Welcome 6th Rounders, to my picks and predictions for UFC 111. “St. Pierre vs. Hardy” will air Saturday night via pay-per-view beginning at 10:00 p.m. EST (under card at 7:00). This card features a main event between the welterweight champ and a brash contender. 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 213-133 record thus far since our launch, let’s get into how I, Gray D., see the action inside the cage going down from New Jersey.

*(winners are in bold)

Picks outcome: 7-3

Champ Georges St-Pierre vs. Dan Hardy: St-Pierre by submission, Round 3

Frank Mir vs. Shane Carwin: Mir by submission, Round 2

Jon Fitch vs. Ben Saunders: Saunders by TKO, Round 3

Kurt Pellegrino vs. Fabricio Camoes: Pellegrino via decision

Mark Bocek vs. Jim Miller: Miller via decision

Nate Diaz vs. Rory Markham: Diaz via submission, Round 1

Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Brown: Brown via decision

Jared Hamman vs. Rodney Wallace: Hamman by KO, Round 2

Tomasz Drwal vs. Rousimar Palhares: Palhares via decision

Ricardo Funch vs. Matthew Riddle: Riddle by TKO, Round 2


Gray D. is 220-136 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.