SUBMISSION SATURDAY #2
Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Junior Dos Santos
Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 11:15 pm
There’s a lot at stake in this fight between Bigi Boy Rozenstruik and Junior Dos Santos. A los for JDS could knock him out of the top-5 while a second straight loss for Rozenstruik could shut down his hype train completely. I think whoever wins this fight is in the conversation for a title contender bout and the loser could be up for a title eliminator bout in the near future. With that said, We’ve yet to see how Rozenstruik rebounds from a loss after getting destroyed by Francis Ngannou in :20 back in may, Rozenstruik’s first professional loss. Even before that, Jairzinho was down 4-0 on all four judges’ scorecards against Alistair Overeem before saving himself with a knockout win in the 5th round. JDS was knocked out by Ngannou as well, but even at 36, he’s the far more experienced fighter and won’t be afraid to go toe-to-toe against a guy with some solid power like Jairzinho. It’s something that he’s seen before and has the ability to prepare for, while Rozenstruik could be in for a challenge here. I’ll take my chances with Dos Santos and the plus money as my premium pick here.