UFC on FOX 8 Free Picks

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SEATTLE, WA (The Spread) – The UFC on FOX 8 takes place on Saturday night. Here are a few picks to consider for this card.

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The UFC on FOX 8 will take place from KeyArena in Seattle, Washington with the main card bouts airing live on FOX at 8PM ET on Saturday. All odds are according to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv.

UFC FLYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP BOUT - Demetrious Johnson (17-2-1) vs. John Moraga (13-1)

This should be another action-packed flyweight championship bout that will go 25 minutes. In the end, I like Johnson to retain his title. He has the speed, wrestling and experience edge over Moraga. The challenger always has a puncher’s chance, but it will be awfully tough to cleanly hit a moving target like Johnson. UFC FREE PICK – Demetrious Johnson -500

UFC WELTERWEIGHT BOUTRory MacDonald (14-1) and Jake Ellenberger (29-6)

This fight has the most intrigue of the card. It is two top 5 welterweights squaring off and both men are great on their feet and have the strength to out-wrestle the other. The difference in this one will be MacDonald’s technique. I think he is the crisper and smarter striker of the two and I think he has the ability to out-grabble Ellenberger when Jake looks to take the fight to the ground. MacDonald may be the top welterweight in the UFC. UFC FREE PICK – Rory MacDonald -240

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