Manel Kape vs Felipe dos Santos Prediction UFC 293 9/9

Manel Kape vs Felipe dos Santos Prediction UFC 293 9/9

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UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland - Manel Kape vs. Felipe dos Santos

Get ready for another thrilling matchup on September 9, 2023, at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia, as Manel "Starboy" Kape takes on Felipe "Lipe Detona" dos Santos in a flyweight showdown at UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland. This bout promises fast-paced action inside the Octagon.

 

Manel Kape: The Portuguese Star

Hailing from Portugal and representing AKA Thailand, Manel Kape is an accomplished flyweight fighter with a professional record of 18 wins and 6 losses. Standing at 5'5" with a southpaw stance, Kape has showcased his striking and submission skills in his previous fights.

Kape's most recent performance was a unanimous decision victory over David Dvorak at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland.

Why Manel Kape Could Secure the Victory:

Manel Kape has a well-rounded skill set, with 11 of his victories coming by way of (T)KO and 5 by submission. His ability to finish fights both on his feet and on the ground makes him a dangerous opponent.

For his upcoming bout against Felipe dos Santos, Kape might look to use his striking skills and leverage his experience in the UFC. If he can control the pace of the fight and avoid Dos Santos' strengths, Kape has a strong chance of winning this bout.

 

Felipe dos Santos: The Undefeated Brazilian

Hailing from Brazil and fighting under the Chute Boxe - Diego Lima banner, Felipe "Lipe Detona" dos Santos boasts an impressive undefeated record of 7 wins with no losses. Standing at 5'7" with an orthodox stance, Dos Santos is known for his knockout and submission abilities.

Felipe dos Santos' most recent performance was a unanimous decision victory over Hugo Paiva at LFA 146: Barbosa vs. Santos.

Why Felipe dos Santos Could Secure the Victory:

Felipe dos Santos enters this bout with a perfect record, including 2 wins by (T)KO and 3 by submission. His versatility in finishing fights makes him a formidable opponent.

For his matchup against Manel Kape, Dos Santos might aim to capitalize on his momentum and maintain his undefeated status. If he can avoid Kape's strengths and impose his game plan, Dos Santos has a chance to secure a victory.

 

Prediction:

With UFC 293 just around the corner on September 9, 2023, at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia, fans are eagerly anticipating the clash between Manel Kape and Felipe dos Santos. Both fighters bring impressive records and unique skills into the Octagon, setting the stage for an exciting battle.

Considering Manel Kape's experience in the UFC and his ability to finish fights in various ways, the prediction for this bout leans towards Kape securing the victory. His well-rounded skill set and previous success in high-level competition could be the key to his win.

While Felipe dos Santos is undefeated and possesses dangerous finishing abilities, Kape's experience and versatility give him an advantage. As such, the prediction for this fight is a Manel Kape win, potentially by (T)KO or submission.

 

Pick: Manel Kape to Win

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