John Makdessi vs Jamie Mullarkey Prediction UFC 293 9/9

John Makdessi vs Jamie Mullarkey Prediction UFC 293 9/9

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UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland - John Makdessi vs. Jamie Mullarkey

Get ready for an exciting showdown as John Makdessi goes head-to-head with Jamie Mullarkey at UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland. This lightweight battle promises to deliver fireworks inside the Octagon.

 

John Makdessi: The Bull from Canada

Representing Canada and fighting out of Roufusport, John "The Bull" Makdessi is a seasoned lightweight with a professional record of 18 wins and 8 losses. Standing at 5'8" with an orthodox stance, Makdessi is known for his striking skills and resilience.

Makdessi's recent fight history includes a unanimous decision loss to Nasrat Haqparast at UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Tuivasa.

Why John Makdessi Could Emerge Victorious:

John Makdessi's record of 9 wins by (T)KO highlights his striking prowess. He possesses the ability to finish fights with his striking combinations and technical skills. His experience in the Octagon makes him a formidable opponent.

In his matchup against Jamie Mullarkey, Makdessi might look to utilize his striking and control the distance. If he can keep the fight standing and avoid Mullarkey's grappling, Makdessi has a good chance of securing a victory via KO/TKO or a decision win.

 

Jamie Mullarkey: The Australian Lightweight

Hailing from Australia and representing Magnus MMA, Jamie Mullarkey is a lightweight fighter with a professional record of 16 wins and 6 losses. Standing at 6'0" with an orthodox stance and a reach of 74", Mullarkey is a well-rounded fighter with a mix of striking and grappling skills.

Mullarkey's recent fight history includes a KO/TKO loss to Muhammad Naimov at UFC Fight Night: Kara-France vs. Albazi.

Why Jamie Mullarkey Could Secure the Victory:

Jamie Mullarkey's record of 9 wins by (T)KO and 3 wins by submission demonstrates his versatility as a fighter. He can finish fights in various ways and adapt to different opponents' styles.

In his matchup against John Makdessi, Mullarkey might aim to mix his striking with takedowns and grappling. If he can take Makdessi down and control him on the ground, he could potentially secure a submission or earn points with ground-and-pound, leading to a decision victory.

 

Prediction: 

As the anticipation builds for the lightweight clash between John Makdessi and Jamie Mullarkey at UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland, fans can expect an intense battle. Both fighters bring their unique skills to the Octagon, setting the stage for an exciting showdown.

Considering John Makdessi's striking abilities and Jamie Mullarkey's well-rounded skill set, this matchup has the potential to go the distance. Both fighters have shown resilience in their previous fights, and their styles could result in a closely contested battle.

With -180 odds, the best bet for this matchup is that the fight will go the distance. Fans can anticipate a competitive and closely fought lightweight encounter that could see both fighters showcasing their skills throughout all rounds.

 

Pick: Fight to Go the Distance (Yes) -180

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