MMA Preview – Mike Trizano vs Lucas Almeida at UFC Fight Night 207

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MIKE TRIZANO VS LUCAS ALMEIDA FACTS

When is UFC Fight Night 207? Sunday 5th June, 2022 – 00:00 start (UK)

Where is UFC Fight Night 207? UFC APEX, Enterprise, Nevada (US)

Where can I get tickets for UFC Fight Night 207? Click here for the latest ticket information for UFC events

What channel is UFC Fight Night 207 on? BT Sport 1

Where can I stream UFC Fight Night 207? BT Sport subscribers can stream the fight online via the BT Sport website

For viewers in the United States, the event will be shown live on ESPN + and you can sign up for access as part of a Disney Bundle here!

MIKE TRIZANO VS LUCAS ALMEIDA LOWDOWN

Mike Trizano (9-2) has suffered his only losses in his last three. After scraping by fellow TUF opponents Joe Giannetti (2018) to win the tournament and Luis Pena (2018) in split decisions, he was sitting at 8-0. He then dropped back down to featherweight to take on Grant Dawson (2019) who was too strong and submitted him in the second round. Trizano responded well with a unanimous decision over Ludovit Klein (2021) but is now coming off his second loss which was a unanimous decision to Hakeem Dawodu back in February.

He welcomes Lucas Almeida (13-1) to the octagon. In his sole fight in 2019, he knocked out Nicolas Cocuccio in the third round to extend his unbeaten record to 12-0. Nearly a year later, he headed to the APEX for his audition on the Contender Series but suffered his first loss dropping a unanimous decision to Daniel Zellhuber (2021). However, he laced up the gloves just a month later to submit Italo Trindale and get the call-up.

MIKE TRIZANO VS LUCAS ALMEIDA PREDICTION

These guys have the same height and reach and a similar amount, of fights but Trizano has fought tougher competition so far in his career. He is the heavy favorite, but Almeida only has one loss on the record which was to the undefeated Zellhuber and he is clearly a natural finisher with a lot of tools at his disposal.

He will fight long and may even initiate some grappling, but Trizano should just have the edge in every area. Expect him to stick behind his jab gradually wearing Almeida down. When he starts to tire Trizano will open up with combinations and his big right hand.

This fight should be a mixture of striking and grappling fought at a decent pace until the bell. We are backing Trizano to get back on track, but the value is with the Brazilian considering the odds.

Prediction: Trizano via DecisionCLICK HERE FOR PARIMATCH’S WELCOME OFFER (BET £ 5, GET £ 30 IN BONUSES!)

Value Bet: Almeida to win

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