Tim Elliot vs Sumudaerji Prediction UFC Picks 12/9

Tim Elliot vs Sumudaerji Prediction UFC Picks 12/9

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UFC Fight Night: Elliott vs. Sumudaerji

Get ready for an electrifying showdown at UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV, on December 9, 2023, featuring a riveting flyweight clash between Tim Elliott of GrindHouse MMA and Sumudaerji, also known as "The Tibetan Eagle," representing American Top Team.

 

Tim Elliott - The Flyweight Maverick

Tim "The Flyweight Maverick" Elliott, hailing from the USA and fighting out of GrindHouse MMA, is a seasoned flyweight with a record of 20 wins, 13 losses, and 1 draw. Standing at 5'7" and weighing 126 lbs, Elliott's fighting style as a southpaw has made him a unique force in the flyweight division.

Recent Fight History:

  • Oct 21, 2023: In his last bout at UFC 294: Makhachev vs. Volkanovski 2, Elliott faced Muhammad Mokaev, resulting in a submission loss in Round 3 at 3:03. Despite the setback, Elliott's resilience and experience are pivotal in his journey.
  • Jun 3, 2023: Elliott secured a unanimous decision victory over Victor Altamirano at UFC Fight Night: Kara-France vs. Albazi, showcasing his well-rounded skills and ability to control the pace.

Fighting Style and Strengths:

Elliott's unorthodox fighting style and relentless pace make him a challenging opponent for anyone in the flyweight division. With a mix of striking and grappling, Elliott's ability to dictate the flow of the fight and engage in unpredictable exchanges has been a trademark of his career.

 

Sumudaerji - The Tibetan Eagle

Sumudaerji, known as "The Tibetan Eagle" and fighting out of China, is a formidable bantamweight with a record of 16 wins and 5 losses. Standing at 5'8" and weighing 125 lbs, Sumudaerji represents American Top Team, bringing a unique blend of striking and submission skills.

Recent Fight History:

  • Jul 16, 2022: Sumudaerji faced Matt Schnell at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez, resulting in a submission loss in Round 2 at 4:24. Despite this setback, Sumudaerji has showcased his striking prowess and finishing ability in previous bouts.
  • Jan 20, 2021: In a unanimous decision victory against Zarrukh Adashev at UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Magny, Sumudaerji demonstrated his ability to control the fight and secure wins on the scorecards.

Fighting Style and Strengths:

Sumudaerji's fighting style combines precise striking, powerful kicks, and a solid ground game. As a southpaw, he brings a unique stance that often confounds his opponents. With a perfect record in (T)KO victories, Sumudaerji is known for his striking prowess and ability to finish fights decisively.

 

Prediction:

Heading into this thrilling matchup between Tim Elliott and Sumudaerji, the odds tip in favor of Sumudaerji for several reasons. His striking capabilities, backed by an impressive record of (T)KO victories, pose a significant threat to Elliott.

If Sumudaerji can capitalize on his striking advantage and avoid getting entangled in Elliott's grappling game, he is poised to secure a victory. His well-rounded skill set, coupled with a strong showing in recent fights, positions Sumudaerji as the favored contender at UFC Fight Night: Elliott vs. Sumudaerji.

 

Pick: Sumudaerji to Win +110

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