UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Waterson: Ludovit Klein vs. Michael Trizano – Prediction and Analysis

Published 05/08/2021, 10:10 AM EDT


At UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Waterson, Ludovit Klein and Michael Trizano will duke it out inside the octagon in a featherweight bout. Ludovit Klein vs. Michael Trizano will be an exciting featherweight clash on the preliminary card of the event. Trizano will look to make a statement after a skid in his last fight.

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Klein is making his 2021 debut inside the octagon after his KO victory over Shane Young at UFC 253. It only took 1:16 minutes of the first round for Klein to land a perfect kick to the head, followed by an unending barrage of brutal strikes to knock Young out cold. After this dominating KO victory over Young, Klein’s UFC record is 1-0 (W-L).

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Trizano is stepping inside the octagon after suffering a submission loss against Grant Dawson at UFC Fight Night: Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kevin Lee. Before that, Trizano defeated Luis Pena via a split decision at UFC Fight Night: Chan Sung Jung vs. Yair Rodriguez. That makes Trizano’s UFC record 1-1 (W-L).

Even before that, Trizano is the winner of The Ultimate Fighter Season 27 winner. Trizano won the TUF 27 by defeating Joe Giannetti via a split decision. It also helped him achieve a contract with the UFC.

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Ludovit Klein vs. Mike Trizano Analysis

Ludovit Klein has a professional MMA record of 17-2 (W-L). ‘Mr. Highlight’ has won 16 fights via finishes (8 T/KOs and 8 Submissions). He has defeated most of his opponents in the first round.

Michael Trizano has a spectacular professional MMA record of 9-1 (W-L). ‘The Lone Wolf’ has won four fights via finishes (2 T/KOs and 2 Submissions). However, most of his bouts have gone to the distance, and Klein has more experience and is a better finisher than Trizano in this comparison. On top of that, Klein also has great submission grappling skills. 

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It is clear by now that Klein will rely on his strength and submission grappling skills and aim for an early stoppage. Trizano will make this a long-drawn battle, hoping he exhausts Klein to win this fight via finish or a decision. Either way, UFC fans can expect a finish in this fight.

Final Prediction: Ludovit Klein defeats Michael Trizano via submission in the second round.

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Arman Khan is a UFC author for EssentiallySports. He began following combat sports when Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor competed in 'The Money Fight' in 2017. 'The Notorious' attracted Arman to the UFC and he became an ardent fan of professional fighting as he could draw parallels with the action from his combat sports experience and break down techniques such as striking and striking defense lucidly for the casual fans.

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