There’s been some love/hate on Aguilar based on the line movement this week as I’ve seen him at +100 and as high as +140. I personally took a shot on him at +120 earlier this week and am still content with him as the slight dog. Look for his pressure, durability, and cardio to pay off as he finishes Mendonca in the second or third round.
Will the former champion cement himself as the number one contender? Or will Royval spring an upset to position himself back against the champion? Read on to see how these flyweights match up and how I believe it will transpire.
Dern has been unable to find her footing or any consistency over the last few years. She takes this fight on short notice to try and erase the memory of her knockout loss to Jessica Andrade from back in November.
Paulo Costa returns to the octagon to face Robert Whittaker in an exciting matchup between two of the best middleweights alive. Former champion Henry Cejudo is also back in a matchup against Merab Dvalishvili, who could earn a title shot with a win.
The second UFC pay-per-view of the year goes down this weekend in Anaheim, California and it is headlined by a featherweight title fight. All eyes will be on a dominant champion looking for his sixth title defense while an undefeated prospect looks to topple the king.
Although things haven’t looked great for Johnson later, he is still a high-level striker that needs to be respected. His unfortunate decision making in the past has cost him some fights, but I think he looked pretty good in his last fight until getting knocked out.
Can the veteran hand out a lesson to the youngster? Or will the scorching hot prospect smash another opponent with ease? Read on to see how these two styles clash and how we can profit from it.
Looking to bounce back from a short notice UFC debut defeat to Nasrat Haqparast, Quinones looks to utilize his distance power striking style to notch another finish. Quinones was a highly touted prospect from the regional scene who fell short in the opening round of the most recent Ultimate Fighter reality show.
After an off week, the UFC returns this weekend to kick off an 11-event run over the next two-and-a-half months, ending with the big UFC 300 card in mid-April. Middleweights square off in the main event to determine who gets to break into the top-five and position themselves into title contention.