Bellator 198: Emelianenko vs. Mir

Bellator is back in business this weekend with Bellator 198: Fedor vs. Mir scheduled to take place at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois on Saturday, April 28.

Headlining the card is a fascinating heavyweight battle between Fedor Emelianenko and Frank Mir. This bout is part of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix, which is a tournament style format. Also on the card is the MMA debut of Dillon Danis, who will be competing in a catchweight bout at 175 lbs against Kyle Walker.

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir 

Fedor Emelianenko is rightly regarded as one of the very best mixed martial artists in the history of the sport. At the least, he’s the best heavyweight to ever do it.

Fedor recently joined Bellator and made his debut appearance at Bellator NYC in June last year. He faced the ever-dominant Matt Mitrione and was knocked out in just 74 seconds. The win was the end of Fedor’s five-fight winning streak (which mostly involved just knocking out low-skilled fighters overseas). However, let’s not forget that Fedor tagged and dropped Mitrione at the exact same time. It’s just that Mitrione recovered faster.

He’ll be up against another legend of the sport in Frank Mir. Like Fedor, Mir has an extensive background as a heavyweight and now at the age of 38 he’s tallied up 18 wins and 11 losses. Mir is an absolute beast when the fight hits the mat and will be looking to use his submissions skills against Fedor in this one. On the feet, he’s going to have a lot of trouble dealing with Fedor’s pace and power. Mir steps in after losing to Mark Hunt in March 2016 and is currently on a two-fight losing streak that includes a defeat at the hands of Andrei Arlovski.

Prediction: Fedor will beat up Frank Mir as long as this one remains standing. Once he knocks him down, let’s hope he doesn’t engage with Mir on the mat.

Fedor Emelianenko by KO/TKO – Round 1

Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Sam Sicilia 

In the co-main event of Bellator 198, Emmanuel Sanchez will take on Sam Sicilia in a featherweight bout.

Emmanuel Sanchez (16-3) has really put it all together in his last three appearances with Bellator. He stepped into the cage three times in 2017 and proved victorious on all occasions, defeating Georgi Karakhanyan by majority decision, Marcos Galvao by unanimous decision, and then Daniel Straus by submission. In fact, Sanchez has only lost once in his last seven bouts.

Sam Sicilia made the switch over to Bellator in December last year after a lengthy stint with the UFC. Sicilia lost three consecutive fights with the UFC, against relatively tough competition including Gavin Tucker and Doo Ho Choi. In his debut with Bellator, he won a unanimous decision victory against Marcos Galvao.

Prediction: Emmanuel Sanchez by decision 

Rafael Lovato Jr. vs. John Salter 

Rafael Lovato Jr. vs. John Salter is an interesting clash between two very sound middleweight fighters. In somewhat of a rare occasion for Bellator, both of these guys will be stepping into the cage after amassing notable win streaks.

For Lovato, he’s strung together an undefeated career after seven fights. His most recent three botus have been with Bellator. His debut with the organization resulted in a fast 13-second knockout in the very first round against Charles Hackmann.

Before Bellator, John Salter wasn’t all that great at keeping undefeated streaks alive. He lost three times to take his record to 8-3 but has since moved to 15-3 after a string of submission victories. Salter was supposed to take on Anatoly Tokov at Bellator 188, but Radcliffe acted as a late replacement; Salter went on to win that won comfortably.

Prediction: Rafael Lovato Jr. by submission – Round 2

Neiman Gracie vs. Javier Torres 

Neiman Gracie carries the famous Gracie tag and is, of course, part of the renowned Gracie Family. As you can probably imagine, Gracie is exceptional at submitting opponents and he has won six of his seven fights as a professional by way of submission. Most recently, he defeated Zak Bucia in October with a neck crank. 

He’ll be up against Javier Torres, who has been a bit of a mixed bag through his MMA career. At the age of 33, Torres has accumulated a record of 10-3. Torres has put together four wins recently against middling competition outside of Bellator, and he’s been brought in as another feeder opponent for Gracie. Can he stop him? Probably not.

Prediction: Neiman Gracie by submission – Round 1

Dillon Danis vs. Kyle Walker 

Well, this is the one that we have all been waiting for.

Dillon Danis is widely regarded for being an outstanding grappler. Additionally, he also gained fame as being a training partner of the “Notorious” Conor McGregor. Now, at the age of 24, he’s looking to get his career started as a mixed martial artist. Danis isn’t simply here to test the waters, he wants to challenge himself and eventually become a world champion. It goes without saying that Danis’ submission abilities will be unparalleled by many in the division, but how will his striking hold up?

He’s going to be tested by Kyle Walker, who has a 2-3 record to his name. He’s got a handful of submission defeats and Bellator are obviously looking to hand Danis a fairly achievable target here in his professional debut. It looks simple enough. But remember, we all thought that Aaron Pico was going to steamroll Zach Freeman at Bellator NYC, as well…

Prediction: Dillon Danis by submission – Round 1 

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Bellator 198 Fight Card

The Bellator 198: Fedor vs. Mir main card will begin on Saturday, April 28, at 9:00 pm ET (1:00 am GMT)

Main Card

  • Fedor Emelianenko [+120] vs. Frank Mir [-135]
  • Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Sam Sicilia
  • Rafael Lovato Jr. vs. John Salter
  • Neiman Gracie vs. Javier Torres
  • Dillon Danis vs. Kyle Walker

Preliminary card (Paramount Network.com)

  • R’Mandel Cameron vs. P. J. Cajigas
  • Dan Stittgen vs. Mark Stoddard
  • Eric Wisely vs. Morgan Sickinger
  • Matt Paul vs. Brian Booth
  • Joey Diehl vs. Nate Williams
  • Tom Shoaff vs. Mike Budnik
  • James Bennett vs. Dustin Stusse
  • Asef Askar vs. Andrew Johnson
  • Corey Jackson vs. Adil Benjilany
  • Tom Angeloff vs. Sultan Umar
  • Adam Maciejewski vs. Robert Morrow

UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee

UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee – Fight Card Preview, Odds, Betting Guide, and Predictions

If this event can continue with the momentum that Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje has generated for the UFC, we’re in for a fascinating night of fights. The UFC will travel to Atlantic City for this six-fight main card that is stacked with promising talent and proven veterans.

Edson Barboza vs. Kevin Lee

If there was an emoji to explain this matchup between two highly-skilled lightweights, it’s probably the fireworks one, or the fire one; either is fine.

Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee will square off in the UFC’s Octagon in Atlantic City as they each look to get back to winning ways.

For Barboza, he ran into the undefeated Russian that is Khabib Nurmagomedov and was pummeled into the canvas for 15 minutes before losing a unanimous decision. Barboza struggled to keep the fight standing and couldn’t get back to his feet. That’s nothing unusual for opponents of Nurmagomedov, however. The defeat snapped a three-fight winning streak, and he’ll now look to get back on track and avoid losing consecutive fights for the first time in his career.

Kevin Lee had an opportunity to skip past seven or eight fighters in the UFC’s lightweight division when he was given a shot at Tony Ferguson last year at UFC 216. At the time, no one else wanted to fight Ferguson. Lee stepped up and proved that he could hang in there with the best of the division, however, and managed to ground and pound Ferguson in the first round. However, he faded significantly after that (partly due to a case of staph infection) and Ferguson later overwhelmed him.

Prediction: Kevin Lee is certainly a great fighter, but this is a difficult matchup for him. Edson Barboza is too ‘slippery’ and will be hard to get to the mat. Expect Barboza to outwork Lee on the feet.

Edson Barboza by KO/TKO – Round 2

Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson

Speaking of brilliant fights, Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson is the type that we should be paying money for. Instead, this fight is featured as a co-main event on a UFC Fight Night card – it doesn’t get much better than this!

Interestingly, both of these guys are coming off devastating losses to Brian Ortega, who is next in line for a shot at Max Holloway and the UFC Featherweight Championship. Originally, Edgar was supposed to challenge Holloway but was then rebooked with Ortega after Holloway injured himself. Unfortunately for Edgar, however, he was crushed by Ortega in the very first round.

Swanson also fell victim to Ortega. Unlike Edgar, Swanson made it into the second round before he was submitted with a brilliant guillotine. The defeat snapped a winning streak for Swanson and now forces him to fight with arguably one of the very best in the division (still) in Edgar.

Prediction: It’s hard to bet against Frankie Edgar in any situation, but this is probably the time to do it. Cub Swanson enters this one as an underdog and makes for extreme value considering that Edgar was only recently finished by Ortega just six weeks ago.It’s a dangerous fight for Edgar.

Cub Swanson by split decision

Justin Willis vs. Chase Sherman

Probably the most underwhelming fight on this main card is a heavyweight battle between Justin Willis and Chase Sherman. While it is disappointing in terms of actual ranking and significance in their division, it is sure to be an exciting fight considering both of these guys pack tremendous power into their punches.

Willis is undefeated in the UFC after two fights and will be looking to make it three victories in a row. He’ll be facing Sherman, who has recently had his two-fight win streak snapped while competing in Shanghai, China. Sherman is now 2-3 in the UFC and desperately needs a win to stay in the running.

Prediction: It’s not quite a matter of who lands first. But it might be.

Justin Willis by KO/TKO – Round 1

David Branch vs. Thiago Santos

David Branch was ever so close to scoring yet another big-name matchup in the middleweight division when he was scheduled to face Yoel Romero in Orlando. However, Romero was forced to leave that contest and take on Rockhold in Perth, Australia, and Branch is now instead in a battle with Thiago Santos.

Santos is a freak in his own right and has won his last four fights via KO/TKO. It marks an incredible recovery from the Brazilian after he suffered two devastating defeats consecutively. Now, he’ll be testing his skills against Branch.

Branch is heavily underrated. He tagged Rockhold hard in his most previous bout but eventually submitted to the ground and pound that rained down from above. That’s not a devastating defeat by any means, Rockhold is truly one of the best middleweight mixed martial artists on the planet. Branch might not be on that same level, but he probably isn’t far from it either.

Prediction: Branch is heavily underrated, and Thiago Santos is rising through the ranks yet again. Can he stand up with Santos’ devastating strikes? Not for too long.

Thiago Santos by KO/TKO – Round 2

Aljamain Sterling vs. Brett Johns

Don’t look away when Aljamain Sterling and Brett Johns collide inside the UFC’s Octagon this weekend.

Sterling has long been a threat in the bantamweight division and has scored some big wins during his time in the UFC. However, it seems as if he falls short whenever he gets a shot against a big-name opponent. Sterling is a talented wrestler with some silky submission grappling ability to go with it. His striking has improved dramatically over recent years, as well.

Sterling will need to bring his A-game against Johns. Johns is undefeated through 15 fights in his career and has been streaking through the UFC’s bantamweight division with big wins over Kwan Ho Kwak, Albert Morales, and now Joe Soto. In fact, Johns defeated Joe Soto with a calf slicer in just 30 seconds at The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale.

Prediction: This is certainly Brett Johns’ toughest test to date, but the matchup seems to be one that Aljamain Sterling can win. Can Johns hang in there with the elite submission grappling ability of Sterling? We’ll find out.

Aljamain Sterling by split decision

Jim Miller vs. Dan Hooker

Don’t sleep on this opening bout of the main card at UFC Fight Night 128.

Jim Miller is a proven veteran of the lightweight division and has been giving the toughest contenders in the division a real run for their money lately. To clarify, Miller lost a close majority decision to Dustin Poirier (who is within title contention) and lost decisions to Anthony Pettis and Francisco Trinaldo. He’s durable, crafty, and still has what it takes to hang in there with the best of them.

Miller will be up against Dan Hooker who has finally found his stride in the UFC. After competing as a featherweight for his first six fights in the organization, Hooker moved up to lightweight and has since won two fights. He got Ross Pearson out of there in two rounds before finishing Marc Diakiese with a choke in the third round at UFC 219.

Prediction: Can Dan Hooker make it three in a row at lightweight? He’s certainly got the ability to do so against Jim Miller this weekend.

Dan Hooker by unanimous decision

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UFC Fight Night 128 fight card

UFC Fight Night 128 begins on UFC Fight Pass from 6:30 pm ET (10:30 pm GMT) on Saturday, April 21.

FS1 Main Card (10:00 pm ET / 2:00 am GMT)

  • Edson Barboza [+125] vs. Kevin Lee [-130]
  • Frankie Edgar [-195] vs. Cub Swanson [+184]
  • Justin Willis vs. Chase Sherman
  • David Branch vs. Thiago Santos
  • Aljamain Sterling vs. Brett Johns
  • Jim Miller vs. Dan Hooker

FS1 Prelims (8:00 pm ET / 12:00 am GMT)

  • Ryan LaFlare vs. Alex Garcia
  • Magomed Bibulatov vs. Ulka Sasaki
  • Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Luan Chagas
  • Corey Anderson vs. Patrick Cummins

UFC Fight Pass Early Prelims (6:30 pm ET / 10:30 pm GMT)

  • Leslie Smith vs. Aspen Ladd
  • Merab Dvalishvili vs. Ricky Simon
  • Tony Martin vs. Keita Nakamura

UFC on FOX 29: Poirier vs. Gaethje

UFC on FOX 29: Poirier vs. Gaethje

Hopefully, this fight week goes smoother than the last.

Soon after their last-minute changes to UFC 223, the organization heads to Glendale, Arizona, for a UFC on FOX event this weekend.

We’ve got a true fight on our hands as Dustin Poirier takes on Justin Gaethje in what is sure to be a brilliant scrap in the main event.

Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje

This one is going to be glorious.

Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje are set to square off in what is going to be one of the most violent fights of 2018.

Poirier, who is fresh off a brilliant win over Anthony Pettis in November, will be looking to remain undefeated since September 2016 when he steps into the Octagon this weekend. Poirier has been on some kind of run lately. He scored a majority decision over Jim Miller and then almost topped Eddie Alvarez, but the fight ended up going sideways before ending in a no-contest. After that, Poirier showcased his lightning-fast hands and beat up Anthony Pettis at a UFC Fight Night in Norfolk, Virginia.

Poirier is as tough as they come and his boxing is amongst the top tier in the UFC’s lightweight division.

Against him is the also tough-as-nails Justin Gaethje, who has only just experienced his first-ever defeat as a professional mixed martial artist. Previously, Gaethje had racked up 19 straight wins through his time at World Series of Fighting and a killer debut against Michael Johnson at The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale. In that fight, Gaethje took all the best shots that Johnson had to offer before storming past him in the second round after destroying his legs with kicks and then finishing him off with strikes.

So, when Gaethje lost to Eddie Alvarez, it wasn’t surprising, but it was shocking. Gaethje relied on his tried and tested strategies against “The Underground King,” but Alvarez seemingly had an answer for all of Gaethje’s questions at UFC 218 and eventually stopped Gaetje in the third round.

The question before UFC on FOX 29 is how much has Gaethje learned from his loss?

Prediction:

Carlos Condit vs. Alex Oliveira

Speaking of fights that are destined to be fantastic, Carlos Condit and Alex Oliveira are going to battle it out in a welterweight contest. Condit was originally supposed to fight Matt Brown, but after Brown experienced an injury early last week, he was forced to withdraw. Now, the UFC has replaced Brown with an equally eager opponent in Oliveira, who is always a ‘Fight of the Night’ candidate.

Condit made his long-awaited reappearance inside the Octagon in December last year after he took longer than 15 months away from the sport. It was a strategic decision by Condit to remove himself from MMA after losing two in a row to the very best in the division. He returned at UFC 219 and found himself in a very winnable matchup with Neil Magny, but he eventually faltered and failed to have the same impact that he has had in the past. It remains to be seen if Condit still has what it takes to hang in there with dangerous opponents.

And Oliveira is certainly a very dangerous opponent. The Brazilian isn’t the most technically sound fighter you’re ever going to see, but he is indeed game. His ferocious Muay Thai striking combined with elite submission skills mean that he is capable of finishing the fight on either front. He’s also got this kind of ‘only-forward’ mentality that makes it hard for an opponent to settle into his game. The thing about Oliveira, though, is that when he is winning he is really good. By that, I mean that when there is adversity, he seems to lose interest. This is best displayed by his recent two-fight series with Tim Means.

Prediction:

Marvin Vettori vs. Israel Adesanya

Sorry to Marvin Vettori, but this fight is all about Israel Adesanya.

Adesanya stormed the scene in February and took out Rob Wilkinson in the second round with ease. He’s a striking phenom and seems to be levels above the standing ability of many middleweight fighters on the UFC’s roster right now. Why’s that? Well, his record speaks for itself. Adesanya has competed in 57 kickboxing bouts and won 50 of them. He brings a level of striking intelligence and precision that is rarely seen amongst this larger weight division in the UFC.

MMA fans are certainly hyped up about Adesanya and his arrival, but he has to get through Marvin Vettori first. Vettori has been competing in the UFC since August 2016 and has compiled a 2-1-1 record in the organization so far. At the age of 24, he’s also another exciting prospect but he has struggled to be consistent with his effort in the UFC so far.

Adesanya is certainly a better striker than Vettori, but can he get the job done?

Prediction:

Michelle Waterson vs. Cortney Casey

Let’s not forget the importance of this clash between Michelle Waterson and Cortney Casey.

Waterson and Casey will be colliding in a women’s strawweight fight as each fighter looks to get back on track after experiencing defeat. For Waterson, she’s now lost two in a row after falling short against Rose Namajunas in April last year and then to Tecia Torres in December. The defeats certainly mark a change in trajectory for the once rising martial artist who had defeated Paige VanZant via rear-naked choke in December.

We’re quickly starting to find out exactly where Cortney Casey stands in the division. She’s not top tier, and she’s not in any of those couple of tiers below it; the losses to Claudia Gadelha and Felice Herrig prove that. Instead, she’s certainly in the middle of the pack after recording wins over Randa Markos and Jessica Aguilar who are both tough fights.

Is Michelle Waterson better than the ‘middling’ fighters of the division, or is she on par?

Prediction:

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UFC on FOX 29 fight card

UFC on FOX 29 begins on UFC Fight Pass from 3:30 pm ET (7:30 pm GMT) on Saturday, April 14.

Main Card

FOX Main Card (8:00 pm ET / 12:00 am GMT)

  • Dustin Poirier [-130] vs. Justin Gaethje [+125]
  • Carlos Condit [+185] vs. Alex Oliveira [-235]
  • Marvin Vettori [+270] vs. Israel Adesanya [-350]
  • Michelle Waterson vs. Cortney Caseys

FOX Prelims (6:00 pm ET / 10:00 pm GMT)

  • Tim Boetsch vs. Antonio Carlos Junior
  • Muslim Salikhov vs. Ricky Rainey
  • Wilson Reis vs. John Moraga
  • Krzsztof Jotko vs. Brad Tavares

UFC Fight Pass Early Prelims (3:30 pm ET / 7:30 pm GMT)

  • Gilbert Burns vs. Dan Moret
  • Shana Dobson vs. Lauren Mueller
  • Dhiego Lima vs. Yushin Okami
  • Arjan Bhullar vs. Adam Wieczorek
  • Matthew Lopez vs. Alejandro Perez
  • Luke Sanders vs. Patrick Williams

UFC 223: Max Holloway vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC 223: Max Holloway vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov – Fight Card Preview, Odds, Betting Guide, and Predictions.

UFC 223 is finally here.

The organization’s return to pay-per-view was originally scheduled to showcase a UFC Lightweight Championship bout between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov, but a ‘freak accident’ has left Ferguson injured and unable to compete. In his place, Max Holloway will step up and feature in the main event.

Max Holloway vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

It might not be the fight that was promised, but this one is still about as good as it gets. Max Holloway, the UFC Featherweight Champion, will step up to the plate and challenge Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event of UFC 223. Holloway puts his 12-fight winning streak on the line here as he jumps up a weight class to challenge the tremendously skilled grappler from Russia.

Max Holloway has quickly become a fan-favorite because of his ‘it is what it is’ attitude. Taking this short-notice fight with Nurmagomedov only adds to that. Before this fight, Holloway stopped one of the greatest featherweight’s of all-time twice when he ran through Jose Aldo in just three rounds to steal the championship from him and then in three rounds again when he defended the title. Holloway is legitimate, and a win here would cement him as one of the greatest to have ever done it.

But standing across from him is a fighter who has become one of the most feared martial artists in the world. Nurmagomedov uses his exceptional grappling ability to take an opponent down to the mat before crushing them with devastating punches as they remain pinned to the canvas. His opposition is left helpless, and he continues to rain down heavy punches, and that’s what many expect to be the case again at UFC 223.

See, Holloway isn’t a lightweight. He’ll be stepping up to take on one of the biggest in the weight division, and he is going to have a hard time keeping the very sticky Nurmagomedov away from him. It’s going to be a long night for the Hawaiian at UFC 223.

Prediction: Khabib Nurmagomedov by KO/TKO – Round 2

Rose Namajunas vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk

If you believed that the main event was about as good as it gets, then this rematch isn’t far behind.

Rose Namajunas recently defeated Joanna Jedrzejczyk in just three minutes to claim the UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship at UFC 217. In doing so, Namajunas became the first ever to defeat Jedrzejczyk and she now is set to defend this title in her very next appearance.

Jedrzejczyk was highly regarded as one of the greatest mixed martial arts in the entire UFC roster. She had crushed all of her challengers and used her slick striking ability to overwhelm opponent’s and make them look like they belonged in a secondary league. Yet, Namajunas stood toe-to-toe with the champion and bet her to the punch on every occasion. It was a clinical striking performance from a fighter many were expecting to rely on taking Joanna down to the canvas for a chance of winning.

Although the bookmakers don’t agree with us, we believe Rose Namajunas is going to do the same here; it might take a little longer, though.

Prediction: Rose Namajunas by KO/TKO – Round 2

Renato Moicano vs. Calvin Kattar

Since joining the UFC in December 2014, Renato Moicano put together three consecutive victories before running into the next featherweight championship contender in Brian Ortega. Moicano relies on his well-timed and precise striking to outwork his opponent. Most impressively, he navigated past Jeremy Stephens at a UFC on FOX card in April last year.

He’ll be up against Calvin Kattar, who is bursting through the scene right now. Kattar stepped into the UFC’s Octagon for the first time at UFC 214 and managed to defeat Andre Fili. After that, he then went on to defeat Shane Burgos by KO/TKO at UFC 220 in January. He’ll now be featured on his third consecutive pay-per-view and second-straight PPV main card as he faces Moicano in a featherweight contest.

Prediction: Calvin Kattar by unanimous decision

Michael Chiesa vs. Anthony Pettis

Tucked away toward the start of the UFC 223 main card is a pivotal matchup between Michael Chiesa and Anthony Pettis.

Chiesa was trending upward after three consecutive victories in the UFC through 2015 and 2016. It all came to a sudden ending when he ran into Kevin Lee in June last year, however. The usually dominant grappler met his match and was ‘technically submitted’ by Lee in the first round.

Pettis, on the other hand, has not experienced a winning streak of his own since late 2014 when he defended his UFC Lightweight Championship and won his fifth straight contest. Since then, it’s all been downhill for Pettis who has lost five of his seven fights afterward.

It’s time to find out whether Michael Chiesa is for real, or Anthony Pettis still has some gas left in the tank.

Prediction: Michael Chiesa by submission

Al Iaquinta vs. Paul Felder

One of the very best matchups at UFC 223 is one that no one is talking about.

Al Iaquinta will clash with Paul Felder in a lightweight clash to get the UFC 223 pay-per-view started. Riding a five-fight winning streak, Iaquinta will look to keep things going as he returns to action for his second fight in nearly three years. After experiencing contract issues, Iaquinta played with the idea of leaving the sport for good. Thankfully, he didn’t.

Standing across from him at UFC 223 is the exceptionally gifted striker in Paul Felder. Known for bloodying up opponents with his brutal Muay Thai techniques, Felder has won five of his last six fights in the UFC. Most recently, he picked up a big win over Charles Oliveira at UFC 218.

Prediction: Al Iaquinta by KO/TKO

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UFC 223 fight card

UFC 223 begins on UFC Fight Pass from 6:15 pm ET (11:15 pm GMT) on Saturday, April 7.

Main Card

Pay-per-view (10:00 pm ET / 3:00 am GMT)

  • Max Holloway [+400] vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov [-450]
  • Rose Namajunas [+110] vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk [-115]
  • Renato Moicano [+120] vs. Calvin Kattar [-125]
  • Michael Chiesa [-130] vs. Anthony Pettis [+118]
  • Al Iaquinta [-112] vs. Paul Felder [+105]

FS1 (8:00 pm ET / 1:00 am GMT)

  • Karolina Kowalkiewicz [-176] vs. Felice Herrig [+164]
  • Ray Borg [-265] vs. Brandon Moreno [+241]
  • Joe Lauzon [-158] vs. Chris Gruetzemacher [+148]
  • Evan Dunham [-135] vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier [+125]

UFC Fight Pass (6:15 pm ET / 11:15 am GMT)

  • Alex Caceres [-135] vs. Artem Lobov [+125]
  • Bec Rawlings [+175] vs. Ashlee Evans-Smith [-180]
  • Devin Clark [-106] vs. Mike Rodriguez [-102]
  • Zabit Magomedsharipov [-723] vs. Kyle Bochniak [+587]