In Week 5 of Dana White’s Contender Series, Light Heavyweights Bruno Lopes and Brendson Ribeiro will take on in an effort to protect a UFC agreement. Lopes, understood for his outstanding striking abilities and technical boxing, has experience both as an expert and amateur fighter. He has the ability to puzzle challengers with his capability to begin combinations from various angles and strikes. While Lopes is positive in his grappling video game, it might not be his greatest location at the UFC level. On the other hand, Ribeiro is not as strong of a striker as Lopes, however he has a great ground video game with leading pressure and ground and pound. Ribeiro stands out at triggering mayhem prior to timing a takedown and has actually revealed excellent leading pressure. However, he tends to try guillotines from leading position and frequently loses the choke. Ribeiro’s striking defense and chin are locations of issue, as he has actually been rocked and dropped in previous matches. The match appears to prefer Lopes, as he is a more technical and positive striker. The distinction in size might be an aspect, as Lopes is not the normal huge Light Heavyweight the UFC chooses, while Ribeiro is larger and has reputable power in his hands. However, Lopes has actually combated challengers of comparable size and Ribeiro has actually been knocked out by smaller sized fighters. Overall, Lopes is the preferred heading into the match and is anticipated to win inside the range.