UFC 293: Quick Picks and Prognostications

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main card for UFC 293.

UFC 293 takes place Saturday at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPNews/ESPN+ and early prelims on ESPN+.

Last event’s results: 4-2

Overall picks for UFC main cards in 2023: 90-67-4

Welcome to MMA Junkie’s Quick Picks and Prognostications, where I’ll be giving brief, fight-day breakdowns for UFC main cards.

With that in mind, I hope these write-ups don’t come off as curt or dismissive, as my goal here is to offer quick picks and analysis in a digestible format. All odds listed are provided by FanDuel.

If you’d like more detailed analysis from me, then feel free to check out my weekly show, The Protect Ya’ Neck Podcast.

So, without further ado…

Tyson Pedro (-106) vs. Anton Turkalj (-114)

Justin Tafa (-235) vs. Austen Lane (+186)

Manel Kape (-455) vs. Felipe Dos Santos (+300)

Alexander Volkov (-250) vs. Tai Tuivasa (+198)

Israel Adesanya (-750) vs. Sean Strickland (+490)

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