On Saturday, February 15, 02:00 PM ET, at Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, (New Mexico). One of the events of the preliminary card UFC Fight Night 167 will be the battle of Mark De La Rosa against Raulian Paiva. In the Octagon, two young fighters will converge with good track records. The American De la Rosa takes 13th place in the bantamweight rating, and Brazilian Paiva has not yet wins in promotion tournaments.
At what time Mark De La Rosa vs Raulian Paiva fight?
The fight time is February 15, 2020, at 02:00 PM ET
Where to watch the fight?
Will be shown ESPN+
How many wins and losses Mark De La Rosa have?
Mark De La Rosa has 11 wins and 3 loss
How many wins and losses Raulian Paiva have?
Raulian Paiva has 18 wins and 3 loss
Mark De La Rosa
25-year-old American De La Rosa joined the organization, having a record of nine wins in the same number of fights. In the opening fight at the UFC 219, he lost by strangulation to Tim Elliott, but then won two wins – over Elias Garcia and Joby Sanchez. Over the past year, De La Rosa held two fights and in both he was defeated on points – from Alex Perez and Kai Kara-France. Mark is a basic jitter and wears a black belt in this fighting discipline.
Mark has been with the UFC since 2017. Often the American is trying to carry out a takedown, and already use strangulation from the back or a triangle in the stalls. Managed to earn experience in fights with powerful rivals.
The young Brazilian began his professional career in 2013 and before signing the contract with the UFC he managed to hold 19 fights, having gained 18 wins. But Raulian’s debut in the promotion was unsuccessful. At the UFC 234 tournament, he lost by a separate decision to Kai Kara-France, and at the August Fight Night 156 he was shot in the first round of the fight against Rogerio Bontorin because of the cut. Paiva is a versatile fighter with good shock and grappler training. Most of the wins he gained by judicial decisions.
He participated in tournaments of such promotions as UFC, IMVT, SMF.
Betting Tips Statistics and Head to Head
- Mark De La Rosa gets a takedown 0.77 times per 15 min
- Raulian Paiva is heigher than his opponent
- De La Rosa is younger and has more fights
- Mark has a better chance of winning the ground
De La Rosa vs Paiva Prediction
A small favorite of this confrontation has Rauljan Raulian Paiva. A more motivated Brazilian has superiority in height, distance of attack and striking technique, so he will try to fight in a stance. The chances of the grappler De La Rosa are solely on the ground where he can take victory by experience. High probability that the battle will cover the entire distance.
Our prediction: Raulian Paiva will win.