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The MMA Vivisection - UFC Raleigh: Blaydes vs. Dos Santos MAIN CARD picks, odds, & analysis

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Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to breakdown the main card of this week’s UFC event in Raleigh, NC. With picks and odds for every fight from Curtis Blaydes vs. Junior Dos Santos in the main event down to Jamahal Hill vs. Darko Stosic in the main card opener.

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This week’s UFC card is... kinda miss-able. The main event, between Junior Dos Santos and Curtis Blaydes is a solid, meaningful fight. And RDA vs. Michael Chiesa in the co-main at least has a certain gravitas. But everything under it? There’s not a lot of sizzle heading to Raleigh, NC this Saturday.

Despite all that, we’re breaking down all the action from every bout on the main card. And, for those who want to dive deeper into the undercard, they can find our Prelims Vivi right here, so be sure to check that out.

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Here’s a look at the fight card as it stands right now, bout order subject to change:

UFC RALEIGH MAIN CARD | SAT. JAN. 25 - 8PM/5PM ETPT
Curtis Blaydes vs. Junior dos Santos - 3:30, Odds 16:33
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Michael Chiesa - 19:05, Odds 28:56
Jordan Espinosa vs. Alex Perez - 29:16, Odds 36:21
Hannah Cifers vs. Angela Hill - 38:29, Odds 42:52
Jamahal Hill vs. Darko Stošić - 43:15, Odds 48:42

ESPN+ PRELIMS | 5PM/2PM ETPT
Bevon Lewis vs. Dequan Townsend - 3:38, Odds 12:33
Arnold Allen vs. Nik Lentz - 14:28, Odds 20:39
Justine Kish vs. Lucie Pudilová - 21:27, Odds 27:41
Montel Jackson vs. Felipe Colares - 28:45, Odds 33:48
Sara McMann vs. Lina Länsberg - 34:10, Odds 39:33
Brett Johns vs. Tony Gravely - 39:52, Odds 48:58
Herbert Burns vs. Nate Landwehr - 49:25, Odds 59:15

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