In the main event of UFC Ottawa this Saturday, Donald Cerrone is set to take on Al Iaquinta in a fight that promises to bring fireworks.
Ahead of the fight, BJPENN.com reached out to several pro fighters to get their predictions for the fight. The majority believe ‘Cowboy’ will win the fight, but all are unanimous in thinking it will be a fun one.
Here’s what they had to say.
BJPENN.com Fighter Picks: Donald Cerrone vs Al Iaquinta
Kyle Nelson, UFC featherweight: This is a bit of a toss-up. It is hard to say. I am a big Cowboy fan but I am also a big Al Iaquinta fan. If I had to pick, it is going to be a war I know that. I believe Iaquinta will pull off a decision win.
Devin Clark, UFC light heavyweight: That will be a good fight. I think Donald can get it done. He used to be a teammate of mine so I have respect for him.
Diego Ferreira, UFC lightweight: I think Cowboy Cerrone. I am a big fan of Cerrone, I really am excited for that fight. He always puts on a good show.
Ilima Lei-MacFarlane, Bellator flyweight champion: I think Cowboy will win.
Macy Chiasson, UFC bantamweight: That is going to be an awesome fight. I’m really excited about this. I have always been a really big Cowboy fan but Iaquinta is a monster. I think Al Iaquinta will win.
Jon Fitch, Bellator welterweight: Man, probably Cerrone. I haven’t watched too many Iaquinta fights.
Damien Brown, RIZIN FF lightweight: I think Cowboy Cerrone probably is a little bit more well rounded. But, man, if Al Iaquinta hits you, wow, he has some serious power. I think Cerrone could win by submission over Iaquinta. He is on a tear man, something changes a man when they have a kid. It makes him dangerous. I will pick Cowboy, I am a massive Cowboy fan
Geoff Neal, UFC welterweight: I love Cowboy but I got Iaquinta winning by decision on this one.
Kay Hansen, Invicta FC strawweight: I got Cowboy. I think TKO. Don’t know what round but should be a good fight
Renato Moicano, UFC featherweight: I think Cowboy will win by submission.
Fighters picking Donald Cerrone: Devin Clark, Diego Ferreira, Ilima-Lei MacFarlane, Jon Fitch, Damien Brown, Kay Hansen, Renato Moicano
Fighters picking Al Iaquinta: Kyle Nelson, Macy Chiasson, Geoff Neal
Who do you have winning the UFC Ottawa main event between Donald Cerrone and Al Iaquinta? Let us know in the comment section.
This article first appeared on BJPENN.COM on 5/2/2019.