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The MMA Vivisection - Bellator 206: Mousasi vs. MacDonald picks, odds, & analysis

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Zane Simon, Victor Rodriguez, & Connor Ruebusch are here to break down this week’s Bellator event in San Jose, CA. With picks and odds for the entire main card.

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Bellator steals the spotlight in a UFC off week with one of the biggest, most interesting shows in the promotion’s recent history. Welterweight champion Rory MacDonald moves up from 170 lbs for a ‘superfight’ with middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi. In the co-main event Rampage Jackson and Wanderlei Silva look to add another chapter to their long standing rivalry, as do Andrey Koreshkov and Douglas Lima in their Welterweight Grand Prix opening round bout. Throw in Aaron Pico taking a huge step up in competition, and there’s plenty to interest hardcore and casual fans alike.

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Here’s a look at the Bellator 206 Fight Card as it stands right now:

DAZN MAIN CARD | 10 PM/7 PM ET/PT
Gegard Mousasi vs. Rory MacDonald - 5:58
Quinton Jackson vs Wanderlei Silva - 13:20
Douglas Lima vs Andrey Koreshkov - 21:44
Aaron Pico vs Leandro Higo - 30:49
Gaston Bolanos vs Ysidro Gutierrez - 39:46
Keri Melendez vs Dakota Zimmerman - 43:07

ONLINE PRELIMS | 8 PM/5 PM ET/PT
Ignacio Ortiz vs. Jacob Ycaro
Abraham Vaesau vs. DeMarco Villalona
Arlene Blencowe vs. Amber Leibrock
Adam Piccolotti vs. James Terry
Justin Smitley vs. Jeremiah Labiano
Joe Neal vs. Josh San Diego
Chuck Campbell vs. Joseph Ramirez
Anthony Figueroa vs. Samuel Romero
Isaiah Batin-Gonzalez vs. Khai Wu
Ricky Abdelaziz vs. Laird Anderson
Cass Bell vs. Ty Costa