Bellator is back in the “Windy City” for the third time in a year with two title bouts atop the card.
Bellator 301 takes place Friday at Wintrust Arena in Chicago. The main card airs on Showtime following prelims on MMA Junkie.
Get pick results from our 11 editors, writers, radio hosts and videographers, as well as additional analysis, below.
Patricky Freire vs. Alexander Shabliy
Records: Freire (25-11 MMA, 16-9 BMMA), Shabliy (23-3 MMA, 4-0 BMMA)
Betting odds: Shabliy -650, Freire +470
Junkie pick results: Shabliy 7, Freire 4
A.J. McKee vs. Sidney Outlaw
Records: McKee (20-1 MMA, 20-1 BMMA), Outlaw (17-5 MMA, 5-2 BMMA)
Betting odds: McKee -265, Outlaw +215
Junkie pick results: McKee 11, Outlaw 0
Danny Sabatello vs. Raufeon Stots 2
Records: Sabatello (14-3 MMA, 4-2 BMMA), Stots (19-2 MMA, 7-1 BMMA)
Betting odds: Sabatello -135, Stots +115
Junkie pick results: Stots 9, Sabatello 2
Sergio Pettis vs. Patchy Mix
Records: Pettis (23-5 MMA, 5-0 BMMA), Mix (18-1 MMA, 7-1 BMMA)
Betting odds: Mix -200, Pettis +165
Junkie pick results: Mix 10, Pettis 1
Yaroslav Amosov vs. Jason Jackson
Records: Amosov (27-0 MMA, 8-0 BMMA), Jackson (16-4 MMA, 7-1 BMMA)
Betting odds: Amosov -440, Jackson +340
Junkie pick results: Amosov 11, Jackson 0
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