RotoWire Staff Picks: UFC 260

RotoWire Staff Picks: UFC 260

This article is part of our RotoWire Staff Picks series.

The title of "Baddest Man on the Planet" is again up for grabs Saturday, as two heavyweights duke it out at UFC 260 in Las Vegas.

As a reminder, the following selections are purely picks. If you're looking for a fantasy-specific breakdown of these fights, we have you covered across the board with the following columns:

Multi-Site Preview: https://www.rotowire.com/mma/article.php?id=56100
DraftKings Preview: https://www.rotowire.com/mma/article.php?id=56037
Fanduel Preview: https://www.rotowire.com/mma/article.php?id=56102

Also, don't forget to tune into Fight IQ live Friday at 8:00 p.m. EST on the RotoWire Youtube Channel, where Chris, Joe and Shaun will break down the card from top to bottom, featuring a more in-depth look at the selections below.
 

MATCHUP

WEIGHT 

CLASS

JONJAKECHRIS
Stipe Miocic (+100) vs.
Francis Ngannou (-120)

Heavyweight
Championship

 NgannouNgannou Miocic
Tyron Woodley (+215) vs.
Vicente Luque (-255)

Welterweight

LuqueLuqueLuque
Sean O'Malley (-320) vs.
Thomas Almeida (+260)

Bantamweight

O'MalleyO'MalleyO'Malley
Jamie Mullarkey (+110) vs.
Khama Worthy (-130)

Lightweight

MullarkeyMullarkeyWorthy
     
UFC 260 RECORD 4-04-02-2
2021 RECORD 10-712-58-9
2021 PERCENTAGE .588.706.471
2020 RECORD 36-1834-2028-26
2020 PERCENTAGE .667.630.519
2019 RECORD 39-1935-2332-26
2019 PERCENTAGE .672.603.552
ALL-TIME  180-106179-107 144-109
ALL-TIME PERCENTAGE .629.626.569

 

MATCHUP

WEIGHT 
CLASS

JOE

"SUNTZU"

SHAUN 
"TheDFSniper"

Stipe Miocic (+100) vs.
Francis Ngannou (-120)

Heavyweight
Championship

 Ngannou Ngannou
Tyron Woodley (+215) vs.
Vicente Luque (-255)

Welterweigh

WoodleyLuque
Sean O'Malley (-320) vs.
Thomas Almeida (+260)

Bantamweight

O'MalleyO'Malley
Jamie Mullarkey (+110) vs.
Khama Worthy (-130)

Lightweight

WorthyMullarkey
    
UFC 260 RECORD 2-24-0
2021 RECORD 10-711-6
2021 PERCENTAGE .588.647
2020 RECORD 36-1838-16
2020 PERCENTAGE .667.704
2019 RECORD 34-2434-24
2019 PERCENTAGE .586.586
ALL-TIME 107-68113-62
ALL-TIME PERCENTAGE .611.646

 

MATCHUP

WEIGHT 
CLASS

     COLE     

        AJ             

Stipe Miocic (+100) vs.
Francis Ngannou (-120)

Heavyweight
Championship

 Ngannou Miocic
Tyron Woodley (+215) vs.
Vicente Luque (-255)

Welterweight

LuqueLuque
Sean O'Malley (-320) vs.
Thomas Almeida (+260)

Bantamweight

O'MalleyO'Malley
Jamie Mullarkey (+110) vs.
Khama Worthy (-130)

Lightweight

WorthyMullarkey
    
UFC 260 RECORD 3-13-1
2021 RECORD 7-610-3
2021 PERCENTAGE .538.769
ALL-TIME 7-610-3
ALL-TIME PERCENTAGE .538.769

THE PICKERS

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 @RotoJake.

Chris Olson: Contributor at RotoWire to "Fight IQ, presented by RotoWire," as well as The MMA Mashup, DFS Baseball, a MMA gambling columnist and 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. 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.

Cole Shelton: Cole Shelton is a full-time sports writer focusing on MMA. His work has appeared on BJPenn.com, CBC Sports, Sports Betting Dime and Blue Jays Nation. He currently pens the MMA Best Bets column on RotoWire. Follow him on Twitter at @ColeShelton91.

AJ Schullo: AJ is a long-time sports bettor and DFS player, who placed in the top 50 at the DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship in 2019 and qualified for the 2018 MMA Knockout King. He currently pens the FanDuel MMA column for RotoWire. Follow him on Twitter at @AJMMABetting.

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