Rory Macdonald: specialized in boxing, kickboxing and jiu-jitsu. Stephen Thompson: specialized in kickboxing and Kempo
Both Rory Macdonald and Stephen Thompson are going through great form moments and have great knockout power. Our betting pick for this fight is...
Rory Macdonald is a 26 year old Canadian fighter, specialized in boxing, kickboxing and jiu-jitsu. He has an MMA record of 18 wins and 3 losses. In his last fight he lost against Robbie Lawler in a title fight for the welterweight bet. Despite this loss, Rory Macdonald had a great performance and fought 5 rounds, winning the fight of the night and the 2015 fight of the year prizes. Rory had good moments throughout the fight and almost got the belt, but Lawler resisted and got the knockout in the last minutes of the fight. Apart from this loss, he had another great performance against Demian Maia, in what was the only loss of this Brazilian fighter in the last 6 fights. Overall, Rory is in good shape and totally ready for this fight.
Stephen Thompson is a 33 year old American fighter, specialized in kickboxing and Kempo. He has an MMA record of 12 wins and only 1 loss. His only loss was against Matt Brown, in 2012. Stephen is also in a great form moment: he has won the performance of the night prize in 3 of his last 4 fights, including 2 knockouts against Johny Hendricks and Jake Ellenberger. He has an aggressive style, with great kicking skills and solid boxing, which means he can attack in several ways, making it harder for his opponents to defend themselves, opening the way to victory.
Both Rory Macdonald and Stephen Thompson are going through great form moments and have great knockout power. Moreover, this is the main event, which means it’s scheduled for 5 rounds. Therefore, we believe either fighter will get the knockout in the first 4 rounds, since both will show a lot of aggressiveness and can end the find at any moment.
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