Raul Rosas Jr. vs Ricky Turcios Prediction UFC Picks 2/24

Raul Rosas Jr. vs Ricky Turcios Prediction UFC Picks 2/24

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UFC Fight Night: Raul Rosas Jr. vs. Ricky Turcios Preview and Prediction

Prepare for an electrifying bantamweight showdown as Raul Rosas Jr., also known as "El Niño Problema," faces off against Ricky "Pretty" Turcios. This battle is set to take place at an upcoming event, promising excitement and fierce competition. Let's delve into the backgrounds, recent performances, and a final prediction.

 

Raul Rosas Jr. - 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu

  • Height/Weight: 5' 9", 136 lbs
  • Record: 8-1-0 (2 TKO, 5 SUB)
  • Team: 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu
  • Nickname: El Niño Problema
  • Stance: Switch

Strengths:

Raul Rosas Jr., known as "El Niño Problema," possesses an impressive submission game, evident from his record of 5 submission victories. His well-rounded skill set and adaptability in stance provide him with versatility inside the cage, making him a formidable opponent for anyone in the bantamweight division.

Recent Performance:

In his most recent bout, Rosas Jr. showcased his striking prowess, securing a TKO victory over Terrence Mitchell in just 54 seconds of the first round, displaying his ability to finish fights decisively.

Path to Victory:

Rosas Jr.'s path to victory lies in his submission expertise and adaptability in stance. He must capitalize on his grappling skills to control the fight and seek opportunities to secure submissions. Additionally, Rosas Jr. should leverage his striking to keep Turcios guessing and maintain control of the octagon.

 

Ricky Turcios - Gracie Barra Woodlands

  • Height/Weight: 5' 9", 136 lbs
  • Record: 13-3-0 (3 TKO, 1 SUB)
  • Team: Gracie Barra Woodlands
  • Nickname: Pretty
  • Stance: Orthodox

Strengths:

Ricky Turcios, nicknamed "Pretty," has demonstrated proficiency in both striking and grappling, making him a well-rounded fighter. With notable victories and experience in high-level competitions, Turcios poses a significant challenge for his opponents.

Recent Performance:

Turcios secured a split decision victory over Kevin Natividad in his last fight, showcasing his ability to adapt and perform under pressure.

 

Prediction:

In this anticipated matchup, Raul Rosas Jr.'s submission expertise and adaptability give him the edge over Ricky Turcios. While Turcios is a skilled fighter, Rosas Jr.'s ability to control the fight and seek submissions will likely lead him to victory. Expect Rosas Jr. to secure a submission win, further solidifying his position in the bantamweight division.

 

Pick: Raul Rosas Jr ML -200

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