UFC Predictions

UFC predictions, analysis, and breakdowns for UFC main card fights and a selection of exciting preliminary bouts from the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

David Teymur of Sweden waits for the start of a lightweight bout against Lando Vannata during UFC 209
UFC Fight Night 144 Predictions: Charles Oliveira vs. David Teymur

The usually inconsistent Charles Oliveira went 3-0 in 2018 with three submissions for his best…

Tyron Woodley (black shorts) fights Demian Maia of Brazil in the Welterweight title bout during UFC 214
UFC Fight Night 144 Predictions: Demian Maia vs. Lyman Good

Off three straight losses to the top three welterweights in the world, Demian Maia hasn’t…

Max Holloway (L) battles Jose Aldo of Brazil (R) during UFC 218 at Little Caesars Arena on December 2, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan.
UFC Fight Night 144 Predictions: Jose Aldo vs. Renato “Moicano” Carneiro

Jose Aldo is in a thoroughly unenviable position that fighters like Stephen Thompson and Joanna…

Raphael Assuncao (R) lands a punch against Rob Font during their bantamweight fight at T-Mobile Arena on July 7, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Assuncao won by unanimous decision
UFC Fight Night 144 Predictions: Raphael Assuncao vs. Marlon Moraes 2

Another in a recent trend of main-event rematches, the motivation for rebooking Assuncao/Moraes is likely…

Glover Teixeira (R) of Brazil throws a punch against Jared Cannonier (L) of United Statesin their light heavyweight bout during UFC 208
UFC Fight Night 143 Predictions: Glover Teixeira vs. Ion Cutelaba

Light heavyweight’s most understated prospect, Ion Cutelaba, returned from suspension to batter Gadzhimurad Antigulov at…

John Lineker of Brazil walks to the Octagon to face TJ Dillashaw in their bantamweight bout during the UFC 207 event
UFC Fight Night 143 Predictions: John Lineker vs. Cory Sandhagen

It’s a massive promotional failure that John Lineker isn’t a more popular fighter among the…

Geoff Neal and Frank Camacho in their Welterweight bout during UFC 228
UFC Fight Night 143 Predictions: Belal Muhammad vs. Geoff Neal

Welterweight got a new top prospect at UFC 228 when Geoff Neal surgically took apart…

Myles Jury (L) is taken down by Donald Cerrone in a lightweight fight during UFC 182
UFC Fight Night 143 Predictions: Donald Cerrone vs. Alexander Hernandez

One of the UFC’s historically solid hands, Donald Cerrone makes yet another quick turnaround to…

TJ Dillashaw drops Cody Garbrandt at UFC 227
UFC Fight Night 143 Predictions: Henry Cejudo vs. TJ Dillashaw

Despite being “champion vs. champion”, the ramifications of Henry Cejudo vs. TJ Dillashaw are unclear…

Chad Mendes of the United States punches Jose Aldo of Brazil in their featherweight championship bout during the UFC 179 event
UFC 232 Predictions: Chad Mendes vs. Alexander Volkanovski

The UFC’s 145-pound division is by far the best division in the UFC; with an…