|Game||Simon, Ricky vs Borg, Ray|
|Date & Time||Wednesday May 13, 2020, 9:20 PM (EDT)|
Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, East Duval Street, South Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, 32202, USA
Ricky Simon -170
Ricky Simon is heading into the bantamweight fight here with an advantage in the size department. Simon, even at 5’6” stands taller and has a 10 pound weight advantage at 135 pounds. Now, what is really interesting for Simon is the 9 inch advantage in the reach as he is able to get up to 69 inches in the reach.
Simon does use the orthodox style of fighting stance. When it comes to the fighting style that is present Simon tends to use more of a striker style. This is a great style for the heavier fighter in this bout. In his last 5 fights Simon has ended up going 3-2 in the fights, but the last 2 fights that Ricky Simon took part in was a couple of losses.
Borg is heading into the fight here giving up a little bit of a size advantage. Ray Borg is heading into the bout here standing at 5’4” and only 125 pounds. The downside is Borg does give up a reach advantage in the fight and that could keep him from getting close in to take advantage of his style of fighting that is commonly found.
Ray Borg does use the Orthodox style of stance that is commonly found in the UFC. Borg does tend to see himself more along the lines of a grappling style of fighter. Now, the last couple of fights that Borg has been involved in were a unanimous decision win. The downside is Borg ended up losing one of this fights in 2017 by a submission in one of his first losses.
This fight here is going to have Simon coming in as the favorite in the fight here. Now, what is really interesting is the fact that Borg is able to come into the fight and should be able to get in close enough to take Simon down. Once Simon is down and loses his ability to strike and that definitely tips the fight in favor of Ray Borg here. Fight Winner Prediction, Ray Borg.