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The MMA Vivisection - UFC on ESPN 3: Ngannou vs. Dos Santos picks, odds, & analysis

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Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to break down this week’s UFC event in Minneapolis, Minnesota. With picks and odds for every bout on the card. From Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos down to Maurice Green vs. Junior Albini.

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The UFC returns to ESPN this week with a top-heavy fight card in Minneapolis, MN. The main event is a strong one, with heavyweight top contenders Francis Ngannou and Junior dos Santos facing off. And Jussier Formiga’s rematch against Joesph Benavidez makes for a nice co-main. Throw a little Demian Maia in there as well, but after the top three fights there’s a notable dip in ranked, veteran talent.

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Here’s a look at the complete UFC on ESPN 3 card as it stands right now:

Francis N’Gannou vs Junior dos Santos - 3:41, 14:36 Odds
Jussier Formiga vs Joseph Benavidez - 17:47, 26:33 Odds
Demian Maia vs Anthony Rocco Martin - 27:39, 36:53 Odds
Roosevelt Roberts vs Vinc Pichel - 37:48, 48:45 Odds
Drew Dober vs Polo Reyes - 49:27, 55:45 Odds
Alonzo Menifield vs Paul Craig - 56:35, 1:03:02 Odds

Ricardo Ramos vs Journey Newson - 4:51, 10:24 Odds
Eryk Anders vs Vinicius Moreira - 10:30, 15:10 Odds
Jordan Griffin vs Vince Murdock - 15:42, 22:23 Odds
Jared Gordon vs Dan Moret - 23:42, 28:26 Odds
Dalcha Lungiambula vs Dequan Townsend - 28:50, 35:58 Odds
Emily Whitmire vs Amanda Ribas - 37:03
Maurice Greene vs Júnior Albini - 42:25, 49:04 Odds