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If you’re into entertaining brawls, then this fight should be right up your alley. Niko Price is a wildman, who abandons defense to go punch-for-punch with his opponents. Since joining the UFC in 2016, Price has won six fights, all via stoppage. In that same span, Price has lost five fights, four of which he was stopped in. He is truly a fighter that lives by the sword and dies by the sword. The same in ways could be said about Alex Oliveira, who seems inclined to entertain the fans. The Brazilian has struggled of late, but his striking and grappling have aided him to an impressive eleven UFC wins.
As for a prediction, I have Niko Price winning. While one may question this, Price is actually pretty durable. His issue hasn’t been his chin, more so than it’s been his porous striking defense and the accumulation of strikes absorbed. On the other hand, Oliveira seems to be handling being hit worse and worse each time out. Perhaps the punishment has caught up with him. In what I expect to be an exciting fight for as long as it lasts, I do predict that Price wins via TKO.