Ultimate Fighting Championship will kick off a packed event at the Cross Insurance Center in Maine this Saturday (Sunday AEST).
The main event of the night will be a light heavyweight clash between American fighter Ryan “Darth” Bader and Haitian-American fighter Ovince St. Preux.
Bader comes into this fight ranked eighth in light heavyweight rankings and believes he is finally ready for a title shot. His opponent, St. Preux, is currently undefeated in the UFC and will look to make his record 5-0.
The co-main event of the night will be a light lightweight bout between American fighter Gray Maynard and English fighter Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson. Both fighters come into this clash suffering defeats.
There are a total of 10 fights for this event:
Main Event: Bader v St. Preux
Newsroom’s prediction: Bader by KO
Co-Main event: Maynard v Pearson
Newsroom’s prediction: Pearson by decision
Other fights scheduled are Tim Boetsch v Brad Tavares, Shawn Jordan v Jack May, Sam Alvey v Tom Watson, Robbie Peralta v Thiago Tavares, Sara McMann v Lauren Murphy, Seth Baczynski v Alan Jouban, Jussier Formiga v Zach Makovsky and Nolan Ticman v Frankie Saenz. – David Telefoni
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