UFC Predictions

UFC predictions, breakdowns, and analysis ahead of every major UFC fight.

Sriram Muralidaran, The Body Lock’s expert MMA analyst, breaks down all of the most exciting UFC fights before also handicapping the fight and leaving his prediction.

Justin Gaethje celebrates after his UFC Philadelphia knockout victory.
UFC Vancouver Predictions: Donald Cerrone vs. Justin Gaethje

After the events of UFC 242, where Khabib Nurmagomedov remained undefeated and unified the lightweight…

Edson Barboza of Brazil punches Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia in their lightweight bout during the UFC 219
UFC 242 Predictions: Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder 2

After 2018 went so bizarrely poorly for Felder (losing multiple bookings and falling slightly short…

Khabib Nurmagomedov (L) throws a left hand to the head of Al Iaquinta (R) during their UFC lightweight championship bout at UFC 223
UFC 242 Predictions: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier

For the extremely deep lightweight division, Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier represents a refreshing return…

Stipe Miocic (L) throws a punch against Daniel Cormier during their heavyweight championship fight
UFC 241 Predictions: Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 2

A reprisal of their bout at UFC 226 in mid-2018, Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic…

Yoel Romero of Cuba (R) and Robert Whittaker of New Zealand (L) each attempt a punch in the fifth round
UFC 241 Predictions: Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa

Off a loss to middleweight king Robert Whittaker in one of the most grueling wars…

Cory Sandhagen connects with a knee against John Lineker during their bantamweight bout
UFC 241 Predictions: Raphael Assuncao vs. Cory Sandhagen

Back to the prelims after his first UFC main event, Raphael Assuncao looks to bounce…

Colby Covington after winning a UFC fight
UFC on ESPN 5 Predictions: Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler

Officially on a two-fight skid, former champion Robbie Lawler has received one more crack at…

Max Holloway strike Brian Ortega at UFC 231
UFC 240 Predictions: Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar

Max Holloway is in a fairly unusual position as a champion off a loss; after…

Francisco Trinaldo (L) punches Ross Pearson in their lightweight bout during UFC Fight Night 81
UFC on ESPN 4 Predictions: Alexander Hernandez vs. Francisco Trinaldo

After his bitter loss in Brooklyn to returning-lightweight Donald Cerrone, Alexander Hernandez gets a hometown…

Rafael dos Anjos lands a punch against Kevin Lee
UFC on ESPN 4 Predictions: Rafael dos Anjos vs. Leon Edwards

While claims of his decline on the heels of a two-fight skid weren’t necessarily unfounded,…