UFC Fight Night 81 preview and predictions

It’s fight day! After the NFL playoffs wrap up on Sunday, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will be airing on FOX Sports 1 with a free title fight and loaded card at the TD Garden in Boston.

In the main event, former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz finally gets his chance to reclaim the title in a highly-anticipated matchup with current champion TJ Dillashaw. In the main event, 155-pound contenders Anthony Pettis and Eddie Alvarez go head-to-head in another thrilling matchup.

Also on the main card is a heavyweight showdown between Travis Browne and Matt Mitrione and another lightweight contest between Ross Pearson and Francisco Trinaldo.

How will tonight’s action play out? Let’s take a look at our predictions for UFC Fight Night 81.

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