MMA Betting Preview – Jeka Saragih vs Lucas Alexander at UFC Fight Night 232
JEKA SARAGIH VS LUCAS ALEXANDER FACTS
When is UFC Fight Night 232? Saturday 18th November, 2023 - 20:00 start (UK)
Where is UFC Fight Night 232? UFC APEX, Enterprise, Las Vegas (US)
Where can I get tickets for UFC Fight Night 232? Click here to buy tickets for UFC Fight Night
What channel is UFC Fight Night 232 on? TNT Sports 1
Where can I stream UFC Fight Night 232? TNT Sports subscribers can stream the fight online via the TNT Sports website and Discovery+
For viewers in the United States, the event will be shown live on ESPN+ and you can sign up for access as part of a Disney Bundle here!
JEKA SARAGIH VS LUCAS ALEXANDER LOWDOWN
Third opponent lucky for Jeka Saragih (13-3). He was preparing for Jesse Butler who had to pull out with an injury. Charlie Campbell stepped up, but then he also dropped out so Saragih is just thankful to still be on the card and make up for his debut loss. He met Anshul Jubli in the final of the Road to the UFC tournament back in February and got TKO’d in the second round.
Lucas Alexander (8-3) is also just grateful to have a scrap after his fight with David Onama at UFC Fight Night 231 fell through a couple weeks ago. He also got finished on his UFC debut although he did receive a baptism of fire stepping up on short notice against Joanderson Brito (2022). He responded to the submission with a solid unanimous decision over Steven Peterson (2023) and is just hungry to get back in the cage again.
JEKA SARAGIH VS LUCAS ALEXANDER PREDICTION
This has turned out to be a great match-up. Alexander’s preparations have been far from ideal travelling from Brazil to the states to then have a fight rebooked again. We still expect him to be his dangerous self.
He is an electric striker and he will throw kicks in volume. Saragih is also a very powerful striker and considering the build-up, we can see the Indonesian causing the upset.
However, Alexander has more speed, range and is more technical. On paper, he should win the striking exchanges all day and we are backing him to earn a decision at least.
Prediction: Alexander via Decision
Value bet: Saragih to win