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The MMA Vivisection - UFC 267: Blachowicz vs. Teixeira picks, odds, & analysis

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to break down this week’s UFC event in Abu Dhabi. With picks and odds for every fight on the card. From Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira in the main event down to Tagir Ulanbekov vs. Allan Nascimento in the opening prelim.

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The UFC may not have been bringing their best fights to the table for their recent Fight Night offerings, but that’s just because they’ve been saving it all for their big PPV level events. UFC 267 may be free on ESPN+, but it’s headlined by a rock solid light heavyweight title fight between Jan Blachowicz and Glover Teixeira. In the co-main event Petr Yan takes on Cory Sandhagen for the interim bantamweight title. Throw some Islam Makhachev vs. Dan Hooker in there and the return of Khamzat Chimaev and it should be a fantastic day of action for the UFC.

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

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Here’s a look at the UFC 267 fight card as it stands now:

ESPN+ MAIN CARD | 2pm/11am ET&PT
Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira — At 7:01, Odds 24:06, Picks, Both: Blachowicz
Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen — At 24:31, Odds 45:13, Picks, Zane: Yan, Connor: Sandhagen
Dan Hooker vs. Islam Makhachev — At 46:11, Odds 57:03, Picks, Zane: Makhachev, Connor: Hooker
Alexander Volkov vs. Marcin Tybura — At 58:21, Odds 1:01:41, Picks, Both: Volkov
Li Jingliang vs. Khamzat Chimaev — At 1:01:51, Odds 1:06:09, Picks, Both: Chimaev
Magomed Ankalaev vs. Volkan Oezdemir — At 1:06:51, Odds 1:16:34, Picks, Both: Ankalaev

ESPN+ PRELIMS | 10:30am/7:30am ET&PT
Amanda Ribas vs. Virna Jandiroba — At 2:32, Odds 12:16, Picks, Both: Ribas
Ricardo Ramos vs. Zubaira Tukhugov — At 12:45, Odds 19:06, Picks, Both: Tuhhugov
Albert Duraev vs. Roman Kopylov — At 20:50, Odds 28:37, Picks, Both: Duaev
Elizeu Zaleski vs. Benoit St. Denis — At 28:50, Odds 38:51, Picks, Both: Zaleski
Michal Oleksiejczuk vs. Shamil Gamzatov — At 39:36, Odds 47:43, Picks, Both: Oleksiejczuk
Makwan Amirkhani vs. Lerone Murphy — At 50:27, Odds 55:58, Picks, Both: Murphy
Hu Yaozong vs. Andre Petroski — At 56:14, Odds 1:01:10, Picks, Both: Petroski
Damir Ismagulov vs. Magomed Mustafaev — At 1:02:20, Odds 1:07:52, Picks, Zane: Ismagulov, Connor: Mustafaev
Tagir Ulanbekov vs. Allan Nascimento — At 1:09:17, Odds 1:14:30, Picks, Both: Ulanbekov

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’. Standings for our last event, UFC Vegas 40: Zane & Connor both went 5/9. Overall standings: Zane - 387/625 & Connor - 378/625. There were no picks added into the standings for UFC Vegas 41, due to Zane’s absence for that pair of shows. *If Connor’s picks last week had counted, he went 7/14, excluding the Majority Draw. Dan Tom went 9/14.

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