The prelims card of UFC 264’s fight card features the fight between two of the most exciting fighters in the division Niko Price (14-4-2) and Michael Pereira (25-11-2). Here is the UFC 264 Niko Price vs Michael Pereira Prediction and Fight Preview.
UFC 264: Niko Price vs Michael Pereira Preview
Niko Price is one of the most exciting fighters in the UFC Welterweight division due to his unpredicted fighting style. He made his UFC debut in the year 2016 against Brandon Thatch on UFC 207 and won the fight by first-round submission.
After that, he secured victories against some of the renowned names in the division such as Alan Jouban, Randy Brown, Tim Means, and others. He also holds a rare up-kick KO win in his record against James Vick on UFC Fight Night: Joanna vs Waterson.
Price will be stepping into this fight with a no-contest in his last fight against the UFC veteran Donald Cerrone. That fight originally ended as a draw but the result of this fight is overturned after Price founded positive for using Marijuana.
Now, he is matched up against another exciting striker of the division and with a win in this fight, he would like to come back in the win column.
Michael Pereira is also one of the most unpredicted strikers in the UFC Welterweight division. He made his debut against Danny Roberts on UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs Lee and secured a first-round flying knee KO victory.
He will be stepping into this fight with two wins on his back with the latest win coming against Khaos Williams on UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs Neal. Pereira will look forward to keeping the momentum going in this fight and enter the Welterweight rankings with a win in this one.
UFC 264: Niko Price vs Michael Pereira Prediction
Michael Pereira is the betting favorite in this fight with betting odds of -165 in his favor against Niko Price who is entering into this fight as an underdog with betting odds of +114 in his favor.
This fight is going to be an elite showdown between two of the most unpredictable strikers in the Welterweight division and it has guaranteed entertainment written all over it.
Predicted Result: Michael Pereira def Niko Price