September 16, 2022 1:00 PM
Ewan Lavender

MMA Preview – Tanner Boser vs Rodrigo Nascimento at UFC Vegas 60

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TANNER BOSER VS RODRIGO NASCIMENTO FACTS

When is UFC Fight Night 210? Saturday 17th September, 2022 - 22:00 start (UK)

Where is UFC Fight Night 210? UFC APEX, Enterprise, Nevada (US)

Where can I get tickets for UFC Fight Night 210? Click here to buy tickets for UFC Fight Night

What channel is UFC Fight Night 210 on? BT Sport 1

Where can I stream UFC Fight Night 210? 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!

TANNER BOSER VS RODRIGO NASCIMENTO LOWDOWN

There was a time when Tanner Boser (20-8-1) was considered a hot heavyweight prospect when he responded to a unanimous decision loss to Cyril Gane (2019). He took on Philipe Lins and Raphael Pessoa in 2020 and looked exceptional knocking them out in the first and second round respectively. However, he went on to lose two very close decisions to kill his momentum. He lost a unanimous one to Andre Arlovski (2020) and a split one to Ilir Latifi (2021).These left him fuming so three weeks late he took a fight on short notice against veteran Ovince Saint Preux which paid off as he notched the 11th knockout of his career

Rodrigo Nascimento (8-1(1)) also knows what it feels like to have his momentum abruptly halted. He made his UFC debut after submitting Michal Martinek (2019) on the Contender Series making it seven finishes from seven fights. He then choked out Don’Tale Mayes (2020) on debut to make it eight but then got starched by Chris Daukaus (2020) five months later. He returned in July last year to knock out Alan Baudot but it was overturned to a ‘no contest’ even though he won his appeal against a failed drugs test.

TANNER BOSER VS RODRIGO NASCIMENTO PREDICTION

On paper, this looks like a striker vs grappler match up, but it is not that straightforward. Boser does have the advantage on the feet with his speed and movement, but Nascimento can crack and Boser needs to respect that.

If the Brazilian can land something on Boser, he has the killer instinct to finish or drag him down by the neck and effortlessly cinch up a submission. If he can create a scramble, the fight will enter his domain.

However, considering Nascimento’s striking defence and gas tank, we are leaning towards Boser with his quick hands and movement to set up a decision or late knockout, but the value is on the Brazilian as the underdog.

Prediction: Boser via Decision - CLICK HERE FOR PARIMATCH'S WELCOME OFFER (BET £5, GET £30 IN BONUSES!)

Value Bet: Nascimento via Submission

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