The main event of UFC Vegas 33’s fight card will be headlined by the number 8th ranked UFC Middleweight fighter, Uriah Hall facing the number 11th ranked UFC Middleweight fighter, Sean Strickland. Here is the UFC Vegas 33, Uriah Hall vs Sean Strickland Prediction and Fight Preview.
UFC Vegas 33: Uriah Hall vs Sean Strickland Fight Preview
Uriah Hall is one of the rapidly rising contenders in the UFC Middleweight division. He is a UFC veteran who made his UFC debut against Kelvin Gastelum in 2013 on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs Team Sonnen.
Hall has faced many prominent names in the division such as Robert Whittaker, Derek Brunson, Paulo Costa, Anderson Silva, and many others. But since his loss against Costa at UFC 226, he is undefeated and Uriah Hall will be entering into this fight with a four-fight win streak.
His last win came against Chris Weidman at UFC 261. Hall made an unwanted record in this fight as he became the only UFC fighter to win a fight without even throwing a single strike. Weidman threw a leg kick at the starting of the fight and Hall checked it, that broke Weidman’s leg and he won the fight.
Hall’s opponent, Sean Strickland is also an old name in the promotion. He made his UFC debut in 2014 against Bubba McDaniel on UFC 171. He used to fight in the Welterweight division earlier and he returned back to the Middleweight division on UFC Fight Night: Hall vs Silva to face Jack Marshman.
Strickland is also coming into this fight with a four-fight win streak with his latest win coming against, Krzysztof Jotko on UFC on ESPN: Reyes vs Prochazka. This is going to be Strickland’s first-ever main event and he’ll look forward to utilizing it to the fullest.
UFC Vegas 33: Uriah Hall vs Sean Strickland Prediction
The number 11th ranked UFC Middleweight fighter, Sean Strickland is the betting favorite in this fight with odds of -143 in his favor against Uriah Hall who’ll be coming into the fight as an underdog with betting odds of +105 in his favor.
This fight is going to be a really violent fight between two of the hardest hitters of the Middleweight division and it is going to be interesting to see who’ll make a climb in the rankings at UFC Vegas 33.
Predicted Result: Uriah Hall def Sean Strickland