Matthew Semelsberger vs Preston Parsons Prediction UFC 1/13

Matthew Semelsberger vs Preston Parsons Prediction UFC 1/13

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UFC Fight Night: Semelsberger vs. Parsons Preview and Prediction

Witness an intense clash between Matthew Semelsberger from Crazy 88 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Preston Parsons from Elevate MMA at the upcoming UFC event.

 

Matthew Semelsberger

Matthew Semelsberger, also known as "Semi the Jedi," is a welterweight fighter representing Crazy 88 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Standing at 6'1" and weighing 170 lbs, Semelsberger holds a record of 11 wins and 6 losses.

Recent Fight History:

  • Jul 29, 2023: Semelsberger suffered a KO/TKO loss to Uros Medic at UFC 291: Poirier vs. Gaethje 2, facing a tough opponent in a thrilling third-round bout.
  • Apr 22, 2023: In a split decision loss to Jeremiah Wells at UFC Fight Night: Pavlovich vs. Blaydes, Semelsberger showcased his resilience in a hard-fought three-round contest.
  • Dec 17, 2022: Semelsberger secured a unanimous decision victory over Jake Matthews at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland, demonstrating his ability to control the fight over three rounds.

Fighting Style and Strengths:

Semelsberger, with a switch stance, combines his skills from Crazy 88 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with a striking arsenal. His recent victory over Jake Matthews displayed his ability to implement a strategic game plan and secure a unanimous decision.

 

Preston Parsons

Preston Parsons, nicknamed "Pressure," represents Elevate MMA in the welterweight division. Standing at 5'11" and weighing 170 lbs, Parsons holds a record of 10 wins and 4 losses.

Recent Fight History:

  • Mar 25, 2023: Parsons faced Trevin Giles at UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Sandhagen, suffering a split decision loss in a closely contested three-round battle.
  • Apr 23, 2022: Parsons secured a unanimous decision victory over Evan Elder at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade, showcasing his ability to control the pace of the fight.

Fighting Style and Strengths:

Parsons, with an orthodox stance, is known for his submission prowess with a remarkable 9-1 record in submissions. His well-rounded skills were evident in victories such as the submission win over Jeff Peterson.

 

Prediction:

Anticipate a closely contested battle between Matthew Semelsberger and Preston Parsons. Given Semelsberger's recent victory over Jake Matthews and his versatile fighting style, the prediction leans towards him.

Matthew Semelsberger's ability to control the fight and implement strategic decisions, as seen in his win over Matthews, may play a crucial role in securing a favorable outcome in this matchup at UFC Fight Night: Semelsberger vs. Parsons.

 

Pick: Matthew Semelsberger ML -115

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