Results: Jack Jenkins beat Don Shainis via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28). Jenkins was a -390 favorite to win the bout and +240 to win by a decision.
The UFC 284 early preliminary card ends with a pair of featherweights, Jack Jenkins and Don Shainis facing off at the RAC Arena in Perth, Australia. This portion of the card is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET and will be streamed on UFC Fight Pass. Later on in the day, a main event showdown between lightweight champion Islam Makhachev and featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski caps the card.
Jenkins (10-2) comes into this fight riding a seven-fight win streak. His latest, an impressive TKO victory on Dana White’s Contender Series back in September 2022. Jenkins is a versatile kickboxer who has three first-round finishes and also five KO wins. He will be looking to take a leap in his UFC debut and finish with a win this weekend.
Shainis (12-4) is looking to bounce back from a submission loss to Sodiq Yusuff at UFC Fight Night 211 back in October 2022. Prior to that, he had won five fights in a row. After taking the Yusuff fight on short notice, he will be looking to have a better showing in his second UFC appearance.
How to watch Jack Jenkins vs. Don Shainis
DraftKings Sportsbook Odds/Predictions
Splits: 93% of handle, 90% of bets on Jenkins
This one will be entertaining as anytime a fighter makes their UFC debut, they like to put on a show. Shainis is eager to earn his first UFC win and had a full time to prep for this one as opposed to the matchup with Yusuff. Take Jenkins on the moneyline and sprinkle some for a KO/TKO which checks out at +140, the Australian-born fighter is going to try to electrify his hometown crowd with some powerful strikes.