UFC 145: Bleacher Report MMA Staff Predictions

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UFC 145: Bleacher Report MMA Staff Predictions
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Fight fans have served witness to the feud between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans for over a year now, and the rivalry will finally enter the Octagon on Saturday. 

In the evening's main event, the former Jackson's MMA teammates will do battle as Jones, the UFC light heavyweight champion, defends his title against Evans.

Given the skills that these two fighters possess, along with the bad blood between them, don't expect this one to last all five rounds. 

In the co-main event, Rory MacDonald looks to get one step closer to a rematch with UFC interim champion Carlos Condit when he takes on British prospect Che Mills. 

Also on the card is a clash of heavyweights, as Brendan Schaub looks to get back to his winning ways when he takes on veteran Ben Rothwell. 

At 135 pounds, former WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres looks to make an example out of 21-year-old prospect Michael MacDonald in a bout that will likely produce a future title contender. 

In a featherweight affair, Mark Hominick takes on a former Tachi Palace Fights champion in Eddie Yagin. 

Finally, opening up the main card will be lightweight showdown featuring Canadians Mark Bocek and John Alessio. 

Bleacher Report MMA Featured Columnists Matt Juul, Jordy McElroy, Kyle Symes and myself, John Heinis, have predicted the winners for the upcoming Pay-per-view. 

Take a look inside to find out who they will be.

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