Michel Pereira vs Zelim Imadaev Odds & Info
|Game||Michel Pereira vs Zelim Imadaev|
|Date & Time||Saturday September 5, 2020, 9:00 PM (EDT)|
UFC Apex Las Vegas, NV
Coming to the bout here Pereira is coming in standing at 6’1” and weighing at 170 pounds. However, when it comes to the reach h has managed to get a reach that sits at 73 inches. He does have a decent record that is sitting at 23-11 so far in his career.
The fighting stance that Pereira tends to use is more of the orthodox stance. Michel is also a fighter that tends to go towards the striker style. In his last 5 bouts he has ended up going 3-2. The losses have been by a DQ and a unanimous decision. The wins have been by a KO/TKO in a resounding and quick fashion.
For Zelim he is giving up a height advantage of an inch in the fight. He stands at 6’0 and 170 pounds. One thing that Zelim does have going for him is the reach advantage that stands at 76 inches. The record for Imadaev stands at 8-2 in his young career.
When it comes time to enter the octagon Zelim tends to favor the orthodox stance. As for his fighting style Imadaev does not have a style that he seems to go towards. In his last 5 bouts, though, Imadaev has not been that strong with 3 wins and 2 losses. The losses were both UFC fights and were by a TKO/KO and a M decision. The wins all came in the FNG and all were by the TKO/KO.
Free Boxing Pick:
The fight here will be one that pits a wily veteran against an up comer. The difference is that Pereira tends to land his blows at a better rate, but also has learned in his matches to value the takedown so far. Look for those factors combined with the ability to move better around the octagon to be the difference in the bout as Pereira does enough to tip the judges hats towards him. UFC Fight Night Winner Prediction, Michel Pereira