Welcome 6th Rounders, to my picks and predictions for WEC 50. “Cruz vs. Benavidez” will air Wednesday night via Versus (9 pm E.T.) . This card features a main event rematch between champ Dominick Cruz and Joseph Benavidez. A solid line-up calls for solid picks, right? Whether you agree or disagree, leave your thoughts by commenting.
As lead writer here, there’s a certain responsibility for making quality peeks into the future. That being said, anything can (and does) happen in mixed martial arts. With an overall 257-167 thus far since our launch, let’s get into how I see the action inside the cage going down from Vegas.
*(winners are in bold)
Dominick Cruz vs. Joseph Benavidez: Cruz via decision
Anthony Pettis vs. Shane Roller: Pettis by TKO, Round 2
Chad Mendes vs. Cub Swanson: Swanson via decision
Scott Jorgensen vs. Brad Pickett: Jorgensen via decision
Zach Micklewright vs. Bart Palaszewski: Micklewright by TKO, Round 2
Mackens Semerzier vs. Javier Vazquez: Vazquez via decision
Maciej Jewtuszko vs. Anthony Njokuani: Njokuani by TKO, Round 1
Dave Jansen vs. Ricardo Lamas: Jansen by submission, Round 2
Bryan Caraway vs. Fredson Paixao: Caraway via decision
Danny Castillo vs. Dustin Poirier: Castillo by TKO, Round 2