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UFC 237 Predictions for Jessica Andrade vs Rose Namajunas and Anderson Silva vs Jared Cannonier

David Kaestle
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Saturday night calls for a co-main event at UFC 237 with two premier fights on the books. First, Anderson Silva will fight Jared Cannonier in a middleweight bout, and then Rose Namajunas will try to defend her World Strawweight Championship against Jessica Andrade to close out the night at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Cannonier is the favorite to beat Silva, according to FanDuel Sportsbook, while Andrade is favored to take the title from Namajunas.

As it's always smart to hear what those in the industry have to say before placing a bet, here are some expert predictions for Saturday night's UFC 237.

UFC 237 Predictions

CBS Sports

Brian Campbell, of CBS Sports, is going with Andrade to win the World Strawweight Championship, noting that she is fighting in her home country, and likes Cannonier in the men's middleweight bout.

MMA Junkie

Simon Samano, of MMA Junkie, is going with Andrade to take the title from Namajunas, along with Cannonier in the middleweight bout over Silva.

Covington's Corner (MMA Torch)

Sean Covington, of Covington's Corner, is going with "Thug Rose" to retain her title in this fight, noting he's going against the grain of many in the UFC community.

That's two of the three experts picking Andrade to win the World Strawweight Championship while of the two experts that made picks in the men's fight are both going with Cannonier to beat Silva.


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David Kaestle is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, David also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username davekaestle. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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