The UFC is headed to Austin this week with a top quality Fight Night offering. The main event features a battle of hard-hitting featherweights, as Josh Emmett takes on top contender Calvin Kattar in a surefire action bout. Couple that with a longtime fan-favorite matchup between Donald Cerrone and Joe Lauzon, as well as Kevin Holland vs. Tim Means, Joaquin Buckley, and Julian Marquez vs. Gregory Rodriguez and this card is absolutely sure to thrill.
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 Austin fight card as it stood at the time of recording:
ESPN MAIN CARD | 7pm/4pm ET&PT
Calvin Kattar vs. Josh Emmett — At 3:53, Odds 19:03, Picks, Both: Kattar
Donald Cerrone vs. Joe Lauzon — At 20:58, Odds 22:46, Picks, Both: Lauzon
Kevin Holland vs. Tim Means — At 26:08, Odds 35:27, Picks, Zane: Holland, Connor: Means
Joaquin Buckley vs. Albert Duraev — At 37:49, Odds 44:02, Picks, Both: Buckley
Damir Ismagulov vs. Guram Kutateladze — At 44:51, Odds 52:52, Picks, Both: Ismagulov
Julian Marquez vs. Gregory Rodrigues — At 53:29, Odds 1:01:57, Picks, Both: Marquez
ESPN NEWS PRELIMS | 4pm/1pm ET&PT
Adrian Yanez vs. Tony Kelley — At 1:40, Odds 14;36, Picks, Both: Yanez
Jasmine Jasudavicius vs. Natalia Silva — At 18:54, Odds 21:13, Picks, Both: Jasudavicius
Court McGee vs. Jeremiah Wells — At 21:55, Odds 32:00, Picks, Both: McGee
Ricardo Ramos vs. Danny Chavez — At 32:15, Odds 41:57, Picks, Both: Ramos
Maria Oliveira vs. Gloria de Paula — At 42:12, Odds 48:35, Picks, Both: de Paula
Eddie Wineland vs. Cody Stamann — At 50:35, Odds 57:38, Picks, Both: Stamann
Phil Hawes vs. Deron Winn — At 58:24, Odds 1:06:37, Picks, Both: Hawes
Roman Dolidze vs. Kyle Daukaus — At 1:06:54, Odds 1:14:04, Picks, Both: Daukaus
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 275: Teixeira vs. Prochazka — resulted in a tie: Zane went 6/11, while Connor went 6/11. So far, here are the overall standings: Zane is now 622/967 and Connor is now 588/957. Reference: Vivi Picks Stats.pdf
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