In the co-primary event of UFC 253, the vacant light-weight heavyweight title is on the line as Dominick Reyes normally takes on Jan Blachowicz. Heading into the combat, Reyes is a -300 favored though the Pole is a +230 underdog.
Forward of the combat, BJPENN.com achieved out to quite a few professional fighters to get their prediction for the scrap. The professionals are unanimous in imagining it will be Reyes successful the fight and finally starting to be the winner after numerous considered he conquer Jon Jones previous time out.
BJPENN.com Fighter Picks Dominick Reyes vs. Jan Blachowicz:
Randy Costa, UFC bantamweight: I have Dominick successful it. He had a extremely near combat from Jon Jones and Reyes has this odd body that will existing a issue for Blachowicz. I see Reyes winning the struggle.
Zak Cummings, UFC middleweight: Jan has bought some good energy but Reyes is the greater athlete and has very good footwork. I assume he can avoid the energy shots and get a late finish or choice earn.
Steven Peterson, UFC featherweight: Reyes fought Jon Jones at a terrific tempo, out putting him in the initially 3 rounds and in my impression, must be the champ proper now. Blachowicz has a ton of expertise and is identified for vital knockouts. Reyes will be in a position to crack him down and use his tempo to outclass Blachowicz and set him absent in spherical 3.
Tyson Nam, UFC flyweight: Reyes will get it done by late stoppage. He appeared good at Jon Jones and has what it will take to develop into the new champ.
Brandon Royval, UFC flyweight: Reyes should really acquire but if Blachowicz knocks him out I wouldn’t be stunned.
Yorgan De Castro, UFC heavyweight: Reyes. I assumed he beat Jones and will piece up Blachowicz.
Andre Ewell, UFC bantamweight: I am heading with Reyes. He appeared actually great in his past struggle, and at the stop of the working day, do not leave it to the judge’s arms. I assume Dominick is greater all-close to and will have achievement wherever it goes.
Frank Camacho, UFC lightweight: I am a Dominick Reyes lover and I thought he beat Jones. He will get earlier Blachowicz right here to turn into the new champ.
Kyle Nelson, UFC featherweight: Reyes looked quite great past time out in opposition to Jon Jones. I assume this stays standing and he is the extra specialized striker and will get a selection or late finish.
Clay Collard, previous UFC featherweight: Dominick Reyes should win the fight and become the champ.
Fighters picking Dominick Reyes: Randy Costa, Zak Cummings, Steven Peterson, Tyson Nam, Brandon Royval, Yorgan De Castro, Andre Ewell, Frank Camacho, Kyle Nelson, Clay Collard
Fighters selecting Jan Blachowicz: None
ICYMI: These same pros picked the main event involving Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa.
Who do you imagine will win the vacant light heavyweight title in between Dominick Reyes and Jan Blachowicz?