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The MMA Vivisection - TUF 28 Finale: Usman vs. RDA & UFC Adelaide: JDS vs. Tuivasa picks, odds, & analysis

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch return to breakdown this week’s UFC doubleheader. With odds and analysis for every fight on the Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale: Kamaru Usman vs. Rafael dos Anjos in Las Vegas & UFC Adelaide: Junior dos Santos vs. Tai Tuivasa in Adelaide, Australia.

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The UFC is back again with not one, but TWO mediocre fight night cards in the same week. Most notably the TUF 28: Heavy Hitters finale has been bloated by Ultimate Fighter content, but still features a top welterweight bout between Rafael dos Anjos and Kamaru Usman. Over in Adelaide, Mark Hunt, Tai Tuivasa, Junior dos Santos, and Shogun Rua are all set to appear in the Octagon once again. While there are a few too many debuting fighters across both shows, they both have their bright spots scattered throughout.

If you’re interested in the TUF Finale fights and in the prelims for both events, we’ve got breakdowns of those right here:

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Here’s a look at bouts from the Friday, November 30th TUF Finale card from Las Vegas, followed by the Saturday, December 1st UFC Fight Night 142 card from Adelaide, Australia, that we are covering in the MAIN CARD episode:

TUF FINALE: HEAVY HITTERS MAIN CARD | FRI NOV 30, 9PM CST
Rafael dos Anjos vs Kamaru Usman - 5:17
Pedro Munhoz vs Bryan Caraway - 19:22
Ji Yeon Kim vs Antonina Shevchenko - 29:40
Rick Glenn vs Kevin Aguilar - 36:19
Joseph Benavidez vs Alex Perez - 40:18

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 142 AUSTRALIA | SAT DEC 1, 9PM CST
Junior dos Santos vs Tai Tuivasa - 51:00
Mark Hunt vs Justin Willis - 58:30
Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Tyson Pedro - 1:05:43
Jake Matthews vs Tony Martin - 1:08:02


Here’s a look at bouts from the Friday, November 30th TUF Finale card from Las Vegas, followed by the Saturday, December 1st UFC Fight Night 142 card from Adelaide, Australia, that we are covering in the PRELIMS episode:

TUF FINALE: HEAVY HITTERS | FRI NOV 30, 9PM CST
Justin Frazier vs Juan Espino - 4:18
Macy Chiasson vs Pannie Kianzad - 9:05
Darren Stewart vs Edmen Shahbazyan - 13:53
Maurice Green vs Michel Batista - 19:09
Tim Means vs Ricky Rainey - 30:56
Raoni Barcelos vs Chris Gutierrez - 36:04

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 142 AUSTRALIA | SAT DEC 1, 9PM CST
Jim Crute vs Paul Craig - 40:42
Suman Mokhtarian vs Sodiq Yusuff - 46:43
Yushin Okami vs Aleksei Kunchenko - 53:19
Wilson Reis vs Ben Nguyen - 1:00:35
Mizuto Hirota vs Christos Giagos - 1:08:32
Keita Nakamura vs Salim Touahri - 1:13:22
Elias Garcia vs Kai Kara France - 1:17:27
Alex Gorgees vs Damir Ismagulov - 1:22:51