UFC Fight Night 190: Gane vs. Volkov main card staff predictions

A massive fight for the heavyweight division between Ciryl Gane and Alexander Volkov leads the way for UFC Fight Night 190. Additionally, Canada’s own Tanner Boser takes on Ovince Saint Preux in the co-main event slot. The predictions from the MMA Empire team, along with our guest picker, can be found below for the six-fight main card.

Our guest picker for this event is Canadian bantamweight prospect Matt Hovorka (1-2). He was last in action at BFL 67 earlier this month and is hoping to return to the BFL cage later this year to get back in the win column.

2021 standings thru UFC on ESPN 25

1. Cody Rempel (63-42-2) 11-9-1 in 2020

2. Joel Griffith (60-45-2) 12-8-1 in 2020

T3. Cole Shelton (59-46-2) N/A in 2020

T3. Cooper Riehl (59-46-2) 13-7-1 in 2020

5. Kylan Knowler (58-47-2) N/A in 2020

T6. Dylan Bowker (49-56-2) N/A in 2020

T6. Guest picker (49-56-2) 10-10-1 in 2020

8. Joe McDonagh (48-57-2) N/A in 2020

Ciryl Gane vs. Alexander Volkov

Cody Rempel: Ciryl Gane via unanimous decision.

Joel Griffith: Alexander Volkov via unanimous decision.

Cole Shelton: Ciryl Gane via unanimous decision.

Cooper Riehl: Ciryl Gane via unanimous decision.

Kylan Knowler: Ciryl Gane via unanimous decision.

Dylan Bowker: Ciryl Gane via submission.

Matt Hovorka: Ciryl Gane via knockout.

Joe McDonagh: Ciryl Gane via knockout.

Picks – Ciryl Gane: 7, Alexander Volkov: 1

Tanner Boser vs. Ovince Saint Preux

Cody Rempel: Tanner Boser via TKO.

Joel Griffith: Tanner Boser via unanimous decision.

Cole Shelton: Tanner Boser via unanimous decision.

Cooper Riehl: Tanner Boser via TKO.

Kylan Knowler: Ovince Saint Preux via submission.

Dylan Bowker: Tanner Boser via TKO.

Matt Hovorka: Tanner Boser via unanimous decision.

Joe McDonagh: Ovince Saint Preux via submission.

Picks – Tanner Boser: 6, Ovince Saint Preux: 2

Raoni Barcelos vs. Timur Valiev

Cody Rempel: Raoni Barcelos via unanimous decision.

Joel Griffith: Raoni Barcelos via unanimous decision.

Cole Shelton: Raoni Barcelos via unanimous decision.

Cooper Riehl: Raoni Barcelos via unanimous decision.

Kylan Knowler: Raoni Barcelos via unanimous decision.

Dylan Bowker: Raoni Barcelos via unanimous decision.

Matt Hovorka: Raoni Barcelos via knockout.

Joe McDonagh: Timur Valiev via unanimous decision.

Picks – Raoni Barcelos: 7, Timur Valiev: 1

Andre Fili vs. Daniel Pineda

Cody Rempel: Andre Fili via unanimous decision.

Joel Griffith: Andre Fili via unanimous decision.

Cole Shelton: Andre Fili via TKO.

Cooper Riehl: Andre Fili via unanimous decision.

Kylan Knowler: Daniel Pineda via TKO.

Dylan Bowker: Andre Fili via TKO.

Matt Hovorka: Daniel Pineda via submission.

Joe McDonagh: Andre Fili via unanimous decision.

Picks – Andre Fili: 6, Daniel Pineda: 2

Tim Means vs. Nicolas Dalby

Cody Rempel: Nicolas Dalby via unanimous decision.

Joel Griffith: Nicolas Dalby via unanimous decision.

Cole Shelton: Tim Means via TKO.

Cooper Riehl: Tim Means via TKO.

Kylan Knowler: Nicolas Dalby via unanimous decision.

Dylan Bowker: Tim Means via unanimous decision.

Matt Hovorka: Tim Means via unanimous decision.

Joe McDonagh: Tim Means via unanimous decision.

Picks – Tim Means: 5, Nicolas Dalby: 3

Renato Moicano vs. Jai Herbert

Cody Rempel: Jai Herbert via TKO.

Joel Griffith: Renato Moicano via submission.

Cole Shelton: Renato Moicano via submission.

Cooper Riehl: Renato Moicano via unanimous decision.

Kylan Knowler: Renato Moicano via submission.

Dylan Bowker: Renato Moicano via TKO.

Matt Hovorka: Jai Herbert via TKO.

Joe McDonagh: Renato Moicano via submission.

Picks – Renato Moicano: 6, Jai Herbert: 2