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UFC 283: Teixeira vs Hill: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua to Make the Walk to the Octagon for One Last Time

  • Mauricio “Shogun” Rua to make the walk to the octagon for one last time vs Ihor Poteira

  • Jailton Almeida opens as a massive -1050 favorite over +700 underdog Shamil Abdurakhimov

  • Melquizael “Melk” Costa makes his UFC debut on home soil vs fellow Brazilian Thiago Moises

Mauricio Rua vs Ihor Poteira - Light Heavyweight Division

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Mauricio “Shogun” Rua

TALE OF THE TAPE

Ihor “Duelist” Poteira

41

Age

26

6‘1“ (185cm)

Height

6‘3“ (190cm)

76.0” (193cm)

Reach

75.0” (191cm)

Brazil

Nation

Ukraine

Shogun Team

Team

Legat

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

27-13-1

Record

18-3-0

2 Losses

Current Streak

1 Loss

+175

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Odds

-205

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Our Picks

  • Ihor Poteira to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+200)

  • Ihor Poteira to win via KO/TKO/DQ (+110)

  • Ihor Poteira to win in round one (+175)

  • Fight to go the distance: No (-280)

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Gregory Rodriguez vs Brunno Ferreira - Middleweight Division

Gregory “Robocop” Rodriguez

TALE OF THE TAPE

Brunno “The Hulk” Ferreira

30

Age

30

6‘3“ (191cm)

Height

5‘10“ (179cm)

75.0” (191cm)

Reach

73.0” (185cm)

Brazil

Nation

Brazil

Kill Cliff FC

Team

Evolucao Thai MMA

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

13-4-0

Record

9-0-0

2 Wins

Current Streak

9 Wins

-305

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Odds

+255

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Our Picks

  • Gregory Rodriguez to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+150)

  • Gregory Rodriguez to win via KO/TKO/DQ (+110)

  • Gregory Rodriguez to win in round one (-105)

  • Fight to go the distance: No (-550)

Thiago Moises vs Melquizael Costa - Lightweight Division

Thiago Moises

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Melquizael “Melk” Costa

27

Age

26

5‘9“ (175cm)

Height

5‘10“ (178cm)

70.5” (179cm)

Reach

73.0” (185cm)

Brazil 

Nation

Brazil

American Top Team

Team

Chute Boxe Joao Emilio

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

16-6-0

Record

19-5-0

1 Win

Current Streak

2 Wins

-365

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Odds

+300

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Our Picks

  • Thiago Moises to win via decision (+175)

  • Thiago Moises to win via unanimous decision (+215)

  • Thiago Moises to win in round three or decision (+190)

  • Fight to go the distance Yes (+120)

Jailton Almeida vs Shamil Abdurakhimov - Heavyweight Division

Jailton “Malhadinho” Almeida

TALE OF THE TAPE

Shamil “Abrek” Abdurakhimov

31

Age

41

6‘3“ (191cm)

Height

6‘3“ (191cm)

79.0” (201cm)

Reach

76.0” (193cm)

Brazil

Nation

Russia

LG System

Team

Peresvet FT

Unranked

Rank

#14

17-2-0

Record

20-7-0

12 Wins

Current Streak

3 Losses

-1050

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Odds

+700

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Our Picks

  • Jailton Almeida to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+215)

  • Jailton Almeida to win via KO/TKO/DQ (+180)

  • Jailton Almeida to win in round one (-250)

  • Fight to go the distance: No (-1200)

Gabriel Bonfim vs Mounir Lazzez - Welterweight Division

Gabriel “Marretinha” Bonfim

TALE OF THE TAPE

Mounir “The Sniper” Lazzez

25

Age

35

6‘1“ (185cm)

Height

6‘1“ (185cm)

72.5” (184cm)

Reach

76.0” (193cm)

Brazil

Nation

Tunisia

Equipe Samurai

Team

Team Nogueira Dubai

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

13-0-0

Record

11-2-0

13 Wins

Current Streak

1 Win

-165

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Odds

+140

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Our Picks

  • Gabriel Bonfim to win via submission in round one (+400)

  • Gabriel Bonfim to win via submission (+180)

  • Gabriel Bonfim to win in round one (+240)

  • Fight to go the distance: No (-200)

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Luan Lacerda vs Cody Stamann - Bantamweight Division

Luan Lacerda

TALE OF THE TAPE

Cody “Spartan” Stamann 

30

Age

33

5‘7“ (170cm)

Height

5‘6“ (168cm)

We 73.0” (185cm)

Reach

64.5” (164cm)

Brazil

Nation

United States

Nova Uniao

Team

Xtreme Couture

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

12-1-0

Record

20-5-1

10 Wins

Current Streak

1 Win

+300

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Odds

-365

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Our Picks

  • Luan Lacerda to win via submission in round two (+1700)

  • Luan Lacerda to win via submission (+600)

  • Luan Lacerda to win in round two (+1400)

  • Fight to go the distance: No (+150)

Terrance McKinney vs Ismael Bonfim - Lightweight Division

Terrance “T.Wrecks” McKinney

TALE OF THE TAPE

Ismael “Marreta” Bonfim

28

Age

27

5‘10“ (178cm)

Height

5‘8“ (173cm)

73.5” (187cm)

Reach

71.5” (182cm)

United States

Nation

Brazil

Warriorcamp MMA

Team

Cerrado MMA

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

13-4-0

Record

18-3-0

1 Win

Current Streak

12 Wins

-125

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Odds

+105

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Our Picks

  • Terrance McKinney to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+240)

  • Terrance McKinney to win via KO/TKO/DQ (+180)

  • Terrance McKinney to win in round one (+150)

  • Fight to go the distance: No (-900)

Warlley Alves vs Nicolas Dalby - Welterweight Division

Warrley Alves

TALE OF THE TAPE

Nicolas “Danish Dynamite” Dalby

32

Age

38

5‘11“ (180cm)

Height

5‘11“ (180cm)

72.0” (183cm)

Reach

74.5” (189cm)

Brazil

Nation

Denmark

XGym

Team

Rumble Sports

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

14-5-0

Record

20-4-1

1 Loss

Current Streak

1 Win

-125

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Odds

+105

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Our Picks

  • Warlley Alves to win via submission in round two (+1700)

  • Warlley Alves to win via submission (+550)

  • Warlley Alves to win in round two (+650)

  • Fight to go the distance: No (-150)

Josiane Nunes vs Zarah Feirn - Women’s Featherweight Division

“Josi” Josiane Nunes

TALE OF THE TAPE

Zarah “Infinite” Fairn

29

Age

36

5‘2“ (175cm)

Height

5‘8“ (173cm)

67.0” (170cm)

Reach

73.2” (186cm)

Brazil

Nation

France

Striker’s House

Team

Fight Move Academy

#15

Rank

Unranked

9-1-0

Record

6-4-0

8 Wins

Current Streak

2 Losses

-540

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Odds

+420

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Our Picks

  • Josiane Nunes to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+175)

  • Josiane Nunes to win via KO/TKO/DQ (-135)

  • Josiane Nunes to win in round one (+165)

  • Fight to go the distance: No (-225)

Daniel Marcos vs Saimon Oliveira - Bantamweight Division

Daniel “Soncora” Marcos

TALE OF THE TAPE

Saimon Oliveira

29

Age

31

5‘7“ (170cm)

Height

5‘4“ (163cm)

68.0” (173cm)

Reach

66.9” (170cm)

Peru

Nation

Brazil

Los Perros Sarnosos

Team

Astra Fight Team

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

13-0-0

Record

18-4-0

19 Wins

Current Streak

1 Loss

+125

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Odds

-145

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Our Picks

  • Saimon Oliveira to win via decision (+200)

  • Saimon Oliveira to win via unanimous decision (+250)

  • Saimon Oliveira to win in round three or decision (+150)

  • Fight to go the distance Yes (+110)

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How to Watch UFC 283

  • Event: UFC 283: Teixeira vs Hill

  • Location: Jeunesse Arena, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

  • Date / Time: Saturday 21st January - 6 PM ET 

  • How to watch: ESPN, ESPN+, UFC Fight Pass (Main card pay per view)

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