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UFC 226 Predictions and Betting Odds

International Fight Week culminates in UFC 226, among the best cards on paper we've seen in a while. This card is stacked top to bottom -- I would seriously advise watching nearly all of the bouts with this card -- but that doesn't always lend itself nicely to bettors. Don't worry, I am here to bring you an in-depth breakdown and prediction for every fight on the primary card of UFC 226.
2018 Prediction Record To Date
Straight Up Selecting Notifications Picking Underdogs
27-19 23-13 4-6
Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier
Miocic (-250) has assembled his game around his world-class boxing abilities. He always probes with his long jab as he waits for his opportunity to cancel. That having been said, Miocic might be better if he's fighting in a phone booth with much more power in his short punches than most humans have, period. Additionally, the reigning winner is a former D1 wrestler that has adapted his style excellently to MMA. Ordinarily, these skills are used defensively but Miocic will also use them offensively to wear down opponents -- view his latest bout vs Francis Ngannou. If he's one big drawback, it is his defense. He's got a bad tendency to take a hit to provide a hit.
Cormier (+195) is first and foremost a chain wrestling pro. The former Olympian is at his finest when he could get his opponent's back against the cage and start working his vast array of takedowns. If he gets on top, DC is a master at making his opponent work when giving them go. His striking is not the sexiest however, the meat-and-potatoes approach is getting an superb secondary skill set for Cormier. Though he is proven as a heavyweight -- 13-0 at the weight class -- his height and reach disadvantage is going to probably be announced in this one.
Contrary to the betting odds, I wouldn't be shocked if Cormier won this struggle. The only man to ever beat him is Jon Jones. However, Miocic is a great fighter that will utilize his reach advantage over the smaller Cormier along with the heavyweight champion's wrestling background means that he will not be steamrolled from the former Olympian.

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Preakness 2017 schedule: Times, TV schedule, events, and more for the week

The horse racing world turns out to Baltimore, Md. this week, at which Always Dreaming will continue his quest for a Triple Crown in the next leg, the 142nd functioning of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.
Ridden by John Velazquez and trained by Todd Fletcher, Always Dreaming won the Kentucky Derby almost two weeks ago as a favorite. The horse enters this week as the favored in the Preakness too, with ancient 10-11 odds to prevail at Pimlico, per OddsShark.
In three of the previous five decades, the Kentucky Derby winner won the Preakness Stakes, with American Pharoah finishing the sport's first Triple Crown in 37 years in 2015.
Video coverage of this 2017 Preakness Stakes will begin at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 20 on NBC, with online streaming accessible via NBC Sports.
In 1??3/16 miles, the Preakness is the shortest of the Triple Crown races. Always Dreaming will find out where he begins with the post position draw on Wednesday.
On Friday, the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes, a Grade II race among 3-year-old fillies, will be run, beginning at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The undercard of the Preakness starts at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday with NBCSN also providing coverage of these races.
Preakness week occasions The Way to observe May 17, wednesday Post position draw.

Daahyeh sets Rockfel standard

Royal Ascot heroine Daahyeh bids to rediscover the winning trail in the Shadwell Rockfel Stakes at Newmarket on Friday.

Daahyeh sets Rockfel standard

Royal Ascot heroine Daahyeh Wants to rediscover the trail in the Shadwell Rockfel Stakes at Newmarket on Friday.

Tranmere 0-1 Shrewsbury: Callum Lang scores winner at Prenton Park

Tranmere vs Shrewsbury
Sky Bet League One
3:00pm Saturday 5th October

Prenton Park

Callum Langs next goal of the season was sufficient for Shrewsbury to edge.
Lang attempt proved the difference between the two sides, with the hosts forced to battle the next half with a man less after Connor Jennings was sent to get a second yellow card.
Having been booked in the action Jennings was blown off by referee Craig Hicks in first-half stoppage time after a needless foul on Daniel Udoh.
And the forwardss dismissal supposed Rovers faced a Tricky task to get anything from the match, and ultimately Langs 20th-minute goal was sufficient for the traffic
The 21-year-old is not likely to score all season to an easier target as he tapped in protector Aaron Pierres shot to put Shrewsbury.
Rovers fought hard to snatch something but Shrewsbury goalkeeper Max OLeary pulled off a magnificent save in the previous minute from Neil Danns.

Daahyeh sets Rockfel standard

Royal Ascot heroine Daahyeh Wants to Subtract the trail from the Shadwell Rockfel Stakes at Newmarket on Friday.