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UFC Vegas 24 Staff Picks: Whittaker, Arlovski, Alhassan, Pena All Heavy Favorites

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UFC Vegas 24 is nearly here! That means it’s time for our UFC Vegas 24 Staff Picks!

Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum will finally meet in the octagon for the first time in what is sure to be an electric main event. Drakkar Klose and Jeremy Stephens will clash at lightweight in the co-main event.

Andrei Arlovski and Chase Sherman will battle it out in a heavyweight scrap that is bound to end in a knockout. Abdul Razak Alhassan and Jacob Malkoun will fight at middleweight in a battle of rising prospects. Luis Pena and Alex Munoz will kick off the main card in what is sure to be an exciting scrap.

Without further ado, let’s get on to our UFC Vegas 24 Staff Picks.

UFC Vegas 24 Staff Picks

Whittaker
vs
Gastelum
Klose
vs
Stephens
Arlovski
vs
Sherman
Alhassan
vs
Malkoun
Pena
vs
Munoz
Jake Broderick
(@jakebroderick98)
2021 Record: 27-12
WhittakerKloseArlovskiAlhassanPena
Jude Briosos
(@Jude_Briosos)
2021 Record: 28-15
WhittakerStephensArlovskiMalkounPena
Dominic Sallee
(@dsallee14)
2021 Record: 31-17
WhittakerKloseArlovskiMalkounPena
Carter Bergez
(@carterbergezMMA)
2021 Record: 9-5
WhittakerKloseArlovskiMalkounMunoz
Ruaraidh Gilmour
(@Ruaraidh0)
2021 Record: 30-18
WhittakerKloseArlovskiAlhassanPena
Leo Johnson
(@LeoJJohnson20)
2021 Record: 30-18
WhittakerStephensArlovskiAlhassanPena
Ryan Truland
(@RyanTruland)
2021 Record: 24-15
WhittakerKloseArlovskiAlhassanPena
Lewis Simpson
(@LewisSimpsonMMA)
2021 Record: 29-19
WhittakerStephensShermanAlhassanPena
Haiden Broomfield
(@hbroomfieldnews)
2021 Record: 3-2
WhittakerKloseArlovskiAlhassanPena
Ryan Caddick
(@rhinocad1166)
2021 Record: 17-12
WhittakerKloseArlovskiAlhassanMunoz
Jeff Swartz
(@Jefflswartz2)
2021 Record: 28-20
WhittakerStephensShermanAlhassanPena
Dion Williams
(@dionwills16)
2021 Record: 27-21
WhittakerKloseArlovskiAlhassanPena
Danny Podolsky
(@PodolskyDanny)
2021 Record: 21-18
WhittakerStephensArlovskiAlhassanPena
Cooper Burke
(@Cooper_burke9)
2021 Record: 10-9
WhittakerKloseArlovskiAlhassanPena
Makoa Goble
(@MmaMakoa)
2021 Record: 24-24
WhittakerStephensArlovskiAlhassanPena
James Rees
(@JamesRees83)
2021 Record: 24-24
WhittakerKloseArlovskiAlhassanPena
Kevin Varghese
(@randomkevin24)
2021 Record: 19-19
WhittakerStephensArlovskiAlhassanPena
Julian Murray
(@JcMurray720MMA)
2021 Record: 21-27
WhittakerStephensShermanAlhassanPena
Jake Foley
(@JFoMMATalk)
2021 Record: 2-3
WhittakerKloseArlovskiAlhassanPena

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Jeff Swartz is a combat sports writer and editor for Overtimeheroics.net. With a focus on the UFC, Jeff also covers other major combat sports promotions like Bellator, ONE, World Lethwei Championship, Sparta Sports & Entertainment, and much more!