Josh Emmett vs Bryce Mitchell Prediction UFC Picks 12/16

Josh Emmett vs Bryce Mitchell Prediction UFC Picks 12/16

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UFC 296: Josh Emmett vs Bryce Mitchell : Preview and Prediction KingPin Pro

Prepare for an exciting Featherweight bout at UFC 296: Edwards vs. Covington, featuring Josh Emmett from Team Alpha Male against Bryce Mitchell from Barata MMA.

 

Josh Emmett

Josh Emmett, representing the USA and fighting out of Team Alpha Male, stands at 5'6" and weighs 145 lbs. Born on March 4, 1985, Emmett fights with an orthodox stance.

Recent Fight History:

  • Jun 24, 2023: Emmett faced Ilia Topuria at UFC Fight Night: Emmett vs. Topuria, resulting in a unanimous decision loss after five rounds.
  • Feb 11, 2023: Emmett competed for the Championship Belt against Yair Rodriguez at UFC 284: Makhachev vs. Volkanovski, suffering a second-round submission loss.
  • Jun 18, 2022: Emmett secured a split decision victory against Calvin Kattar at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett, showcasing his resilience and skill over five rounds.

Fighting Style and Strengths:

Josh Emmett holds a record of 18 wins and 4 losses, with 6 victories by (T)KO and 2 by submission. Known by the nickname "CC0," Emmett is a well-rounded fighter with striking prowess and strong wrestling. Despite recent setbacks, his ability to go the distance and compete at a high level makes him a formidable opponent.

 

Bryce Mitchell

Bryce Mitchell, representing the USA and fighting out of Barata MMA, stands at 5'10" and weighs 146 lbs. Born on October 4, 1994, Mitchell fights with a southpaw stance.

Recent Fight History:

  • Sep 23, 2023: Mitchell faced Dan Ige at UFC Fight Night: Fiziev vs. Gamrot, securing a unanimous decision victory after three rounds.
  • Dec 10, 2022: In a battle at UFC 282: Blachowicz vs. Ankalaev, Mitchell suffered a second-round submission loss against Ilia Topuria.
  • Mar 5, 2022: Mitchell showcased his skills in a unanimous decision victory against Edson Barboza at UFC 272: Covington vs. Masvidal.

Fighting Style and Strengths:

Bryce Mitchell holds a record of 16 wins and 2 losses, with all 9 victories by submission. Known as "Thug Nasty," Mitchell is a skilled grappler with a dangerous ground game. His ability to control and submit opponents, combined with a solid striking game, makes him a unique and challenging adversary.

 

Prediction:

Expect an intense Featherweight clash between Josh Emmett and Bryce Mitchell at UFC 296: Edwards vs. Covington. Both fighters bring diverse skills to the octagon, promising an action-packed encounter.

The prediction leans towards Bryce Mitchell securing the victory in this matchup. Mitchell's exceptional grappling skills, especially his proficiency in submissions, could be a decisive factor. Look for Mitchell to capitalize on potential ground opportunities, possibly securing a submission victory. Emmett's recent struggles against skilled grapplers might play into Mitchell's strengths, making him the favored pick in this bout.

 

Pick: Bryce Mitchell ML -220

 

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