Andrade’s opponent, Rosi Sexton, has been a player on the MMA scene for years and is fighting at home. Those factors alone are likely why she’s considered the favorite. In reality, Andrade is the bigger, better athlete and she’s finished every opponent she’s beaten. Sexton looked overmatched in her loss to Alexis Davis and there’s a chance the same could be true for the 36-year old again come Saturday night.
Unlike many sports, Mixed Martial Arts provides an atmosphere where either side can come away with the victory. In addition to being matched by divisional standing rather than randomly scheduled, all fighters possess the ability to finish the other with a well-placed strike or by taking advantage of an opening on the ground. As such, no outcome at UFC Fight Night 30 is truly guaranteed despite what some bookmakers might have you believe. Here are five potential upsets worth considering… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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