UFC Fight Night 194: Dern vs. Rodriguez main card staff predictions

Although it may not be the greatest card in terms of name value, there are plenty of exciting stylistic matchups to look forward to. 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 women’s bantamweight prospect Maria Djukic (1-0). After an undefeated amateur career, Djukic kicked off her pro career with another win at BTC 10 back in June. Look for her to continue her climb up the rankings early next year.

2021 standings thru UFC Fight Night 193

1. Cole Shelton (105-63-2) N/A in 2020

2. Cooper Riehl (102-66-2) 13-7-1 in 2020

3. Cody Rempel (101-67-2) 11-9-1 in 2020

4. Joel Griffith (100-68-2) 12-8-1 in 2020

5. Kylan Knowler (94-74-2) N/A in 2020

6. Joe McDonagh (91-77-2) N/A in 2020

7. Guest picker (86-82-2) 10-10-1 in 2020

8. Dylan Bowker (85-83-2) N/A in 2020

Mackenzie Dern vs. Marina Rodriguez

Cole Shelton: Mackenzie Dern via submission.

Cooper Riehl: Mackenzie Dern via submission.

Cody Rempel: Mackenzie Dern via submission.

Joel Griffith: Marina Rodriguez via unanimous decision.

Kylan Knowler: Mackenzie Dern via unanimous decision.

Joe McDonagh: Mackenzie Dern via submission.

Maria Djukic: Mackenzie Dern via submission.

Dylan Bowker: Mackenzie Dern via submission.

Picks – Mackenzie Dern: 7, Marina Rodriguez: 1

Randy Brown vs. Jared Gooden

Cole Shelton: Randy Brown via TKO.

Cooper Riehl: Randy Brown via unanimous decision.

Cody Rempel: Randy Brown via TKO.

Joel Griffith: Randy Brown via TKO.

Kylan Knowler: Jared Gooden via TKO.

Joe McDonagh: Jared Gooden via unanimous decision.

Maria Djukic: Randy Brown via unanimous decision.

Dylan Bowker: Randy Brown via TKO.

Picks – Randy Brown: 6, Jared Gooden: 2

Tim Elliott vs. Matheus Nicolau

Cole Shelton: Matheus Nicolau via unanimous decision.

Cooper Riehl: Matheus Nicolau via unanimous decision.

Cody Rempel: Matheus Nicolau via unanimous decision.

Joel Griffith: Matheus Nicolau via submission.

Kylan Knowler: Matheus Nicolau via unanimous decision.

Joe McDonagh: Tim Elliott via submission.

Maria Djukic: Matheus Nicolau via unanimous decision.

Dylan Bowker: Tim Elliott via unanimous decision.

Picks – Tim Elliott: 2, Matheus Nicolau: 6

Sabina Mazo vs. Mariya Agapova

Cole Shelton: Mariya Agapova via unanimous decision.

Cooper Riehl: Sabina Mazo via TKO.

Cody Rempel: Sabina Mazo via unanimous decision.

Joel Griffith: Sabina Mazo via unanimous decision.

Kylan Knowler: Sabina Mazo via unanimous decision.

Joe McDonagh: Mariya Agapova via unanimous decision.

Maria Djukic: Mariya Agapova via submission.

Dylan Bowker: Sabina Mazo via unanimous decision.

Picks – Sabina Mazo: 5, Mariya Agapova: 3

Chris Gutierrez vs. Felipe Colares

Cole Shelton: Chris Gutierrez via unanimous decision.

Cooper Riehl: Chris Gutierrez via TKO.

Cody Rempel: Chris Gutierrez via unanimous decision.

Joel Griffith: Chris Gutierrez via unanimous decision.

Kylan Knowler: Chris Gutierrez via unanimous decision.

Joe McDonagh: Felipe Colares via unanimous decision.

Maria Djukic: Chris Gutierrez via unanimous decision.

Dylan Bowker: Felipe Colares via unanimous decision.

Picks – Chris Gutierrez: 6, Felipe Colares: 2