Khalil Rowntree vs Chris Dakas. Prediction for the fight

Light heavyweight mixed martial artist Khalil Rowntree will face Chris Dakas at the Ultimate Fighting Championship tournament. Will the American be able to defeat his compatriot in the UFC on ESPN 51 fight in Las Vegas on August 13 and what bets to choose?

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Khalil Rowntree vs Chris Dakas

Khalil Rowntree

Khalil Rowntree is ranked 13th in the division rankings. Before joining the Dana White league, he competed at the Real Fight Arena. The American signed with the UFC in the winter of 2016. The 33-year-old fighter has 12 wins (eight by knockout, four by decision) and six losses.

The War Horse has won the previous three fights. Including, he defeated his compatriot Dustin Jacoby in October 2022 (separate decision of the judges). Rowntree has good experience in Muay Thai tournaments. 

Khalil Rowntree vs Chris Dakas

Chris Dakas

Chris Dakas is ranked 14th in the division. The Philadelphia native holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Prior to signing with the UFC, he competed in CES MMA, Cage Fury Fighting Championships, Ring Of Combat and XFE Cage Wars 27. However, he did not achieve any great success.

The 33-year-old fighter has nine wins (eight by knockout, one decision) and six losses. The former police officer has lost his last three fights, including Jairzinho Rozenstruik from Suriname.

Khalil Rowntree vs Chris Dakas facts

  • Rowntree to win by knockout - Rowntree has eight knockout wins.

Fight prediction

Bookmaker analysts consider Rowntree to be the clear favorite for the upcoming fight. It is worth agreeing with them. It can be seen that Dakas is in bad shape. And three defeats in a row undoubtedly had a negative impact on his psychological state. Everything is going to the fact that Rowntree will achieve victory.

Our prediction is Runtree's win at 1.56 in Mostbet.

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