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Niko Price vs Tim Means

Tim Means VS Niko Price

Veteran Tim Means meets action fighter Niko “The Hybrid” Price at 170 pounds. Means has competed in the UFC for a long time, but has never reached the heights he potentially could have. A very good boxer with sneaky power and a very solid chin, he is a tall fighter for the division who goes forward with the intent of outstriking his opponents and if the finish presents itself take it. There are no overcomplications to his game, it is basic yet effective and he finds himself in what looks like a favorable matchup. He has decent takedown defense to go with his striking. He has been on the wrong end of some questionable decisions during his UFC run, and he appeared to fight with more urgency in his last outing after getting “robbed” in Brazil against Sergio Moraes.
Enter Niko Price. Dangerous everywhere, he has big power although he is not the most technical of strikers. His ground game is more than decent and he can threat with an array of submissions. He is very creative on the matt, yet vulnerable himself, same as on the feet. His chin is kind of questionable and I think Tim´s is better than his. This fight could have a lot of outcomes. If i stays on the feet, Tim Means should win the battle and eventually hurt Price and take him out, but a huge punch landing for Price is not out of the equation. If Price chooses to grapple here his chances drastically improve and he could easily catch a submission on the ground over a scrambling Means. With all but one of Price´s fights ending inside the distance and himself coming from a brutal knockout loss in his last outing, fight not to go the distance is the pick here. I lean to Means taking the win but I will not be surprised by any outcome.