Anthony Smith vs Vitor Petrino Prediction UFC 301 Picks 5/4

Anthony Smith vs Vitor Petrino Prediction UFC 301 Picks 5/4

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UFC 301: Pantoja vs. Erceg - Anthony Smith vs. Vitor Petrino Preview and Prediction

Get ready for an exhilarating showdown as Anthony "Lionheart" Smith takes on Vitor "Icao" Petrino at UFC 301. This highly anticipated battle is set to take place on May 4, 2024, at the Farmasi Arena in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

 

Anthony Smith - FactoryX Muay Thai

  • Height/Weight: 6' 4", 205 lbs
  • Record: 37-19-0 (19 TKO, 14 SUB)
  • Team: FactoryX Muay Thai
  • Nickname: Lionheart
  • Stance: Orthodox

Strengths:

Anthony Smith is a seasoned veteran known for his knockout power and submission skills. He possesses the ability to finish fights both on the feet and on the ground, making him a dangerous opponent for anyone in the light heavyweight division.

Recent Performance:

Smith is coming off a tough loss to Khalil Rountree Jr. His resilience and determination have been tested, but he's eager to bounce back and showcase his skills against Petrino.

 

Vitor Petrino - CM System

  • Height/Weight: 6' 2", 206 lbs
  • Record: 11-0-0 (7 TKO, 1 SUB)
  • Team: CM System
  • Nickname: Icao
  • Stance: Orthodox

Strengths:

Vitor Petrino is an undefeated rising star with knockout power in his hands. He's known for his aggressive fighting style and has been on a tear in the light heavyweight division.

Recent Performance:

Petrino is coming off an impressive win over Tyson Pedro, where he showcased his striking skills and ability to control the pace of the fight.

 

Prediction:

Expect a thrilling battle when Anthony Smith clashes with Vitor Petrino at UFC 301. Both fighters possess knockout power and are hungry for victory.

Smith's experience and well-rounded skill set make him a formidable opponent, but Petrino's undefeated record and aggressive fighting style cannot be overlooked.

While this matchup has the potential for an explosive finish, it's more likely to be a closely contested bout that goes beyond the 1.5-round mark. Both Smith and Petrino have shown durability and resilience in their fights, suggesting that they can withstand each other's attacks.

Therefore, the smart pick for this fight is over 1.5 rounds (-180), as both fighters are expected to put on a competitive and entertaining show that extends into the later rounds.

 

Pick: Over 1.5 rounds (-180)

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