UFC Fight Night 175: Smith vs. Rakic August 27, 2020 by Marc Jerbs

On Saturday, the main event of the UFC Fight Night 175 will feature the light heavyweight match between Anthony Smith and Aleksandar Rakic.

Match time is set at 9:00PM EDT at the UFC Apex Facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.

No. 6 light heavyweight Anthony Smith is hoping to climb back in the ranking for a title shot.

It will be a major climb if he wins this Saturday because he has lost 2 of his last 3 fights.

He suffered back-to-back losses to Teixeira and Jones in early 2019 but pulled an upset win agains Alexander Gustafsoon in June 2019.

No. 9 Aleksandar Rakic loss his MMA debut before racking off eight consecutive stoppage victories.

He debuted in September 2017 and emerged as a contender in the light heavyweight division with his superb wins.

His lone UFC defeat was a controversial split decision against Volkan Oezdemir in December 2019.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Anthony Smith as the favorite to beat Aleksandar Rakic on Saturday's UFC Fight Night 175.

UFC Fight Night 175: Smith vs. Rakic

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