RotoWire Staff Picks: UFC 238
RotoWire Staff Picks: UFC 238

This article is part of our RotoWire Staff Picks series.

Two title fights headline Saturday's event in Chicago, while "The Peoples Main Event" between Tony Ferguson and Donald Cerrone is sure to have viewers tuning in early. See how the RotoWire MMA staff sees this pivotal card turning out.

As a reminder, these are purely picks. If you're looking for a fantasy-specific breakdown of these fights on DraftKings, click here for Jon Litterine's UFC 238 Preview, or tune into Fight IQ live Friday at 8:00 p.m. EST on the RotoWire Youtube Channel.

MATCHUP

WEIGHT CLASS

JONEVANJAKE
Henry Cejudo (+100)  vs.
Marlon Moraes (-120)

Bantamweight

Championship

MoraesCejudoMoraes
Valentina Shevchenko (-1300) vs.
Jessica Eye (+850)

Women's Flyweight

Championship

ShevchenkoShevchenkoShevchenko
Donald Cerrone (+145) vs.
Tony Ferguson (-165)

Lightweight

FergusonFergusonFerguson

Jimmie Rivera (+285) vs.

Petr Yan (-345)

Bantamweight

YanYanYan

Blagoy Ivanov (+150) vs.

Tai Tuivasa (-170)

Heavyweight

TuivasaTuivasaIvanov
UFC 238 RECORD 3-24-14-1
2019 RECORD 14-913-1013-10
2019 PERCENTAGE .609.565.565
ALL-TIME (since UFC 200) 109-7199-81111-69
ALL-TIME PERCENTAGE .606.550.617

 

MATCHUP

WEIGHT CLASS

RICHARDCHRIS
Henry Cejudo (+100)  vs.
Marlon Moraes (-120)

Bantamweight

Championship

MoraesMoraes
Valentina Shevchenko (-1300) vs.
Jessica Eye (+850)

Women's Flyweight

Championship

ShevchenkoShevchenko
Donald Cerrone (+145) vs.
Tony Ferguson (-165)

Lightweight

FergusonFerguson

Jimmie Rivera (+285) vs.

Petr Yan (-345)

Bantamweight

YanYan

Blagoy Ivanov (+150) vs.

Tai Tuivasa (-170)

Heavyweight

TuivasaTuivasa
UFC 238 RECORD 3-23-2
2019 RECORD 10-1310-13
2019 PERCENTAGE .435.435
ALL-TIME (since UFC 204/210) 86-6561-59
ALL-TIME PERCENTAGE .570.508

 

MATCHUP

WEIGHT CLASS

JOE "SUNTZU"SHAUN "TheDFSniper"
Henry Cejudo (+100)  vs.
Marlon Moraes (-120)

Bantamweight

Championship

MoraesCejudo
Valentina Shevchenko (-1300) vs.
Jessica Eye (+850)

Women's Flyweight

Championship

ShevchenkoShevchenko
Donald Cerrone (+145) vs.
Tony Ferguson (-165)

Lightweight

FergusonFerguson

Jimmie Rivera (+285) vs.

Petr Yan (-345)

Bantamweight

YanYan

Blagoy Ivanov (+150) vs.

Tai Tuivasa (-170)

Heavyweight

TuivasaTuivasa
UFC 238 RECORD 3-24-1
2019 RECORD 14-915-8
2019 PERCENTAGE .609.652
ALL-TIME (since UFC 223) 41-2845-24
ALL-TIME PERCENTAGE .594.652

 

THE TEAM

Jon Litterine: RotoWire lead MMA beat writer and scribe for our weekly DrafKings preview. Lead analyst on the RotoWire MMA Podcast. Follow him on Twitter at @JonLitterine.

Evan Dahl: Pens our MMA Barometer column and contributes on fight recaps. Follow him on Twitter at @RealEvanDahl.

Jake Letarski: RotoWire.com Operations Manager, plus MMA and NCAA Hoops Senior Editor. Host of the RotoWire MMA Podcast and guest on the RotoWire Fantasy Football Podcast. Follow him on Twitter at @JakeSki52.

Richard Mann: Richard is a stats-based analyst that has appeared on ESPN MMA via Fightmetric. For RotoWire, he contributes as a fight recap writer and handles event recaps in our Fight Stat Wrap column. Follow him on Twitter at @RichardAMann.

Chris Olson: Contributor at RotoWire to "Fight IQ, presented by RotoWire," as well as DFS Baseball, and MMA fight recaps. Follow him on Twitter at @RealChrisOlson.

Joe "SunTszu": Known more commonly by his Twitter handle @SunTszu, Joe is a Hedge Fund Executive by day and high-volume DFS player by night. He is a 2x "Bracket Challenge" & "Gotham qualifier, who is currently ranked 4th in DFS MMA. You can also find him as one of the original contributors of "Fight IQ, presented by RotoWire," a DFS-centric video breakdown. He is also a co-creator of the "Creating Alpha in DFS" podcast.

@theDFSniper: @theDFSniper is the host and lead instigator of "Fight IQ, presented by RotoWire," a DFS-centric video breakdown. He also appears on the LoudMouth MMA podcast and contributes soccer content to DFS Army.

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