UFC Fight Night 232 predictions: Five 10-1 blowout picks and some surprises in Las Vegas

The UFC is back in its Las Vegas home base ahead of a short fall break, and middleweight contenders headline the show.

UFC Fight Night 232 takes place Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The event streams on ESPN+.

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Get pick results from our 11 editors, writers, radio hosts and videographers, as well as additional analysis, below.

Uros Medic vs. Myktybek Orolbai

Uros Medic
Uros Medic

Records: Medic (9-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC), Orolbai (11-1-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC)
Division: Welterweight
Betting odds: Orolbai -150, Medic +125
Junkie pick results: Medic 10, Orolbai 1

Luana Pinheiro vs. Amanda Ribas

Amanda Ribas
Amanda Ribas

Records: Pinheiro (11-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC), Ribas (11-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC)
Division: Women’s strawweight
Betting odds: Ribas -245, Pinheiro +200
Junkie pick results: Ribas 10, Pinheiro 1

Nick Aguirre vs. Payton Talbott

Payton Talbott
Payton Talbott

Records: Aguirre (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC), Talbott (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC)
Division: Bantamweight
Betting odds: Talbott -750, Aguirre +525
Junkie pick results: Talbott 10, Aguirre 1

Chase Hooper vs. Jordan Leavitt

Jordan Leavitt
Jordan Leavitt

Records: Hooper (12-3-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC), Leavitt (11-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC)
Division: Lightweight
Betting odds: Hooper -205, Leavitt +170
Junkie pick results: Leavitt 10, Hooper 1

Jake Matthews vs. Michael Morales

Michael Morales
Michael Morales

Records: Matthews (19-6 MMA, 12-6 UFC), Morales (15-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC)
Division: Welterweight
Betting odds: Morales -300, Matthews +240
Junkie pick results: Morales 10, Matthews 1

Brendan Allen vs. Paul Craig

Brendan Allen vs. Paul Craig
Brendan Allen vs. Paul Craig

Records: Allen (22-5 MMA, 10-2 UFC), Craig (17-6-1 MMA, 9-6-1 UFC)
Division: Middleweight
Betting odds: Allen -425, Craig +330
Junkie pick results: Allen 7, Craig 4

Check out all the main card picks below.

UFC Fight Night 232 main card picks

Allen
vs.
Craig

Matthews
vs.
Morales

Hooper
vs.
Leavitt

Aguirre
vs.
Talbott

Pinheiro
vs.
Ribas

Medic
vs.
Orolbai

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
185-102

allen2023


Allen
(55%)

morales2023


Morales
(68%)

hooper2023


Hooper
(59%)

talbott2023


Talbott
(79%)

ribas2023


Ribas
(63%)

medic2023


Medic
(76%)

Nolan King
@mma_kings
185-102

craig2023


Craig

morales2023


Morales

leavitt2023


Leavitt

talbott2023


Talbott

ribas2023


Ribas

medic2023


Medic

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
183-104

allen2023


Allen

morales2023


Morales

leavitt2023


Leavitt

aguirre2023


Aguirre

ribas2023


Ribas

medic2023


Medic

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
182-105

allen2023


Allen

morales2023


Morales

hooper2023


Hooper

talbott2023


Talbott

ribas2023


Ribas

medic2023


Medic

Ken Hathaway
@1kenhathaway
181-106

trophy copy

2018, 2022 Champion

allen2023


Allen

morales2023


Morales

leavitt2023


Leavitt

talbott2023


Talbott

pinheiro2023


Pinheiro

medic2023


Medic

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohn
180-107

trophy copy

2014 Champion

allen2023


Allen

morales2023


Morales

leavitt2023


Leavitt

talbott2023


Talbott

ribas2023


Ribas

medic2023


Medic

Matthew Wells
@MrMWells
174-113

craig2023


Craig

morales2023


Morales

leavitt2023


Leavitt

talbott2023


Talbott

ribas2023


Ribas

medic2023


Medic

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
173-114

trophy copy

2017 Champion

allen2023


Allen

morales2023


Morales

leavitt2023


Leavitt

talbott2023


Talbott

ribas2023


Ribas

medic2023


Medic

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
172-115

allen2023


Allen

matthews2023


Matthews

leavitt2023


Leavitt

talbott2023


Talbott

ribas2023


Ribas

medic2023


Medic

Matt Erickson
@MattE
172-115

craig2023


Craig

morales2023


Morales

leavitt2023


Leavitt

talbott2023


Talbott

ribas2023


Ribas

orolbai2023


Orolbai

Abbey Subhan
@kammakaze
171-116

craig2023


Craig

morales2023


Morales

leavitt2023


Leavitt

talbott2023


Talbott

ribas2023


Ribas

medic2023


Medic

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
166-122

allen2023


Allen

morales2023


Morales

leavitt2023


Leavitt

talbott2023


Talbott

ribas2023


Ribas

medic2023


Medic

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