Kevin Jousset vs Song Kenan Prediction UFC Picks 12/9

Kevin Jousset vs Song Kenan Prediction UFC Picks 12/9

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UFC Fight Night: Kenan vs. Jousset

Get ready for an intense welterweight showdown at UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV, on December 9, 2023, featuring Song Kenan, "The Assassin," representing Kill Cliff FC, and Kevin "Air" Jousset, fighting out of City Kickboxing.

 

Song Kenan - The Assassin

Song "The Assassin" Kenan, hailing from China, is a welterweight powerhouse with a record of 20 wins and 7 losses. Standing at 6'0" and weighing 170 lbs, Kenan is known for his striking prowess and submission skills, boasting an impressive 8-0 record in submissions.

Recent Fight History:

  • Aug 26, 2023: Kenan secured a unanimous decision victory over Rolando Bedoya at UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. The Korean Zombie, showcasing his well-rounded skills and ability to control the fight.
  • Mar 4, 2023: In a bout at UFC 285: Jones vs. Gane, Kenan faced Ian Garry, resulting in a KO/TKO loss in Round 3 at 4:22. Despite the setback, Kenan's resilience and previous victories demonstrate his capabilities.

Fighting Style and Strengths:

Kenan's fighting style, marked by striking precision and submission proficiency, makes him a formidable opponent. The Assassin's ability to finish fights on the feet or on the ground adds unpredictability to his game, keeping opponents on their toes.

 

Kevin Jousset - Air

Kevin "Air" Jousset, representing City Kickboxing from France, is a welterweight with a record of 9 wins and 2 losses. Standing at 6'2" and weighing 170 lbs, Jousset brings a blend of striking and grappling skills to the octagon.

Recent Fight History:

  • Sep 9, 2023: Jousset secured a victory over Kiefer Crosbie at UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland, displaying his well-rounded skills with a submission win in Round 1 at 4:49.
  • May 26, 2023: In a bout at Hex Fight Series 26, Jousset faced Kitt Campbell and won by KO/TKO in Round 3 at 4:53, showcasing his striking abilities and resilience.

Fighting Style and Strengths:

Jousset's fighting style is characterized by a mix of striking precision and submission prowess. His ability to adapt to different situations in a fight and capitalize on openings makes him a versatile and dangerous welterweight contender.

 

Prediction:

Anticipate an exciting clash between Song Kenan and Kevin Jousset. In this matchup, Kevin Jousset is poised for success due to his well-rounded skill set. His recent victory over Kiefer Crosbie showcased his ability to capitalize on opportunities, particularly in the grappling department.

If Jousset can implement a strategic game plan, avoiding Kenan's strengths and potentially taking the fight to the ground, he has a clear path to victory. The Air's adaptability and knack for finishing fights make him the favored contender in this welterweight battle at UFC Fight Night: Kenan vs. Jousset.

 

Pick: Kevin Jousset ML -150

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