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Petrino vs Pedro Prediction: Four in a Row for Petrino

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We are back with one of the most attractive bouts on the UFC Fight Night 238 card. Undefeated Vitor Petrino will try to break into the Top 15 of the Light Heavyweight division by beating Tyson Pedro. Here is our Petrino vs Pedro prediction.

UFC Fight Night 238: Petrino vs Pedro Prediction

Vitor Petrino Preview

Vitor Petrino has never experienced the negative impact of a defeat. He enters this contest with a record of 10-0-0 after 7 knockouts, 2 decisions, and 1 submission. He earned a place in the roster through Dana White's Contender Series and since then has won all three of his UFC matches.

To date, he took out the talented Prachnio with an arm-triangle choke, knocked out Modestas Bukauskas, and won an easy decision against Anton Turkalj. He is distinguished by his knockout power and his good sense of distance, thanks to which he has already established himself as an outstanding knockout artist. However, he is yet to be tested against an elite opponent.

Tyson Pedro Preview

32-year-old Australian Tyson Pedro not only has impressive experience at the professional level but also demonstrates excellent striking and wrestling technique. He has 14 fights to his name, 10 of which ended in an early victory. Pedro is known for his ability to finish fights both standing and on the ground, making him a dangerous opponent for anyone.

He beat Khalil Rountree and Paul Craig in his first two bouts, which is impossible to ignore. Unfortunately, since then, his career has gone on a bit of a decline and he went through a series of defeats. Of course, the level of his opponents was quite high – Ilir Latifi, Ovince Saint Preux, and others. He defeated Anton Turkalj in his most recent bout.

Vitor Petrino vs Tyson Pedro Prediction: Petrino By a Stunner

This fight promises to be a real test of both Pedro's experience and versatility and Petrino's youth and aggressiveness. Pedro, who has a wider arsenal of techniques, can try to use his wrestling skills to control the fight and look for opportunities to finish. On the other hand, Petrino will likely dominate the standup with his speed, distance management, and power.

Pedro, who has more experience fighting top opponents, will need to show his versatility to cope with Petrino's pressure. At the same time, Petrino, with an unbeaten record and a high level of confidence, will be looking for his chance at a knockout.

From what we've seen, we believe that Petrino's cardio is better as we've seen Pedro lose due to fatigue before. This means that Pedro will probably be the more aggressive fighter early on. If Petrino can survive the first round, he will have an advantage later on.

Overall, betting on the moneyline of Vitor Petrino is quite pointless at this point. He is a massive betting favorite and we believe that the most valuable Petrino vs Pedro prediction is the KO option.

Vlad is a former amateur MMA fighter. After a series of injuries, he found a different way to connect with the sport and its fanbase - through writing. He's been covering everything-UFC for over 5 years on various platforms and has been part of the team at NYFights since early 2022.