junior dos santosWelcome 6th Rounders, to my picks and predictions for UFC 131. “Dos Santos vs. Carwin” will air Saturday night over Spike TV and Pay-Per-View, determining a new number-one contender in the heavyweight division. A solid line-up calls for solid picks, right? Whether you agree or disagree, leave your thoughts by commenting.

As lead writer here, I do my best to make quality peeks into the future. That being said, anything can (and does) happen in mixed martial arts. With an overall 422-262 record thus far since our launch, let’s get into how I see the action inside the cage going down from Vancouver.

*(winners are in bold)

Results: 8-2

Junior Dos Santos vs. Shane Carwin: Dos Santos by KO
Kenny Florian vs. Diego Nunes: Florian via decision
Jon Olav Einemo vs. Dave Herman: Herman by KO
Demian Maia vs. Mark Munoz: Munoz via decision
Donald Cerrone vs. Vagner Rocha: Cerrone by TKO

Yves Edwards vs. Sam Stout: Stout via decision
Jesse Bongfeldt vs. Chris Weidman: Weidman via decision

Mike Massenzio vs. Krzysztof Soszynski: Soszynski by submission
James Head vs. Nick Ring: Head by submission
Dustin Poirier vs. Jason Young: Poirier via decision
Joey Beltran vs. Aaron Rosa: Beltran by KO
Darren Elkins vs. Michihiro Omigawa: Omigawa via decision