By Jorge Hernandez
UFC on FOX 7 will go down this Saturday, featuring a compelling clash between the Former Strikeforce Lightweight kingpin Gilbert ”El Nino” Melendez and the reigning UFC Lightweight Champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson for the 155-pound title in San Jose, California. The main card will be broadcast free on FOX.
Before the champ and challenger face off inside the Octagon, lets see how the pros predict the main event unfolding this weekend. Who better to listen to than professional fighters who have done this time after time?
Former two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir will face off with undefeated Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion Daniel Cormier for the co-main event, also free on FOX. Mir has been a UFC fighter since 2001 and believes the champion will still be “Smooth” on Saturday night.
“I think Gilbert is super tough, great Fighter. But, I think Benson Henderson… I think people are gonna start believing he’s really as good a...