UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz
Published on Saturday, 3/5/16, at 2:16 p.m. Eastern.
–You can check out my in-depth UFC 196 preview over at VegasInsider.com
—This CNBC interview was all sorts of things — funny, awkward, odd and downright hilarious!
—Here’s another entertaining interview with seven-plus minutes of Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz trading f-bombs.
–UFC 199 will take place at The (‘Fabulous’) Forum in Inglewood where the Lakers played back in the Showtime days on June 4. The headliner will be Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman for the middleweight title, while Dominick Cruz will face Urijah Faber for the bantamweight strap in the co-main event.
–Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson will put his six-fight winning streak on the line against Rory MacDonald in the main event at UFC Ottawa on June 18. The winner will almost certainly get a welterweight title shot.
—MY PICKS…(a few plays added from what’s in VI preview)
ONE UNIT on Miesha Tate +265 (Pinnacle)
ONE UNIT on Tate-Holm UNDER 2.5 +175
FIVE UNITS on UNDER 1.5 (-115) Latifi-Villante
THREE UNITS on Jim Miller to beat Diego Sanchez (I got Miller at -140 early in the week, -160 is best price now)
TWO UNITS on Erick Silva-Nordine Taleb UNDER 1.5 rounds (+125)
ONE UNIT on Amanda Nunes to beat Valentina Shevchenko (-120)