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The MMA Vivisection - UFC 264: McGregor vs. Poirier 2 picks, odds, & analysis

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Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are back to breakdown this week’s UFC event in Las Vegas, NV. With picks and odds for every fight on the card. From Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor in the main event down to Alan Amedovski vs. Yaozong Hu in the opening prelim.

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The Conor McGregor show is back in town again, and he’s bringing the UFC with him for a decent, but not exceptionally stacked fight card. The Dustin Poirier trilogy fight should be a thriller for however long it lasts, and Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson promises to be fun. Otherwise, Sean O’Malley getting a promotional newcomer highlights the PPV end of things.

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 264 fight card as it stands right now:

PPV MAIN CARD | 10pm/7pm ET&PT
Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier – At 3:33, Odds 28:26, Picks, Both: Poirier
Stephen Thompson vs. Gilbert Burns – At 29:40, Odds 38:06, Picks, Both: Thompson
Tai Tuivasa vs. Greg Hardy – At 39:23, Odds 45:23, Picks, Zane: Tuivasa, Connor: Hardy
Irene Aldana vs. Yana Kunitskaya – At 46:28, Odds 52:42, Picks, Both: Aldana
Sean O’Malley vs. Kris Moutinho – At 53:09, Odds 57:35, Picks, Both: O’Malley

Carlos Condit vs. Max Griffin – At 3:08, Odds 11:36, Picks, Zane: Griffin, Connor: Condit
Niko Price vs. Michel Pereira – At 15:00, Odds 22:54, Picks, Both: Pereira
Ryan Hall vs. Ilia Topuria – At 24:32, Odds 33:42, Picks, Both: Topuria
Dricus Du Plessis vs. Trevin Giles – At 34:54, Odds 42:20, Picks, Both: Giles

Jennifer Maia vs. Jessica Eye – At 44:00, Odds 51:40, Picks, Both: Maia
Omari Akhmedov vs. Brad Tavares – At 51:55, Odds 58:16, Picks, Both: Tavares
Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Jerome Rivera – At 58:34, Odds 1:04:27, Picks, Both: Zhumagulov
Alan Amedovski vs. Yaozong Hu – At 1:06:31, Odds 1:10:57, Picks, Both: Amedovski

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 30: Zane went 7 out of the 13 bouts we watched this week, Connor went 9 out of those 13. So far, here are the overall standings: Zane is now 308/503 and Connor is now 296/503.

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