Georges St-Pierre, Daniel Cormier, and Other UFC Stars Pick Their Winner for UFC 262

Published 05/15/2021, 11:14 AM EDT


UFC 262 is all set to be one of the biggest MMA events of the year. The event will showcase some splendid matches with the Michael Chandler vs Charles Oliveira fight being the main event. Since Khabib Nurmagomedov retired the UFC lightweight title has been empty, and now, this fight will finally give us the new champion.

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Apart from the main event fight, there are many spectacular fights taking place that night. The fight between Tony Ferguson and Beneil Dariush is one such fight. Other fights like Katlyn Chookagian vs Viviane Araujo and Shane Burgos vs Edson Barboza are also going to be great to watch.

Since the UFC has announced these fights, various people from all around the globe have shared their views on the same. Recently many UFC fighters like Georges St Pierre and Michael Bisping predicted their winners for the fights.

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Georges St-Pierre predicts victories for Michael Chandler and Tony Ferguson at UFC 262

One of the all-time MMA greats Georges St-Pierre recently shared his views on the UFC 262 event. Rush talked about the different fighters involved in the UFC 262 event and shared his picks for the night.

GSP said, ” Here is my pick for UFC 262, I got Michael Chandler winning by KO in the first round. I have Tony Ferguson winning by TKO in the third round, and I have Barboza winning by unanimous decision.”

British Sports analyst and retired MMA fighter Michael Bisping also shared his views on the fight. Bisping predicted a victory for Charles Oliveira and Beneil Dariush. “Charlie Oliveira for the win via submission, there you go. I am also picking Beneil Dariush.”

UFC welterweight fighter Stephen Thompson went with Michael Chandler and Beneil Dariush as his picks for the night.

Daniel Cormier thinks Michael Chandler will be comfortable against Oliveria

Daniel Cormier also shared his views on the Chandler vs Oliveira fight. DC talked about the fighting style of both the fighters. Cormier talked about how the fight will be against Chandler’s dynamite hands and Do Bronx’s exceptional submission skills.

However, Cormier thinks Chandler would deal with it in the end, “Chandler has a fantastic base so he should be comfortable grappling with Oliveira.”

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Former UFC fighter Josh Thomson also shared his views on the fights. He predicted a win for Dariush against ‘El Cucuy’ as he thinks both fighters are at very different stages of their careers.

While Brendan Schaub predicted a victory for Michael Chandler owing to his superior KO power when compared to Oliveira.

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While most UFC fighters seem to favor Chandler over Oliveira and Dariush over Ferguson. Who do you think will be victorious on UFC 262?

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Paras Pande

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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