UFC Betting 112 has two titles on the line as Middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva defends his belt against the dangerous submission expert Demian Maia and Lightweight champion BJ “The Prodigy” Penn looks to see off the challenge from Frankie “The Answer” Edgar.
Even though there are two titles on the line, the odds are stacked against either challenger to topple the champions and taking home the
Belts as Silva and Penn are both in the top five of pound for pound fighters in the entire MMA. The fact that both are well rounded, highly skilled, dangerous and have been dominant in their divisions is what highlights how big of a task it really is for Maia and Edgar.
Edgar has great wrestling, very technical boxing but BJ Penn has tremendous takedown defense and probably the best boxing in MMA. This situation could be described as grave to say the least for the challengers but if history has taught us anything, in MMA on any giving night anything can happen.
Rounding up the rest of the card, middleweight wreslting powerhouse Mark Munoz takes on the very dangerous but slightly inconsistent Kendall Grove. In the first bout of the main card young British lightweight sensation Terry Etim who is riding a four fight win streak is up against the vastly underrated brazilian jiu jitsu practitioner with solid muay thai skills in Rafael Dos Angos. Both these bouts are hallmarks of excellent match making from Joe Silva as I feel they will be exciting fights fought standing and on the ground at a frantic pace.
Main Card Predictions: Silva Via KO. BJ Penn via Submission. Hughes via Decision. Munoz via TKO. Etim via TKO.