Mateusz Gamrot vs Rafael Dos Anjos Prediction UFC 299 3/9

Mateusz Gamrot vs Rafael Dos Anjos Prediction UFC 299 3/9

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UFC 299: O'Malley vs. Vera 2 - Mateusz Gamrot vs. Rafael Dos Anjos Preview and Prediction

Get ready for an electrifying lightweight showdown as Mateusz "Gamer" Gamrot squares off against Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC 299. This highly anticipated bout is set to take place at the Kaseya Center in Miami, FL on March 9, 2024. Let's delve into the fighters' backgrounds, recent performances, and our final prediction.

 

Mateusz Gamrot - American Top Team

  • Height/Weight: 5' 10", 156 lbs
  • Record: 23-2-0 (8 TKO, 5 SUB)
  • Team: American Top Team
  • Nickname: Gamer
  • Stance: Southpaw

Strengths:

Mateusz "Gamer" Gamrot is a well-rounded fighter with a blend of striking and grappling skills. With eight TKO victories and five submissions, Gamrot has demonstrated his ability to finish fights both on the feet and on the ground, making him a versatile threat in the lightweight division.

Recent Performance:

Gamrot is coming off a spectacular TKO victory over Rafael Fiziev at UFC Fight Night: Fiziev vs. Gamrot, showcasing his striking prowess and resilience inside the Octagon.

 

Rafael Dos Anjos - Nova Uniao

  • Height/Weight: 5' 8", 155 lbs
  • Record: 32-15-0 (5 TKO, 11 SUB)
  • Team: Nova Uniao
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Stance: Southpaw

Strengths:

Rafael Dos Anjos is a seasoned veteran with a wealth of experience in the UFC. With 11 submission victories to his name, Dos Anjos possesses elite-level Brazilian jiu-jitsu skills and a solid striking game, making him a formidable opponent for anyone in the lightweight division.

Recent Performance:

Dos Anjos suffered a unanimous decision loss to Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Dos Anjos, highlighting the challenges he faces against top-tier competition in the division.

 

Prediction:

Considering Gamrot's recent TKO victory and Dos Anjos' durability and grappling expertise, this matchup is likely to be a closely contested affair that could go the distance. Gamrot's well-rounded skill set and ability to control the pace of the fight could give him the edge over Dos Anjos, who has shown vulnerabilities against top-level strikers in recent bouts. With Gamrot's superior conditioning and ability to dictate the pace, the prediction leans towards a hard-fought decision victory for Gamrot, as he utilizes his striking and grappling skills to outpoint Dos Anjos over three rounds.

 

Pick: Gamrot by Decision -165

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