UFC 178 Predictions by WFN Staff
UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso will be held at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada on September 27, 2014, 7pm ET.
The Main Event: Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso (Prediction: Demetrious Johson by KO)
Demetrious Johnson will face Chris Cariaso for a 5 round flyweight title fight. It seems to be an easy fight for Demetrious Johnson, but who knows? Who would think that Arlovski could knockout Antonio Silva few days ago. But remember there is a huge difference between heavyweight and a flyweight knockout power.
UFC president stated that “the problem is that there is no doubt the fight everybody wanted to see would be John Dodson, but he’s hurt,” White told UFC.com. “Ian McCall just fought, Johnson knocked out (Joseph) Benavidez, and he beat John Moraga.” will he was explaining to reporters the reason for Chris Cariaso getting a title shot
“People are going to bitch about Demetrious Johnson no matter who we put him in there against. Eventually, he’ll just have to keep knocking people out left and right, and then he’ll earn his respect.”
Co-main event:Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez (Prediction: Donald Cerrone)
The former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (25-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will meet the the red-hot Donald Cerrone (24-6 MMA, 11-3 UFC) is in the co-main event of the evening for a lightweight contender fight. Cerrone seems to have better grappling skills and if he manages to stay away from Alvarez’s explosive punches he can surely win the fight.
Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor (Prediction: Conor McGregor)
And in the featherweight category the rising star Conor McGregor (15-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC) meets Dustin Poirier (16-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC). Conor seems to be way more talented and more hungry than Dustin Poirier, and if he can keep his strength till the last round, he can surely manage to win.
Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero (Prediction: Yoel Romero)
Romero is just to quick for kennedy in all aspects of the fight. He can easily submit or knock him out with his speed.