MMA Preview – Louis Cosce vs Sasha Palatnikov at UFC 255

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LOUIS COSCE VS SASHA PALATNIKOV FACTS

When is UFC 255? Sunday 22nd November, 2020 - 01:00 start (UK)

Where is UFC 255? UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada (US)

Where can I get tickets for UFC 255? No tickets are available as this event will take place without spectators

What channel is UFC 255 on? BT Sport 1

Where can I stream UFC 255? 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!

LOUIS COSCE VS SASHA PALATNIKOV LOWDOWN

Louis Cosce (7-0) makes his UFC debut after stretching his unbeaten record two months ago on the Contender Series. After four knockouts and two submissions on the regional scene, Cosce kept up his 100% finishing rate by flooring Victor Reyna with a left hook in the first round.

Sasha Palatnikov (5-2) also makes his UFC debut coming off a knockout. After losing his first pro MMA fight, he strung four wins together before meeting the prospect who recently made his UFC debut, Mounir Lazzez. He lost via TKO a year ago, but he bounced back against Paulo Henrique for the UAE Warriors promotion.

LOUIS COSCE VS SASHA PALATNIKOV PREDICTION

Both fighters have a ton of potential, but they do not have any notable wins yet. They are both talented strikers but Cosce is more well-rounded. He is very explosive and has wrestling in the locker that he can call upon whenever he decides to.

If Cosce decides to keep the fight on the feet, Palatnikov has a great chance. The Hong Kong native has fought up at middleweight and will have the height and reach advantage so a stand-up battle will be very interesting. However, Cosce’s wrestling will exploit the holes in Palatnikov’s takedown defence if he does not knock him out first.

Prediction: Cosce via KO/TKO

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