UFC LONDON: ASPINALL VS VOLKOV, Picks, Odds, & Analysis | The MMA Vivisection
Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch are here with the MMA Vivisection MAIN CARD SHOW, breaking down a set of 6 bouts on this 13-bout UFC LONDON: 'ASPINALL VS VOLKOV' Fight Night event. "The UFC is back with another rock solid Fight Night offering this week in London. Top-ranked heavyweights Alexander Volkov and Tom Aspinall face-off in the main event, with a featherweight bout between Arnold Allen and Dan Hooker set for the co-main. Throw in some Paddy Pimblett and the return of Gunnar Nelson and it should make for a quality night of MMA." - Zane Simon For those fans who wish to dive deeper into the PRELIMS CARD, check out that version of the MMA Vivi which airs at 2PM Central today, Thurs., Mar. 17th., 2022, right here on our SC channel. The MMA Vivisection is brought to you by The Fine Art of Violence, a collection of art and essays recapping the year in MMA by Chris Rini, featuring the most talented artists and writers in Mixed Martial Arts. The book is available in both hard copy and digital formats at chrisrini.com. Here’s a look at the UFC London fight card, as it stood at the time of recording: ESPN+ MAIN CARD | SAT. MAR 19 — 4PM/1PM ETPT 13. 265lbs: Alexander Volkov (34-9) vs. Tom Aspinall (11-2) — At 6:28, Odds 21:19, Picks - Both: Volkov 12. 145lbs: Arnold Allen (17-1) vs. Dan Hooker (21-11) — At 22:37, Odds 40:39, Picks - Zane: Hooker, Connor: Allen 11. 155bs: Paddy Pimblett (17-3) vs. Rodrigo Vargas (12-4) — At 41:36, Odds 51:17, Picks - Zane: Pimblett, Connor: Vargas 10. 170lbs: Gunnar Nelson (17-5) vs. Takashi Sato (16-4) — At 51:29, Odds 57:26, Picks - Both: Nelson 9. 125lbs: Molly McCann (11-4) vs. Luana Carolina (8-2) — At 57:47, Odds 1:03:45, Picks - Zane: McCann, Connor: Carolina 8. 155lbs: Jai Herbert (11-3) vs. Ilia Topuria (11-0) — At 1:05:56, Odds 1:10:02, Picks - Both: Topuria ESPN+ PRELIMS | 1PM/10AM ETPT 7. 145lbs: Mike Grundy (12-3) vs. Makwan Amirkhani (16-7) — Picks - Both: Grundy 6. 265lbs: Shamil Abdurakhimov (20-6) vs. Sergei Pavlovich (14-1) — Picks - Both: Pavlovich 5. 205lbs: Nikita Krylov (27-8) vs. Paul Craig (15-4) — Picks - Both: Craig 4. 135lbs: Jack Shore (15-0) vs. Timur Valiev (18-2) — Picks - Both: Shore 3. 115lbs: Elise Reed (4-1) vs. Cory McKenna (6-1) — Picks - Both: McKenna 2. 135lbs: Nathaniel Wood (17-5) vs. Vince Morales (11-5) — Picks - Both: Wood 1. 125lbs: Muhammad Mokaev (5-0) vs. Cody Durden (12-3 — Picks - Both: Mokaev For those of you following the picks made on the show, we started tracking them with the July 13th, 2020 Vivisections for ‘Kattar vs. Ige’... Standings for our last event, UFC Vegas 50: Santos vs. Ankalaev — Zane went 8/14, and since they agreed on every pick last week, Connor also went 8/14. They did successfully pick the winner of every bout on the main card and the Featured Prelim, but the remainder of the prelims outcomes hurt them a bit. So far, here are the overall standings: Zane is now 511/809 and Connor is now 500/809. If you enjoy our shows, "heart" us here on SC, or "like" & share over on whichever BE Presents Podcast Channel happens to be your listening platform of choice: * YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/BloodyElbowPresents * iTunes & Apple TV: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/blood…&i=1000421882228 * iHeartRadio: www.iheart.com/podcast/269-Blood…Presents-30639274 * Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/55S2dpKYVqndaPTUojkELm?si=oGGPZ4kESkWZigLNnEg1ug * Stitcher: www.stitcher.com/podcast/bloody-e…esents?refid=stp * TuneIn: https://tunein.com/podcasts/Sports--Recreation-Podcasts/Bloody-Elbow-Presents-p1190843/ * OverCast: overcast.fm/itunes984162015/bloody-elbow-presents * Player FM: player.fm/series/bloody-elbow-presents * & Amazon Music: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/b For previous episodes of the show, check out our playlists on all of our BE Presents channels.