Aljamain Sterling vs Henry Cejudo. Prediction for the fight.

The champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the bantamweight category Aljamain Sterling will meet with Henry Cejudo. Will the American mixed martial arts fighter be able to defend his title on May 7 in Newark (New Jersey) and what bets to choose?

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Aljamain Sterling vs Henry Cejudo

Aljamain Sterling

Aljamain Sterling is the reigning UFC bantamweight champion. He has held the title for two years now. The 33-year-old American won the belt in a duel in March 2021 with Russian Peter Yan. A year later, Funk Master defeated the 30-year-old native of Dudinka for the second time (separate decision of the judges). And in the last fight in October 2022, he defeated the American and Jay Dillashaw by technical knockout.

Sterling has 22 wins (three by knockout). The victorious native of New York at the moment is already eight fights. Aljamain holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Aljamain Sterling vs Henry Cejudo

Henry Cejudo

Cejudo is an Olympic champion in freestyle wrestling. The American has been playing in the Dana White League since 2014. During this time, Henry suffered only two defeats. In the last fight in May 2020, he defeated compatriot Dominic Cruz (by technical knockout).

And before that, The Messenger defeated TJ Dillashaw and Brazilian Marlon Moraes. In total, the 36-year-old Cejudo has 16 wins (seven by knockout) and two losses.

Aljamain Sterling vs Henry Cejudo facts

  • Cejudo win by knockout - Cejudo has seven knockout wins.

Fight prediction

Analysts of bookmakers found it difficult to name a clear favorite of the upcoming fight. In their opinion, Cejudo will have a slight advantage. For Henry, apparently, the last chance in his career to become a UFC champion appeared. Therefore, there is no doubt that he will do everything in his power to win. As for Sterling, the weight of responsibility will weigh on him. He's had a championship belt for too long. Cejudo should achieve victory in a tough fight.

Our prediction is Cejudo to win at 1.75 from Mostbet.

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