Rodolfo Vieira vs Armen Petrosyan Prediction UFC Picks 11/4

Rodolfo Vieira vs Armen Petrosyan Prediction UFC Picks 11/4

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UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Lewis - Rodolfo Vieira vs. Armen Petrosyan

UFC fans are in for a thrilling battle as two talented middleweights, Rodolfo Vieira and Armen Petrosyan, are set to face off at UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Lewis on November 4, 2023, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This bout promises to be a showcase of grappling prowess and striking skills, but one fighter stands out as the favorite to claim victory.

 

Rodolfo Vieira - The Black Belt Hunter

Rodolfo Vieira, also known as "The Black Belt Hunter," is a Brazilian fighter with an impressive record. Standing at 6'0" and weighing 186 lbs, he has made a name for himself as a submission specialist. With a record of 9 wins and 2 losses, Rodolfo Vieira has eight submission victories, showcasing his mastery of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Recent Fight History:

In his most recent fight on April 29, 2023, at UFC Fight Night: Song vs. Simon, Rodolfo Vieira faced Cody Brundage and secured a submission victory in the second round, demonstrating his ability to finish fights on the ground. This victory marked his return to winning ways after a unanimous decision loss to Chris Curtis in June 2022.

Why Rodolfo Vieira Is the Favorite:

One key factor that sets Rodolfo Vieira apart and makes him the favorite in this matchup is his exceptional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills. Vieira is a black belt in BJJ, and he has translated this expertise into success in the octagon. His ability to take opponents to the ground and apply submissions is unmatched in the middleweight division.

Vieira's record of eight submission victories highlights his proficiency in catching opponents in various submission holds, including rear-naked chokes and other intricate techniques. If this fight goes to the ground, it's highly likely that Vieira will seize the opportunity to showcase his submission skills once again and secure a victory.

 

Armen Petrosyan - Superman

Armen Petrosyan, known as "Superman," is an Armenian middleweight fighter with a record of 9 wins and 2 losses. Standing at 6'3" and weighing 186 lbs, Petrosyan brings striking skills to the octagon with six (T)KO victories. However, his record does not include any submission wins, making him less of a threat on the ground compared to his opponent.

Recent Fight History:

In his most recent fight on June 17, 2023, at UFC Fight Night: Vettori vs. Cannonier, Armen Petrosyan secured a unanimous decision win against Christian Leroy Duncan, showcasing his striking abilities. While Petrosyan has had success in his recent bouts, his ground game is untested, and this could be a significant disadvantage against a submission specialist like Vieira.

 

Prediction: 

As the fight between Rodolfo Vieira and Armen Petrosyan approaches, the odds are in favor of Vieira, and here's why. His exceptional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills, highlighted by eight submission victories, give him a clear advantage in the grappling department. Petrosyan's striking abilities are unquestionable, but his lack of submission wins could be a vulnerability when facing a fighter of Vieira's caliber.

If Vieira can take the fight to the ground, it's highly probable that he will use his submission expertise to secure a victory. His "Black Belt Hunter" nickname isn't just for show. Expect Vieira to hunt for submissions and emerge victorious at UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Lewis.

 

Pick: Rodolfo Vieira ML -110

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