UFC ON ABC 4: Rozenstruik vs Almeida 05/13/2023 – Heavyweights Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Jailton Almeida slug it out in the main event of UFC On ABC 4. The five-round clash will be held on Saturday at the Spectrum Center at Charlotte, North Carolina. Rozenstruik is coming off a 23-second knockout win over Chris Daukaus in December 2022 to break his two-fight losing skid while Almeida defeated Shamil Abdurakhimov in two rounds last January 21 and stretched his winning streak to 13 fights. Initial MMA fight odds see Almeida as the heavy favorite in this match due to his impressive victories in the octagon.
UFC ON ABC 4: Rozenstruik vs Almeida 05/13/2023
|When:||Saturday, May 13, 3:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
UFC ON ABC 4: Rozenstruik vs Almeida 05/13/2023 Odds
Rozenstruik Rozenstruik (13-4, 7-4 UFC) is fighting on his 12th UFC match since having his first fight in the octagon on February 2, 2019. He fought the likes of former champions Andrei Arlovski, Francis Ngannou, Junior dos Santos and Cyril Gane. He also has a victory over former heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem. In his last bout, the fighter known as “Bigi Boy” needed just 23 seconds to knock out Chris Daukaus. Rozenstruik’s win over Daukaus broke his two-fight funk and placed himself back in the main event status. Rozenstruik landed 2.93 significant strikes per minute in his fights in the octagon but has absorbed 3.23 strikes per minute. He is a known knockout artist with 12 victories via the short route.
Jailton Almeida (18-2, 4-0 UFC) has yet to lose in the octagon and now he is looking for his fifth straight win against his biggest challenge ever in Rozenstruik. A win over the Suriname native, who is ninth in the world heavyweight rankings, will boost his status in the division and possibly be lined up for bigger fights in the future. Almeida has stopped all of his opponents in the UFC with two coming by knockout and the other two by submission.
The Bahia native has all of his victories via stoppage with 11 of his wins ending via submission. Almeida has been all-around in his fights as he has landed 4.19 strikes per minute. He has also evaded the strikes of his rivals as he has only absorbed 0.34 strikes per minute. He also has great grappling numbers with a takedown average of 6.73 per 15 minutes and an accuracy of 70%. His submission average is 2.24 per 15 minutes.
Rozenstruik vs Almeida Betting Numbers
|Win by KO/TKO||92%||39%|
|Win by Submission||0%||61%|
|Strikes landed per minute||3.8||N/A|
|Striking absorbed per minute||2.98||N/A|
Rozenstruik vs Almeida Betting Picks
One of the heavyweight’s big boys clashes with one of the most technically-sound fighters in a five-rounder that could end immediately due to their abilities to stop opponents. Rozenstruik is known for his striking and he will try to use that against Almeida, who is proficiently good in striking and excellent in grappling. Despite Rozenstruik’s higher ranking in the heavyweight class, Almeida is the overwhelming favorite by sports picks and parlays that focus on fights in the octagon. The Brazilian is expected to use his all-around skills to outclass Rozenstruik, who will let his heavy hands do the talking and knock out Almeida.