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This is a fun fight to open the card, as both men have had a knack for avoiding the scorecards of late. In fact, each’s last six fights have ended in a stoppage. While Ode Osbourne has been on the wrong end of stoppages of late, the Jamaican Sensation has gotten a fourth fight inside the octagon to prove himself. Osbourne is an explosive striker who has great size for the division. With some submission prowess off his back, Osbourne is dangerous wherever the fight is. Then there is the UFC debutant C.J. Vergara, who as an underdog, finished Bruno Korea in forty one seconds on Dana White’s Contender Series. With excellent movement and striking, Vergara has proven to be a tough man to stand with. 

As for a prediction, I’m going with Vergara. While I do believe Ode Osbourne has the skills necessary to be something in this Flyweight division, I at the same time temper expectations given his eagerness and wild-like tendencies inside the octagon. Having not seen a round two in three UFC fights, two of which you were on the wrong side of, doesn’t exactly bode well for longevity nor an honest chance at being a contender. In the end, unless Osbourne has changed his ways, I believe Vergara is going to pick his shots on the feet and eventually put away the Jamaican Sensation via TKO.

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