nostradamusWelcome 6th Rounders, to my picks and predictions for UFC 107. “Penn vs. Sanchez” will air Saturday night via Pay-per-view (in the US) beginning at 10:00 p.m. EST (under card on Spike at 9). This card features a main event title fight between lightweights BJ Penn and Diego Sanchez. 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 172-106 record thus far since our launch, let’s get into how I, Gray D., see the action inside the cage going down from Memphis.

*(winners are in bold)


Champ B.J. Penn vs. Diego Sanchez: Penn by submission in Round 3

Frank Mir vs. Cheick Kongo: Mir by submission in Round 1

Jon Fitch vs. Mike Pierce: Fitch via unanimous decision

Kenny Florian vs. Clay Guida: Florian by TKO in Round 2

Paul Buentello vs. Stefan Struve: Struve by submission in Round 1

Alan Belcher vs. Wilson Gouveia: Belcher via unanimous decision

Shane Nelson vs. Matt Wiman: Nelson by submission in Round 2

Ricardo Funch vs. Johny Hendricks: Hendricks via unanimous decision

Lucio Linhares vs. Rousimar Palhares: Linhares by TKO in Round 1

Edgar Garcia vs. DaMarques Johnson: Garcia by KO in Round 2

Kevin Burns vs. T.J. Grant: Burns by TKO in Round 3


Gray D. is 179-110 in his overall picks here at 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.