Fan favorite Ion “The Hulk” Cutelaba returns to action against Devin Clark at UFC Vegas 37 this Saturday night in a contest that sees both men looking to return to the win column.
Cutelaba vs. Clark predictions
Who will win: Cutelaba
Cutelaba has made a name for himself as a volatile fighter with a propensity for finishes - whether he wins or not. A powerful but risky striker, Cutelaba finds most of his success on the feet and his 12 KOs out of 15 victories prove it is a winning formula. Standing across from him, Clark is a contrast stylistically but not entirely in a good way. While Clark’s grinding, wrestling-focused gameplan is effective inside the Octagon, he will find trouble taking down Cutelaba this weekend.
Best bet for fight: Cutelaba To Win By KO/TKO/DQ
Ion Cutelaba has appeared in the UFC 10 times, and in that span managed a 4-5-1 record; more notably, only three of those bouts went the distance. Clark, unfortunately, has been finished in all five of his defeats. A glance at one’s record doesn’t always tell the whole story, but Cutelaba is a rather transparent fighter both in the cage and on paper. It will be a challenge for Clark to hold up to the powerful offensive surges of Cutelaba, and he is unlikely to find consistent wrestling or grappling success before wilting on the feet.
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