The UFC travels south of the border for UFC Fight Night 114 on Saturday night. The main event takes place in the flyweight division where Mexico’s own Brandon Moreno takes on Sergio Pettis. The co-main event features another native of Mexico in Alexa Grasso as he goes up against Randa Markos in the women’s strawweight division.
The six-fight main card rounds out with Alan Jouban taking on Niko Price in the welterweight division, Martin Bravo vs. Humberto Bandenay in a battle of featherweights, in the middleweight division Rashad Evans takes on Sam Alvey and finally Alejandro Perez faces off against Andre Soukhamthath.
The early prelims will air on Fight Pass starting at 6 PM CT, with Fox Sports 1 taking over at 7 PM CT for the prelims. Keep it on FS1 for the main card starting at 9 PM CT.
Note: The predictions in this column do not necessarily mean that I will betting them. I have changed my mind in the past and gone the other way after conducting more research. For all of my official bets follow me on Twitter @FightChampBlog. You can also find all of my official MMA bets at betmmatips.com.
Sergio Pettis (15-2) vs. Brandon Moreno (14-3) – Flyweight 125 lbs.
Current Odds: Moreno -165; Pettis +135
Pick: Moreno by decision
Randa Markos (7-5) vs. Alexa Grasso (9-1) – Strawweight 115 lbs.
Current Odds: Grasso -140; Markos +110
Pick: Grasso by decision
Alan Jouban (15-5) vs. Niko Price (10-0) – Welterweight 170 lbs.
Current Price: Jouban -160; Price +130
Pick: Price by TKO
Martin Bravo (12-0) vs. Humberto Bandenay (13-4, 1 NC) – Featherweight 145 lbs.
Current Odds: Bravo -300; Bandenay +240
Pick: Bravo by TKO
Sam Alvey (30-9, 1 NC) vs. Rashad Evans (24-6-1) – Middleweight 185 lbs.
Current Odds: Alvey -155; Evans +125
Pick: Alvey by decision
Alejandro Perez (18-6-1) vs. Andre Soukhamthath (11-4) – Bantamweight 135 lbs.
Current Odds: Soukhamthath -120; Perez -110
Pick: Perez by decision
Hermansson -250 over Scott +200
Sandoval +155 over Ortiz -185
Yahya -210 over Briones +165
Quinonez -235 over Rivas +185
Sanchez -130 over Morales ev.
Rinaldi -210 over Herrera +165
Enjoy the fights!
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