It’s a bad card, folks. Partially that’s by happenstance, but mostly it’s by design. The UFC has been running at a breakneck speed since their return from a brief, COVID-induced hiatus this spring. Following that unexpected break in the schedule, the promotion has only gone two weeks total without an event, a pace that won’t let up until their final fight card of the year, on December 19th. Shockingly, the new main event – between Paul Felder and Rafael dos Anjos – promises a much more interesting clash of styles than the previous Makhachev/RDA bout. Outside that fight, however, this is a card booked just to fill air space and move on to next week’s PPV.
For those interested in diving deeper into the undercard, check out the Prelims Vivi below.
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Here’s a look at how the UFC Vegas 14 fight card stacks up right now:
ESPN+ MAIN CARD | 7pm/4pm ET&PT
Paul Felder vs. Rafael dos Anjos - At 7:36, Odds 22:12, Picks, Both: dos Anjos
Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Khaos Williams - At 23:12, Odds 28:50, Picks, Both: Alhassan
Julian Marquez vs. Saparbek Safarov - At 29:03, Odds 36:58, Picks, Both: Marquez
Kay Hansen vs. Cory McKenna - At 37:48, Odds 46:46, Picks, Both: Hansen
Antonio Arroyo vs. Eryk Anders - At 47:02, Odds 56:28, Picks, Both: Arroyo
Brendan Allen vs. Sean Strickland - At 56:51, Odds 1:03:53, Picks, Both: Strickland
ESPN+ PRELIMS | 4pm/1pm ET&PT
Ashley Yoder vs. Miranda Granger - At 3:20, Odds 12:50, Picks, Zane: Granger / Connor: Yoder
Alex Morono vs. Rhys McKee - At 13:17, Odds 21:20, Picks, Both: Morono
Louis Smolka vs. Jose Quinonez - At 22:48, Odds 31:24, Picks, Zane: Granger / Connor: Quinonez
Randa Markos vs. Kanako Murata - At 32:01, Odds 45:15, Picks, Zane: Markos / Connor: Murata
Tony Gravely vs. Geraldo de Freitas - At 47:29, Odds 58:24, Picks, Both: Gravely
Don’Tale Mayes vs. Roque Martinez - At 58:52, Odds - skipped, Picks, Both: Mayes
For those of you following the picks made on the show, we started tracking them with the July 13th, 2020 Vivisections for ‘Kattar vs. Ige’...Last week’s standings for UFC Vegas 13: Zane went 8 out of 10, and Connor went 8 out of 10 as well. So far, here are the overall standings: Zane - 126/188 & Connor - 124/188.
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