Junior Dos Santos faces Jairzinho Rozenstruik in a heavyweight bout at UFC 252 from Las Vegas on August 15th. We break down how the betting public is picking the fight.
The other main card heavyweight bout at UFC 252 pairs a former division champion against an up-and-comer off his first loss as Junior dos Santos faces Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 252 Saturday night in Las Vegas live on pay-per-view via ESPN+.
The former heavyweight champion Dos Santos is 21-7, 15-6 in the UFC, Now ranked #5 in the division, the heavy-handed Brazilian has 15 knockouts and a submission on his resume. Averaging 4.66 significant strikes per minute in the octagon, he has dropped his last two fights to #2 Francis Ngannou and #3 Curtis Blaydes.
Rozenstruik is 10-1, falling for the first time in his last outing against Ngannou in May at UFC 249. Suriname’s “Bigi Boy” got his biggest KO win over legend Alistair Overeem with just four seconds remaining in the fight. He’s a standup fighter too, averaging 3.84 strikes per minute, and has yet to even attempt a takedown in five UFC fights.