UFC 249 – Severe MMA Staff Picks

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s an actual LIVE sporting event in the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic! UFC 249 is set to take place inside VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday night, and while it is a makeshift card in the sense of logistics, the match-ups on offer are anything but that.

With two title fights headlining the card, a colossal heavyweight bout between Francis Ngannou and Jairzinho Rozenstruik, and much more to whet fight fans’ appetite, the Severe MMA brain trust are here once again to provide our main card picks!

Picks Record To Date:

Graeme: 13-7 (7 perfect)

Seán: 14-6 (3 perfect)

Andy: 12-8 (5 perfect)

Padraig: 14-6 (5 perfect)

Ian: 14-6 (4 perfect)

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