A prediction for the UFC 155 FN: Karl Roberson vs. John Phillips
One of the fights of the main card at the next UFC will be the match between Charles Roberson and John Phillips. Let them fight more than the fight de Rand vs aspen Ladd, but look it too. After all, the American leading bookmakers considered the favorite, will face a serious and experienced fighter from the UK. So who of them is more deserving of victory?
Where and when?
The event will be held on the thirteenth of July in the American city of Sacramento, located in California. This octagon will be installed in the main building of the complex called Golden 1 Center. Moscow time, the fights of the main card should be expected in the night from Saturday to Sunday, at approximately 3:00, that is, the fourteenth of July.
Karl Roberson vs. John Phillips: comparison of rivals
Twenty-eight year old Carl Roberson came to the mixed single combats from a kickboxing four years ago. In MMA, he spent nine fights. On account of the American seven wins, two knockouts, three Sabina and two decisions of the judges. Lost fighter with the nickname "Baby K" twice, both times by submission. And both transition to UFC.
With a major American promotion of their fate, Karl is tied up in 2017, when there were undefeated. He several times passed from one weight category to another, because of what began to be a little worse. In the last three meetings Roberson and twice managed to lose in may last year, the César Ferreira in January of this Glover Teixeira. Will the American to return to winning ways?
John Phillips, who last month turned thirty-four, held in the octagon thirty fights. Twenty-one of them a representative of Wales was stronger than their opponents (eighteen knockouts and three passing). That is, Phillips has won exceptionalbut ahead of time. He conceded nine times (two knockouts, five submission and two decisions of judges).
In the UFC, Jon spent three fights against Charles Byrd, Kevin Holland and Jack Marshman. And in one of them he couldn't win. Whether an experienced fighter to recover from such a series of defeats and to restart his career?
Karl Roberson vs. John Phillips: a prediction for the fight
American surpasses his rival in growth, but it loses a bit of him in the span of the hands and feet. Phillips feels confident in the rack, but he can run out of stamina and speed, if it comes to late rounds. Our forecast – a victory Roberson. Still he is younger and bigger. Yeah there's not gonna be the family stands. So his chances of success are much higher than more experienced guy from Wales.