Rivera could bounce around the edge of the cage, pepper, and frustrate Zhumagulov to another unanimous decision loss. Or, if the fight goes to the ground, a submission from the top or bottom is a very realistic outcome.Jul 9, 2021
What is the difference between Rivera and Zhumagulov’s significant strikes?
Zhumagulov connects on 49% of the significant strikes he attempts while Rivera connects on 34%. Regarding defending in the cage, Zhumagulov takes 4.00 significant strikes per minute and “Renegade” allows 2.47.
When does Zhalgas Zhumagulov fight Jerome Rivera at UFC 264?
Zhalgas Zhumagulov will enter the Octagon against Jerome Rivera at UFC 264 on Saturday, July 10, 2021. The odds have Zhumagulov at -385 while Rivera is coming in at +290. Zhalgas Zhumagulov walks into the cage with a mark of 13-5-0.
Is Zhalgas Zhumagulov the best wrestler in the world?
In the grappling category, Zhalgas Zhumagulov is the more effective wrestler as he takes his opponents down 1.50 times per 3 rds. Zhumagulov is finishing his takedown attempts on 21% of the times he tries and is stuffing 33% of all takedown attempts.
Who is Jerome Rivera’s opponent at UFC 264?
Zhalgas Zhumagulov will enter the Octagon against Jerome Rivera at UFC 264 on Saturday, July 10, 2021. The odds have Zhumagulov at -385 while Rivera is coming in at +290.
UFC 264: Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs Jerome Rivera
Zhalgas Zhumagulov is 0-2 in the UFC and he’s not been able to get a footing in the world’s leading MMA organization. Chiefly, the 13-5 fighter has been featured on two of the biggest cards in recent memory, but couldn’t make use of the platform.
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Who is the fighter in UFC 264?
Lennox Lewis. As we are just hours away from the commencement of UFC 264 let’s take a look at some of the fighters battling in the event. Zhalgas Zhumagulov is going to take on Jerome Rivera in a flyweight bout at the Early Prelims of UFC 264. Both the fighters will look to save their UFC career when they step into the octagon on Saturday evening.
Is Jerome Rivera struggling?
This is because Zhalgas and Jerome are currently struggling in the promotion as they have not been able to get a win to their name. Since making his UFC debut in 2020 Jerome Rivera has been on the wrong side of the table with three consecutive losses whereas the Kazakhstan-born fighter has lost both his fights in UFC.
How tall is Rivera in UFC?
He will boast a significant six-inch height and reach advantage but has to make it count.
Where can I watch UFC 264?
Where can I stream UFC 264? BT Sport subscribers can stream the fight online via the BT Sport website. For viewers in the United States, the event will be shown live on ESPN+ and you can sign up for access as part of a Disney Bundle here! There were high hopes for Zhalgas Zhumagulov (13-5) when he made his debut.