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Fighters Pick Fights - UFC 239 ‘Jones vs Santos’ & ‘Nunes vs Holm’

UFC fighters analyze and predict UFC 239’s championship clash between Jon Jones and Thiago Santos, plus the co-main event title fight between Amanda Nunes and Holly Holm, this Saturday, July 6, 2019 out of Las Vegas.

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In this exclusive SBN MMA Feature, Bloody Elbow Interviewer, Shakiel ‘Shak’ Mahjouri speaks to UFC fighters who analyze and predict UFC 239’s championship clash between Jon Jones and Thiago Santos, plus the co-main event title fight between Amanda Nunes and Holly Holm, this Saturday, July 6, 2019 in Las Vegas.

Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos

  • 0:23 - Ricardo Lamas
  • 0:43 - Aljamain Sterling
  • 1:34 - Curtis Millender
  • 1:49 - Damir Hadzovic
  • 2:16 - Eryk Anders
  • 2:49 - Boston Salmon

Poll

Who do you think will win the main event?

This poll is closed

  • 75%
    Jon Jones
    (1057 votes)
  • 24%
    Thiago Santos
    (345 votes)
1402 votes total Vote Now

Amanda Nunes vs. Holly Holm

  • 3:08 - Cody Stamann
  • 4:09 - Jimmie Rivera
  • 4:20 - John Makdessi
  • 4:39 - Josh Emmett
  • 5:37 - Max Griffin

Poll

Who do you think will win the co-main event?

This poll is closed

  • 63%
    Amanda Nunes
    (811 votes)
  • 36%
    Holly Holm
    (474 votes)
1285 votes total Vote Now

The event will be a Pay-Per-View (PPV) broadcast through ESPN+ with the main card starting on ESPN+ at 10PM/7PM ETPT, and the Prelims on ESPN proper starting at 8PM/5PM ETPT — and for those of you with FightPass, the early prelims start at 6:15PM/3:15PM ETPT.

Here’s a look at the UFC 239 PPV fight card as it stands today, Monday, July 2, 2019, via ESPN.com:

UFC 239 PPV MAIN CARD | SAT JULY 6 - 9PM CST
205 - Jon Jones (24-1-0) vs Thiago Santos (21-6-0)
135 - Amanda Nunes (17-4-0) vs Holly Holm (12-4-0)
170 - Jorge Masvidal (33-13-0) vs Ben Askren (19-0-0)
205 - Jan Blachowicz (23-8-0) vs Luke Rockhold (19-0-0)
170 - Diego Sanchez (30-11-0) vs Michael Chiesa (15-4-0)

PRELIMS ESPN | 7PM CST
145 - Gilbert Melendez (22-7-0) vs Arnold Allen (14-1-0)
135 - Marlon Vera (13-5-1) vs Nohelin Hernandez (10-2-0)
115 - Claudia Gadelha (16-4-0) vs Randa Markos (9-7-1)
135 - Alejandro Perez (21-7-1) vs Yadong Song (14-4-0)

EARLY FIGHT PASS PRELIMS | 5:15PM CST
185 - Edmen Shahbazyan (9-0-0) vs Jack Marshman (23-8-0)
170 - Ismail Naurdiev (18-2-0) vs Chance Rencountre (13-3-0)
135 - Julia Avila (4-1-0) vs Pannie Kianzad (11-4-0)

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