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The MMA Vivisection - UFC Vegas 13: Santos vs. Teixeira picks, odds, & analysis

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch break down this week’s UFC Vegas 13 event from the APEX Center. With picks and odds for every fight on the card. From Thiago Santos vs. Glover Teixeira in the main event down to Gustavo Lopez vs. Anthony Birchak in the opening prelims.

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This week’s UFC Fight Night has had a bit of it’s thunder stolen. The UFC’s decision to announce Izzy vs. Jan takes a lot of wind out of the sails of the main event, where Thiago Santos and Glover Teixeira were expected to be battling for a title shot. Outside that fight, there are a lot of rising talents looking for paths to contention. And bouts like Ian Heinisch vs. Brendan Allen and Claudia Gadelha vs. Yan Xiaonan should be guaranteed action.

For fans interested in diving deeper into the undercard, check out our Prelims Vivi below.

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Here’s a look at how the UFC Vegas 13 fight card stacks up right now:

ESPN2 MAIN CARD | 10pm/7pm ET&PT
Thiago Santos vs. Glover Teixeira - At 7:48, Odds 23:41, Picks - Both: Santos
Andrei Arlovski vs. Tanner Boser - At 23:55, Odds 32:40, Picks - Both: Boser
Raoni Barcelos vs. Khalid Taha - At 33:23, Odds 42:56, Picks - Both: Barcelos
Ian Heinisch vs. Brendan Allen - At 43:20, Odds 54:00, Picks - Both: Heinisch
Claudia Gadelha vs. Xiaonan Yan - At 56:04, Odds 1:06:50, Picks - Both: Yan

ESPN+ PRELIMS | 7pm/4pm ET&PT
Giga Chikadze vs. Jamey Simmons - At 1:40, Odds 11:55, Picks - Both: Chikadze
Trevin Giles vs. Bevon Lewis - At 12:15, Odds 23:45, Picks - Both: Giles
Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs. Alexander Romanov - At 24:35, Odds 29:29, Picks - Both: Romanov
Darren Elkins vs. Eduardo Garagorri - At 31:31, Odds 36:00, Picks - Both: Elkins
Max Griffin vs. Ramiz Brahimaj - At 36:45, Odds 47:21, Picks - Both: Griffin
Gustavo Lopez vs. Anthony Birchak - At 47:35, Odds 56:20, Picks - Both: Lopez

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 12: Zane went 9 out of 11, and Connor went 6 out of 11
So far the overall standings are: Zane is now 118/178 and Connor is now 116/178, this is the first time since we started tracking the picks that Zane has pulled out ahead of Connor!

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