ToutMaster 2016 (presented by MMAOddsbreaker.com and TheMMA-Analysis Podcast) continued on Saturday with a stop in Newark, New Jersey at UFC on Fox 18. After the third event, godofmma held a .55 point lead over Finland’s HarriTarvainen. TheMMA-Analysis Podcast host seancareytattoo held his spot in 3rd place just over one point out of the lead. After the Fight Night 82, here’s the updated top 20: There was a significant change in the standings, but godofmma maintained his hold of first place with a .55 lead over new second place b7283sosu. Bk13842 jumped up all the way to sixth place with the best score of the week with 13.35 points. He picked 10 of 12 fights correctly; only missing out on Josh Burkman and Diego Rivas. Defending ToutMaster Champion Kyle Marley is back in the top 10 and just under three points out of the overall lead. For a look at the entire standings, check out this link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1bNP42Mmel6cSyvazGaflXEUekAE9ayoXf0eeffKHOa8/edit#gid=383318574 Some additional notes on the first card:
- Favorites to win: 6
- Underdogs to win: 6
- Biggest Underdog to win: Diego Rivas (2.75 points)
- Biggest Consensus Pick: Noad Lahat (109) / Diego Rivas (7)
- Biggest Consensus Pick (2016 Record): 2-2
- Most Contentious Pick: Sean Spencer (57) / Mike Pyle (59)
Next event is UFC Fight Night 83 on Sunday, February 21. With the top 10 separated by less than four points and a record fourteen fight event coming up, there should once again be a lot of movement at the top of the standings.