UFC 298 | Pro fighters make their picks for Merab Dvalishvili vs Henry Cejudo

By Cole Shelton - February 15, 2024

On the main card of UFC 298 on Saturday in Anaheim, California, top-three bantamweights collide as Merab Dvalishvili takes on Henry Cejudo. Heading into the fight, Dvalishvili is a -205 favorite while ‘Triple C’ is a +158 underdog on FanDuel.

Merab Dvalishvili and Henry Cejudo

Ahead of the scrap, BJPENN.com reached out to several pro fighters to make their picks for the bantamweight fight at UFC 298. Ultimately, the pros are siding with the favorite as they believe Merab Dvalihvili’s cardio and relentless wrestling will be too much for Cejudo at UFC 298.

BJPENN.com Fighter Picks Merab Dvalishvili vs Henry Cejudo:

Geoff Neal, UFC welterweight: Merab. He will be too relentless with his cardio and wrestling.

Jim Miller, UFC lightweight: Merab. His wrestling and pace are relentless and will be too much for Cejudo.

Marcus McGhee, UFC bantamweight: This one is interesting. The things that Merab is really good at, Cejudo has answers for. I think Cejudo can pull this one out and I think he will control the space very well, and I think it will be hard for Merab to get him down.

Max Griffin, UFC welterweight: I’m team Merab. I like Merab and I think he outwrestles Cejudo.

Devin Clark, UFC light heavyweight: Merab. He’s one of my favorite fighters and I think he can outwrestle Cejudo.

Chris Duncan, UFC lightweight: Merab Dvalishvili just outwrestles Henry Cejudo for three rounds, that pace he puts on is insane.

Chad Anheliger, UFC bantamweight: I’m actually going with Henry Cejudo, he looks good against Sterling.

Kyler Phillips, UFC bantamweight: I’ll go with Cejudo. I think he’s more technical than Merab and can keep it standing.


Fighters picking Merab Dvalishvili: Geoff Neal, Jim Miller, Max Griffin, Devin Clark, Chris Duncan, Kyler Phillips

Fighters picking Henry Cejudo: Marcus McGhee, Chad Anheliger

ICYMI: Pro fighters also made their picks for Alexander Volkanovski vs Ilia Topuria at UFC 298.

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