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UFC 282 Blachowicz vs Ankalaev: Prelims Odds, Predictions, Picks

  • Rozenstruik and Daukaus top the main card at heavyweight
  • Eighteen year old Raul Rosas Jr. opens as a big favourite for his UFC debut
  • Undefeated prospects Saaiman and Koslow to get the night started

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Blachowicz vs Ankalaev Prelims

Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs Chris Daukaus - Heavyweight Division

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Jarizinho “Bigi Boy” Rozenstruik

TALE OF THE TAPE

Chris Daukaus

34

Age

33

6‘2“ (188cm)

Height

6‘3“ (191cm)

78.0” (198cm)

Reach

76.0” (193cm)

Suriname

Nation

United States

American Top Team

Team

Martinez BJJ

#9

Rank

#11

12-4-0

Record

12-5-0

2 Losses

Current Streak

2 Losses

-170

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Odds

+145

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Our Picks

  • Jairzinho Rozenstruik to win via unanimous decision (+1000)
  • Jairzinho Rozenstruik to win via decision (+800)
  • Jairzinho Rozenstruik to win in third round or decision (+450)
  • Fight to go the distance: Yes (+350)

Jay Perrin vs Raul Rosas Jr. - Bantamweight Division

Jay “The Joker” Perrin

TALE OF THE TAPE

Raúl “El Niño Problema” Rosas Jr.

29

Age

18

5‘7“ (170cm)

Height

5‘9“ (175cm)

69.0” (175cm)

Reach

67.0” (170cm)

United States

Nation

Mexico

Sydicate MMA

Team

10th Planet Las Vegas

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

10–6-0

Record

6-0-0

2 Losses

Current Streak

8 Wins

+195

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Odds

-230

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Our Picks

  • Raul Rosas Jr. to win via unanimous decision (+225)
  • Raul Rosas Jr. to win via decision (+180)
  • Raul Rosas Jr. to win in third round or decision (+130)
  • Fight to go the distance: Yes (-115)

Edmen Shahbazyan vs Dalcha Lungiambula - Middleweight Division

Edmen “The Golden Boy” Shahbazyan 

TALE OF THE TAPE

Dalcha “Champion” Lungiambula

25

Age

35

6‘2“ (188cm)

Height

5‘8“ (173cm)

74.0” (188cm)

Reach

76.0” (193cm)

United States

Nation

Democratic Republic of Congo

Glendale Fighting Club

Team

Camp Fight

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

11-3-0

Record

11-5-0

3 Losses

Current Streak

3 Losses

-280

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Odds

+235

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Our Picks

  • Edmen Shahbazyan to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+225)
  • Edmen Shahbazyan to win via KO/TKO/DQ (+110)
  • Edmen Shahbazyan to win in round one (+200)
  • Fight to go the distance: No (-225)

Chris Curtis vs Joaquin Buckley - Middleweight Division

Chris “The Action Man” Curtis

TALE OF THE TAPE

Joaquin “New Mansa” Buckley

35

Age

28

5‘10“ (178cm)

Height

5‘10“ (178cm)

75.5” (192cm)

Reach

76.0” (193cm)

United States

Nation

United States

Team Vision

Team

Finney’s HIT Squad

#14

Rank

Unranked

29-9-0

Record

15-5-0

1 Loss

Current Streak

1 Loss

+135

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Odds

-155

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Our Picks

  • Joaquin Buckley to win via unanimous decision (+330)
  • Joaquin Buckley to win via decision (+275)
  • Joaquin Buckley to win in third round or decision (+185)
  • Fight to go the distance: Yes (+140)

Early Prelims

Billy Quarantillo vs Alexander Hernandez - Featherweight Division

Billy Quarantillo

TALE OF THE TAPE

Alexander “The Great Ape” Hernandez

33

Age

30

5‘10“ (178cm)

Height

5‘10“ (175cm)

70.0” (178cm)

Reach

72.0” (183cm)

United States

Nation

United States

Gracie Tampa South

Team

FactoryX Muay Thai

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

16-4-0

Record

13-5-0

1 Loss

Current Streak

1 Loss

-165

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Odds

+140

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Our Picks

  • Alexander Hernandez to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+1000)
  • Alexander Hernandez to win via KO/TKO/DQ (+500)
  • Alexander Hernandez to win in round one (+800)
  • Fight to go the distance: No (-120)

Erik Silva vs TJ Brown - Weight Division

Erik “King” Silva

TALE OF THE TAPE

TJ “Downtown” Brown

35

Age

32

5‘10“ (175cm)

Height

5‘9“ (175cm)

71.0” (180cm)

Reach

73.5” (187cm)

Venezuela

Nation

United States

Antonio Silva Martial Arts School

Team

Westside Fight Team

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

9-1-0

Record

16-9-0

8 Wins

Current Streak

1 Loss

-110

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Odds

-110

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Our Picks

  • Erik Silva to win via submission in round one (+550)
  • Erik Silva to win via submission (+275)
  • Erik Silva to win in round one (+350)
  • Fight to go the distance: No (-200)

Daniel da Silva vs Vinicius Salvador - Flyweight Division

Daniel “Miojo” da Silva

TALE OF THE TAPE

Vinicius “Fenomeno” Salvador

26

Age

26

5‘6“ (168cm)

Height

5‘7“ (170cm)

70.0” (178cm)

Reach

70.5” (179cm)

Brazil

Nation

Brazil

ATS Team

Team

Ribas Family

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

11-4-0

Record

14-4-0

3 Losses

Current Streak

4 Wins

+205

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Odds

-245

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Our Picks

  • Vinicius Salvador to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round two (TBA)
  • Vinicius Salvador to win via KO/TKO/DQ (TBA)
  • Vinicius Salvador to win in round two (TBA)
  • Fight to go the distance: No (TBA)

Cameron Saaiman vs Steven Koslow -  Bantamweight Division

Cameron “MSP” Saaiman

TALE OF THE TAPE

Steven “Obi Won Shinobi The Pillow” Koslow

21

Age

25

5‘8“ (173cm)

Height

5‘7“ (170cm)

67.0” (170cm)

Reach

67.0” (170cm)

South Africa

Nation

United States

Team CIT

Team

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Jacksonville

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

6-0-0

Record

6-0-0

11 Wins

Current Streak

16 Wins

-380

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Odds

+330

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Our Picks

  • Cameron Saaiman to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round three (+1000)
  • Cameron Saaiman to win via KO/TKO/DQ (-110)
  • Cameron Saaiman to win in round three (+900)
  • Fight to go the distance: No (-250)

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How to Watch UFC 282

  • Event: UFC 282: Blachowicz vs Ankalaev
  • Location: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Date / Time: Saturday 10th December - 18:00 ET
  • How to watch: ESPN, ESPN+, UFC Fight Pass, Pay Per View
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