MMAOddsbreaker Staff Picks: UFC Fight Night 127 has returned for 2018 and just like last year, we're keeping a running tally of our staff's fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events.

After eight events thus far, we have quite a battle brewing for the top spot. James Lynch has pulled ahead of the pack after going an impressive 9-3 with his UFC 222 picks. Lynch is now leading the way with an overall picks score of 63-30 (67%). Robert Doxtator and Brian Hemminger are currently tied for second place with a picks score of 58-35, a full five picks back. .

There were three unanimous picks out of 11 fights in total for UFC 222 (Dmitriy Sosnovskiy, Magomed Ankalaev and Tom Duquesnoy). The most contentious fights were Nasrat Haqparest vs Nad Narimani (Haqparest 5, Narimani 4) and Jimi Manuwa vs Jan Blachowicz (Manuwa 5, Blachowicz 4). 

Without further ado:

UFC Fight Night 127

UFN 127 G. Killian K. Marley J. Lynch B. Taschuk B. Hemminger N. Kalikas J. Primetown B. Wharton R. Doxtator
Fight #1 Haqparest Narimani Haq. Narimani Haq. Haq. Narimani Narimani Haq.
Fight #2 Sosnovskiy Sos. Sos. Sos. Sos. Sos. Sos. Sos. Sos.
Fight #3 Johnson Ray Ray Ray Ray Johnson Ray Ray Ray
Fight #4 Ankalaev Ankalaev Ankalaev Ankalaev Ankalaev Ankal. Ankalaev Ankal. Ankal.
Fight #5 Dawodu Dawodu Dawodu Henry Dawodu Dawodu Dawodu Dawodu Dawodu
Fight #6 Enkamp Roberts Roberts Roberts Roberts Enkamp Enkamp Roberts Roberts
Fight #7 Byrd Byrd Phillips Phillips Byrd Byrd Phillips Byrd Byrd
Fight #8 Sobotta Edwards Edwards Sobotta Edwards Edwards Edwards Edwards Edwards
Fight #9 Duquesnoy Duq. Duq. Duq. Duq. Duq. Duq. Duq. Duq.
Fight #10 Blachowicz Manuwa Blach. Blach. Manuwa Blach. Manuwa Manuwa Manuwa
Fight #11 Volkov Werdum Werdum Werdum Volkov Volkov Werdum Werdum Werdum
 Last Event  7-5  5-7  9-3  8-4 8-4  7-5  10-2  7-5  7-5
 2018 Record  53-40  48-45  63-30  52-41  58-35  54-39  54-39  57-36  58-35


2018 Results

UFC 222
UFC Fight Night 126
UFC 221
UFC Fight Night 125
UFC 220
UFC Fight Night 124


Final Results 2017 -Winner: Nick Kalikas

Final Results 2016 -Winner: Nick Kalikas 

Final Results 2015 - Winner: Brad Taschuk

Final Results 2014 -Winner: James Lynch 


Tags: free picks, staff picks

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Brian Hemminger

Brian Hemminger

Brian Hemminger has been involved in MMA since 2007, and is highly regarded for his well-researched and knowledgeable interviews. He has hosted The Verbal Submission MMA podcast for three years and was a staff writer at from 2011 to 2013 with an extensive background in live coverage, fight previews and post-fight analysis.

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