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UFC 284: Makhachev vs Volkanovski Prelims Odds, Predictions, Picks

Written by: Jean Marc Valente
Updated February 10, 2023
12 min read
  • Zubaira Tukhugov opens as biggest favorite on the undercard at -580
  • Jon Anik, Dominick Cruz, and Micheal Bisping to call the fights
  • Tyson Pedro faces Modestas Bukauskas in the feathered prelim

Tyson Pedro vs Modestas Bukauskas - Light Heavyweight Division

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Tyson Pedro

TALE OF THE TAPE

Modestas “The Baltic Gladiaor” Bukauskas

31

Age

28

6‘3“ (191cm)

Height

6‘3“ (191cm)

79.0” (201cm)

Reach

78.0” (198cm)

Australia

Nation

Lithuania

Lions High Performance Center

Team

Gintas Combat

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

9-3-0

Record

13-5-0

2 Wins

Current Streak

2 Wins

-225

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Odds

+190

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Our Picks

  • Tyson Pedro to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+275)
  • Tyson Pedro to win via KO/TKO/DQ (+165)
  • Tyson Pedro to win in round one (+215)
  • Fight to go the distance: No (-225)

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Makhachev vs Volkanovski Prelims Odds

Joshua Culibao vs Melsik Baghdasaryan - Featherweight Division

Joshua “Kuya” Culibao

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Melsik “The Gun” Baghdasaryan

28

Age

31

5‘10“ (177cm)

Height

5‘9“ (175cm)

73.0” (185cm)

Reach

70.0” (178cm)

Australia

Nation

Armenia

Igor MMA Academy

Team

Muay Thai America Gym

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

10-1-1

Record

7-1-0

2 Wins

Current Streak

7 Wins

-105

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Odds

-115

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Our Picks

  • Joshua Culibao to win via unanimous decision (+240)
  • Joshua Culibao to win via decision (+200)
  • Fight to go the distance: Yes (-150)

Kleydson Rodriguez vs Shannon Ross - Flyweight Division

Kleydson “KR” Rodriguez

TALE OF THE TAPE

Shannon “The Turkish Delight” Ross

27

Age

33

5‘6“ (168cm)

Height

5‘6“ (168cm)

67.0” (170cm)

Reach

66.0” (168cm)

Brazil

Nation

Australia

Team Nogueira

Team

Five Rings Dojo

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

7-2-0

Record

13-6-0

1 Loss

Current Streak

1 Loss

-330

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Odds

+257

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Our Picks

  • Kleydson Rodriguez to win via unanimous decision (+200)
  • Kleydson Rodriguez to win via decision (+180)
  • Fight to go the distance: Yes (+105)

Jamie Mullarkey vs Francisco Prado - Lightweight Division

Jamie Mullarkey

TALE OF THE TAPE

Francisco Prado

28

Age

20

6‘0“ (183cm)

Height

5‘10“ (178cm)

74.0” (188cm)

Reach

70.9” (180cm)

Australia

Nation

Argentina

Magnus Martial Arts Erina

Team

Azerrad Team

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

15-5-0

Record

11-0-0

1 Win

Current Streak

11 Wins

-265

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Odds

+225

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Our Picks

  • Jamie Mullarkey to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+275)
  • Jamie Mullarkey to win via KO/TKO/DQ (+130)
  • Jamie Mullarkey to win in round one (+250)
  • Fight to go the distance: No (-200)

Early Prelims

Jack Jenkins vs Don Shainis - Featherweight Division

Jack “Phar” Jenkins

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Don “Shameless” Shainis

29

Age

31

5‘7“ (170cm)

Height

5‘6“ (168cm)

68.0” (173cm)

Reach

67.0” (170cm)

Australia

Nation

United States

Absolute MMA and Conditioning

Team

Citadel Martial Arts and Fitness

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

10-2-0

Record

12-4-0

7 Wins

Current Streak

1 Loss

-345

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Odds

+285

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Our Picks

  • Jack Jenkins to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+275)
  • Jack Jenkins to win via KO/TKO/DQ (+140)
  • Jack Jenkins to win in round one (+180)
  • Fight to go the distance: No (-225)

Loma Lookboonmee vs Elise Reed - Women’s Strawweight Division

Loma Lookboonmee

TALE OF THE TAPE

Elise Reed

27

Age

30

5‘1“ (155cm)

Height

5‘3“ (160cm)

61.5” (156cm)

Reach

63.0” (160cm)

Thailand

Nation

United States

Bangtao Muay Thai and MMA

Team

Kickside Martial Arts

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

7-3-0

Record

6-2-0

1 Win

Current Streak

1 Win

-305

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Odds

+225

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Our Picks

  • Looma Lookboonmee to win via unanimous decision (+100)
  • Looma Lookboonmee to win via decision (-135)
  • Fight to go the distance: Yes (-280)

Blake Bilder vs Shane Young - Featherweight Division

Blake “El Animal” Bilder

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“Smokin” Shane Young

32

Age

29

5‘8“ (173cm)

Height

5‘8“ (173cm)

68.5” (174cm)

Reach

72.5” (184cm)

United States

Nation

Australia

SubFighter MMA

Team

City Kickboxing

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

7-0-1

Record

13-6-0

14 Wins

Current Streak

2 Loses

+120

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Odds

-140

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Our Picks

  • Shane Young to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round three (+1400)
  • Shane Young to win via KO/TKO/DQ (+240)
  • Shane Young to win in round three (+1100)
  • Fight to go the distance: No (-140)

Zubaira Tukhugov vs Elves Brenner - Featherweight Division

Zubaira “Warrior” Tukhugov

TALE OF THE TAPE

Elves Brenner

32

Age

25

5‘8“ (173cm)

Height

5‘9“ (175cm)

68.0” (173cm)

Reach

68.0” (173cm)

Russia

Nation

Brazil

Krepost Fight Club

Team

Chute Boxe Diego Lima

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

20-5-1

Record

13-3-0

1 Win

Current Streak

2 Wins

-580

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Odds

+440

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Our Picks

  • Zubaira Tukhugov to win via unanimous decision (+130)
  • Zubaira Tukhugov to win via decision (+100)
  • Fight to go the distance: Yes (-120)
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UFC Information

  • Event: UFC 284: Makhachev vs Volkanovski
  • Location: RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia
  • Date / Time: Saturday 11th February - 6PM ET
  • TV Announcers: Jon Anik, Dominick Cruz, Micheal Bisping
  • How to watch: ESPN, ESPN+, UFC Fight Pass, Pay Per View
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