The talking, venue switching, and weigh-ins are carried out. It’s time for UFC 232’s 13-scheduled bouts to occur. On Saturday night on the Dialogue board in Inglewood, California, the UFC will try to clear up a messy week with what may be the perfect current of the yr.

Listed below are my predictions, odds, and DraftKings picks for UFC 232:

Matchup Weight Class Odds DraftKings Wage Prediction DraftKings Select?
Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson Gentle Heavyweight Championship Jones -278, Gustafsson +200 Jones $9100, Gustafsson $7100 Jones by TKO Jones
(c) Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes Girls’ Featherweight Championship Cyborg -303, Nunes +230 Cyborg $9200, Nunes $7000 Cyborg by TKO Cyborg
Carlos Condit vs. Michael Chiesa Welterweight Condit +135, Chiesa -165 Condit $7200, Chiesa $9000 Condit by DEC
Ilir Latifi vs. Corey Anderson Gentle Heavyweight Latifi -175, Anderson +145 Life $8900, Anderson $7300 Anderson by TKO Anderson
Chad Mendes vs. Alexander Volkanovski Featherweight Mendes -135, Volkanovski +109 Mendes $8700, Volkanovski $8700 Volkanovski by DEC Volkanovksi
Andrei Arlovski vs. Walt Harris Heavyweight Arlovski +132, Harris -164 Harris $8600, Arlovski $7600 Harris by KO
Cat Zingano vs. Megan Anderson Girls’ Featherweight Zingano -136, Anderson +114 Zingano $8500, Anderson $7700 Zingano by DEC
Douglas Silva de Andrade vs. Petr Yan Males’ Bantamweight de Andrade +110, Yan -130 Yan $9300, de Andrade $6900 Andrade by TKO Andrade
B.J. Penn vs. Ryan Hall Lightweight Penn +165, Hall -190 Hall $9400, Penn $6800 Hall by DEC
Nathaniel Wood vs. Andre Ewell Males’ Bantamweight Wood -110, Ewell -110 Wood $8200, Ewell $8000 Wood by DEC
Uriah Hall vs. Bevon Lewis Middleweight Hall +105, Lewis -125 Hall $8300, Lewis $7900 Lewis by TKO
Curtis Millender vs. Siyar Bahadurzada Welterweight Millender -200, Bahadurzada +170 Millender $8800, Bahadurzada $7400 Millender by TKO
Brian Kelleher vs. Montel Jackson Males’ Bantamweight Kelleher +125, Jackson -145 Jackson $8400, Kelleher $7800 Jackson by SUB Jackson

Amanda Nunes is an outstanding champion at 135 kilos. Nonetheless, the dimension and vitality profit may be closed in Cyborg’s favor inside the historic co-main event. The winner has every correct to call herself one of the best female blended martial artist of all time.

Nunes’ sole chance is to aim to pull this bout out into the championship rounds in hopes of seeing Cyborg tire.

I don’t like Nunes’ risk of profitable outright, and I actually like Cyborg’s fantasy potential. She comes into the bout with an 85-percent finish charge, and she or he’s practically always energetic with takedowns and important strikes. Cyborg is probably the most safe guess and draft choice it’s possible you’ll make.

After a disappointing effectivity in her promotional debut in opposition to Holly Holm in June at UFC 225, Anderson will get one different stiff verify in former title challenger Cat Zingano. Earlier to the fight with Holm, Anderson appeared like a protracted, athletic, and sturdy finisher. Nonetheless, that was sooner than she took the step up in rivals.

In direction of Holm, Anderson appeared tentative and nothing like a extreme title contender at 145 kilos. I don’t depend on her to beat Zingano, and even when she does, the chance of her inserting collectively an infinite fantasy effectivity seems pretty low. Throughout the loss to Holm, Anderson managed merely 18 fantasy elements.

If she pulls the upset, I might say she is on the market in no higher than 70 elements. That isn’t a beautiful fantasy ceiling.

I do know the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu guru has one of the best DK wage of the entire fighters inside the event ($9,400), nonetheless, don’t be fooled. A hall is a similar man who has a difficulty discovering opponents because of no one’s need to work together in a grapple fest with him.

Whereas I don’t knock his methodology because of it performing to his dominant expertise, it is not a fantasy-friendly style. He’s accessible in averaging merely over 51 fantasy elements per fight. That isn’t going that may help you in profitable many DK contests.

The hall is sort of really going to beat the 40-year-old BJ Penn, but it surely certainly may be one in all many lowest-scoring wins of the event.

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Almost no one has a motor like Anderson. Don’t let the low DK wage ($7,300) and finish charge (36 %) fool you. Anderson is a fantasy beast when he wins, and I’m choosing him to upset Ilir Latifi on Saturday. Life has the flexibility to learn actually. Nonetheless, Anderson has the gasoline tank and wrestling to subdue the Swedish Sledgehammer.

If this fight goes into the middle of the second spherical, sit up for Anderson to pile up takedowns whereas dishing damage from the prime place. In his remaining two fights, every win, Anderson averaged 125 fantasy elements in opposition to Glover Teixeira and Patrick Cummins.

The identical could possibly be said for Volkanovski. He has perhaps a good tougher verify in opposition to a seemingly resurgent Chad Mendes. These guys are pretty comparable. Bodily, the dimensions is comparable, and every is a dominant wrestler who can do damage from the prime place.

I like Volkanovski for a number of of the same causes I like Anderson. Mendes has had some factors tiring in his occupation, and Volkanovski pushes an unreal tempo. We have not seen him buckle as of. Nonetheless, Mendes is by far his hardest opponent.

That said, of the very best prospects from 155 kilos to 135, Volkanovski and Gregor Gillespie are the two I’m most extreme on, and I’m choosing the earlier to knock off Mendes. Don’t be shocked if it is an finish that scores properly in fantasy. This may be a coming-out celebration for Volkanovski, and it could possibly be one in all many closing steps sooner than he enters the dialog for a title shot at 145 kilos.

My boldest prediction, a minimum of as a result of it pertains to DK salaries, is the gathering of Andrade over Petr Yan. Everyone is pleased about Yan, it seems, and with good trigger. He appears to be precise experience. Nonetheless, I really feel the DK wage group is underestimating the explosive Brazilian.

Andrade is a plus athlete whose hanging prowess needs to be accounted for in about. Yan likes to face and strike or to work flooring and pound if he will get a takedown; nonetheless, there’s one thing about the best way through which these two fighters match up that screams explosive KO for Andrade.

The 33-year-old Castanhal, Para’s assaults are personalized and made for an aggressive fighter with one factor to indicate, like Yan. He needs to indicate he’s worthy of a ranking and rather more. Nonetheless, I take into account Yan going to be re-routed on Saturday.

I’ve not solely tabbed Jones to win his UFC Gentle Heavyweight title once more; I’ve moreover picked him for my DK lineup. To position it plainly, I see Jones stopping Gustafsson. Bones are stronger inside the clinch, and his wrestling is superior. Jones won’t spend the early portion of the rematch searching for hanging distance as he did inside the first meeting.

He’ll resolve up the place he left off inside the preliminary fight and ended Gustafsson inside two rounds. It have to be a fantastic night for people who guess on and draft Jones for his or her DK lineups.