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UFC Bisping-Leites and UFC Duffee-Mir Vivisection: MMA Odds, Analysis, and Picks

Bloody Elbow analysts Zane Simon and Connor Ruebusch break down both UFC San Diego and UFC Glasgow, headlined by Mir vs Duffee and Bisping vs Leites, respectively.

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Two UFC cards for the price of one on this week's edition of the UFC Vivisection. Kid Nate hosts as analysts Zane Simon and Connor Ruebusch break down every fight for both UFC San Diego and UFC Glasgow.

The UFC makes its way to San Diego this Wednesday to deliver some solid mid-week action. Veteran and former heavyweight champion headlines the main card, with up-and-comer Todd Duffee aiming to build a career off his name. Mir has competed in the UFC since his second pro fight, in November of 2001, and his career has had many ups and downs since. What appeared at first to be a permanent downward spiral was saved recently when Mir stopped a depleted Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva in the first round. Duffee had a few hiccups of his own (who doesn't remember when Mike Russow nearly ended his life with the dreaded hammerfist of doom?) but he's since put together a three-fight winning streak. Josh Thomson and Tony Ferguson meet in a crossroads bout in the co-main.

On Saturday, the UFC makes its first trip to Glasgow Ireland with a fun card stacked with European prospects. Longtime British MMA ambassador Michael Bisping headlines, taking on the resurgent Thales Leites in a promising middleweight tilt. At this point it seems that Bisping's hopes at UFC gold are forever dashed, but he seems quite capable of exacting that same fate on Leites should the Brazilian veteran fail to overwhelm him. Ross Pearson, Joe Duffy, and Joanne Calderwood highlight the undercard.

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UFC San Diego (Wednesday, July 15th)

Fox Sports 1 Main Card

Frank Mir vs Todd Duffee
Josh Thomson vs Tony Ferguson
Holly Holm vs Marion Reneau
Scott Jorgensen vs Manny Gamburyan
Kevin Lee vs James Moontasri
Alan Jouban vs Matt Dwyer

Fox Sports 1 Prelims

Sam Sicilia vs Yaotzin Meza
Jessica Andrade vs Sarah Moras
Rani Yahya vs Masanori Kanehara
Igor Araujo vs Sean Strickland

Fight Pass Prelims

Kevin Casey vs Ildemar Alcantara
Andrew Craig vs Lyman Good

UFC Glasgow (Saturday, July 18th)

Fox Sports 1 Main Card

Michael Bisping vs Thales Leites
Ross Pearson vs Evan Dunham
Joe Duffy vs Ivan Jorge
Joanne Calderwood vs Cortney Casey-Sanchez
Leon Edwards vs Pawel Pawlak
Stevie Ray vs Leandro Mafra

Fox Sports 1 Prelims

Paddy Holohan vs Vaughan Lee
Ilir Latifi vs Hans Stringer
Mikael Lebout vs Teemu Packalen
Rob Whiteford vs Paul Redmond

Fight Pass Prelims

Marcus Brimage vs Jimmie Rivera
Daniel Omielanczuk vs Chris De La Rocha