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The MMA Vivisection - UFC on ESPN: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2 picks, odds, & analysis

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Zane Simon and Connor Ruebusch return to breakdown UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2, the latest UFC event from Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. With picks and odds for every fight on the card. From Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo in the main event down to Sergey Spivak vs. Carlos Felipe in the prelim opener.

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On paper, this Saturday’s ESPN+ Fight Night featuring the rematch of Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo for the flyweight title is pretty rock solid from top to bottom. The co-main features a middleweight tilt between Kelvin Gastelum and Jack Hermansson, as well as a bout between action-heavy lightweights Marc Diakiese and Rafael Fiziev.

For those who want to dive deeper into the undercard, check out the Prelims Vivi below.

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Here’s a look at how the UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo card looks right now:

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Joseph Benavidez - At 2:45, Odds 19:45, Picks, Zane: Figueiredo, Connor: Benavidez
Jack Hermansson vs. Kelvin Gastelum - At 20:35, Odds 30:56, Picks, Zane: Gastelum, Connor: Hermansson
Marc Diakiese vs. Rafael Fiziev - At 32:53, Odds 47:33, Picks, Both: Diakiese
Ariane Lipski vs. Luana Carolina - At 47:56, Odds 53:23, Picks, Both: Lipski
Alexandre Pantoja vs. Askar Askarov - At 55:19, Odds 1:05:17, Picks, Both: Pantoja

Khadis Ibraghimov vs. Roman Dolidze - At 1:32, Odds 10:10, Picks, Both: Dolidze
Grant Dawson vs. Nad Narimani - At 10:42, Odds 23:03, Picks, Both: Narimani
Joseph Duffy vs. Joel Alvarez - At 23:56, Odds 31:50, Picks, Both: Duffy
Brett Johns vs. Montel Jackson - At 33:06, Odds 41:33, Picks, Both: Jackson
Malcolm Gordon vs. Amir Albazi - At 44:16, Odds 52:08, Picks, Both: Albazi
Davi Ramos vs. Arman Tsarukyan - At 52:17, Odds 1:00:02, Picks, Both: Tsarukyan
Sergey Spivak vs. Carlos Felipe - At 1:00:42, Odds 1:10:28, Picks, Both: Felipe

  • For those of you following the picks made on the show on Monday night’s, July 13th Vivisection, for ‘Kattar vs. Ige’, the standings are: Zane went 6/12 & Connor went 8/12.

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