Alexander Hernandez vs Damon Jackson Prediction UFC Pick 4/6

Alexander Hernandez vs Damon Jackson Prediction UFC Pick 4/6

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UFC Fight Night: Allen vs. Curtis 2 - Alexander Hernandez vs. Damon Jackson Preview and Prediction

Prepare for an electrifying lightweight showdown as Alexander "The Great Ape" Hernandez takes on Damon "The Leech" Jackson at UFC Fight Night: Allen vs. Curtis 2, scheduled to happen at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV on April 6, 2024. Let's delve into their fighting styles, recent performances, and forecast the outcome of this highly awaited bout.

 

Alexander Hernandez - The Great Ape

  • Height/Weight: 5' 9", 150 lbs
  • Record: 14-7-0 (6 TKO, 2 SUB)
  • Team: FactoryX Muay Thai
  • Stance: Orthodox

Strengths:

Alexander Hernandez, known as "The Great Ape," is a dynamic striker with explosive athleticism and knockout power. With a background in Muay Thai, Hernandez is adept at utilizing a diverse array of striking techniques to overwhelm his opponents. His relentless pressure and ability to mix up strikes make him a formidable force in the lightweight division.

Weaknesses:

While Hernandez boasts impressive striking skills, he has occasionally struggled with defensive lapses, leaving himself vulnerable to counters. Against a crafty grappler like Damon Jackson, Hernandez must be cautious not to get caught in compromising positions on the ground, where he could be susceptible to submissions.

 

Damon Jackson - The Leech

  • Height/Weight: 5' 11", 146 lbs
  • Record: 22-6-1 (4 TKO, 15 SUB)
  • Team: Fortis MMA
  • Stance: Switch

Strengths:

Damon Jackson, nicknamed "The Leech," is a grappling specialist with a vast array of submission techniques at his disposal. With an impressive submission record, Jackson excels in controlling his opponents on the ground and transitioning seamlessly between positions. His ability to capitalize on openings and secure fight-ending submissions makes him a dangerous adversary for any opponent.

Weaknesses:

While Jackson possesses elite grappling skills, he has sometimes struggled with his striking defense against proficient strikers. Against a dynamic striker like Alexander Hernandez, Jackson must be careful not to get drawn into prolonged striking exchanges and instead look to close the distance and take the fight to the ground.

 

Prediction:

In what promises to be a captivating battle, Alexander Hernandez is poised to emerge victorious at UFC Fight Night: Allen vs. Curtis 2. With his explosive striking and athleticism, Hernandez holds the advantage in this matchup.

Expect Hernandez to dictate the pace of the fight with his aggressive striking, utilizing his speed and power to keep Jackson on the back foot. While Jackson will likely look to bring the fight to the ground, Hernandez's takedown defense and ability to scramble will allow him to maintain control and ultimately secure a decisive victory.

 

Pick: Alexander Hernandez ML -200

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