted, connecting on 66 out of 177 attempts. He landed 25 of 130 significant strikes to Cortes-Acosta’s head. Cortes-Acosta connected on 147 of 278 significant hits during that fight. Given his impressive strike accuracy, he managed to connect on 124 of 247 shots directed directly at the head. Cortes-Acosta managed to land 149 out of 282 strikes attempted, while Sherman only managed 73 out of 187 of all his strikes attempted.

Karl Williams vs Chase Sherman Stats

Average Fight Time15:0010:23
Height6′ 3″6′ 4″
Weight235 lbs.250 lbs.
Strikes Landed per Min.2.076.30
Striking Accuracy61%46%
Strikes Absorbed per Min.0.906.85
Takedowns Average/15 min.5.500.10
Takedown Accuracy68%50%
Takedown Defense100%66%
Submission Average/15 min.0.00.0

Karl Williams vs Chase Sherman Free Pick

Karl Williams stands out as being more skilled than Sherman when it comes to wrestling. Williams boasts a higher success rate in scoring takedowns, finishing 68% of attempts and defending 85%. Furthermore, Williams attempts more submissions per three rounds than Sherman which indicates his greater ability in finishing fights by submission. But it should be remembered that wrestling is just one aspect of MMA; other factors may come into play during fights, including striking ability, conditioning and strategy. UFC betting sites are in favor of Karl Williams to finish Chase Sherman easily.

Free Pick: Karl Williams -425