MMAOddsBreaker Staff Picks – UFC Fight Night 56

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 Fight Night 56 tonight (November 8, 2014) in Uberlandia, Brazil. After 37 events, James Lynch is alone in first place, picking fights correctly at a 66.1% clip thus far this year. With four unanimous picks across the board on these 10 fights in total, the standings could be in for a decent shake-up following this event. Without further ado: UFC Fight Night 56

 UFN 56 Gabe Killian Adam Martin James Lynch Brad Taschuk Brian Hemminger Nick Kalikas
 Fight #1  Covington  Covington  Covington  Covington  Covington  Covington
 Fight #2  Almeida  Almeida  Almeida  Almeida  Almeida  Almeida
 Fight #3  Brenneman  L. Silva  Brenneman  Brenneman  Brenneman  Brenneman
 Fight #4  Smith  Magalhaes  Magalhaes  Smith  Magalhaes  Magalhaes
 Fight #5  Rivas  Rivas  Rivas  Rivas  Rivas  Rivas
 Fight #6  Ansaroff  J. Lima  Ansaroff  Ansaroff  Ansaroff  Ansaroff
 Fight #7  Oliveira  Lima  Lima  Lima  Lima  Lima
 Fight #8  Edwards  C. Silva  Edwards  Edwards  Edwards  Edwards
 Fight #9  Alves  Alves  Alves  Alves  Alves  Alves
 Fight #10  St. Preux  Shogun  St. Preux  St. Preux  Shogun  Shogun
 Last Event  7-4  3-8  5-6  6-5  6-5  6-5
 Total Record  260-162  266-158  279-143  266-156  277-145  273-149

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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