One of the youngest representatives of the Nurmagomedov clan, Usman, after several years of performing in Russia, finally reached the second most important promotion in the United States. The Bellator organization has prepared another fight for our fighter in the shortest possible time, and this time he will have to meet with an athlete from Oklahoma – Luis Muro, within the framework of the 263 tournament, which will be held at the Mohegan Sun Arena. The main question that the fans are facing is: will Usman be able to keep the "0" in the defeat column and move on? We will try to answer it in our forecast.

Forecast for the fight Usman Nurmagomedov vs Luis Muro
Over the past few years, the UFC lightweight has been shaken by several events, one of which was the two-year disqualification of T. J. Dillashaw. It seemed that the retirement age for this division, the refusal of prohibited substances and the crushing defeat in the last performance would significantly lower the value of its shares. But, despite all these moments, in the spring of the year before last, fans of mixed martial arts froze in anticipation of the return of once one of the most formidable bantamweights of the league.

Corey Sandhagen vs T. J. Dillashaw fight Forecast
And we waited – on July 25, as part of the main fight of the UFC Fight Night 191 tournament, the veteran will enter the octagon after a long downtime and fight against Corey Sandhagen, who may turn out to be both a guide to another title fight, and an executioner who put an end to a once bright career.
The main card of the UFC Fight Night 191 tournament was replenished with the confrontation of the Russian heavyweight, Shamil Abdurakhimov, who disappeared from the radar back in 2019, and Chris Daukas, who is going on an impressive series of early victories. Both athletes are in the top ten, but this is a more profitable fight for the American, because he can rise in the rating table by three points at once. Which of them has the best chance of winning and how this meeting will end, we will understand in our forecast.

The forecast for the fight Shamil Abdurakhimov vs Chris Daukas
One of the first fights at UFC on ESPN 26, will be a meeting of fighters from the welterweight division: Russian Abubakar Nurmagomedov, will fight with the American knockout, Daniel Rodriguez. For Abubakar, this will be one of the biggest challenges of all his performances in the organization, because a lot depends on the results of his performance.

Prediction Abubakar Nurmagomedov vs Daniel Rodriguez
Rodriguez appeared in the promotion just last year, but he has already managed to make a noise thanks to the amazing frequency of appearances in the cage. Bookmakers rate rivals as almost equal, but whether this is really the case, we will understand this forecast.
The UFC leadership is working on various strategies for the development of certain fighters. If some take off in the ratings after 2-3 fights, then others have been fighting for a place in the TOP 15 for years. Islam Makhachev belongs to the second type, because he has been in the UFC since 2015, but still gets those who are below him in the ratings as opponents. However, this time for an athlete from AKA, we have prepared a difficult opponent, even if he is not so popular.

Prediction for the fight Islam Makhachev vs Tiago Moises
Tiago Moises is a strong grappler, and his style will make it possible to finally reveal all the talents of Islam. Let's just say that this is the last step, after passing which, our fighter will finally convince everyone of his championship ambitions. And the fact that the guys will lead the tournament indicates the high confidence of the bosses in their capabilities. Whether it will be another triumph of the Dagestani or an apset is waiting for us – we will understand this forecast.
On July 25, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the current world heavyweight champion according to the World Boxing Council, undefeated Briton Tyson "Gypsy King" Fury, will hold the 1st title defense against his former long-term owner, American puncher Deontay Wilder, nicknamed "The Bronze Bomber". The fight will be their 3rd confrontation, and Wilder won the right to this rematch by the decision of the US arbitration court.

The forecast for the Tyson Fury – Deontay Wilder fight. The third battle
The main card of UFC 264 was opened by the guys from the lightest weight – the newly minted star of the organization, Sean O'Malley, and the fighter who makes the second run in the promotion, Louis Smolka. Not so long ago, "Sugar" practically implemented its plan and got into the ratings, but after an annoying loss to Marlon Vera, it turned out to be beyond its limits.

Predictions for the fight Sean O'Malley – Louis Smolka
Another victory can bring him closer not only to the top, but also to higher-class opponents. And it is worth noting that Smolka is an ideal opponent for the next step. Will O'Malley be able to pass an experienced vis-a-vis, or will he face an unexpected defeat? We will try to understand this.
One of the most sprawling trilogies in the history of the UFC will soon get its end. The story of Conor McGregor and Dustin Porrier, began back in 2014. After that, the fighters had a rematch in January 2021, and now the promotion's management decided to bring them together for the third time at the big, numbered UFC 264 tournament, which will be headed by lightweights. The confrontation will take place within the framework of 5 rounds, in the category up to 70 kg, and the title of the main contender for the title of champion will be at stake.

Prediction for the Conor McGregor – Dustin Poirier fight, part 3
The debate over whether McGregor still has at least something with which he pleased the audience a few years ago does not fade for a second. And to understand this whole situation, we suggest that you conduct a thorough analysis of the participants of the main fight of the evening, and as a result determine which of them has the best chance of winning.
At the end of 3 rounds, the Nigerian's hand was raised, but even then it became clear that Marvin would still return to take his own. Now their rematch will also be a title fight, and when the stakes are so high, it becomes much more interesting to watch the fight. The bookmakers have identified the favorite and the underdog of the meeting, and our task is to find out who actually has the best chance of winning.

Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori fight prediction
At the end of 3 rounds, the Nigerian's hand was raised, but even then it became clear that Marvin would still return to take his own. Now their rematch will also be a title fight, and when the stakes are so high, it becomes much more interesting to watch the fight. The bookmakers have identified the favorite and the underdog of the meeting, and our task is to find out who actually has the best chance of winning.
The first UFC tournament in June is full of heavyweight fights. The second most important fight of the event, Fight Night 189, will be a meeting between Marcin Tybura from Poland, and Walt Harris, who is going through the worst times in his career. For Tybura, this is a great opportunity to get into the top ten of the rating, and given the winning streak it is on, it is very close to the TOP 5.

Marcin Tybura vs Walt Harris fight prediction
This confrontation is an ordinary rating battle, but it will definitely be one of the most striking, because the participants simply do not know how to finish their performances boring. The bookmakers have identified their favorite, but we will have to figure out who actually has the best chance of winning, because the arsenals of Tybura and Harris are quite different.
In the middle of 2020, Roman Dolidze made his debut in the UFC, and in less than 12 months, for the fourth time goes to the octagon. His opponent has changed, and now the Georgian fighter will have to face Laureano Staropoli, who shared a cage with quite famous fighters. Their fight will be part of the main card of UFC Fight Night 189, and will take place within the middleweight division.

Roman Dolidze vs Laureano Staropoli fight forecast
Athletes are well versed in the techniques of fighting in the rack and stalls, and this foreshadows a bright and competitive match for the audience. None of the participants can be called a clear outsider, so we will have to find out which of the participants has more tools to win the upcoming battle.
44-year-old legendary American boxer, Floyd Mayweather Jr., who finished his career in 2017, in the status of undefeated world champion in 5 weight categories, will hold an exhibition fight with his compatriot, famous youtuber and showman, Paul Logan, on June 6, at Hard Rock Stadium (Miami). The regulations provide for a 3-round format, while Mayweather gives a serious handicap in weight – the opponent must meet 86.2 kg, and Floyd will box as a middleweight (up to 72.5 kg).

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs Logan Paul Fight Predictions
After a disastrous 2020, Tony Ferguson is still one of the best in the lightweight division. Having yielded to Justin Gagey in the Candidates' match, “El Cucuy” had every chance of getting into the title queue, entering the cage with Charles Oliveira, but this opponent turned out to be impassable for him.

Prediction for the fight Tony Ferguson vs Beneil Dariush
Now, the matchmakers decided to simplify the task of the audience's favorite by arranging a fight with Beneil Dariush, who, although he demonstrates great success, is still not an athlete of the level that Tony had to deal with earlier. However, Beneil gained serious momentum, and Ferguson just slowed them down, which definitely makes their meeting intriguing. At UFC 262, it will become clear who deserves a spot in the organization's top five lightweights.
One of the brightest fighters of the Bellator organization, representing Great Britain-Michael Page, continues his ascent to the top. His next fight will take place under the banner of the 258 tournament, and the opponent will be an athlete nicknamed "The Barbarian", Derek Anderson. This character is not familiar to everyone, although he has been playing in the league for the last 7 years.

Michael Page vs Derek Anderson fight prediction
After the loss to Douglas Lima, Venom no longer faced top opposition, taking down mostly passing opponents. But Anderson can not be attributed to such, because he is very good, even if he does not have a big name. The upcoming fight will show whether Paige is ready to break back to the top of the ratings and fight with someone more serious.
The PFL kicks off the next round of the 2021 Grand Prix with $ 1 million at stake. Recently released from the UFC contract, Anthony Pettis, who once instills fear in the organization's featherweight and lightweight divisions, will have his debut fight with Clay Collard, who the day before decided to return from professional boxing to MMA. Their confrontation will be the first stage of the competition, and the winner will have to go through 2 more battles to get to the main prize.

Anthony Pettis vs. Clay Collard predictions
The lightweight duel will be the main event of the tournament and will be held at the Ocean Casino Resort. Remarkably, both fighters will be making their PFL debuts, and each of them had previous experience of playing in the UFC. Only now Clay decided to devote himself to the ring and big gloves for a while.
On April 17, at the arena "Mercedes-Benz Stadium" (Atlanta, USA), a boxing show will be held under the auspices of the league Triller Fight Club, where the main event will be a fight in the weight category up to 90.72 kg, between a popular American youtuber, Jake Paul, and his compatriot, former MMA champion in the One Championship and Bellator promotions, Ben Askren.

Jake Paul vs Ben Askren predictions