MMA Preview – Roosevelt Roberts vs Vinc Pichel at UFC on ESPN 3


When is UFC on ESPN 3? Sunday 30th June, 2019 - 01:00 start (UK)

Where is UFC on ESPN 3? Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

What channel is UFC on ESPN 3 on? BT Sport 1

Where can I stream UFC on ESPN 3? BT Sport subscribers can stream the fight online via the BT Sport website

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Roosevelt Roberts makes his third UFC appearance and is looking to stretch his unbeaten record but Vinc Pichel is out to prove there are no easy rides in the lightweight division.

Roberts looks like a very exciting talent. He submitted Garrett Gross on Dana White’s Contender Series and repeated the feat on his UFC debut against Darrell Horcher and is coming off a hard-fought decision over Thomas Gifford, proving he can grind out a victory.

Pichel is a connoisseur of the grind and his only two losses were against elite wrestlers. After getting ragdolled by Rustam Khabilov he strung together four impressive wins but fell victim to one of the best wrestlers in the division in Gregor Gillespie and was eventually submitted.


Roberts is clearly dangerous on the feet and on the ground so Pichel will need a well-executed strategy to subdue the threat and pick up the win. He does not have any submission wins but he can grapple and he is likely to use his experience to take the fight away from the young up and comer with takedowns.

Winner: Pichel via Decision

Striking and grappling stats sourced via FightMetric.

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