Thiago Moises vs Mitch Ramirez Prediction UFC Picks 3/16

Thiago Moises vs Mitch Ramirez Prediction UFC Picks 3/16

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UFC Fight Night: Tuivasa vs. Tybura - Thiago Moises vs. Mitch Ramirez Preview and Prediction

Prepare for a thrilling encounter as Thiago Moises takes on Mitch Ramirez at UFC Fight Night: Tuivasa vs. Tybura, scheduled to electrify the fans at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV on March 16, 2024. This lightweight showdown promises fireworks between two formidable fighters aiming for victory. Let's delve into their backgrounds, recent performances, and make a prediction for this highly anticipated bout.

 

Thiago Moises - American Top Team

  • Height/Weight: 5' 9", 156 lbs
  • Record: 17-7-0 (3 TKO, 8 SUB)
  • Team: American Top Team
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Stance: Orthodox

Strengths:

Thiago Moises is a highly skilled grappler with a penchant for finishing fights. With eight submission victories to his name, Moises possesses exceptional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills, capable of securing submissions from various positions. His recent submission win over Melquizael Costa showcased his proficiency on the ground, highlighting him as a threat to anyone in the lightweight division.

Weaknesses:

While Moises excels in grappling, he may face challenges against opponents with superior striking abilities. In his loss to Benoît Saint Denis, Moises struggled to defend against powerful strikes. Against Ramirez, Moises must be cautious of his opponent's striking and look to close the distance to utilize his grappling expertise to secure a victory.

 

Mitch Ramirez - Syndicate MMA

  • Height/Weight: 5' 11", 170 lbs
  • Record: 8-1-0 (5 TKO, 2 SUB)
  • Team: Syndicate MMA
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Stance: Orthodox

Strengths:

Mitch Ramirez is a powerful striker with a knack for finishing fights. With five TKO victories, Ramirez possesses heavy hands and devastating striking combinations. His recent KO/TKO win over Aireon Tavarres demonstrated his ability to end fights quickly, making him a dangerous threat in the lightweight division.

Weaknesses:

While Ramirez possesses formidable striking skills, he may struggle against opponents with superior grappling abilities. Against a skilled grappler like Moises, Ramirez needs to be cautious on the ground and avoid getting caught in submission attempts. He must utilize his striking to keep the fight standing and look to capitalize on striking opportunities to secure a victory.

 

Prediction:

In what should be an intriguing matchup, Thiago Moises holds a significant advantage with his exceptional grappling skills and experience inside the Octagon. With odds favoring Moises to win, expect him to control the fight with his superior grappling and potentially secure a submission victory. Moises' ability to dictate the pace and dominate the ground game should lead to a decisive victory in this lightweight bout.

 

Pick: Thiago Moises ML -350

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