Prediction for UFC FIGHT NIGHT 152: Jimmy Manuwa vs Alexander Rakic

Prediction for UFC FIGHT NIGHT 152: Jimmy Manuwa vs Alexander Rakic

    In the main frame UFC FN 152, in addition to the Central fight – Gustafsson vs Smith – there are some more interesting fights. One of them is a scramble Manuva and Rakic. About it and speech will go right now.

    Where and when?

    On 1 June in Sweden will host the tournament UFC Fight Night 152. In the main card fight of the evening will be the duel between Alexander Rakic and Jimi Manuwai. Bookmakers take bets on the winner, so the editors made a prediction for the fight: Rakic vs Manuwa.

    Analysis of the battle Manuva vs Rakic

    Jimi Manuwa is an experienced British fighter, he was 39 years old. Jimmy has tremendous experience and a good opposition. But in the last matches Manuvu failed. His streak lasted for three fights in a row. Lost to Volkan Ozdemir, Jan Blachowicz and Thiago Santos. Fighter record: 17 wins, 15 knockouts, 5 losses.

    Alexander Rakic, an Austrian soldier, he was 27 years old. In 2017, made his UFC debut and has already spent three matches. Won solutions Francimar Barroso and Justin Ledet and knocked out Devin Clark. Alexander has just one defeat, which he received in the first fight of his career. After Rakic leads a winning streak of 11 fights, 8 of them he finished with knockouts.


    Bookmakers odds in the match Manuwa vs Rakic














    Who would win in a battle of Manuwa vs Rakic?

    Alexander Rakic has a height advantage. He is 195 cm, Jimi Manuwa – 183 cm arm span fighters is almost identical.

    Look at the statistics of fighters, where almost every aspect has the advantage Rakic. It communicates to the target of 5.3 successful hits. Jimi Manuwa holds 3.4 beats per minute. The accuracy percentage of fighters are almost equal – 53% and 54%, respectively.

    The protection is much better fulfills Austrian. Alexander conceded 1.6 beats per minute, compared with 4 missed hitting Manuwa. The percentage of blocked shots Rakic 50%, in Jimi's 48%. It is worth noting that both are bright drums. The percentage of early wins at Manuva – 88%, Alexander – 70%. Most likely the fight will not reach the decision.

    I think that to fight it will not happen. But still, if anyone can translate to the ground, it is Rakic. He and the takedown is successful and the protection of them much better.

    We prefer Alexander Rakitu. Arguing that Manuwa basically loses early. So if you started cutting, the likelihood that it will fall to a knockout. Our bet on the fight: an early victory of Alexander Rakic.