MMAOddsBreaker Staff Picks – UFC 178

Something has decided to do for 2014 is to keep a running tally of our fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. It all began with UFC Fight Night 34 at the beginning of the year and it continues with UFC 178 today morning (September 27, 2014). After 32 events, James Lynch is back alone in first place, picking fights correctly at a 66.7% clip thus far this year. With just four unanimous pick across the board on these 11 fights in total, the standings could be in for a big shake-up following this event. Without further ado: UFC 178

 UFC 178 Gabe Killian Adam Martin James Lynch Brad Taschuk Brian Hemminger Nick Kalikas
 Fight #1  Gamburyan  Gibson  Gibson  Gibson  Gamburyan  Gibson
 Fight #2  Lee  Lee  Lee  Lee  Tuck  Lee
 Fight #3  Ebersole  Howard  Howard  Howard  Howard  Howard
 Fight #4  Cote  Thompson  Thompson  Cote  Thompson  Thompson
 Fight #5  Masvidal  Masvidal  Masvidal  Masvidal  Masvidal  Masvidal
 Fight #6  Cruz  Cruz  Cruz  Cruz  Cruz  Cruz
 Fight #7  Nunes  Zingano  Zingano  Zingano  Zingano  Zingano
 Fight #8  Romero  Kennedy  Kennedy  Romero  Kennedy  Kennedy
 Fight #9  McGregor  McGregor  McGregor  McGregor  McGregor  McGregor
 Fight #10  Alvarez  Alvarez  Alvarez  Alvarez  Cerrone  Cerrone
 Fight #11  Johnson  Johnson  Johnson  Johnson  Johnson  Johnson
 Last Event  7-5  5-7  10-2  10-2  8-4  11-1
 Total Record  224-142  235-131  244-122  233-133  242-124  237-129

Everyone also has a draw and a no contest on their record due to the Johnny Bedford vs Rani Yahya and the Norman Parke vs Leonardo Santos bouts. Follow along throughout 2014 to see who pulls ahead!

Written by Brian Hemminger

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