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MMA Vivisection: Bellator 111, Gustafsson vs. Manuwa fight card preview and predictions

Match-up previews and predictions for Bellator 111: Dantas vs. Silva (including the Heavyweight Tournament quarterfinals) and UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa are the focus for this week's MMA Vivisection.

Kid Nate, Dallas and Winston and Zane Simon return for the MMA Vivisection with this weekend's can't-miss events in the cross-hairs. Previews, analysis and predictions are lent for Friday night's Bellator 111: Dantas vs. Leone show as well as mid-Saturday's UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa fight card from London, England, which will air on UFC Fight Pass.

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UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa

(UFC Fight Pass at 3:00 p.m. ET)

Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa
Melvin Guillard vs. Michael Johnson
Brad Pickett vs. Neil Seery
Omari Akhmedov vs. Gunnar Nelson

UFC Fight Night 37 Prelims

(UFC Fight Pass at 12:30 p.m. ET)

Cyrille Diabate vs. Ilir Latifi
Luke Barnatt vs. Mats Nilsson
Brad Scott vs. Claudio Henrique da Silva
Roland Delorme vs. Davey Grant
Igor Araujo vs. Danny Mitchell
Louis Gaudinot vs. Phil Harris

Bellator 111: Dantas vs. Leone

(Spike TV at 9:00 p.m. ET)

Eduardo Dantas vs. Anthony Leone -- Bellator Bantamweight Championship

Lavar Johnson vs. Ryan Martinez -- Heavyweight Tournament quarterfinals

Peter Graham vs. Siala Siliga -- Heavyweight Tournament quarterfinals

Mark Holata vs. Alexander Volkov -- Heavyweight Tournament quarterfinals