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The co-main event comes in the Featherweight division, as David Onama takes on Nate Landwehr. After giving a good account for himself in his UFC debut defeat, albeit it being on short notice, Onama has strung together back-to-back stoppage victories. Glowing of talent and proving it along the way, Onama has arrived in a co-main spot in just his fourth UFC fight. Meanwhile, Landwehr has been pure entertainment since joining the UFC in 2020. Unfortunately, his style hasn’t always led to win, as he is 2-2. However, coming off a massive submission victory over Ludovit Klein, perhaps the time is now for Landwehr to make a run.
In a fight bound for violence, I’m siding with Onama. Before entering the UFC, Onama’s talent was evident. Having seen him step inside the octagon three times, it’s becoming clearer that he has the abilities to be a major player at 145 pounds. Under the tutelage of James Krause, I believe he can even become a Champion. For now though, the come up. One that won’t be easy, as Landwehr is as tough as they come. A pressure based striker, who’s output is among the best, Landwehr looks to put it on his opponents. Armed with solid cardio and good pop, Landwehr can put a halt to a bout via strikes or go hard for fifteen minutes. However, Landwehr has absorbed 5.96 significant strikes per minute in four fights inside the octagon. A recipe for disaster, especially against a technical, yet extremely powerful striker in Onama. With cardio and underrated grappling to round out his game, I believe Onama has the tools to not only win this fight, but finish it via TKO.