Welcome 6th Rounders, to my picks and predictions for UFC 113. “Machida vs. Shogun 2” will air Saturday night via pay-per-view beginning at 10 p.m. EDT (under card at 7:00). This card features a main event rematch between LHW champ Machida and PRIDE star Shogun Rua. 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 238-150 thus far since our launch, let’s get into how I, Gray D., see the action inside the cage going down from Montreal.
*(winners are in bold)
Picks outcome: A dismal 4-7
Lyoto Machida vs. Mauricio Rua: Machida via decision
Paul Daley vs. Josh Koscheck: Koscheck by submission, Round 2
Kimbo Slice vs. Matt Mitrione: Slice by TKO, Round 2
Jeremy Stephens vs. Sam Stout: Stout by TKO, Round 1
Alan Belcher vs. Patrick Cote: Cote by KO, Round 2
Joe Doerksen vs. Tom Lawlor: Lawlor by TKO, Round 1
Marcus Davis vs. Jonathan Goulet: Davis via decision
Mike Guymon vs. Yoshiyuki Yoshida: Guymon by TKO, Round 2
Joey Beltran vs. Tim Hague: Beltran via decision
T.J. Grant vs. Johny Hendricks: Grant by submission, Round 2
Jason MacDonald vs. John Salter: MacDonald by submission, Round 1
Gray D. is 242-157 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.