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The MMA Vivisection - UFC on ESPN: Blaydes vs. Volkov picks, odds, & analysis

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to break down this week’s UFC event in Las Vegas, NV. With picks and odds for every fight on the card. From Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov in the main event down to Austin Hubbard vs. Max Rohskopf in the opening prelims.

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After a few less than illustrious events on paper, the UFC is returning to strong form this coming Saturday in Las Vegas, NV. Headlined by a heavyweight bout between Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov, the upcoming ESPN card has tons of depth all the way down through the prelims—featuring no less than nine ranked fighters and only one promotional newcomer.

For those who want to dive deeper into the prelims (especially for a look at Roxanne Modafferi’s bout against Lauren Murphy), check out the Prelims Vivi below.

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Here’s a look at the UFC on ESPN: Blaydes vs. Volkov fight card as it stands right now:

ESPN MAIN CARD | 8pm/5pm ET/PT
Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov - At 5:45, Odds 15:45
Josh Emmett vs. Shane Burgos - At 17:36, Odds 29:56
Raquel Pennington vs. Marion Reneau - At 31:30, Odds 36:17
Belal Muhammad vs. Lyman Good - At 37:09, Odds 50:06
Jim Miller vs. Roosevelt Roberts - At 51:10, Odds 1:00:48

ESPN PRELIMS | 5pm/2pm ET/PT
Clay Guida vs. Bobby Green - At 2:50, Odds 12:20
Tecia Torres vs. Brianna Van Buren - At 12:38, Odds 22:16
Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Oskar Piechota - At 23:18, Odds 29:13
Cortney Casey vs. Gillian Robertson - At 31:03, Odds 40:17
Matt Frevola vs. Frank Camacho - At 41:00, Odds 49:33
Roxanne Modafferi vs. Lauren Murphy - At 49:57, Odds 58:28
Austin Hubbard vs. Max Rohskopf - At 59:01

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