On the preliminary card of the UFC 248 tournament, the battle of Rodolfo Vieira against Saparbek Safarov has been put. Brazilian Vieira is the owner of an impeccable track record, but he had only one fight as part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship promotion. And Russian Safarov has a negative balance of wins and defeats in the organization’s tournaments. For a successful bet on the upcoming battle, try to make an expert prediction.
At what time Rodolfo Vieira vs Saparbek Safarov fight?
The fight time is March 7, 2020, at 10:00 PM ET.
Where to watch the fight?
Will be shown ESPN+
How many wins and losses Rodolfo Vieira have?
Rodolfo Vieira has 6 wins and 0 losses.
How many wins and losses Saparbek Safarov have?
Saparbek Safarov has 9 wins and 2 loss.
The 30-year-old fighter from Brazil in professional MMA has been playing since 2017. Having gained five early victories in the same number of fights, Vieira signed a contract with the UFC. His debut took place at the August Fight Night tournament, where Rodolfo defeated Oskar Piechota by strangulation.
The Brazilian is a titled grappler with a rich set of medals from the world jujitsu championships. In the stalls, he is able to cope with any middleweight promotion.
The 33-year-old Russian has been fighting among the pros since 2010, and he came to the UFC promotion with a record of eight early wins in eight matches. But the first two fights at top-level tournaments brought Saparbek a defeat, and the early ones from Gian Villante (by TKO) and Tyson Pedro (by pain).
Safarov held the last fight in March last year – defeating Nicolae Negumereanu on points. The Russian is a master of sports in freestyle wrestling and combat sambo has solid knockout power and good grappling skills.
Rodolfo Vieira vs Saparbek Safarov Prediction
If Safarov fails to shock the opponent at the start of the round, then the battle will almost certainly go to the ground where Vieira will have an overwhelming advantage. Most likely, the Brazilian will put another win in his piggy bank with a reception.
- Our prediction: Rodolfo Vieira Will Win.