Not many cards this year have been built in the same manner UFC 276 has, from top to bottom there are fights that are primed for fight of the night. With 2 championship fights, legends and some of the best matchmaking the UFC has done, fans can expect one of the best PPV’s of the year. So here are some picks from the staff at MMA UK.
Israel Adesanya (22-1) vs Jared Cannonier (15-5):
- Abdul-Ahad Patel: Israel Adesanya
- Andy Hainey: Israel Adesanya by stoppage
- Katie Hunter: Israel Adesanya by Decision
- Peter Kox: Israel Adesanya
- Stoomboy: Israel Adesanya “will run through Jared”.
- Nico Suarez: Israel Adesanya via 3rd round KO
- Danny Jones: Israel Adesanya
- Aaron James East: Israel Adesanya 2nd round TKO
- Jed Leon: Israel Adesanya via finish. Round 3 TKO
- Frankie Anderson: Israel Adesanya will try and keep this fight on the feet and will be too good for Cannonier. Adesanya to win via KO/TKO in the 3rd round
Alexander Volkanovski (24-1) vs Max Holloway (23-6):
- Stoomboy: Max Holloway
- Abdul-Ahad Patel: Max Holloway
- Andy Hainey: Alexander Volkanovski by Decision
- Peter Knox: Alexander Volkanovski
- Danny Jones: Alexander Volkanovski
- Aaron James East: Max Holloway via Split decision
- Katie Hunter: Alexander Volkanovski via Decision
- Jed Leon: Max Holloway
- Frankie Anderson: Alexander Volkanovski: “I think this will go the distance with Volkanovski winning via split decision”
- Nico Suarez: This fight will be as close as #2. While it may not be the war that was Volk vs Ortega, both fighters are the best in their divisions and will put on a show. Max Holloway by Split Decision.