MMA Preview – Chris Gruetzemacher vs Alexander Hernandez at UFC Vegas 12

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When is UFC Vegas 12? Saturday 31st October, 2020 - 21:00 start (UK)

Where is UFC Vegas 12? UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada (US)

Where can I get tickets for UFC Vegas 12? No tickets are available as this event will take place without spectators

What channel is UFC Vegas 12 on? BT Sport 1

Where can I stream UFC Vegas 12? BT Sport subscribers can stream the fight online via the BT Sport website

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!


After getting his 12-fight winning streak snapped by Chas Skelly in 2017, Chris Gruetzemacher (14-3) suffered another loss getting submitted again by Davi Ramos. He returned the following year bouncing back in style with a ‘performance of the night’ and TKO finish over veteran Joe Lauzon. However, that was the last time we saw him as he has been recovering for a nasty ACL injury.

Alexander Hernandez (11-3) burst on to the UFC scene with a knockout over Beneil Dariush and a decision over Olivier Aubin-Mercier but was memorably humbled by Donald Cerrone and he is still trying to get that form back. He responded with a huge win and unanimous decision over Francisco Trinaldo but went on to get outclassed by a surging Drew Dober who knocked him out in the second round.


Dober exposed some holes in Hernandez’ stand-up game but this is a kinder match-up for him fighting Gruetzemacher who has not had a win since 2015. He is also a striker by trade but Hernandez has the wrestling to smother Gruetzemacher and beat him up on the deck.

Hernandez has also started training at Factory X which is a good move and once he gets comfortable expect to see his speed and explosiveness overwhelm Gruetzemacher and set up takedowns with strikes.

Prediction: Hernandez via Submission

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