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The MMA Vivisection - UFC 187: Cormier vs Johnson picks, odds, & analysis

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Kid Nate of Bloody Elbow hosts as Connor Ruebusch and Zane Simon provide previews, predictions and analysis of Saturday's UFC 187 featuring two title fights: Anthony Johnson vs. Daniel Cormier and Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort.

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While arguably short on even, competitive matchups, UFC 187: Cormier vs Johnson is quite possibly the UFC's most stacked card of the year. In addition to an army of recognizable name fighters, there is hardly an anti-action fight on the entire card, from the opening bout to the pair of title fights at the top. Chris Weidman makes the third defense of the middleweight title that's starting to seem more and more at home on his waist, and after that Anthony "Rumble" Johnson fights short-notice fill-in Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight belt--at least until Jon Jones comes back from exile to reclaim it.

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Here's the complete card:

PPV Main Card
Anthony Johnson vs Daniel Cormier
Chris Weidman vs Vitor Belfort
Donald Cerrone vs John Makdessi
Travis Browne vs Andrei Arlovksi
FS1 Prelim Card
Kim Dong Hyun vs Josh Burkman
Fight Pass Prelims
Islam Makhachev vs Leo Kuntz