Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Event Primer - UFC on Fox: Johnson vs Dodson

Preliminary Card (Facebook)

Welterweight - Simeon "The Grin" Thoresen vs David "Daudi" Mitchell
  • Thoresen's Style - BJJ
  • Mitchell's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Mitchell by decision

Preliminary Card (FX)

Middleweight - Rafael "Sapo" Natal vs Sean "Black Magik" Spencer
  • Natal's Style - Tennis, Grappling
  • Spencer's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Natal by submission
  • Thoughts - "Blag Magik" is a really dumb nickname

Heavyweight - Mike Russow vs Shawn "The Savage" Jordan

Light Heavyweight - Ryan "Darth" Bader vs Vladimir "The Janitor" Matyushenko
  • Bader's Style - Wrestling, punches
  • Matyushenko's Style - Wrestling
  • Prediction - Matyushenko by TKO
  • Thoughts - Bader is probably going to be a Bellator champion next year.

Welterweight - Mike Stumpf vs Pascal "Panzer" Krause
  • Stumpf's Style - Grappling
  • Krause's Style -Boxing, BJJ
  • Prediction -Krause by decision

Featherweight - Clay "The Carpenter" Guida vs Hatsu Hioki
  • Guida's Style - Wrestling
  • Hioki's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Guida by decision

Lightweight - TJ Grant vs "Handsome" Matt Wiman
  • Grant's Style - BJJ
  • Wiman's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction -Wiman by submission

Main Card (Fox)

Featherweight - Erik "New Breed" Koch vs Ricardo "The Bully" Lamas
  • Koch's Style - Kickboxing
  • Lamas's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction -Koch by KO

Lightweight - Anthony "Showtime" Pettis vs Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone
  • Pettis's Style - Kickboxing
  • Cerrone's Style - Kickboxing, BJJ
  • Prediction -Pettis by submission
  • Thoughts - This fight should be a whole bunch of fun on a whole bunch of buns.

Light Heavyweight - Quinton "Rampage" Jackson vs Glover Teixeira
  • Jackson's Style - Boxing, wrestling
  • Teixeira's Style - Striking, BJJ
  • Prediction - Teixeira by KO
  • Thoughts - Quinton will be a top challenger to Bader's Bellator title next year.

Main Event

Flyweight Title - Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson vs John "The Magician" Dodson
  • Johnson's Style - Wrestling, boxing
  • Dodson's Style - Striking, flips, chittering
  • Alternate Dodson Nickname - John "We've Got" Dodson
  • Prediction -Dodson by KO
  • Thoughts - Oh man oh man oh man this fight is going to be so cool. I hope my eyes are fast enough to keep up with everything. That is not even a joke, I have real concerns I won't be able to physically watch this fast enough.