Ultimate Fighting Championship will kick off the first of two fight nights this week. The event will be held at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The main event of the evening will be a lightweight bout between American fighters Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Jim Miller.
Both fighters are coming into this fight with winning streaks and will be out to derail one another. Cerrone will look to improve his 10-3 record and use his Muay Thai skills to dominate his opponent. Miller, whose record is 13-3, will look to his savvy ground work to outmanoeuvre an opponent who has the striking power to end the fight.
The co-main event of the night will be another lightweight bout between Brazilian fighter Edson Barboza and American fighter Evan Dunham. Barboza’s record stands at 7-2 and Dunham at 7-5.
There are a total of 11 fights:
Main Event: Cerrone v Miller
Newsroom’s prediction: Cerrone by KO
Co-Main event: Barboza v Dunham
Newsroom’s prediction: Barboza by decision
Other fights scheduled for the event are Aljamain Sterling v Hugo Viana, John Lineker v Alptekin Ozkilic, Pat Healy v Glieson Tibau, Joe Proctor v Justin Salas, Jessamyn Duke v Leslie Smith, Claudia Gadelha v Tina Lahdemaki, Leonardo Mafra Teixeira v Rick Story, Lucas Martins v Alex White and Yosdenis Cedeno v Jerrod Sanders. – David Telefoni
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