Former UFC Light Heavyweight contender and head coach of UFC Gym Middle East Krzysztof Soszynski gives us his predictions ahead of UFC 246. And the opening fight on the bill doesn’t get much bigger than Conor McGregor on the comeback trail!
Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone vs Conor McGregor
Who will win: Conor McGregor
How: Knockout in the first round. Watching McGregor’s latest videos, I can feel he’s trying to rejuvenate himself. If it does go past the second round, I definitely think Cowboy has a really good chance of winning. But if McGregor keeps it in the first round, he’s going to knock Cerrone out.
Holly Holm vs Raquel Pennington
Who will win: Holly Holm
How: I think Holly Holm’s long-range fighting and the way she moves will take her, via decision, to the win in three rounds.
Aleksei Oleinik vs Maurice Green
Who will win: Maurice Green
How: The bigger, faster, stronger Maurice Green is going to win via knock out in the first or second round.
Claudia Gadelha vs Alexa Grasso
Who will win: Alexa Grasso
How: I’m going with Alexa Grasso with a third-round decision. She beat one of my Polish compadres Kowalkiewicz in her last fight.
Anthony Pettis vs Diego Ferreira
Who will win: Anthony Pettis
How: He’s one of my favourite fighters, I’ve watched him fight for a very, very long time. Second round TKO.
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