RotoWire Staff Picks: UFC 240
RotoWire Staff Picks: UFC 240

This article is part of our RotoWire Staff Picks series.

The UFC heads to Edmonton on Saturday for a featherweight title clash featuring two of the promotion's historically-best strikers. See how the RotoWire MMA staff envisions the card playing 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 240 preview or tune into Fight IQ live Friday at 8:00 p.m. EST on the RotoWire Youtube Channel.

MATCHUP

WEIGHT CLASS

JONJAKERICHARD
Max Holloway (-425) vs.
Frankie Edgar (+340)

Featherweight

Championship

HollowayHollowayHolloway
Cris Cyborg (-670) vs.
Felcia Spencer (+485)

Women's

Featherweight

CyborgCyborgCyborg
Geoff Neal (-290) vs.
Niko Price (+245)

Welterweight

NealNealNeal

Olivier Aubin-Mercier (+185) vs.

Arman Tsarukyan (-225)

Lightweight

TsarukyanOAMTsarukyan

Marc-Andre Barriault (+140) vs.

Krzysztof Jotko (-160)

Middleweight

JotkoJotkoJotko
UFC 240 RECORD 5-04-15-0
2019 RECORD 23-1021-1217-16
2019 PERCENTAGE .697.636.515
ALL-TIME  118-72119-7193-68
ALL-TIME PERCENTAGE .621.626.578

 

MATCHUP

WEIGHT CLASS

CHRIS OLSONJOE "SUNTZU"SHAUN "TheDFSniper"
Max Holloway (-425) vs.
Frankie Edgar (+340)

Featherweight

Championship

HollowayHollowayHolloway
Cris Cyborg (-670) vs.
Felcia Spencer (+485)

Women's Featherweight

CyborgSpencerCyborg
Geoff Neal (-290) vs.
Niko Price (+245)

Welterweight

NealNealNeal

Olivier Aubin-Mercier (+185) vs.

Arman Tsarukyan (-225)

Lightweight

TsarukyanTsarukyanTsarukyan

Marc-Andre Barriault (+140) vs.

Krzysztof Jotko (-160)

Middleweight

BarriaultJotkoBarriault
UFC 240 RECORD 4-14-14-1
2019 RECORD 17-1622-1122-11
2019 PERCENTAGE .515.667.667
ALL-TIME 68-6249-3052-27
ALL-TIME PERCENTAGE .523.620.658

 

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.

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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