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The MMA Vivisection - Bellator 238: Budd vs. Cyborg picks, odds, & analysis

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Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, and Victor Rodriguez return to break down this week’s Bellator event in Inglewood, CA. With picks and odds for just about every fight on the main card. From Julia Budd vs. Cris Cyborg down to Juan Archuleta vs. Henry Corales.

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It’s a rare week that this happens, but Bellator may just be out-gunning the UFC for relevant fight cards. With the women’s featherweight title on the line, Bellator 238 marks the debut of former UFC, Strikeforce, and Invicta star Cris Cyborg on the Paramount network promotion. She’ll be taking on longtime champion Julia Budd, in Budd’s fourth title defense.

The co-main event features a quarterfinal bout in Bellator’s featherweight Grand Prix. With former champion Darrion Caldwell taking on darkhorse contender Adam Borics. Throw in Sergio Pettis making his Bellator debut, and feature bouts for Raymond Daniels and Ava Knight and this should shake out as a pretty fun main card. Not even mentioning Aaron Pico, AJ Agazarm, and Curtis Millender all buried on the prelims.

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Here’s a look at the Bellator 238 fight card as it stands right now:

DAZN MAIN CARD | 10pm/7pm ET/PT
Julia Budd vs. Cris Cyborg
Darrion Caldwell vs. Adam Borics
Sergio Pettis vs. Alfred Khashakyan
Raymond Daniels vs. Jason King
Ava Knight vs. Emilee King
Juan Archuleta vs. Henry Corrales

ONLINE PRELIMS | 7:30pm/4:30pm ET/PT
Aaron Pico vs. Daniel Carey
Jay Jay Wilson vs. Mario Navarro
Anthony Taylor vs. Chris Avila
Miguel Jacob vs. David Pacheco
Brandon Bender vs. Joshua Jones
Ricardo Seixas vs. Dominic Clark
Tony Bartovich vs. Jarett Conner
AJ Agazarm vs. Adel Altamimi
Curtis Millender vs. Moses Murrietta

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