Jussier Formiga vs. Alex Perez - 6/6/20 UFC 250 Pick and Prediction

Jussier Formiga vs. Alex Perez - 6/6/20 UFC 250 Pick and Prediction Photo by Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports

Alex Perez vs. Jussier Formiga

Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 9:45 PM

The Line: Alex Perez -135 / Jussier Formiga +105 Click Here for the Latest Odds

Where to Watch: ESPN+ Stream unmatched UFC coverage on ESPN+. Sign up now! Advertisement

Jussier Formiga and Alex Perez face off in a flyweight bout at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. There will be no fans in attendance for this fight. Formiga is the number four ranked fighter in the division while Perez is ranked ninth. 

Jussier Formiga is veteran in the UFC and overall he comes into this fight with a 23-7 record. Formiga has struggled a little bit as of late losing each of the last two fights. Formiga’s last fight came on March 14th 2020 against Brandon Moreno and he really struggled. He only had 15 significant strikes in that entire fight, which wasn’t good enough, Overall Formiga is averaging 1.35 significant strikes per minute while he is giving up 2.23 significant strikes per minute. Formiga is averaging 1.87 successful takedowns every 15 minutes and 0.6 submission attempts during the same time period. 

Even though Formiga has struggled a bit, as of late, that doesn’t take away from how many good fighters he beat. 

Get Our Experts BEST BETS For All Of The Games CLICK HERE

Alex Perez is still pretty young, but he has stayed busy during his career coming into this fight with a 23-5 record and since coming into the UFC he has won five of his six fights. Perez’s last fight came against Jordan Espinosa and in late January of 2020. It was an arm triangle during the middle of the first round that finished the fight. 

Perez is a fighter who likes to get the fight to the ground averaging 3.27 successful takedowns every 15 minutes. The most impressive thing about Perez is he seems to get better with every fight. If he can continue to do that and win this fight, he is going to have a title shot quickly. 

Formiga is a fine fighter, but Perez has proven that he is no doubt the better fighter in this one. Look for Perez to get the fight to the ground quickly and Formiga is going to have no answer. It will probably go to a decision but Perez is going to get the job done.

See Who Our Experts Picked To Win

Shane’s Pick Alex Perez -135

Get Premium Picks Start Winning Now »
The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

Mitch's Take...

Free Parlay Mitch's College Basketball Parlay for 12/4/20 CBB Pick and Prediction

Guaranteed Packages

Guaranteed packages automatically give you a credit if the package does not turn a profit—the sum of betting all individual picks. THESE ARE NOT PARLAYS UNLESS OTHERWISE CLEARLY STATED. If a guaranteed package does not profit, a credit for its full purchase price is automatically issued after picks are graded and verified.

For example, if you purchase a $39.95 package that doesn’t profit, you’ll get a $39.95 credit towards any future purchase(s) on our site. Credits are usually issued within hours of a game’s conclusion, so please allow a few hours for final verification.

To use your credits, log in to your account and add another package or pass to your cart. Credits will automatically reduce what you owe. Any remaining balance will be settled through our payment system, with any leftover credits available future purchases. Credits do not expire.