UFC Vegas 34: Jared Cannonier vs Kelvin Gastelum Prediction and Fight Preview

Kelvin Gastelum and Jared Cannonier are going to lock horns against each other in the main event of UFC vegas 34. Here is the Jared Cannonier vs Kelvin Gastelum Prediction, Odds, and Preview.

Jared Cannonier vs Kelvin Gastelum Prediction
Jared Cannonier vs Kelvin Gastelum Prediction

The main event of UFC Vegas 34 will mark the fight between the former interim UFC Middleweight champion, Kelvin Gastelum facing the number 3rd ranked fighter, Jared Cannonier. Here is the Jared Cannonier vs Kelvin Gastelum Prediction and Fight Preview.

UFC Vegas 34: Jared Cannonier vs Kelvin Gastelum Prediction

Jared Cannonier is one of the most elite strikers on the UFC roster, he made his promotional debut on UFC 182 against Shawn Jordan. Although he lost this fight but Cannonier started his career in UFC from Heavyweight.

After this he made his Light Heavyweight debut against Ion Cutelaba on the Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions Finale, and he still didn’t find success in this division. Cannonier only won 2 out of 5 fights in the Light Heavyweight division.

Then he finally landed in the Middleweight division and created an instant name for himself by defeating David Branch. Afterward, he defeated the Middleweight legend Anderson Silva and Jack Hermansson.

Cannonier was the strongest contender to face Israel Adesanya after Paulo Costa but his winning streak was halted by former Middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker. Now with a win in this fight at UFC Vegas 34, he would look forward to earning the title shot once again.

Kelvin Gastelum is also one of the most popular fighters in the UFC Middleweight division. He defeated Uriah Hall in The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs Team Sonnen Finale. Israel Adesanya defeated him at UFC 236 and won the Middleweight interim championship.

After that Gastelum lost two more fights before he finally came back to win the column after defeating Ian Heinisch on UFC 258. He stepped to face Whittaker on a short notice fight at UFC on ESPN: Gastelum vs Whittaker and faced a loss into this one.

Now he stepped into this fight again after Paulo Costa pulled back his name but this time he would like to make sure not to face one more loss again.

UFC Vegas 34: Jared Cannonier vs Kelvin Gastelum Prediction

Jared Cannonier and Kelvin Gastelum
Jared Cannonier and Kelvin Gastelum

Jared Cannonier is the crowd favorite entering into this fight with betting odds of -165 in his favor against Kelvin Gastelum who’ll be entering as an underdog with odds of +135 in his favor.

It is going to be interesting to see whether Cannonier will become a title contender once again with a win in this one or Gastelum will take a huge leap in the rankings after this fight.

Predicted Result: Jared Cannonier def Kelvin Gastelum

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