UFC Fight Night 193: Santos vs. Walker main card staff predictions

When looking at the main event between Thiago Santos and Johnny Walker, the one guarantee is this fight will not go the distance. The predictions from the MMA Empire team, along with our guest picker, can be found below for the five-fight main card.

Our guest picker for this event is Canadian flyweight prospect James Clarke (6-3). Now on an impressive five-fight win streak, Clarke is fresh off defending his B2 Fighting Series flyweight title last weekend after submitting Donnie Ballou in the first round. Keep an eye on Clarke as he’s making a strong case for a UFC opportunity in the next year or so.

2021 standings thru UFC 266

1. Cole Shelton (101-63-2) N/A in 2020

T2. Cooper Riehl (99-65-2) 13-7-1 in 2020

T2. Cody Rempel (99-65-2) 11-9-1 in 2020

4. Joel Griffith (96-68-2) 12-8-1 in 2020

5. Kylan Knowler (90-74-2) N/A in 2020

6. Joe McDonagh (89-75-2) N/A in 2020

7. Guest picker (84-80-2) 10-10-1 in 2020

8. Dylan Bowker (82-82-2) N/A in 2020

Thiago Santos vs. Johnny Walker

Cole Shelton: Thiago Santos via knockout.

Cooper Riehl: Thiago Santos via TKO.

Cody Rempel: Johnny Walker via TKO.

Joel Griffith: Thiago Santos via knockout.

Kylan Knowler: Thiago Santos via TKO.

Joe McDonagh: Johnny Walker via knockout.

James Clarke: Johnny Walker via TKO.

Dylan Bowker: Thiago Santos via TKO.

Picks – Thiago Santos: 5, Johnny Walker: 3

Kevin Holland vs. Kyle Daukaus

Cole Shelton: Kyle Daukaus via unanimous decision.

Cooper Riehl: Kevin Holland via TKO.

Cody Rempel: Kevin Holland via unanimous decision.

Joel Griffith: Kevin Holland via unanimous decision.

Kylan Knowler: Kevin Holland via unanimous decision.

Joe McDonagh: Kevin Holland via unanimous decision.

James Clarke: Kevin Holland via knockout.

Dylan Bowker: Kevin Holland via TKO.

Picks – Kevin Holland: 7, Kyle Daukaus: 1

Alex Oliveira vs. Niko Price

Cole Shelton: Niko Price via unanimous decision.

Cooper Riehl: Niko Price via unanimous decision.

Cody Rempel: Alex Oliveira via TKO.

Joel Griffith: Niko Price via unanimous decision.

Kylan Knowler: Niko Price via TKO.

Joe McDonagh: Niko Price via knockout.

James Clarke: Niko Price via unanimous decision.

Dylan Bowker: Niko Price via unanimous decision.

Picks – Alex Oliveira: 1, Niko Price: 7

Misha Cirkunov vs. Krzysztof Jotko

Cole Shelton: Krzysztof Jotko via TKO.

Cooper Riehl: Misha Cirkunov via unanimous decision.

Cody Rempel: Krzysztof Jotko via unanimous decision.

Joel Griffith: Krzysztof Jotko via TKO.

Kylan Knowler: Krzysztof Jotko via TKO.

Joe McDonagh: Misha Cirkunov via unanimous decision.

James Clarke: Misha Cirkunov via unanimous decision.

Dylan Bowker: Misha Cirkunov via TKO.

Picks – Misha Cirkunov: 4, Krzysztof Jotko: 4

Alexander Hernandez vs. Mike Breeden

Cole Shelton: Alexander Hernandez via TKO.

Cooper Riehl: Alexander Hernandez via TKO.

Cody Rempel: Alexander Hernandez via unanimous decision.

Joel Griffith: Alexander Hernandez via TKO.

Kylan Knowler: Alexander Hernandez via TKO.

Joe McDonagh: Alexander Hernandez via unanimous decision.

James Clarke: Alexander Hernandez via unanimous decision.

Dylan Bowker: Alexander Hernandez via unanimous decision.

Picks – Alexander Hernandez: 8, Mike Breeden: 0