Picking & Grinning: UFC Fight Night ‘Werdum vs. Tybura’

By Sherdog.com Staff Nov 17, 2017

Marcin Tybura now stands before an all-time great, his career at a turning point.

The former M-1 Global champion will face off with Fabricio Werdum in the UFC Fight Night 121 main event on Saturday at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, where he has the opportunity to recalibrate the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s heavyweight division. Meanwhile, Bec Rawlings meets Jessica-Rose Clark in the three-round co-headliner at a 128-pound catchweight. The rest of the six-fight main draw features a middleweight affair matching four-time Olympian Daniel Kelly with Elias Theodorou, a 150-pound catchweight clash pitting Alexander Volkanovski against Shane Young and a pair of welterweight duels, as Tim Means collides with Belal Muhammad and Jake Matthews locks horns with Bojan Velickovic.

Ahead of UFC Fight Night “Werdum vs. Tybura,” Sherdog.com staff members and contributors swallowed their pride and put their reputations on the line with bold predictions:

THE LINEUP

265: Fabricio Werdum vs. Marcin Tybura
125: Jessica-Rose Clark vs. Bec Rawlings
170: Tim Means vs. Belal Muhammad
170: Jake Matthews vs. Bojan Velickovic
185: Elias Theodorou vs. Daniel Kelly
145: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Shane Young
125: Ryan Benoit vs. Ashkan Mokhtarian
155: Will Brooks vs. Nik Lentz
265: Anthony Hamilton vs. Adam Wieczorek
155: Damien Brown vs. Frank Camacho
115: Alex Chambers vs. Nadia Kassem
125: Jenel Lausa vs. Eric Shelton
265: Rashad Coulter vs. Tai Tuivasa

THE STANDINGS

Jordan Breen: 250-119
Tristen Critchfield: 244-125
Brian Knapp: 241-128
Todd Martin: 237-132
Eric Stinton: 227-142
Mike Fridley: 225-144

THE PICKS

Jordan Breen: Werdum, Rawlings, Means, Matthews, Theodorou, Volkanovski, Benoit, Brooks, Wieczorek, Camacho, Kassem, Shelton, Tuivasa

Tristen Critchfield: Werdum, Rawlings, Means, Matthews, Theodorou, Volkanovski, Benoit, Brooks, Wieczorek, Camacho, Kassem, Shelton, Tuivasa

Brian Knapp: Werdum, Rawlings, Means, Matthews, Theodorou, Volkanovski, Benoit, Lentz, Wieczorek, Camacho, Kassem, Shelton, Tuivasa

Todd Martin: Werdum, Rawlings, Means, Matthews, Theodorou, Volkanovski, Benoit, Brooks, Wieczorek, Camacho, Kassem, Shelton, Tuivasa

Eric Stinton: Werdum, Rawlings, Means, Matthews, Theodorou, Volkanovski, Benoit, Brooks, Wieczorek, Brown, Kassem, Shelton, Tuivasa

Mike Fridley: Werdum, Rawlings, Means, Matthews, Theodorou, Volkanovski, Benoit, Brooks, Wieczorek, Camacho, Kassem, Shelton, Tuivasa

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