Grant Dawson vs Joe Solecki Prediction UFC 302 Picks 6/1

Grant Dawson vs Joe Solecki Prediction UFC 302 Picks 6/1

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UFC 302: Makhachev vs. Poirier - Grant Dawson vs. Joe Solecki Preview and Prediction

Get ready for another electrifying matchup as Grant "KGD" Dawson faces off against Joe Solecki in a highly anticipated Lightweight bout at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, on June 1, 2024. Both fighters are known for their impressive grappling skills, setting the stage for an intense battle inside the Octagon.

 

Grant Dawson - American Top Team

  • Height/Weight: 5' 10", 156 lbs
  • Record: 20-2-1 (4 TKO, 13 SUB)
  • Team: American Top Team
  • Nickname: KGD
  • Stance: Switch

Strengths:

Grant Dawson is a highly skilled grappler with a diverse submission arsenal. With 13 submission victories to his name, Dawson is a threat on the ground, capable of securing a finish from various positions.

Recent Performance:

Despite a recent setback against Bobby Green, Dawson has proven himself as a top contender in the Lightweight division. His victories over tough opponents like Damir Ismagulov and Mark O. Madsen highlight his resilience and skill inside the Octagon.

Joe Solecki - Salty Dog Jiu Jitsu

  • Height/Weight: 5' 9", 155 lbs
  • Record: 13-4-0 (1 TKO, 8 SUB)
  • Team: Salty Dog Jiu Jitsu
  • Stance: Orthodox

Strengths:

Joe Solecki is a skilled grappler with a strong submission game. With eight submission victories to his name, Solecki excels at controlling his opponents on the ground and securing dominant positions.

Recent Performance:

Despite a recent loss to Drakkar Klose, Solecki has showcased his grappling prowess in previous bouts. His victories over notable opponents like Carl Deaton and Jim Miller highlight his skill and determination inside the Octagon.

Prediction:

In this matchup, Grant Dawson holds the advantage over Joe Solecki due to his superior grappling skills and submission ability. Expect Dawson to utilize his grappling expertise to control the fight and look for opportunities to secure a finish.

Solecki's submission defense will be put to the test against Dawson's relentless pressure on the ground. However, Dawson's experience and skill in securing submissions from various positions give him the edge in this matchup.

Therefore, the prediction for this fight is that Grant Dawson will emerge victorious by KO/TKO, DQ, or submission. Expect Dawson to capitalize on his grappling advantage and secure a decisive finish, further solidifying his position as a top contender in the Lightweight division.

Pick: Grant Dawson to win by KO/TKO, DQ, or submission

 

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