Welcome 6th Rounders, to my picks and predictions for UFC 105. “Couture vs. Vera” will air Saturday night via Spike TV (in the US) beginning at 9 p.m. EST. This card features a main event LHW bout between former two-division champ Randy Couture and well-rounded Brandon Vera. A solid line-up calls for solid picks, right? Whether you agree or disagree, leave your thoughts by commenting.
As a 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 153-95 record thus far since our launch, let’s get into how I, Gray D., see the action inside the Octagon going down from Manchester, England.
*(winners are in bold)
Randy Couture vs. Brandon Vera: Couture via unanimous decision
Dan Hardy vs. Mike Swick: Swick by TKO in Round 2
Michael Bisping vs. Denis Kang: Bisping via unanimous decision
Matt Brown vs. James Wilks: Brown by KO in Round 1
Ross Pearson vs. Aaron Riley: Riley via unanimous decision
Terry Etim vs. Shannon Gugerty: Terry Etim by TKO in Round 2
John Hathaway vs. Paul Taylor: Hathaway via unanimous decision
Nick Osipczak vs. Matthew Riddle: Matthew Riddle by KO in Round 1
Paul Kelly vs. Dennis Siver: Paul Kelly via unanimous decision
Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jared Hamman: Gustafsson by TKO in Round 2
Roli Delgado vs. Andre Winner: Andre Winner by TKO in Round 1
Gray D. is 160-99 in his overall picks here at 6th-Round.com and pens this column before every major MMA event. Outside of writing, he is a fitness/nutrition enthusiast and runs the site’s Twitter account @6thRound.