UFC Nashville: Thompson vs Pettis is schedule to be a phenomenal card taking place in Tennessee.
With such an action packed main card, try to not forget about some of the undercard scraps that showcase some fighters who have bright futures ahead of them. Many will look to show off their talents and others will look to make a name for themselves on the big stage.
Take a look at the underrated fights to watch at UFC Nashville:
Ryan MacDonald vs Chris Gutierrez
In the second fight of the night, UFC bantamweights collide as undefeated prospect Ryan ‘Main Event’ MacDonald takes on Chris ‘El Guapo’ Gutierrez. MacDonald holds a professional record of 10-0 and this will be his first fight in the UFC. Three of MacDonald’s wins have come by knockout, 3 submissions and 4 decisions. His opponent, Chris Gutierrez, holds a professional record of 12-4, with a UFC record of 0-1. Gutierrez has 6 KOs, 1 submission, and 5 decisions.
Expect to see fireworks in this fight as two brand new bantamweights collide.
Alexis Davis vs Jennifer Maia
In another exciting preliminary match-up, UFC women’s flyweights enter the Octagon, as Alexis ‘Ally-Gator’ Davis takes on Jennifer Maia. Davis holds a professional record of 19-8, with 2 KOs, 8 submissions, and 9 decisions. She holds big wins over many top contenders today, such as 2-division champion, Amanda Nunes, and current title challenger, Jessica Eye. On the other hand, Maia holds a professional record of 15-5, with 3 KOs, 5 submissions and 7 decisions. Maia was on a 6-win streak before dropping one to Liz Carmouche in July 2018. She also holds big wins over some of today’s top contenders, such as top flyweight contender Roxanne Modafferi and 2x strawweight title challenger, Jessica Andrade.
Both of these women have a lot of potential and I believe this is going to make for a great fight. Don’t miss this one!
Bryce Mitchell vs Bobby Moffett
In the prelims main event of the evening, UFC featherweights collide as undefeated prospect Bryce ‘Thug Nasty’ Mitchell takes on Bobby ‘The Wolfman’ Moffett. Mitchell holds a professional record of 10-0 and he is just 1-0 in the UFC. He last fought on the TUF 27 Finale last summer against Tyler Diamond, where he won by majority decision. Mitchell has 8 submissions and just 2 decisions. On the other hand, Moffett holds a professional record of 14-3 and he’s 2-0 in the UFC. One of those wins was on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series and the other was on the Fight Night 139 undercard. He has 1 KO, 9 submissions, 4 decisions and is currently on a 4-fight win streak. Moffett’s past 3 wins have come by way of Brabo Choke.
Both of these men are submission specialists and with that, we will be sure to see a dogfight this Saturday!