The UFC returns tonight to Fox for UFC on Fox 20. The main event is former UFC Womens BantamWeight Champion Holly Holm taking on the always gritty and tough Valentina Shevchenko. This event will also feature the return of former UFC LightWeight contender Gilbert Melendez, as he returns from a year long suspension to take on Edson Barboza. So with all of that information and facts out of the way, let's get to making predictions for each and every fight on this card.
Preliminary Card on Fight Pass
HeavyWeight (265 lbs): Luis Henrique vs. Dmitry Smoliakov: Luis wins by TKO (Punches) at 2:34 of round 2.
FeatherWeight (145 lbs): Jim Alers vs. Jason Knight: Jim wins by Tapout due to a Triangle Choke at 3:45 of round 1.
WelterWeight (170 lbs): Alex Oliveira vs. James Moontasri: Alex wins by Tapout dud to a Rear Naked Choke at 3:27 of round 2.
Preliminary Card on Fox
LightWeight (155 lbs): Michael Prazeres vs. J.C. Cottrell: Michael wins by 3 round Unanimous Decision.
WelterWeight (170 lbs): Kamaru Usman vs. Alexander Yakovlev: Kamaru wins by 3 round Unanimous Decision.
FeatherWeight (145 lbs): Darren Elkins vs. Godofredo Pepey: Darren wina by TKO (Punches) at 3:29 of round 1.
BantamWeight (135 lbs): Frankie Saenz vs. Eddie Wineland: Frankie wins by 3 round Unanimous Decision.
Main Card on Fox
Womens StrawWeight (115 lbs): Felice Herrig vs. Kailin Curran: Curran wins by 3 round Unanimous Decision.
HeavyWeight (265 lbs): Francis Ngannou vs. Bojan Mihajlovic: Francis wins by KO (Punches) at 2:21 of round 2.
LightWeight (155 lbs): Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez: Gilbert wins by 3 round Unanimous Decision.
Womens BantamWeight (135 lbs): Holly Holm vs. Valentina Shevchenko: Holly wins by 5 round Unanimous Decision.
Enjoy the fights tonight.
By: Andrew Harrington