Heavyweight fireworks are in store on Sunday February 17 in Phoenix, as former kingpin Cain Velasquez battles hard-slugging contender Francis Ngannou in a fascinating main event. This is a true crossroads fight, with the winner of this bout getting an almost-certain title shot, while the loser goes to the back of the line. Get Loot’s fight analysis with his suggested wager.
Robert Whittaker defends his UFC Middleweight Title against Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC 234 main event. This fight will take place in Melbourne but will air in prime-time in the USA. Robert Whittaker opened as a -255 favorite vs. Kelvin Gastelum whose backers will be rewarded with a nice +215 payout if he can upset the fav.
On the UFC 233 main card, a former UFC Welterweight Champion takes on an organizational newcomer who is unbeaten and highly-hyped. Robbie Lawler vs. Ben Askren is a perfect matchup in many ways, a true crossroads bout where the stakes are high. Read the rest of our MMA expert’s analysis and get his predicted winner for this fight.
Fight Night 143 in Brooklyn, New York features a fascinating pairing of UFC champions, with bantamweight king TJ Dillashaw battling UFC Flyweight titleholder Henry Cejudo in the main event. Predictem fight expert Loot Levinson breaks down the fight and gives out his Dillashaw/Cejudo prediction to win.
UFC 232 is the end-of-the-year card and this year, it packs endless fireworks. At the top of the bill is the long-awaited return of the king Jon Jones, as he takes on Alexander Gustafsson in a rematch. Our fight expert Loot Levinson breaks down the match and gives out his suggested wager.
UFC 232 is a monster end-of-the-year event. That can be gleaned just by noticing that Cyborg vs. Nunes, a battle between two reigning UFC champions, isn’t even the main event. Cris “Cyborg” Santos has long been considered the top female fighter in the world, but luring big names into the octagon to face her has proven elusive. Enter Nunes, the reigning UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. She looks to earn her second belt, as she goes after Cyborg’s UFC Women’s Featherweight Title. Who comes out ahead in this female superfight?
UFC 231 main event prediction features reigning Featherweight Champion Max Holloway facing unbeaten challenger Brian Ortega. Our resident UFC expert scrutinizes the strengths and weaknesses of each fighter and gives out his opinion on who to bet.
Loot breaks down two fights from the UFC 230 undercard. Get his expert opinion on the Luke Rockhold, 16-4 vs. Chris Weidman 14-3 and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, 25-6 vs. David Branch, 22-4 .
UFC 230 main event has Daniel Cormier, 21-1 (10 KOs, 4 Submissions) vs. Derrick Lewis in a heavyweight fight. Cormier is as much as a -850 favorite at some betting sites. Is there any value on playing the favorite or can Lewis surprise at more than 5 to 1 odds? Check out Loot’s take on the fight.
UFC 229 includes the biggest career fights for both Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. But I suppose every next fight is your biggest when you have an undefeated record like Khabib or the legacy of Conor. With big sporting events comes big prop bet menus. Loot Levinson breaks down the prop markets that almost every sportsbook should be offering.