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The MMA Vivisection – UFC 231: Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega picks, odds, & analysis

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UFC 231 is the kind of fight card that the UFC made its reputation on years and years ago. 13 fights and almost every one of them intriguing and with a high potential for action. Max Holloway defends his title for the second time, against a challenger who has made his name off improbable comeback wins. Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk meet for the 4th time, but the first in MMA, to to see which of them can claim the now vacant flyweight title. Throw a bunch of top contenders and young prospects into the mix and this should make for a must-see night of PPV action.

If you want to get caught up on all the prelim fights for this weekends card, check out our breakdown below:

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Here’s a look at the Saturday, December 8th, UFC 231, from the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Holloway vs Ortega card as it stands right now, via UFC.com:

MAIN CARD PPV | 10:00PM/7:00PM ET&PT
Max Holloway vs Brian Ortega – 3:24
Valentina Shevchenko vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk – 23:00
Alex Oliveira vs Gunnar Nelson – 40:50
Hakeem Dawodu vs Kyle Bochniak – 49:30
Jimi Manuwa vs Thiago Santos – 59:12

FS1 PRELIMS | 8:00PM/5:00PM ET&PT
Claudia Gadelha vs Nina Ansaroff
Katlyn Chookagian vs Jessica Eye
Elias Theodorou vs Eryk Anders
Olivier Aubin Mercier vs Gilbert Burns

UFC FIGHT PASS EARLY PRELIMS | 6:00PM/3:00PM ET&PT
Devin Clark vs Aleksandar Rakic
Brad Katona vs Matthew Lopez
Chad Laprise vs Diego Lima
Carlos Diego Ferreira vs Kyle Nelson


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