UFC FIGHT NIGHT 122 PREDICTIONS 11/25: Grocke’s updated odds and predictions for every fight


The UFC continues its International Tour with a stop at the Mercedez-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China for UFC Fight Night 122. The main event takes place in the middleweight division where Michael Bisping steps in for Anderson Silva on three weeks’ notice to take on Kelvin Gastelum.

Bisping steps back into the cage just three weeks after losing his UFC middleweight title to Georges-Pierre at UFC 217. Kelvin Gastelum will come into the fight looking to get back in the column after getting submitted by Chris Weidman at UFC on FOX 25.

The co-main event features China’s own Li Jingliang. He takes on Zak Ottow in a battle of welterweights. Jingliang comes into the fight riding a three fight win streak with his most recent win coming against Frank Camacho at UFC Fight Night 111. After dropping a split decision to Sergio Moraes at UFC Fight Night 100, Ottow returned at UFC Fight Night 110 where he won a split decision against Kiichi Kunimoto.

The main card also includes Wang Guan vs. Alex Caceres and Muslim Salikhov vs. Alex Garcia.

The early prelims will air on Fight Pass starting at 2:45 AM CT. Keep it on UFC Fight Pass for the main card starting at 6 AM CT.

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Here are the current odds and my predictions for each fight.

Note: The predictions in this column do not necessarily mean that I will be betting them. I have changed my mind in the past and gone the other way after conducting more research. For all of my official bets follow me on Twitter @FightChampBlog. You can also find all of my official MMA bets at betmmatips.com. For more information on my MMA bets go to thefightingchampion.com.


Main Card

Michael Bisping (31-8) vs. Kelvin Gastelum (14-3, 1NC) – Middleweight 185 lbs.

Current Odds: Gastelum -310; Bisping +250

Pick: Gastelum by TKO


Li Jingliang (13-4) vs. Zak Ottow (15-4) – Welterweight 170 lbs.

Current Odds: Jingliang -175; Ottow +145

Pick: Jingliang by TKO


Wang Guan (16-1-1) vs. Alex Caceres (13-10, 1 NC) – Featherweight 145 lbs.

Current Odds: Caceres -175; Guan +145

Pick: Guan by decision


Muslim Salikhov (12-1) vs. Alex Garcia (14-4) – Middleweight 170 lbs.

Current Odds: Salikhov -175; Garcia +145

Pick: Salikhov by TKO



Zabit Magomedsharipov (12-1) vs. Sheymon Moraes (9-1) – Featherweight 145 lbs.

Current Odds: Magomedsharipov -475; Moraes +350

Pick: Magomedsharipov by TKO


Kenan Song (11-3) vs. Bobby Nash (8-3) – Welterweight 170 lbs.

Current Odds: Nash -280; Song +220

Pick: Nash by TKO


Kailin Curran (4-5) vs. Xiaonan Yan (7-1, 1 NC) – Strawweight 115 lbs.

Current Odds: Yan -145; Curran +115

Pick: Yan by decision


Song Yadong (9-3, 2 NC) vs. Bharat Khandare (5-2) – Batamweight 135 lbs.

Current Odds: Yadong -140; Khandare +110

Pick: Khandare by TKO


Chase Sherman (11-3) vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov (17-4) – Heavyweight 265 lbs.

Current Odds: Abdurakhimov -140; Sherman +110

Pick: Abdurakhimov by decision


Yanan Wu (9-1) vs. Gina Mazany (4-1) – Bantamweight 135 lbs.

Current Odds: Mazany -150; Wu +120

Pick: Mazany by decision


Wuliji Buren (10-4) vs. Rolando Dy (8-6, 1 NC) – Featherweight 145 lbs.

Current Odds: Dy -165; Buren +135

Pick: Dy by decision


Cyril Asker (8-3) vs. Hu Yaozong (3-0) – Heavyweight 265 lbs.

Current Odds: Asker -250; Yaozong +200

Pick: Asker by TKO


Enjoy the fights!

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