There’s just a single major MMA event coming to us this weekend in the form of UFC Fight Night Belem.
The UFC Fight Night Belem card is going to be headlined by a middleweight division fight between former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida and Eryk Anders.
Here are the staff predictions for UFC Fight Night Belem:
(Note: Due to the cancellation of the John Dodson/Pedro Munhoz bout, there was no time left for the staff to make picks for the replacement bout between Marlon Vera and Douglas Silva De Andrade.)
#14 Lyoto Machida vs. Eryk Anders
Picking Machida: Ryan Cook & Pat Fannin
Picking Anders: David Tees, Kyler James, John Moorehouse, Sean Ross Sapp, Bryan Rose, Jeremy Lambert & James Lynch
Final Tally: Machida (2) - Anders (7)
#1 (WBW) Valentina Shevchenko vs. Priscila Cachoeira
Picking Shevchenko: David Tees, Kyler James, John Moorehouse, Ryan Cook, Sean Ross Sapp, Pat Fannin, Bryan Rose, Jeremy Lambert & James Lynch
Final Tally: Shevchenko (9) - Cachoeira (0)
Michel Prazeres vs. Desmond Green
Picking Prazeres: David Tees, John Moorehouse, Ryan Cook, Jeremy Lambert & James Lynch
Picking Green: Kyler James, Sean Ross Sapp, Pat Fannin & Bryan Rose
Final Tally: Prazeres (5) - Green (4)
#15 Timothy Johnson vs. Marcelo Golm
Picking Johnson: Kyler James, Ryan Cook, Sean Ross Sapp, Pat Fannin & James Lynch
Picking Golm: David Tees, John Moorehouse, Bryan Rose & Jeremy Lambert
Final Tally: Johnson (5) - Golm (4)
Thiago Santos vs. Anthony Smith
Picking Santos: Kyler James, John Moorehouse, Ryan Cook, Sean Ross Sapp, Bryan Rose, Jeremy Lambert & James Lynch
Picking Smith: David Tees & Pat Fannin
Final Tally: Santos (7) - Smith (2)
Do you agree or disagree with what the Fightful staff picks for the event, then share your thoughts in the comments section below.