Edmen Shahbazyan vs AJ Dobson Prediction UFC Picks 3/23

Edmen Shahbazyan vs AJ Dobson Prediction UFC Picks 3/23

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UFC Fight Night: Ribas vs. Namajunas - Edmen Shahbazyan vs. AJ Dobson Preview and Prediction

Prepare for an exhilarating middleweight showdown between the dynamic Edmen "The Golden Boy" Shahbazyan and AJ Dobson at UFC Fight Night: Ribas vs. Namajunas, poised to electrify fans at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV on March 23, 2024. With both fighters eager to secure victory and make a statement in the division, this bout promises high-octane action from the opening bell. Let's dissect their fighting backgrounds, recent performances, and forecast the outcome of this compelling matchup.

 

Edmen Shahbazyan - Xtreme Couture

  • Height/Weight: 6' 2", 185 lbs
  • Record: 12-4-0 (10 TKO, 1 SUB)
  • Team: Xtreme Couture
  • Nickname: The Golden Boy
  • Stance: Orthodox

Strengths:

Edmen Shahbazyan enters the cage with explosive striking and a relentless attacking style that has made him a force to be reckoned with in the middleweight division. With a diverse arsenal of strikes and a killer instinct, Shahbazyan has the ability to finish fights in devastating fashion. His proficiency in both striking and grappling makes him a well-rounded threat wherever the fight may go.

Weaknesses:

While Shahbazyan possesses exceptional offensive skills, he has shown vulnerabilities in his defensive capabilities, particularly in his recent losses. To secure victory against AJ Dobson, Shahbazyan must tighten up his defense and avoid getting caught in compromising positions, especially against an opponent known for capitalizing on mistakes.

 

AJ Dobson - Carlson Gracie Team Ohio

  • Height/Weight: 6' 1", 185 lbs
  • Record: 7-2-0 (3 TKO, 2 SUB)
  • Team: Carlson Gracie Team Ohio
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Stance: Orthodox

Strengths:

AJ Dobson possesses formidable striking power and a well-rounded skill set honed through years of training under respected coaches. With a background in grappling, Dobson is equally dangerous on the ground, capable of securing submissions when the opportunity arises. His ability to dictate the pace of the fight and impose his will on opponents makes him a formidable adversary.

Weaknesses:

Despite his impressive skill set, AJ Dobson has struggled against elite competition, as evidenced by his losses against top-tier opponents. To overcome Edmen Shahbazyan, Dobson must showcase improved defensive grappling and avoid getting drawn into a firefight where Shahbazyan excels.

 

Prediction:

In what promises to be a thrilling encounter, Edmen Shahbazyan holds the edge over AJ Dobson due to his superior striking prowess and experience against high-caliber opponents. Shahbazyan's aggressive style and ability to dictate the pace of the fight will prove pivotal in securing victory.

Expect Shahbazyan to come out guns blazing, utilizing his crisp striking and relentless pressure to overwhelm Dobson from the outset. While Dobson will undoubtedly pose a threat, Shahbazyan's technical proficiency and killer instinct will ultimately lead to a TKO victory, propelling him back into the win column and reaffirming his status as a rising star in the middleweight division.

 

Pick: Edmen Shahbazyan ML -200

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