Predictions and Analysis: Pantoja vs Erceg May 04, 2024

Predictions and Analysis: Pantoja vs Erceg May 04, 2024

May 3, 2024


Alexandre Pantoja vs Steve Erceg Fight Preview

This Saturday, May 4, 2024, sees the return of UFC 301, the top mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion in the world, to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Flyweight champion, Alexandre Pantoja, will be making his first-ever title defense in the main event. Steve Erceg, an unusual opponent who is presently ranked No. 10 in the division. Get the best martial arts analysis by reading more articles like this.


Alexandre Pantoja Analysis: Looking to defend his title

Since 2017, Alexandre Pantoja (27-5) has gone 11-3 in the UFC on his way to winning the Flyweight title. Before defeating Brandon Royval by a unanimous decision to make his first championship defense, he had won four straight bouts against elite opposition. He will defend the belt against a hungry challenger making his maiden championship defense after dominating the top of the division. Pantoja has a reach of 67 inches and is 5’5″ tall. Pantoja’s ambition of competing in a Main Event in his native Brazil will come true because this fight card was created specifically for him.


Steve Erceg Analysis: He hasn’t lost in the UFC

Since 2023, Steve Erceg (12-1) has a perfect 3-0 record in the UFC. He was the previous champion of Eternal MMA, having won by knockout the first time around against Matt Schnell. Erceg thinks it’s time for the championship to change hands and is confident that his skill set qualifies him to challenge for the belt. He has a reach of 68 inches and stands 5’8″. Here, Steve Erceg is the slightly longer man and will probably have the advantage in speed. Anticipate him to take use of his ability to stay at a safe distance and bounce on his toes to close the gap and move out of Pantoja’s way. Continue to follow more articles for more UFC analysis.


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Alexandre Pantoja vs Steve Erceg Fight Information

    1. Date: 05/04/2024
    2. Time: 06:00 PM ET
    3. Location: Jeunesse Arena.
    4. How to Watch Pantoja vs Erceg: ESPN+
    5. Live Stream: BT


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