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Staff Recommendations include consensus recommendations from MMAjunkie readers. Simply vote for each of the following matches and the official tally registered at noon Thursday (Pacific Standard Time) will be used.

The consensus picks of these MMAJunkie leaders will be part of the UFC259 main card staff forecast to be released on Friday prior to the event. The UFC 259 will take place on Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.The main card will air in pay-per-view following ESPN’s qualifying and early qualifying ESPN +..

Make your choice for the following battles.

Record: Mario Boutista (8-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC), Trevin Jones (12-6 MMA, 0-0 UFC)
Past 5 times: Boutista 4-1 and Jones 3-2
Split: Bantamweight
Ranking: None
Odds (As of 03.01.21): Boutista-220, Jones +185

Record: Aaron Cruz (8-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC), Uros Medic (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC)
Past 5 times: Cruz 4-1 and Medic 5-0
Split:lightweight
Ranking: None
Odds (As of 03.01.21): Medic -170, Cruz +140

Record: Amanda Lemos (8-1-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC), Livina Souza (14-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC)
Past 5 times: Remos 3-1-1, Souza 4-1
Split: Female straw weight
Ranking: Souza No. 15, Honorable Mention of Lemos
Odds (As of 03.01.21): Remos-185, Souza +150

Record: Shawn Brady (13-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC), Jake Matthews (17-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC)
Past 5 times: Brady 5-0, Matthews 4-1
Split: Welter weight
Ranking: None
Odds (As of 03.01.21): Brady -230, Matthews +180

Record: Kennedy Nzechuku (7-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC), Carlos Wolberg (3-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC)
Past 5 times: Nzechukwu 4-1 and Ulberg 3-0
Split: Light heavyweight
Ranking: None
Odds (As of 03.01.21): Ulberg -210, Nzechukwu +170

Record: Tim Elliott (16-11-1 MMA, 5-9 UFC), Jordan Espinosa (15-8 MMA, 2-3 UFC)
Past 5 times: Elliott 2-3, Espinosa 2-3
Split: Flyweight
Ranking: None
Odds (As of 03.01.21): Elliott-115, Espinosa-115

Record: Rogerio Bontrin (16-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC), Kai Kara France (21-9 MMA, 4-2 UFC)
Past 5 times: Bontorin 4-1 and Kara France 3-2
Split: Flyweight
Ranking: Kara France No. 10, Bontorin No. 11
Odds (As of 03.01.21): France-150, Bontorin +120

Record: Askar Askarov (13-0-1 MMA, 2-0-1 UFC), Joseph Benavidez (28-7 MMA, 15-5 UFC)
Past 5 times: Askarov 4-0-1, Benavides 3-2
Split: Flyweight
Ranking: Benavides No. 4, Askarov No. 6
Odds (As of 03.01.21): Askarov -120, Benavidez -110

Record: Kyler Phillips (8-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC), Son Yadon (16-4-1 MMA, 5-0-1 UFC)
Past 5 times: Philips 3-2, Slowpoke 4-0-1
Split: Bantamweight
Ranking: None
Odds (As of 03.01.21): Yadong -165, Phillips +135

Record: Dominick Cruz (22-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC), Casey Kenney (16-2-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC)
Past 5 times: Cruz 3-2, Kenny 4-1
Split: Bantamweight
Ranking: Cruz No.12
Odds (As of 03.01.21): Kenny-130, Cruz +100

Record: Alexander Rakicchi (13-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC), Thiago Santos (21-8 MMA, 13-7 UFC)
Past 5 times: Rakitch 4-1 and Santos 3-2
Split: Light heavyweight
Ranking: Rakitch 9, Santos 12
Odds (As of 03.01.21): Rakic ​​-165, Santos +135

Record: Drew Dober (23-9 MMA, 9-5 UFC), Islam Makhachev (18-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC)
Past 5 times: Dover 4-1 and Makhachev 5-0
Split:lightweight
Ranking: Makhachev No. 14
Odds (As of 03.01.21): Makhachev-350, Dover +265

Record: Petr Yan (15-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC), Aljamain Sterling (19-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC)
Past 5 times: Yang 5-0, Sterling 5-0
Split: Bantamweight
Ranking: Yan No. 1, No. 15 Pound for Pound; Sterling No.2
Odds (As of 03.01.21): Yan -135, Sterling +105

Record: Amanda Nunes (20-4 MMA, 13-1 UFC), Megan Anderson (10-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC)
Past 5 times: Nunes 5-0, Anderson 3-2
Split: Women’s featherweight
Ranking: Nunes No. 1, No. 1 Pound for Pound; Anderson No.5, Honorable Mention Pound for Pound
Odds (As of 03.01.21): Nunes -1400, Anderson +750

Record: Jan Blawowic (27-8 MMA, 10-5 UFC), Israel Adesanya (20-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC)
Past 5 times: Brahovic 4-1 and Adesanya 5-0
Split: Light heavyweight
Ranking: Brahovic No. 2; Adesanya No.1 Middleweight; No.3 Pound for Pound
Odds (As of 03.01.21): Adesanya -265, Blachowicz +205

Main card (pay-per-view, 10 pm EST)

  • Champ Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya – Light Heavyweight Title
  • Champ Amanda Nunes vs Megan Anderson – Women’s Featherweight Title
  • Champ Petruyan vs Aljamain Sterling – Bantamweight Title
  • Drew Dober vs Islam Makhachev
  • Alexander Rakicchi vs. Thiago Santos

Preliminary Card (ESPN, 8:00 pm ET)

  • Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney
  • Kyler Phillips vs. Song Yadong
  • Askar Askarov vs. Joseph Benavidez
  • Rogerio Bontorin vs. Kai Kara-France

Preliminary Card (ESPN +, 6pm ET)

  • Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinosa
  • Kennedy Nzechuku vs Carlos Wolberg
  • Shawn Brady vs. Jake Matthews
  • Amanda Lemos vs. Livina Souza
  • Aaron Cruz vs Uros Medic
  • Mario Boutista vs Trevin Jones









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