HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 07: Rafael Fiziev elbows Bobby Green during their Lightweight fight at Toyota Center on July 7, 2021 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Alex Bierens de Haan/Getty Images )

After a BIG UFC PPV card we usually get a lackluster card but this is a low key good one. Its headlined by an exciting fight in the lightweight division that pits former champion Rafael Dos Anjos against exciting prospect Rafael Fiziv.

Here are some specifics. The prelims start at 6:00 with the main card is at 9:oo . All of the action can be seen on ESPN+

I will give you my predictions in the order the fights are to take place. All odds are courtesy of Bet MGM. The King of Sports Books! For new users head on over there and use the promocode PatEgan and get your first bet RISK FREE up to $1K

106-83 this year. 38-19 on locks.

In 2021 I hit on 60% of picks. In 2021 I hit on 61% of “locks” (so a lot of people had keys to that lock.)

(6-5 last fight card. 3-0 on locks)



Saidyokub Kakhramonov

Kennedy Nzechukwu

David Onama (lock)

Tresean Gore

Antonina Shevchenko

Aiemann Zahabi (lock)

Michael Johnson


  • Nina Nunes vs. Cynthia Calvillo

    I think Cynthia Calvillo is cooked. Shes lost her last 3 fights and in her last one she got pieced up so badly her corner stepped in. And this wasnt against Valentina Schevchenko. It was against Andrea Lee. Nina Nunes is a decent fighter, not a great fighter. But her level of competition is better than Calvillo. I think Nunes takes it to her and wins and theres a possibility Calvillo takes her gloves off at the end

    Nina Nunes (lock)

  • Chase Sherman vs. Jared Vanderaa

    Its a gross fight but it should be entertaining. Neither of these heavyweights are very good but they have no problem throwing hands. Vanderaa is a guy who looks to take a punch to land his. And this is a matter of if, not when one of these men falls. But I will take Sherman based on experience. Sherman by TKO

    Chase Sherman

  • Said Nurmagomedov vs. Douglas Silva de Andrade

    Nurmagomedov gets a lot of hype based on his last name. Hes good, but he isnt great. I like Douglas Silva de Andrade. Similarly to Nurmagomedov, hes good not great. But if DSA can keep his distance and tag Nurmagomedov a few times I think he wins. He will have Nurmagomedov shooting for his life. If Nurmagomedov gets the fight to the ground then it could be a long day at the office, but I like the +200 underdog to get the win

    Douglas Silva de Andrade

  • Caio Borralho vs. Armen Petrosyan

    How. The Hell. is THIS FIGHT the “co main event”????? Two guys who have a combined 20 professional fights. Two guys 1 fight off the contender series…..

    Caio Borralho soley based on his performance in his last fight.

    Caio Borralho

  • Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Rafael Fiziev

    At this point RDA is a gatekeeper at the 155 pound division. This is a big test for Fiziev who has been VERY impressive in his UFC tenure. But stepping up against a former champion who has more losses than you do fights…thats going to be tough.


    RDA is cooked in my opinion. Against top level talent he has struggled, and I think Fiziev is top level. I think Fiziev enters into the contender relm after this fight.

    Radael Fiziev (lock)

  • Parlays

    Since BET MGM is the king of parlay’s here is how the parlay odds look!

    f you take every one of my picks and parlay them on BetMGM, wagering $100 you’d win $370,846 (+370746)
    If you just parlay the prelims, using all my picks and wagering $100 you would walk away with $8,305 (+8205)
    Parlay the main card, taking all my picks and wagering $100 you would cash in $5,755 (+5655)
    And if you just want to take my locks and parlay them on BetMGM, wagering $100 you would win $956 (+856)

    Odds subject to change. Good luck!

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