Brandon Moreno vs Brandon Royval 2 Prediction UFC 2/24

Brandon Moreno vs Brandon Royval 2 Prediction UFC 2/24

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UFC Fight Night: Moreno vs. Royval 2 - Brandon Moreno vs Brandon Royval Preview and Prediction

Prepare for an intense rematch as Brandon "The Assassin Baby" Moreno takes on Brandon "Raw Dawg" Royval at UFC Fight Night: Moreno vs. Royval 2, set to occur at the Mexico City Arena on February 24th. With Moreno having secured a victory in their previous encounter, anticipation is high for this rematch. Let's delve into their profiles, recent performances, and a final prediction.

 

Brandon Moreno - Brazilian Warriors BJJ

  • Height/Weight: 5' 7", 126 lbs
  • Record: 21-7-2 (5 TKO, 11 SUB)
  • Team: Brazilian Warriors BJJ
  • Nickname: The Assassin Baby
  • Stance: Orthodox

Strengths:

Brandon Moreno, also known as "The Assassin Baby," is a well-rounded fighter with a lethal submission game. With notable wins over top contenders like Kai Kara-France and Jussier Formiga, Moreno has showcased his ability to finish fights both on the feet and on the ground. His resilience and adaptability make him a formidable opponent in the flyweight division.

Weaknesses:

Despite his impressive skill set, Moreno may face challenges against opponents with strong striking abilities. In his loss to Alexandre Pantoja, Moreno struggled to defend against strikes and control the pace of the fight. Against Royval, Moreno must showcase improved striking defense and utilize his grappling to nullify Royval's striking advantage.

 

Brandon Royval - FactoryX Muay Thai

  • Height/Weight: 5' 9", 126 lbs
  • Record: 15-7-0 (4 TKO, 9 SUB)
  • Team: FactoryX Muay Thai
  • Nickname: Raw Dawg
  • Stance: Southpaw

Strengths:

Brandon Royval, known as "Raw Dawg," is a dynamic fighter with a diverse skill set. With victories over opponents like Matt Schnell and Tim Elliott, Royval has demonstrated his ability to finish fights in various ways. His unorthodox style and aggressive approach make him a dangerous threat in the flyweight division.

Weaknesses:

While Royval possesses solid skills in all areas of MMA, he may face difficulties against opponents with superior grappling abilities. In his loss to Moreno, Royval struggled to defend against takedowns and control the ground game. Against Moreno, Royval must showcase improved grappling defense and utilize his striking to keep the fight standing.

 

Prediction:

In this anticipated rematch, Brandon Moreno holds the advantage with his well-rounded skill set and previous victory over Royval. Moreno's experience and submission expertise give him the edge in this matchup. Anticipate Moreno to utilize his grappling to control the fight and secure another victory, potentially via submission or a dominant decision.

 

Pick: Brandon Moreno ML -295

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