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UFC Vegas 66 Cannonier vs Strickland: Prelims Odds, Predictions, Picks

  • Vlismas and McKenna face off in the featured prelim

  • Battle faces Fakhretdinov on short notice

  • Sergey Morozov and Journey Newson gets the prelims started

Cheyanne Vlismas vs Cory McKenna - Women’s Strawweight Division

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Cheyanne “The Warrior Princess” Vlismas

TALE OF THE TAPE

Cory “Poppins” McKenna

27

Age

23

5‘3“ (160cm)

Height

5‘3“ (160cm)

63.0” (160cm)

Reach

58.5” (149cm)

United States

Nation

Wales

Gracie Jiu Jitsu

Team

Team Alpha Male

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

7-2-0

Record

7-2-0

2 Wins

Current Streak

1 Win

-190

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Odds

+160

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Our Picks

  • Cheyanne Vlismas to win via unanimous decision (-100)
  • Cheyanne Vlismas to win via decision (-150)
  • Cheyanne Vlismas to win in round 3 or decision (-180) 
  • Fight to go the distance: Yes (-110)

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UFC Vegas 66 Cannonier vs Strickland

Jake Matthews vs Matt Semelsberger Weight Division

Jake “The Celtic Kid” Matthews

TALE OF THE TAPE

Matt “Semi The Jedi” Semelsberger

28

Age

30

5‘11“ (180cm)

Height

6‘1“ (185cm)

72.0” (183cm)

Reach

75.0” (191cm)

Australia

Nation

United States

Nexus

Team

Crazy 88 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

18-5-0

Record

10-4-0

1 Win

Current Streak

1 Loss

-240

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Odds

+200

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Our Picks

  • Jake Matthews to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+225)

  • Jake Matthews to win via KO/TKO/DQ (+110)

  • Jake Matthews to win in round one (+200)

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

Julian Marquez vs Deron Winn - Middleweight Division

Julian “The Cuban Missile Crisis” Marquez

TALE OF THE TAPE

Deron Winn

32

Age

33

6‘2“ (188cm)

Height

5‘6“ (168cm)

72.0” (183cm)

Reach

70.0” (178cm)

United States

Nation

United States

Glory MMA and Fitness

Team

American Kickboxing Academy

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

9-3-0

Record

7-3-0

1 Loss

Current Streak

1 Loss

-155

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Odds

+135

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Our Picks

  • Julian Marquez to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+230)
  • Julian Marquez to win via KO/TKO/DQ (+120)
  • Julian Marquez to win in round one (+210)
  • Fight to go the distance: No (-215)

Said Nurmagomedov vs Saidyokub Kakhramonov - Bantamweight Division

Said Nurmagomedov

TALE OF THE TAPE

Saidyokub Kakhramonov

30

Age

27

5‘8“ (173cm)

Height

5‘8“ (173cm)

70.0” (178cm)

Reach

69.0” (175cm)

Russia

Nation

Uzbekistan

Dag Fighter

Team

Team Oyama

#15

Rank

Unranked

16-2-0

Record

10-2-0

3 Wins

Current Streak

4 Wins

-120

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Odds

+100

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Our Picks

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

Maheshate vs Rafa Garcia - Lightweight Division

Maheshate

TALE OF THE TAPE

“Gifted” Rafa Garcia

23

Age

28

6‘0“ (184cm)

Height

5‘7“ (170cm)

71.5” (182cm)

Reach

68.0” (173cm)

China

Nation

Mexico

Enbo Fight Club

Team

Elevation Fight Team

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

9-1-0

Record

14-3-0

7 Wins

Current Streak

1 Loss

-105

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Odds

-115

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Our Picks

  • Maheshate to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round one (+230)
  • Maheshate to win via KO/TKO/DQ (+120)
  • Maheshate to win in round one (+210)
  • Fight to go the distance: No (-215)

Bryan Battle vs Rinat Fakhretdinov - Welterweight Division

Bryan “The Butcher” Battle

TALE OF THE TAPE

Rinat “Gladiator” Fakhretdinov

28

Age

31

6‘1“ (185cm)

Height

6‘0“ (183cm)

77.0” (196cm)

Reach

74.0” (188cm)

United States

Nation

Russia

Carolina Combat Sports and Fitness

Team

American Top Team

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

8-1-0

Record

20-2-0

9 Wins

Current Streak

7 Wins

+125

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Odds

-125

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Our Picks

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

David Dvorak vs Manel Kape - Flyweight Division

David “Undertaker” Dvorak

TALE OF THE TAPE

Manel “Starboy” Kape

30

Age

29

5‘5“ (165cm)

Height

5‘5“ (165cm)

68.0” (173cm)

Reach

68.0” (173cm)

Czech Republic

Nation

Portugal

All Sports Academy

Team

Xtreme Couture

#9

Rank

#12

20-4-0

Record

17-6-0

1 Loss

Current Streak

2 Wins

+200

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Odds

-240

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Our Picks

  • Manel Kape to win via unanimous decision (+230)
  • Manel Kape to win via decision (+190)
  • Manel Kape to win in third round or decision (+140)
  • Fight to go the distance: Yes (-125)

Sergey Morozov vs Journey Newson - Bantamweight Division

Sergey Morozov

TALE OF THE TAPE

Journey Newson

33

Age

33

5‘6“ (168cm)

Height

5‘5“ (165cm)

67.0” (170cm)

Reach

67.5” (171cm)

Kazakhstan

Nation

United States

Erkin Kush

Team

Impact Jiu Jitsu

Unranked

Rank

Unranked

18-5-0

Record

10-3-0

1 Win

Current Streak

1 Win

-230

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Odds

+195

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Our Picks

  • Sergey Morozov to win via KO/TKO/DQ in round three (+1500)
  • Sergey Morozov to win via KO/TKO/DQ (-100)
  • Sergey Morozov to win in round three (+1000)
  • Fight to go the distance: No (-150)

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UFC Information

  • Event: UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs Strickland
  • Location: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Date / Time: Saturday 17th December - 16:00 ET
  • How to watch: ESPN, ESPN+, UFC Fight Pass
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