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The MMA Vivisection - UFC Rio Rancho: Anderson vs. Blachowicz 2 MAIN CARD picks, odds, & analysis

Zane Simon and Connor Ruebusch are back to breakdown this week’s UFC event in Rio Rancho, NM. With picks and odds for every bout on the ESPN+ Main Card. From Corey Anderson’s rematch with Jan Blachowicz down to Lando Vannata vs. Yancy Medeiros.

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This week’s UFC event in Rio Rancho definitely feels like the card a promotion puts on when they expect everyone to still be basking in the radiance of a massive PPV. It feels like an even made to be overshadowed. Corey Anderson rematching Jan Blachowicz isn’t a bad fight, but it’s not a fight to get many people’s blood pumping either. And, despite all the weirdness that is Michel Pereira vs. Diego Sanchez, or the expected wildness of Lando Vannata vs. Yancy Medeiros, much of this event just doesn’t leap off the page.

For those looking to dive deeper into the undercard, however, check out the PRELIMS Vivi. There we break down all the early ESPN+ fights, from Tim Means vs. Daniel Rodriguez down to Mark De La Rosa vs. Raulian Paiva.

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Here’s a look at the UFC Rio Rancho main card as it stands right now:

ESPN+ MAIN CARD | 8PM/5PM ET/PT
Corey Anderson vs. Jan Blachowicz 2 - 2:10, Odds 19:49
Diego Sanchez vs. Michel Pereira - 20:05, Odds 30:36
Montana De La Rosa vs. Mara Romero Borella - 31:11, Odds 40:11
Brok Weaver vs. Rodrigo Vargas - 40:46, Odds 43:52
Ray Borg vs. Rogerio Bontorin - 45:28, Odds 55:17
Yancy Medeiros vs. Lando Vannata - 56:01, Odds 1:09:08

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