UFC 224 Predictions

UFC 224 Predictions 5/12/18 Who will win in Rio de Janeiro?

The UFC holds its next pay-per-view event tonight with UFC 224 taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Here’s some fights that we think could pay off for you.

24201 Raquel Pennington vs. 24202 Amanda Nunes

This main event is a battle for the Women’s Bantamweight Championship as Nunes (15-4) defends her title against Pennington (9-5). According to the latest oddsmakers, Nunes is the clear favorite, as she is getting odds of -925 to win. Pennington is listed with a money line of +625 to prevail. Nunes has won her last six fights and is attempting to defend her title for the third time. She last fought in September and had a split decision win over Valentina Shevchenko. Pennington has won her last four, with the last three coming by decision. She is more of a grinder that tries to out-work her opponents. Nunes is a vicious striker with great power and good finishing instincts. With this fight in Brazil, I think Pennington will be overwhelmed. Nunes has better tools and more ways to finish the fight. I like the champ to win. UFC 224 Prediction: Amanda Nunes -925

24205 Kelvin Gastelum vs. 24206 Ronaldo Souza

This should be the top fight on the card as two talented middleweights square off. Oddsmakers have Souza (25-5) as the favorite with odds of -145 to win. Gastelum (14-3) is listed with a money line of +125 to win. Souza is a Brazilian native who has won three of his last four. He has strong power in his strikes and vicious submissions. Gastelum is coming off a first-round KO win over Michael Bisping and he is 3-1-1 over his last five fights. Gastelum has the striking power and wrestling ability to win this fight. Though Souza has the home crowd edge, I think Gastelum scores the upset. He moves very well in the octagon and I think he has the striking advantage and can out-grapple Souza. UFC 224 Prediction: Kelvin Gastelum +125

24217 Vitor Belfort vs. 24218 Lyoto Machida

Two Brazilian fighting legends collide in a middleweight contest tonight. Oddsmakers have Machida (23-8) as the favorite against Belfort (26-13). Machida is listed with odds of -250 to win, while Belfort has a money line of +210 to prevail. Belfort has explosive power and is coming off a decision win over Nate Marquardt last year. Machdia is a karate-style fighter with great power in his kicks. He snapped a three-fight losing streak in February by beating Eryk Anders. Machida is a cautious fighter and his chin has been weakening over the years. I think that will lead to a KO for Belfort, who still has great power and explosiveness. UFC 224 Prediction: Vitor Belfort +210



Fighting Predictions

Thumbnail UFC 238 Predictions The UFC returns to PPV tonight when two championships are on the line as part of UFC 238. Here’s some of the fighters we like to prevail tonight.
Thumbnail Wilder vs. Breazeale Prediction Undefeated WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder returns to the boxing ring tonight when he defends his title against Dominic Breazeale. Can...
Thumbnail UFC 237 Predictions The UFC heads back to Brazil tonight with a championship on the line when UFC 237takes place. Here’s some predictions for tonight’s PPV card.
Thumbnail Jacobs vs. Alvarez Prediction One of the big names in boxing returns to the ring tonight when Canelo Alvarez takes on Daniel Jacobs in a bout for the WBA (Super), WBC, The Ring and IBF Middleweight...
Thumbnail UFC 236 Predictions There are two UFC interim championships up for grabs tonight when UFC 236takes place in Georgia. Here’s our picks for the featured bouts of the card.

Recent Discussions Other Sports

Women’s Workd Cup on Wed, Jun 2019 by Surfer
PGA Rocket Mortgage Classic on Wed, Jun 2019 by Shazman
PGA US Open Betting News And Match-Ups on Wed, Jun 2019 by Shazman
Belmont Stakes Breakdown on Sat, Jun 2019 by Shazman
Belmont on Sat, Jun 2019 by Surfer