After many years of successful career in the UFC, Benson Henderson began to lose ground, and few could have imagined that after leaving the major leagues, he would enter the Bellator cage more than ten times. The best years of the American are far behind, and at the end of his fighting journey, he was challenged by a real monster - Islam Mammadov.


The fight will take place in the co-main event of Bellator 273, and most likely, this run will be the last for Benson, in case of defeat. For a Dagestan athlete, a meeting with such an eminent opponent is a ticket to a successful future, so both have something to lose. Who will get the victory in this fight, and whether it is worth relying on odds that are disappointing for Henderson - let's look at our forecast.
Until a few years ago, Jack Hermansson was seen as one of the main threats to Israel Adesanya. And all because the Swede's grappling created real problems for even the most experienced UFC middle division fighters. Now, the "Joker" has exposed his weaknesses, and is forced to compete outside the top five in the weight category up to 84 kg.

Jack Hermansson vs Sean Strickland
In the main fight at UFC Fight Night 200, he will face the young and ambitious Sean Strickland, who is on a good winning streak and is ready to teach his counterpart a lesson in boxing. Athletes are versatile and ready to show the highest skills on all floors, so the audience will be waiting for a real chess game in the octagon. We will determine which of these monsters is more likely to win in the upcoming battle.
The VTB United League will soon finally determine the list of playoff participants, each team intends to break into the next stage of the competition. CSKA should not experience any problems with this, since he is located in close proximity to the top of the standings. The team looks traditionally powerful, destroying rivals on the home court (three wins and no losses). She will try to compete for first place in the regular championship.

CSKA vs Kalev
Kalev has lost three of his last four matches and is not looking his best. He is located outside the playoff zone, from which he is actually only one victory behind. Therefore, for each new fight, the team goes to the limit of dedication and motivation. And any misfire will entail a decrease in the chances of continuing the fight for the title. On January 24 at, the rivals will meet each other on the floor of the Megasport Arena in Moscow.
In the 22nd round of the Euroleague, several fiery confrontations will take place at once, it will be especially interesting to watch the clubs from Russia. CSKA won two matches in a row after the New Year holidays and significantly improved its standings. He went to the sixth position in the table and reduced the backlog from the leading group to a minimum. Now you need to fight for home court advantage in the playoffs of the competition.

CSKA vs Olimpia Milano
Olimpia Milano loses extremely rarely, so they are in fourth place. But the main successes fall on home matches, and the team has only 50% of victories on the road. And in Moscow, the team historically has great difficulties. On January 21, the rivals will clash with each other on the floor of the Megasport Arena in Moscow.
The regular Euroleague draw has survived the most difficult quarantine times, and the 22nd round of the competition should finally turn out to be full-fledged - without postponements. At the limit of motivation, Zenith approaches him, who made a serious bid to get into the playoffs. He won four matches in a row, so he is in excellent condition. The team has already climbed to the fifth position in the standings, but is definitely not going to stop there.

Zenit vs Monaco
Monaco has a successful series of three victories, which allowed them to get close to the coveted eight. The French club is not doing very well on the road. It is for this reason that it may be difficult for the team in the upcoming match, they will have to act as the second number. On January 20, the rivals will meet each other on the floor of the Sibur Arena in St. Petersburg.
The VTB United League is perceived by many teams as a game practice right up to the playoff stage. The giants are well aware that they will almost ironically find themselves in decisive battles for the title, since they perform very powerfully, some victories are taken even by the second squad. But Zenit has recently begun to stumble too often - twice in the last three meetings. This simply could not but affect the emotional state and tournament position. The team lost the lead and fell immediately to the fourth position in the table.

Zenit vs CSKA
This was immediately taken advantage of by CSKA, which froze a little at the start of the competition. He is traditionally gaining momentum progressively, trying not to force things too much. This is what allows us to approach the playoffs almost at the peak, to give out our best basketball. On January 17, the rivals will meet each other in a principled confrontation on the floor of the Sibur Arena in St. Petersburg.
The Euroleague came out from the New Year holidays and offers basketball fans the most interesting matches. Moscow CSKA is in excellent emotional and functional condition. The team has issued a series of three victories in a row in all competitions, adding from match to match. The leaders have finally recovered from damage, so they are ready to demonstrate the optimal level of play.

CSKA vs ASVEL
ASVEL lost four matches in a row and fell out of the playoff zone, having lost confidence in their abilities. Only in the last match did he finally break his black streak. But one gets the feeling that the only victory in a long time cannot be considered a full-fledged harbinger of a way out of the crisis. On January 14, the rivals will meet each other on the floor of the Megasport Arena in Moscow.
Coronavirus has not canceled all Euroleague matches, individual teams continue to struggle with their last strength to get into the playoffs of the competition. Panathinaikos, however, looks frankly weak and helpless. He settled in the basement of the standings, has a frankly low chance of continuing to fight for the title. It is for this reason that basketball players openly give up.


CSKA is having one of the toughest seasons in recent memory. He is in a borderline position, and each misfire can greatly affect the chances of getting into the playoffs. It is for this reason that every single fight has to go to the limit of motivation. On January 12, the rivals will meet each other on the floor of the Olympic Indoor Hall in Athens.
The Euroleague is going through the most difficult times, as almost all matches are postponed due to the coronavirus. Some clubs cannot even collect a full application to take part in the meeting. But the only match of the 19th round of the regular competition promises to be very interesting. Olympia Milano began to lose often, which negatively affects the emotional state of basketball players. At the start of the tournament, she churned out victories and looked just great. But over time, it became clear that resources for the entire season may simply not be enough, you need to learn how to correctly distribute your forces over the entire distance.

Olympia Milano vs Zenit
Zenith issued a series of four victories in a row and is definitely not going to stop there. The leaders have rebooted and are again swaggering over their rivals, acting very powerfully. Therefore, even on the road, the club from St. Petersburg may well surprise. On January 7, the opponents will converge on the floor of the Mediolanum arena in Milan.
After several successful years of playing in Russia, Said Nurmagomedov got the opportunity to demonstrate his capabilities in the UFC, fully meeting the expectations of fans. Even at such a high level, the fighter did not lose his showiness, and continued to delight the audience with beautiful technical performances.

Said Nurmagomedov vs Cody Stamann
At UFC 270, he will face almost the most serious challenge in his career, because Cody Stamann can be safely called a cardio machine that is always ready for lingering hacks and can withstand serious damage. Each of the athletes has their own special features, so that we will have a competitive confrontation, the likely winner in which we will determine in our detailed forecast.
The UFC featherweight division has stalled with the same challengers fighting the same champions. Only “young blood” can breathe something new into this category, and Movsar Yevloyev, together with Ilya Topuria, have every chance to be among the top weight groups up to 66 kg in the shortest possible time. Their clash will take place at UFC 270, and the intrigue in this fight is just crazy.

Movsar Yevloyev vs Iliya Topuria
The guys do not know defeats in their professional careers, both are very close to the TOP-10, and most importantly, the level of their skills allows them to compete with opponents from any kind of martial arts. Who will prolong their winning streak, and which of the participants will manage to enter the opposition of a qualitatively new level, you will find out in our forecast.
The 18th round of Euroleague basketball is held on New Year's Eve, so it will present a lot of interesting battles. Crvena Zvezda is not doing the best in the current competition. It affects the fact that the team pays great attention to the Adriatic League. Leaders cannot withstand such a load, they start to fizzle out. But Zenit from St. Petersburg is the best representative of Russia in the international arena. The team won three matches in a row and are in a great emotional state. He has a good chance of gaining a home court advantage in the regular draw. On December 30, the rivals will face off at the Stark Arena in Belgrade. 

Crvena Zvezda vs Zenit
On the night from Wednesday to Thursday, the Russian youth team will play their third match at the World Championship. The game will be played by the Slovak national team in the Canadian city of Red Deer, on the ice of the Westerner Park arena.

Slovakia vs Russia

The Russian national team will begin their performance at the MFM 2021 on December 27 with a game against the Swedish national team. The meeting will take place in the Canadian town of Red Deer, on the ice of the local seven-thousander "Westerner Park Centrium".

Russia vs Sweden
VTB United League is not going to pause during the Christmas and New Year holidays, it will delight basketball fans with top fights. The central match of the final part of the season will be the battle of the representatives of the leading group. Zenith has recently noticeably slowed down and began to stumble, it does not look as convincing as the fans and the basketball players themselves would like. The team dropped to fourth place in the standings. And the last defeat once again emphasized that unhealthy processes are taking place inside the squad.

Zenit vs UNICS
After the controversial start of the season, UNICS reached a completely different level of play, literally began to destroy rivals. He caught up with the leader in the number of victories and looks powerful. Key basketball players have caught the courage and, at the same time, represent Russia in the Euroleague with dignity.

On December 26, the rivals will meet each other on the floor of the Sibur Arena in St. Petersburg.
The most anticipated event of 2022 in MMA, according to Dana White, is a fight between the reigning UFC heavyweight champion, Francis Ngannou, and interim champion Cyril Gan. These two have known each other for many years, they grew up as fighters, under the wing of the same coach, in the same gym, and spent more than one hour sparring.

Francis Ngannou vs Cyril Gan
This fight will become the headliner of the anniversary numbered tournament UFC 270 and, looking at its history, it really is believed that in the heat, in the near future, hardly anyone will be able to surpass it. Two drummers dictating different philosophies in their performances will determine who is the best heavyweight on the planet. We, in turn, will figure out which of these two giants has the best arsenal of fighting and personal qualities in order to become a triumphant this evening.
On December 22, Barcelona will host UNICS at the Palau Blaugrana Arena in the 17th round of the Euroleague. The hosts of the parquet head the final protocol of the competition, and the guests are fourth in it. 

Barcelona vs UNICS
The Euroleague has come close to the second round, and still pleases with intrigue and a large number of top-end confrontations. Monaco is in a bad mood, having lost five matches in a row. This pushed the French club back to the 14th position in the standings, so the chances of getting into the playoffs are rapidly fading before our eyes. The team urgently needs to correct the situation before it becomes completely deplorable.

Monaco vs Zenit
Zenit also gave an unsuccessful streak of three defeats and looks frankly not the best way. A battle on two fronts literally squeezes out the leaders of the team, takes away the last of their strength. On December 17, the rivals will face each other.
American heavyweight Derrick Lewis has been pleasing his fans with colorful fights in the UFC for 7 years. This is one of the few strikers who managed to gain a foothold in the top of the division for a long time. However, now he will have a meeting with a guy who loves to knock out rivals no less than him - Chris Daukas from Philadelphia.

Derrick Lewis vs Chris Daucas
They were honored to lead the UFC Fight Night 199 tournament, and one cannot but agree that the expectations of the public from this confrontation place a lot of responsibility on the shoulders of athletes. This is the perfect opportunity for Chris to be one of the first in the lineup, but Derrick has definitely prepared a few signature surprises for him.
This Euroleague season is turning out to be one of the most exciting in recent years. The main reason is that each team can win even against a recognized leader. Zenit started the rally excellently and settled at the top of the tournament table. He even had a real chance of competing for first place, but suddenly failed two matches in a row. This seriously reduced the likelihood of becoming the winner of the regular championship.
Zenit vs Fenerbahce

Fenerbahce is frankly failing the current season of competitions, therefore, it is natural to settle in the basement of the standings. And even the last victory is unlikely to help correct the deplorable situation. On the road, the team's affairs are bad - only one victory in seven meetings.

On December 9, the rivals will meet each other on the floor of the Sibur Arena in St. Petersburg.

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