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WSOF 25 Predictions: Return To The Golden Years

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The World Series of Fighting will bring us back to the early days of MMA with a special one-night tournament to crown the No. 1 contender in the lightweight division.

WSOF 25 is set for the Comerica Theater in Phoenix, with the main card airing live on NBC Sports Network Friday night.

Currently, Justin Gaethje is the man atop the 155-pound division, but he has eight fighters looking to win three matches in one evening and earn a shot at his title.

Mike Ricci, Brian Cobb, Luis Palomino, Rich Patishnock, Brian Foster, Joao Zeferino, Jorge Patino and Islam Mamedov are the hunters.

Below are tournament predictions, along with the rest of the planned card:

Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal
Luis Palomino vs. Rich Patishnock

Prediction: Palomino

Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal
Brian Foster vs. Joao Zeferino

Prediction: Foster

Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal
Mike Ricci vs. Brian Cobb

Prediction: Ricci

Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal
Jorge Patino vs. Islam Mamedov

Prediction: Patino

Lightweight Tournament Reserve Bout
LaRue Burley vs. Joe Condon

Prediction: Burley

Lightweight Tournament Reserve Bout
Benny Madrid vs. Ramil Mustapayev

Prediction: Mustapayev

Lightweight Tournament Semifinal
Luis Palomino vs. Brian Foster

Prediction: Palomino

Lightweight Tournament Semifinal
Mike Ricci vs. Jorge Patino

Prediction: Ricci

Lightweight Tournament Final
Luis Palomino vs. Mike Ricci

Prediction: Palomino

Jason High vs. Estevan Payan

Prediction: High via decision

Joseph Barajas vs. Erik Villalobos

Prediction: Barajas via decision

Jimmy Scully vs. Roberto Yong

Prediction: Scully via submission