Welcome fight fans, to my picks and predictions for UFC Fight Night 54. “MacDonald vs. Saffiedine” will air on FOX Sports 2 (prelims) and FOX Sports 1 (main card), Saturday evening (U.S.). The card’s action will be headlined by welterweights vying for a top spot in the 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 699–416 (63% correct) record thus far since our launch, let’s get into how I see the action inside the cage going down from Canada.
*(winners are in bold)
Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine: MacDonald by decision
Raphael Assuncao vs. Bryan Caraway: Assuncao by TKO
Yosdenis Cedeno vs. Chad Laprise: Laprise by TKO
Bruno Santos vs. Elias Theodorou: Theodorou by decision
Li Jingliang vs. Nordine Taleb: Jingliang by dedision
Mitch Gagnon vs. Roman Salazar: Gagnon by submission