UFC on ABC 2: Vettori vs. Holland main card staff predictions

After one week off, the UFC is back with a stacked 14-fight card, including Kevin Holland stepping in on short notice to replace Darren Till in the main event against Marvin Vettori. 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 the head coach at Niagara Top Team, Chris Prickett. Niagara Top Team is home to several of Canada’s top prospects such as Aaron Jeffery, Anthony Romero, Zack Powell and Jasmine Jasudavicius. Prickett has quickly turned Niagara Top Team into one of Canada’s premier gyms.

2021 standings thru UFC 260

T1. Cody Rempel (32-23-1) 11-9-1 in 2020

T1. Cooper Riehl (32-23-1) 13-7-1 in 2020

3. Cole Shelton (31-24-1) N/A in 2020

4. Cody Davis (30-25-1) 11-9-1 in 2020

5. Joel Griffith (29-26-1) 12-8-1 in 2020

6. Guest picker (28-27-1) 10-10-1 in 2020

7. Dylan Bowker (27-28-1) N/A in 2020

8. Kylan Knowler (26-29-1) N/A in 2020

9. Joe McDonagh (21-34-1) N/A in 2020

Marvin Vettori vs. Kevin Holland

Cody Rempel: Marvin Vettori via TKO.

Cooper Riehl: Kevin Holland via unanimous decision.

Cole Shelton: Marvin Vettori via unanimous decision.

Cody Davis: Kevin Holland via unanimous decision.

Joel Griffith: Marvin Vettori via unanimous decision.

Chris Prickett: Marvin Vettori via unanimous decision.

Dylan Bowker: Kevin Holland via TKO.

Kylan Knowler: Marvin Vettori via unanimous decision.

Joe McDonagh: Marvin Vettori via TKO.

Picks – Marvin Vettori: 6, Kevin Holland: 3

Arnold Allen vs. Sodiq Yusuff

Cody Rempel: Arnold Allen via unanimous decision.

Cooper Riehl: Sodiq Yusuff via TKO.

Cole Shelton: Sodiq Yusuff via TKO.

Cody Davis: Sodiq Yusuff via TKO.

Joel Griffith: Arnold Allen via unanimous decision.

Chris Prickett: Sodiq Yusuff via knockout.

Dylan Bowker: Arnold Allen via unanimous decision.

Kylan Knowler: Arnold Allen via unanimous decision.

Joe McDonagh: Sodiq Yusuff via unanimous decision.

Picks – Arnold Allen: 4, Sodiq Yusuff: 5

Sam Alvey vs. Julian Marquez

Cody Rempel: Julian Marquez via unanimous decision.

Cooper Riehl: Julian Marquez via TKO.

Cole Shelton: Julian Marquez via TKO.

Cody Davis: Sam Alvey via unanimous decision.

Joel Griffith: Julian Marquez via TKO.

Chris Prickett: Sam Alvey via unanimous decision.

Dylan Bowker: Julian Marquez via TKO.

Kylan Knowler: Julian Marquez via unanimous decision.

Joe McDonagh: Sam Alvey via unanimous decision.

Picks – Sam Alvey: 3, Julian Marquez: 6

Mackenzie Dern vs. Nina Nunes

Cody Rempel: Mackenzie Dern via submission.

Cooper Riehl: Mackenzie Dern via unanimous decision.

Cole Shelton: Nina Nunes via unanimous decision.

Cody Davis: Nina Nunes via unanimous decision.

Joel Griffith: Mackenzie Dern via unanimous decision.

Chris Prickett: Mackenzie Dern via submission.

Dylan Bowker: Mackenzie Dern via unanimous decision.

Kylan Knowler: Mackenzie Dern via split decision.

Joe McDonagh: Mackenzie Dern via unanimous decision.

Picks – Mackenzie Dern: 7, Nina Nunes: 2

Mike Perry vs. Daniel Rodriguez

Cody Rempel: Daniel Rodriguez via knockout.

Cooper Riehl: Mike Perry via unanimous decision.

Cole Shelton: Daniel Rodriguez via unanimous decision.

Cody Davis: Mike Perry via unanimous decision.

Joel Griffith: Daniel Rodriguez via unanimous decision.

Chris Prickett: Mike Perry via knockout.

Dylan Bowker: Mike Perry via TKO.

Kylan Knowler: Mike Perry via TKO.

Joe McDonagh: Mike Perry via TKO.

Picks – Mike Perry: 6, Daniel Rodriguez: 3