Wednesday, December 5, 2012

UFC on Fox 5 Event Primer

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Preliminary Card - Facebook

Bantamweight - Scott "Young Guns" Jorgensen vs John "Prince" Albert
  • Jorgensen's Style - Wrestling
  • Mean-spirited Jorgensen Nickname - Scotty "Spotty" Jorgensen
  • Albert's Style - Freestyle
  • Prediction - Jorgensen wins by wrestling-centric decision
  • Thoughts - Jorgensen is cool and does good fights, I hope he wins!

Preliminary Card - FX

 Featherweight - Dennis "The Menace" Siver vs Nam Phan
  • Siver's Style - Kickboxing
  • Phan's Style - BJJ, Karate
  • Prediction - Phan wins a decision
  • Thoughts - Battel of spinning back kicks and body/liver shots. Guts are going to get ruined in this one!

Lightweight - Tim "The Dirty Bird" Means vs Abel "Killa" Trujillo
  • Means's Style - Striking
  • Trujillo's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Tim Means war and gets a knockout victory.
  • Thoughts - Ugh, Trujillo has a dumb fence tattoo, boo to that.

Lightweight - Daron "Detroit Superstar" Cruickshank vs Henry "Sicario" Martinez
  • Cruickshank's Style - Wrestling
  • Alternate Cruickshank Nickname - Daron "Hermione Granger's Cat" Cruickshank
  • Martinez's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Cruickshank with a knockout

 Lightweight - Ramsey Nijem vs Joe Proctor
  • Nijem's Style - Wrestling
  • Proctor's Style - Grappling
  • Alternate Proctor Nicknames - Joe "Doctor" Proctor, Joe "Proctorologist" Proctor
  • Prediction - Proctor is going to submit Ramsey

Bantamweight - Rafael Assuncao vs Mike "The Hulk" Easton
  • Assuncao's Style - BJJ, Muay Thai
  • Easton's Style - BJJ, Tae Kwon Do
  • Prediction - Easton by decision
  • Thoughts - EASTON DOES NOT PLAY!

Lightweight - Yves "Thugjitsu Master" Edwards vs Jeremy "Lil' Heathen" Stephens
  • Edwards's Style - Thugjitsu
  • Stephens's Style - Boxing, BJJ
  • Prediction - Edwards by submission
  • Thoughts - Yves is like the coolest dude ever.  Win, Yves, win!

 Main Card - Fox

Welterweight - Mike "Quick" Swick vs Matt "The Immortal" Brown
  • Swick's Style - Kickboxing
  • Brown's Style - Judo, BJJ
  • Prediction - Mike Swick will continue to be back and submit Brown with a Swickotine.
  • Thoughts - This fight should be way good.

Welterweight - B.J. "The Prodigy" Penn vs Rory "Ares" MacDonald

Light Heavyweight - Mauricio "Shogun" Rua vs Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson

Main Event

Lightweight Title - Benson "Smooth" Henderson vs. Nate Diaz
  • Henderson's Style - Grappling, Tae Kwon Do
  • Alternate Henderson Nicknames - "Robert Guillaume" Benson Henderson, Benson "Bendo" Henderson, Benson "And Hedges" Henderson
  • Diaz's Style - CESAR GRACIE JIU JITSU (WHAT?!), Boxing
  • Prediciton - My heart wants a draw, my head sees Benson winning via wrestling-heavy decision, but Nate boxing Henderson up for a TKO or (impossible as it sounds), catching Bendo in a submission could happen.  Too close to call, guh!