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UFC Picks and Expert Predictions for Curtis Blaydes vs Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 3

Jason Schandl
Curtis Blaydes vs Alexander Volkov picks see most experts predicting Blaydes wins at UFC Vegas 3.
Curtis Blaydes vs Alexander Volkov picks see most experts predicting Blaydes wins at UFC Vegas 3. / Francois Nel/Getty Images

While most major sports are still working through their plans to slowly return to action, the UFC is going full steam ahead and this week brings us UFC on Vegas 3.

The card is headlined by a Heavyweight bout between Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov. Let's take a look at how the experts expect that one to play out.

Blaydes vs Volkov Picks

Thomas Albano, of FanSided, gave a detailed breakdown of the matchup. Albano thinks Blaydes' wrestling will be too much for Volkov to handle, predicting that Curtis Blaydes wins by KO/TKO in Round 3.

The writers Jaewon Paik and Matt Petela picked winners for every fight on the card. They're in agreement on this one, with both liking Curtis Blaydes to win the fight.

FanDuel Sportsbook:
The betting markets on FanDuel Sportsbook don't seem to be expecting a close fight either. They heavily favor Curtis Blaydes, who is a huge -440 favorite.

Blaydes vs Volkov Predictions

The experts highlighted above are unanimous (4-0) in their prediction that Curtis Blaydes wins this weekend's matchup with Alexander Volkov.

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