Ovince Saint Preux vs. Alonzo Menifield- 9/5/20 UFC Fight Night 176 Pick and Prediction

Ovince Saint Preux vs. Alonzo Menifield- 9/5/20 UFC Fight Night 176 Pick  and Prediction Photo by Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Alonzo Menifiled vs. Ovince Saint Preux

Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 8:00 PM (UFC APEX)

The Line: -- Alonzo Menifiled -135 / Ovince Saint Preux +105 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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Ovince Saint Preux and Alonzo Menifield face off in a light heavyweight showdown for the co-main event during UFC Fight Night 176 at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

Alonzo Menifield has had a lot of success in his fighting career sitting with a 9-1 record but the one loss during that stretch was in his last fight against Devin Clark in June of 2020. In that fight Menifield was taken down once and outstruck by 40 shots which led him to a unanimous decision. Menifield’s last win came against Paul Craig back in June of 2019 and in that fight it was a little over halfway through the first round that Menifield came away with a knockout wind. Menifield’s first win in the UFC also came by knockout in the first round. 

Menifield is a striker who wants to keep the fight on the feet and that will be his goal again in this one. During his UFC career, Menifield is averaging 3.75 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 3.75 significant strikes per minute. In this fight, look for Menifield to try to jump out early and finish this fight by knockout. 

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Ovince Saint Preux comes into this fight with a 24-14 record and coming into this one he has lost three of the last four fights. In Saint Preux’s last fight against Ben Rothwell in May of 2020, he was very competitive, but it went to the judges scorecard and it didn’t go his way as he lost by split decision. Saint Preux’s last win came against Michal Oleksiejczuk in September of 2019 and he actually wasn’t having a whole lot of success, but in the second round he locked in a choke by submission and that led to the victory. 

Saint Preux is averaging 2.60 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 2.91 significant strikes per minute. He is also averaging 1.27 successful takedowns every 15 minutes and is successful on 40 percent of his attempts. In this fight Saint Preux can’t get caught with one of Menifield’s power punches or this fight could be over early. 

In terms of talent, that advantage goes to Menifield and he is going to catch Saint Preux early. Menifield has more power and he will get the job done in this one.

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Shane’s Pick Alonzo Menifiled -135

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