UFC 276 Predictions: Adesanya vs Cannonier

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UFC 276 Predictions, Odds and Results: Adesanya vs Cannonier

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The T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas plays host to one of the most stacked UFC cards this year. Israel Adesanya has a chance to lay down a striking clinic in the main event against a contender that only looks for blood. In the co-main event, the little guys have been snubbed. There is no chance that the Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway trilogy shouldn’t be the main fight of UFC 276.

Don’t turn your nose up at the UFC 276 Prelims either! Cowboy Cerrone and Jim Miller are pitted against each other in a veteran battle for the title of BCM (Baddest Company Man). BTEC Conor McGregor, Ian Garry, is also wheeled out in hopes of delivering something worthy of a marketing package. Also, a sneaky FOTN contender features far down between gatekeeper, Brad Tavares, and all-action prospect, Dricus Du Plessis.

Where/When is UFC 276 taking place:
July 2, 2022. T-Mobile Arena. Nevada, United States.

What time does UFC 276 start:
🇬🇧 UK: 11pm / 🇺🇸 US ET: 6pm

What channel is UFC 276 on:
🇬🇧 UK: BT Sports / 🇺🇸 US: ESPN+

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UFC 276 Picks & Odds

UFC 276 Fights & OddsWinnerMethodRound
Israel Adesanya (-380)
Jared Cannonier (+310)
AdesanyaTKO2
Alexander Volkanovski (-195)
Max Holloway (+165)
VolkanovskiDecision/
Alex Pereira (-120)
Sean Strickland (+100)
StricklandSubmission3
Pedro Munhoz (+220)
Sean O’Malley (-260)
O’MalleyDecision/
Bryan Barberena (+105)
Robbie Lawler (-125)
LawlerDecision/
Brad Riddell (+115)
Jalin Turner (-135)
RiddellDecision/
Ian Garry (-165)
Gabe Green (+140)
GarryTKO2
Donald Cerrone (+180)
Jim Miller (-210)
MillerTKO1
Uriah Hall (+230)
Andre Muniz (-275)
MunizSubmission1
Jessica Eye (+200)
Maycee Barber (-240)
BarberDecision/
Brad Tavares (+105)
Dricus Du Plessis (-125)
TavaresDecision/
Jessica-Rose Clark (-140)
Julija Stoliarenko (+120)
StoliarenkoDecision/
Odds are based on BestFightOdds.com. All odds of 28 June 2022..

UFC 276: Main Event

Israel Adesanya vs Jared Cannonier

Middleweight (185)

UFC Middleweight Championship

Israel Adesanya (22-1)

Expectations have somewhat killed Israel Adesanya’s hype train. A recent run of decisions has stemmed in part from his opponent’s heavier wrestling-centric gameplans, but also partly due to an increasingly conservative Adesanya approach. The volume of strikes has barely dropped, but Adesanya is notably less committed to power strikes following the Yoel Romero snoozefest and Jan Blachowicz loss.

I am wary to be overly critical of Izzy, though. The Middleweight champion is one of the most active champions and has so far appeared to only be joined by Robert Whittaker in an elite 185lb club. The key to Adesanya’s success is his extensive array of feints. The Kiwi baits opponents on the outside, masking his length by leaning forward, before snapping into counters with a speed achieved only with perfect balance on the feet.

It’s easy to write off the match-up based on Stylebender’s near 3″ reach advantage and a long history of winning off his jab. More important, however, is the 5″ height advantage that will force Cannonier to punch upwards. The Killa Gorilla is a spiteful counter-puncher, but the Alaskan will need to cover a lot of ground to find Izzy’s chin. As Cannonier can stand static, Adesanya has the opportunity to lay down a leg kicking clinic mixed in with stabbing push kicks.

Jared Cannonier (15-5)

Many analysts believe Jared Cannonier can create the fight that Paulo Costa was expected to deliver. The Brazilian was a deer caught in the headlights from the get-go, a mental wall that Cannonier is unlikely to face. If the power crystal enthusiasm is anything to go off, Cannonier’s frequencies/vibrations will be set to overdrive for what represents his first and last title shot.

Analysing Cannonier’s last outing against Derek Brunson isn’t ideal for a match-up with the champion. Cannonier explosively reacted to every twitch from Blonde Brunson, a worrying sign against the mental chess game that Izzy will play. In fairness to the Killa Gorilla, the energy-sapping backward lunges were to prevent Brunson’s takedowns – an offensive outlet that Adesanya is unlikely to explore.

Cannonier’s mental toughness is astounding, he dug his way out of deep holes against Derek Brunson (to a TKO victory) and Robert Whittaker (to a close loss). Worryingly, Cannonier often misses strikes that aren’t fired down the pipe as a result of his head-down forward pressure or high-guard defence. Brunson dropped Cannonier with a right hook as the latter ploughed forward in a straight line, while Whittaker manoeuvred Cannonier onto a head kick off the back of a simple 1-2.

Predicted Result: Adesanya TKO Round 2

Cannonier’s mental toughness is astounding, he dug his way out of deep holes against Derek Brunson (to a TKO victory) and Robert Whittaker (to a close loss). Worryingly, Cannonier often misses strikes that aren’t fired down the pipe as a result of his head-down forward pressure or high-guard defence. Brunson dropped Cannonier with a right hook as the latter ploughed forward in a straight line, while Whittaker manoeuvred Cannonier onto a head kick off the back of a simple 1-2. Adesanya is a far more wily tactician on the feet and is primed to use his height and reach advantage to set traps from distance.

That isn’t to write off Cannonier. The Killa Gorilla is one of the hardest-hitting Middleweights. Adesanya showed discomfort after being clipped by Yoel Romero early, forcing the fight to descend into a dull chess match. Although Cannonier lacks the wrestling chops to create doubt in Adesanya’s mind, he can certainly match the Kiwi in a leg-kicking affair. Unfortunately for the contender, Adesanya just seems built to handle this match-up with ease.

Result: Adesanya def. Cannonier // Decision (UD – 49-46, 49-46, 50-45)

Winner ✔️ // Method ❌ // Round ❌

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I can think of more thrilling trilogies than the next instalment of Adesanya/Vettori

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UFC 276: Co-Main Event

Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway

Featherweight (145)

UFC Featherweight Championship

Alexander Volkanovski (24-1)

Some would question the futility of a trilogy fight in which the champion has emerged victorious twice. I, instead, would point out that Featherweight is a division stacked with riches but these two men stand clear above their peers. Volkanovski’s greatest gift is the mental fortitude to create a game plan and stick to it. An exceptional defensive grappler and scrambler, Volkanovski can often choose when and where the fight occurs.

As seen in the first fight, Volk’s chipping leg kicks disrupted Holloway’s jab – the foundational weapon that the Hawaiian uses to build combination. Add in the inside trips and brief exchanges in the clinch, and it explains just how Volkanovski’s relentless output was able to throw Holloway off rhythm. Volkanovski will have to factor in Holloway’s greater kicking output in the second affair. Catching the body kicks before leading with his sharp lead hook could be enough to punish. Alternatively, Volk could once again press an unbalanced Holloway to the cage and shave away control time.

Max Holloway (23-6)

A potential fight of the year candidate against Yair Rodriguez sets up highlight reel packages but there were worrying signs for a Holloway fan. Volume and conditioning remain the vital weapons behind the Hawaiian’s kit. It was expected that the Mexican would eventually wilt under sustained pressure, but to his credit, Yair kept a mean pace himself. Holloway adapted, latching on to several uncharacteristic clinches and pursuing takedowns, but it will have hurt the Blessed that he was bested on the feet for long stretches.

Winning the early rounds has to be the highest on Holloway’s priority list. In their second affair, once Volk knew he needed to claim the championship rounds, the Aussie was forced to take risks and throw extended combinations in the pocket. Holloway was then able to succeed in his preferred game, reactively slipping and returning with hard uppercuts. As a fighter that excels with a steady pace and settling into a rhythm, Holloway must force Volkanovski to feel as though he is chasing the fight.

Predicted Result: Volkanovski Decision

As seen in the first fight, Volk’s chipping leg kicks disrupted Holloway’s jab – the foundational weapon that the Hawaiian uses to build combination. Add in the inside trips and brief exchanges in the clinch, and it explains just how Volkanovski’s relentless output was able to throw Holloway off rhythm. Volkanovski will have to factor in Holloway’s greater kicking output in the second affair. Catching the body kicks before leading with his sharp lead hook could be enough to punish. Alternatively, Volk could once again press an unbalanced Holloway to the cage and shave away control time.

On the other hand, Holloway’s success in their second affair largely stemmed from Holloway capturing the early rounds. Once Volk knew he was chasing the fight in the championship rounds, the Aussie was forced to take risks and throw extended combinations in the pocket. This in turn played into Holloway’s natural game, reactively slipping and returning with hard uppercuts. As a fighter that excels with a steady pace and settling into a rhythm, Holloway must force Volkanovski to feel as though he is chasing the fight. Seeing Yair breaking Blessed’s pace, on the feet no less, is a red flag that leaves me siding fractionally with the champion.

Result: Volkanovski def. Holloway // Decision (UD – 50-45, 50-45, 50-45)

Winner ✔️ // Method ✔️ // Round ✔️

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The two elite of the Featherweight division, just keep these guys fighting thrice a year

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UFC 276: Main Card

Sean Strickland vs Alex Pereira

Middleweight (185)

Sean Strickland (25-3)

Remember that brief period between October-November 2020 when we had to pretend that Sean Strickland was an all-action striker? Outspoken to a worrying degree, Strickland’s issues outside of the rings contrast his often mature performances in the octagon.

Jack Hermansson is one of the most dangerous grapplers at Middleweight, yet Strickland kept him at bay all night behind a consistent jab. It wasn’t pretty viewing, especially as Strickland had sold the bout as a blood bath, but it was exactly the performance that proved he had matured since the Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos loss. Strickland has more than enough ability to out-wrestle Alex Pereira, considering that Uriah Hall spent a round and a half trapped on his back.

Alex Pereira (5-1)

This is the perfect match-up for the long-time kickboxer. Defensively, Strickland lacks the speed to avoid danger for a full fifteen minutes against Pereira’s heavy strikes. Win this bout and you can bet the house that Dana fast-tracks Pereira to a title shot grudge bout against Israel Adesanya.

Let us not forget that Andreas Michailidis thoroughly dismantled Pereira on the mat for a full five minutes, however. There is no denying that Pereira is a one-trick pony, even if his TDD chops were slightly better refined against Bruno Silva. Pereira will have three chances at the start of each round to find the off-switch, otherwise, it’ll be an exhausting night.

Predicted Result: Strickland Submission Round 3

This is the perfect match-up for the long-time kickboxer. Defensively, Strickland lacks the speed to avoid danger for a full fifteen minutes against Pereira’s heavy strikes. Win this bout and you can bet the house that Dana fast-tracks Pereira to a title shot grudge bout against Israel Adesanya.

Still, Pereira has three chances at the start of each round to find the off-switch, otherwise, it’ll be an exhausting night. Uriah Hall is hardly a TDD savant, but Strickland managed to outwrestle the veteran with ease. If there’s anything that Strickland has shown since his return to the octagon, it is that he is a consummate game planner.

Result: Pereira def. Strickland // KO (punches) Round 1 2:36

Winner ❌ // Method ❌ // Round ❌

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Pedro Munhoz vs Sean O’Malley

Bantamweight (135)

Pedro Munhoz (19-7)

It’s a dire situation that Pedro Munhoz finds himself in. Once one of the top neutralising wrestling threats, with fearsome leg kicks and an elite chin to boot, Munhoz has hit a technical ceiling. His plodding footwork will be visibly contrasted by the sleek movement of O’Malley, but Munhoz’s youthful opponent owns notorious biscuit legs. Munhoz will eat a lot of early damage, but the Brazilian’s durability is damn near legendary at this point.

Sean O’Malley (15-1)

This is the perfect match-up to answer one of two questions. Does O’Malley carry elite power? To stop Munhoz on the feet is seemingly unfathomable, but the thirty-five-year-old Brazilian has swallowed a lot of punishment recently while O’Malley is deadly accurate. The second question is, can O’Malley keep a consistent threat at distance? Kris Moutinho found occasional success from hard-headed aggression; Munhoz is several leagues superior in laying traps and cage-cutting.

Predicted Result: O’Malley Decision

Against my better judgement, I’m backing O’Malley out-striking a very hittable, ageing Pedro Munhoz. Huge doubts have to be placed on O’Malley’s biscuit legs holding up fifteen minutes, a prime target for Munhoz’s powerful leg kicks. Still, it just feels as though O’Malley is meeting Munhoz at a perfect athletic crossroads. Sugar has already proven his ability to operate shrewdly on the outside against the much lesser pressure threat of Kris Moutinho.

Result: NO CONTEST (accidental eye poke)

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Robbie Lawler vs Bryan Barberena

Middleweight (170)

Robbie Lawler (29-15)

This could be the front-runner for the saddest fight of the night. Robbie has grown so punch-shy, that it took a wildly out-of-shape Nick Diaz return to break the three-digit strike mark. The defensive additions to Lawler’s game have been an Achilles heel, robbing Lawler of the explosive offence that marked his title run. Lawler’s bodywork was particularly slick against Diaz, countering off slips which will be vitally important against a similar mould of pressure fighter in Barberena.

Bryan Barberena (17-8)

Lawler may be on his last legs, yet this version of Bryan Barberena is sickening to watch. Countless wars and health scares outside of the octagon have slowed the once physical beast. Still, Barberena fights in the same manner with a total focus on offence. Matt Brown remains a monster in the clinch, but Barberena was consistently out-foxed on the inside too. If it weren’t for Brown gassing, Barberena would have dropped a decision to a weathered forty-one-year-old.

Predicted Result: Lawler Decision

In a match-up to find out who is the most washed, there isn’t much to separate the two. Lawler’s losing streak was snapped against an out-of-shape Nick Diaz, but at least it provided some sort of indication of this bout. Barberena will similarly focus on pushing out a high offensive volume, with Lawler’s increased emphasis on the body likely to slow Bam Bam. Robbie is still gun-shy in his twilight, yet Barberena has physically slowed after countless wars, this should be a heart-breaking affair.

Result: Barberena def. Lawler // TKO (punches) Round 2 4:47

Winner ❌ // Method ❌ // Round ❌

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UFC 276: Preliminary Card

Brad Riddell vs Jalin Turner

Lightweight (155)

Brad Riddell (10-2)

The wily old counter-puncher finally met his match last time out against Rafael Fiziev. The Kiwi set about his work in typical fashion, taking damage early while making necessary reads. Unfortunately, against such a fearsome striker and former trainer partner, Riddell was caught with a peach of a wheel kick. It was a razor-thin affair, however, and Riddell more than proved his worth as one of the more underrated names in the Lightweight division. Turner certainly cracks hard, but it’s too early to doubt the Kiwi’s chin just yet.

Jalin Turner (12-5)

The Tarantula seems to have pieced the puzzle together after close to twenty fights. A freakish 6’3″ frame for Lightweight, Turner struggled to use his length to the best effect during his early UFC days. Granted, meeting Vicente Luque in your debut is a sobering affair. Turner’s defence largely relies on the ‘ol tall guy lean back, but he often keeps opponents shelled up on the outside. Turner is right-hand dominant, which Riddell will make reads on early, but the Tarantula is also a threat in the clinch with driving knees.

Predicted Result: Riddell Decision

Jalin Turner looks a different beast from his UFC debut. Far more confident in his freakish 6’3″ frame, Turner may be a little right-hand dominant yet his kicks off the lead leg are brutally effective. Intercepting knees and refined clinch striking are also welcome additions to the Tarantula’s arsenal. Still, Brad Riddell is a proven entity against quality opposition. Although Fiziev cracked the Kiwi’s chin, it is too early to doubt the slick counter-punchers durability. Turner’s TDD and gas tank remain red flags until proven otherwise.

Result: Turner def. Riddell // Submission (guillotine choke) Round 1 0:45

Winner ❌ // Method ❌ // Round ❌

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Ian Garry vs Gabe Green

Welterweight (170)

Ian Garry (9-0)

Conor McGregor, this man is not. That isn’t to say the Irishman can’t improve or carve out an entertaining career himself, but currently, Garry’s only win of note is a decision over Jack Grant. Far less willing to push a furious pace against Darian Weeks after an early scare against Jordan Williams, Garry exhibited a disciplined striking display. Garry needs to tie together his feints with strikes more fluidly, aimlessly twitching with his hip and shoulder to no avail against Weeks.

Gabe Green (11-3)

Can Gabe Green take Ian Garry down? The Irishman showed adequate TDD chops against Weeks, and his lateral movement often keeps his back off the cage. Green isn’t a polished boxer, but his volume is very impressive. Constantly bouncing and pumping his jab, it’ll be a double-edged sword against Garry. On the one hand, Green will regularly walk himself onto Garry’s long counters. On the other, Green will set a furious pace that has wilted many fighters before.

Predicted Result: Garry TKO Round 2

Green isn’t a polished boxer, but his volume is very impressive. Constantly bouncing and pumping his jab, it’ll be a double-edged sword against Garry. On the one hand, Green will regularly walk himself onto Garry’s long counters. On the other, Green will set a furious pace that has wilted many fighters before. If, as expected, Green cannot buy some time on the ground – his inability to enter from different angles will be punished.

Result: Garry def. Green // Decision (UD – 30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Winner ✔️ // Method ❌ // Round ❌

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Donald Cerrone vs Jim Miller

Welterweight (170)

Donald Cerrone (36-16)

The UFC has grown tired of repeat scheduling Cerrone and Lauzon, so they have decided to give their old vet a tougher match-up? Cerrone’s first-round dismantling at the hands of Alex Morono was very worrying. Granted, Cowboy has never been a fast starter, but he is increasingly incapable of building momentum. Miller, like Lauzon, is an early-round threat that continues to carry power, indicating that Cerrone could well be iced in the first round for the third time in six fights. Unable to match the pace of opponents, Cerrone lacks the threat of his famous kicks. Still, there remains a high level of TDD and criminally underrated grappling skillset in his game.

Jim Miller (34-16)

For all the (deserved) hate that Cerrone has received in the twilight of his career, Miller is the ‘morally good’ version of a company fighter. For the past few years now, Miller has continued to stun prospects with incomplete skillsets. A-10 has a canny knack for finding an opponent’s back and is a lethal punisher once latched on. Most surprising is the recent pop to Miller’s punches, securing two TKOs in his last two fights. Miller’s leg kicks are a consistent weapon that takes up an opponent’s attention away from his fast flurries of hooks.

Predicted Result: Miller TKO Round 1

For the past few years now, Miller has continued to stun prospects with incomplete skillsets. A-10 has a canny knack for finding an opponent’s back and is a lethal punisher once latched on. Cowboy has never been a fast starter, but he is increasingly incapable of building momentum. Miller, like Lauzon, is an early-round threat that continues to carry power, indicating that Cerrone could well be iced in the first round for the third time in six fights.

Result: Miller def. Cerrone // Submission (guillotine choke) Round 1 0:45

Winner ✔️ // Method ❌ // Round ❌

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Uriah Hall vs Andre Muniz

Middleweight (185)

Uriah Hall (17-10)

Damn, Prime Time really did Prime Decline. Somehow, my mind deleted Hall’s four-fight win streak from 2018-2021. The ship has set sail for Hall to change up his tactics, but the heavy-handed counter-puncher is still a tough night’s work on the feet for most in the Middleweight division. Hall’s issues have long been inactivity as he waits for the perfect counter opportunity and an inability to keep himself off the mat.

Andre Muniz (22-4)

Andre Muniz deserves a greater push than the media and UFC brass are currently providing. The Brazilian is on a three-fight, first-round submission spree over solid names. Muniz’s hands are sluggish and telegraphed, but his sole intent is to take the fight to the ground. Once on the mat, Muniz wastes no time chasing speculative submissions. This does allow opponents to return to their feet, but Muniz often maintains some form of hook to extend grappling exchanges.

Predicted Result: Muniz Submission Round 1

Muniz’s hands are sluggish and telegraphed, but his sole intent is to take the fight to the ground. Once on the mat, Muniz wastes no time chasing speculative submissions. This does allow opponents to return to their feet, but Hall can be broken through extended grappling exchanges. Prime Time remains a threatening counter-striker and considering Muniz’s telegraphed takedowns, there is a strong potential of the Brazilian getting chinned. It’s too difficult to tell what version of Hall will rock up on Saturday, to be safely back him, however.

Result: Muniz def. Hall // Decision (UD – 30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Winner ✔️ // Method ❌ // Round ❌

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Jessica Eye vs Maycee Barber

Women’s Flyweight (125)

Jessica Eye (15-10)

Remember when Jessica Eye and Cynthia Calvillo were a main event? Pintsized remembers. Eye has been out of sorts since Queen Valentina kicked the contender into dreamland. Eye thrives when she is the more physically imposing fighter, which will be met with equal gusto by Maycee ‘vibes’ Barber. As a form fighter, this has a retirement fight feel to it.

Maycee Barber (10-2)

This newsflash is for all the Maycee Barber stans out there – she isn’t very good currently. No doubt, without enough time and proper matchmaking, Barber can flesh out her skillset. Barber gets by on her physicality and volume, possibly coming a cropper against a savvier technician in Eye. Eye will look to wrestle, yet Barber’s scrambles are surprisingly decent and can cause havoc from the top.

Predicted Result: Barber Decision

Eye thrives when she is the more physically imposing fighter, which will be met with equal gusto by Maycee Barber. Barber isn’t the glittering prospect that the UFC first thought, but The Future can get by on her physicality and volume as she fleshes out her skillset. Eye is the more proven entity, yet as a form fighter, this does have all the trimmings of a sad retirement fight.

Result: Barber def. Eye // Decision (UD – 29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Winner ✔️ // Method ✔️ // Round ✔️

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Brad Tavares vs Dricus Du Plessis

Middleweight (185)

Brad Tavares (19-6)

Tucked neatly away in the early prelims, this is a cracker of a test for the South African. Tavares has been the striking gatekeeper at Middleweight for nearly a decade and is coming off two impressive wins over Omari Akhmedov and Antonio Carlos Junior. Durable, difficult to takedown and relatively slick defensively, Tavares has the tools to take this late and punish a tiring Du Plessis during one of his wild flurries.

Dricus Du Plessis (16-2)

A heavy-handed, high-volume pressure fighter that is all-action. There’s a lot to love about the Saffer but I haven’t committed myself fully behind his hype train. Uncontrolled aggression pays dividends against regional opponents but eventually filters out towards the upper echelons. Icing Trevin Giles has gone some way to put my doubts to bed.

Predicted Result: Tavares Decision

Durable, difficult to takedown and relatively slick defensively, Tavares has the tools to take this late and punish a tiring Du Plessis during one of his wild flurries. Du Plessis at times is uncontrolled with his aggression and is begging to be countered. To be fair to the Saffer, icing Trevin Giles with ease has gone some way to suggesting his style can carry him up the ladder.

Result: Du Plessis def. Tavares // Decision (UD – 29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Winner ❌ // Method ✔️ // Round ✔️

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Jessica-Rose Clark vs Julija Stoliarenko

Women’s Bantamweight (135)

Jessica-Rose Clark (11-7)

Apologies if this is brief, but this is a garbage tier fight. Jessy Jess was utterly mauled on the mat by Stephanie Egger after walking straight into her opponent’s preferred gameplan. I wouldn’t be surprised if she managed to fall head-first (or arm-first, in this case) into Stoliarenko’s one trap.

Julija Stoliarenko (9-6-1)

A one-trick pony, Stoliarenko is very much a ‘secure armbar or die’ type of fighter. The Lithuanian has more than proven her guts by eating her fair share of punishment on the feet against Kunitskaya, Davis and Avila. Clark by decision is the safe call, I’m opting for Stoliarenko meme magic. In fairness, Stoliarenko was never going to trap the extremely experienced Alexis Davis in a sub, but the Lithuanian did show tighter boxing.

Predicted Result: Stoliarenko Decision

A one-trick pony, Stoliarenko is very much a ‘secure armbar or die’ type of fighter. Clark by decision is the safe call but I’m opting for Stoliarenko meme magic. The Lithuanian’s boxing looked far improved in her last outing against Alexis Davis, and you simply cannot write off Clark walking head-first (or arm-first, in this instance) into her opponent’s preferred fight.

Result: Stoliarenko def. Rose-Clark // Submission (armbar) Round 1 0:42

Winner ✔️ // Method ❌ // Round ❌

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Prediction Accuracy

UFC 276

Winner: 7/12

Method: 3/12

Round: 3/12

2022 MMA Season

Winner: 169/265

Method: 129/265

Round: 114/265

MMA Overall

Winner: 665/1057

Method: 451/1057

Round: 438/1057

Takeaway comments: Time for Rose-Clark to hit the Kay Hansen route.


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