The UFC is heading north of the border Saturday for Battle Night 151, with followers in Canada’s resources city of Ottawa expecting an action-packed centerpiece.
Al Iaquinta and also Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone headline the card, and the always-popular Cowboy is wanting to maintain energy on his side after stringing with each other successive success in his previous 2 battles. Those efficiencies caused hefty conjecture that he would be compared versus Conor McGregor. While that spell had not been implied to be, the 36-year-old encounters a tough difficulty versus Iaquinta, whose only loss extending back to mid-2014 protested the unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Better down the card, the crowd will certainly be applauding on a number of their compatriots in Elias Theodorou and also Brad Katona, while Shane Burgos will certainly want to continue constructing his resume with a win over Cub Swanson.
Keep reading to see who B/R’s experts– Scott Harris, Nathan McCarter and Jonathan Snowden– select for each and every battle on Saturday’s major card.
Main Card (ESPN+)
Donald Cerrone vs. Al Iaquinta
Derek Brunson vs. Elias Theodorou
Cub Swanson vs. Shane Burgos
Brad Katona vs. Merab Dvalishvili
Walt Harris vs. Sergey Spivak
Marc-Andre Berriault vs. Andrew Sanchez