August 4, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Ryan Bader kicks Lyoto Machida during the light heavyweight match at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader quick picks

In the span of one week, the UFC will be hosting their third event at Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

This card will feature a main event match between “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueria vs. Team Mir” winner Ryan Bader and Brazilian star Glover Teixeira.

In the co-main event Japanese star and former middleweight title contender Yushin “Thunder” Okami squares off against former Strikeforce Middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza.

Below are my predictions or the event.


Main event: Light Heavyweight match
Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader

Winner: Teixeira by submission


Middleweight bout
Yushin Okami vs. Ronaldo Souza

Winner: Okami by decision


Flyweight bout
Joseph Benavidez vs. Jussier Formiga

Winner: Benavidez by knockout


Lightweight bout
Francisco Trinaldo vs. Piotr Hallmann

Winner: Trinaldo by decision


Middleweight bout
Rafael Nadal vs. Tor Troeng

Winner: Troeng by knockout


Flyweight bout
Marcos Vinicius vs. Ali Bagautinov

Winner: Bagautinov by submission


Featherweight bout
Felipe Arantes vs. Edimilson Souza

Winner: Arantes by decision


Middleweight bout
Joao Zeferino vs. Elias Silvério

Winner: Zeferino by decision


Bantamweightt bout
Lucas Martins vs. Ramiro Hernandez Jr.

Winner: Martins by knockout


Welterweight bout
Ivan Jorge vs. Keith Wisniewski

Winner: Jorge by decision


Welterweight bout
Yuri Villefort vs. Sean Spencer

Winner: Spencer by decision


Who do you think will win tomorrow? Answer with a comment below or send a tweet to @alstover.

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