Josh Parisian vs Robelis Despaigne Prediction UFC Picks 3/9

Josh Parisian vs Robelis Despaigne Prediction UFC Picks 3/9

 

UFC 299: O'Malley vs. Vera 2 - Robelis Despaigne vs. Josh Parisian Preview and Prediction

Get ready for a clash of heavyweights as Robelis "The Big Boy" Despaigne takes on Josh Parisian at UFC 299. This epic showdown is set to ignite the crowd at the Kaseya Center in Miami, FL on March 9, 2024. Let's delve into their backgrounds, recent performances, and a final prediction.

 

Robelis Despaigne - MMA Temple

  • Height/Weight: 6' 7", 265 lbs
  • Record: 4-0-0 (4 TKO, 0 SUB)
  • Team: MMA Temple
  • Nickname: The Big Boy
  • Stance: Orthodox

Strengths:

Robelis "The Big Boy" Despaigne possesses monstrous power in his hands, as evidenced by his four consecutive TKO victories. Standing at 6' 7" and weighing 265 lbs, Despaigne intimidates opponents with his imposing physique and devastating striking ability.

Recent Performance:

Despaigne continued his dominant run in his last fight, securing a lightning-fast TKO victory over Miles Banks at Fury FC 84, finishing the bout in just four seconds.

 

Josh Parisian - Scorpion Fighting System

  • Height/Weight: 6' 4", 266 lbs
  • Record: 15-7-0 (11 TKO, 2 SUB)
  • Team: Scorpion Fighting System
  • Stance: Orthodox
  • Reach: 79"

Strengths:

Josh Parisian is known for his striking prowess, with 11 of his victories coming by way of knockout. Standing at 6' 4" and possessing a lengthy 79" reach, Parisian has the tools to keep opponents at bay and deliver devastating blows.

Recent Performance:

Parisian has faced setbacks in his recent outings, suffering defeats to Martin Buday and Jamal Pogues. While he has shown resilience and striking ability in previous fights, Parisian will need to bounce back from his recent losses to regain momentum in the heavyweight division.

 

Prediction:

In this matchup, Despaigne holds a significant advantage in terms of size, power, and recent form. Parisian has struggled in his last two outings, suffering defeats via submission. Despaigne's aggressive striking style and knockout power make him a formidable opponent for Parisian, who has shown vulnerability to strikes in the past. Expect Despaigne to utilize his reach advantage and relentless pressure to overwhelm Parisian early in the fight. Whether by devastating knockout, technical knockout, or perhaps due to Parisian's inability to withstand the onslaught, Despaigne is poised to emerge victorious in spectacular fashion.

 

Pick: Robelis Despaigne by KO/TKO or DQ -250

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