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The MMA Vivisection - UFC Vegas 16: Hermansson vs. Vettori picks, odds, & analysis

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Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch breakdown this week’s UFC Vegas 16 event in Nevada. With picks and odds for every bout on the card. From Jack Hermansson vs. Marvin Vettori in the main event down to Gian Villante vs. Jake Collier in the opening prelims.

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This week’s UFC Vegas 16 card may not be star studded, but it promises some interesting action. Marvin Vettori may be Jack Hermansson’s third opponent for the night, but he also just might be the most capable of challenging Hermansson in ever area. Otherwise, the card badly needs a true co-main, but a chance to see Movsar Evloev again is worth showing up for.

For those looking to dive deeper into the undercard, check out our Prelims Vivi below.

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Here’s a look at how the UFC Vegas 16 fight card stacks up right now:

ESPN2 MAIN CARD | 10pm/7pm ET&PT
Jack Hermansson vs. Marvin Vettori - At 6:27, Odds 24:16, Picks, Both: Vettori
Ovince St. Preux vs. Jamahal Hill - At 25:51, Odds 35:37, Picks, Both: OSP
Gabriel Benitez vs. Justin Jaynes - At 35:57, Odds 44:16, Picks, Both: Benitez
Montana De La Rosa vs. Taila Santos - At 44:43, Odds 57:27, Picks, Both: Santos
Roman Dolidze vs. John Allan - At 58:15, Odds 1:11:33, Picks, Connor: Allan / Zane: Dolidze
Movsar Evloev vs. Nate Landwehr - At 1:12:26, Odds 1:19:00, Picks, Both: Evloev

ESPN2 PRELIMS | 7pm/4pm ET&PT
Louis Smolka vs. Jose Quinonez - At 2:11, Odds 11:30, Picks, Connor: Quinonez / Zane: Smolka
Matt Wiman vs. Jordan Leavitt - At 12:10, Odds 15:31, Picks, Both: Leavitt
Jimmy Flick vs. Cody Durden - At 17:42, Odds 29:55, Picks, Both: Flick
Ilia Topuria vs. Damon Jackson - At 30:15, Odds 39:51, Picks, Both: Topuria
Gian Villante vs. Jake Collier - At 40:12, Odds 50:02, Picks, Both: Villante

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 15: Zane went 7 out of 10 & Connor went 4 out of 10. So far, here are the overall standings: Zane - 146/219 & Connor - 143/219.

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