The UFC is back in Minnesota this week for the first time in nearly seven years, with a potential heavyweight title eliminator headlines the card.
UFC on ESPN 3 takes place Saturday at Target Center in Minneapolis. The card airs on ESPN. 
In the main event, former title challenger Francis Ngannou (13-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) takes on former heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos (21-5 MMA, 15-4 UFC). Daniel Cormier and former titular Stipe Miocic, who rematched in August. 14 MMA Junkie editors, writers, radio hosts and videographers.
In the co-feature, Joseph Benavidez (27-5 MMA, 1
Alonso Menifield (1965) 8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) in a light heavyweight fight against Paul Craig (11-3 MMA, 3-3 UFC). Neither fighter has been to a decision before. Menifield is nearly a 3-1 favorite, and only one brave picker on our staff is going against him.
So on the main card, Demian Maia (26-9 MMA, 20-9 UFC) has a solid 9-5 edge in his welterweight fight against Anthony Rocco Martin (16-4 MMA, 8-4 UFC), who has won 170 pounds.
Roosevelt Roberts (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is about a 3-1 favorite in his lightweight bout against Vinc Pichel (11-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC), and he has 11-3 big edge in the picks. And Drew Dober (20-9 MMA, 6-5 UFC) is a 3-1 favorite against Marco Polo Reyes (8-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) in their lightweight fight, and Dober has a 12-2 picks lead.
In the MMA Junkie reader consensus picks, Ngannou (54 percent), Benavidez (N / A), Maia (74 percent), Roberts (67 percent), Dober (73 percent) and Menifield (73 percent) are the choices
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