Thursday, February 14, 2013

Event Primer - UFC on Fuel: Pegado vs McDonald

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Prelims (Facebook)
 
Flyweight - Phil "Billy" Harris vs Ulysses "Useless" Gomez
  • Harris' Style - BJJ
  • Gomez's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Gomez by submission
  • Thoughts - Rousimar's little brother looks nothing like him.
 
Bantamweight - Vaughan "Love" Lee vs Motonobu Tezuka
  • Lee's Style - Grappling
  • Tezuka's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Tezuka by decision
  • Thoughts - Guys like Riki Fukuda and Yushin Okami might have been All-Japan wrestlers, but I'm pretty sure Tezuka is a New Japan wrestler.
 
Middleweight - Tom "Kong" Watson vs Stanislav "Stucky" Nedkov
  • Watson's Style - Striking
  • Nedkov's Style - Striking, grappling, pecan logs
  • Prediction - Nedkov by TKO
 
Featherweight - Andy "The Little Axe" Ogle vs Josh "The Fluke" Grispi
  • Ogle's Style - Striking, weeping
  • Grispi's Style - Submissions
  • Prediction - Grispi by submission
 
Lightweight - Paul "Sassangle" Sass vs Danny "Last Call" Castillo
 
Lightweight - Terry Etim vs Renee Forte
  • Etim's Style - Luta Livre, grappling
  • Forte's Style - Being loud
  • Prediction - Etim by submission
  • Thoughts - Etim's fighting for the first time since The Kick, also known as "Edson Barboza just MurderDeathKilled a dude!"
 
Main Card (Fuel)
 
Welterweight - Che "Beautiful" Mills vs Matthew "Deep Waters" Riddle
 
Light Heavyweight - James Te-Huna vs Ryan "Big Deal" Jimmo
  • Te-Huna's Style - Wrestling
  • Jimmo's Style - Striking, wrestling
  • Prediction - Jimmo by KO
 
Welterweight - Gunnar "Gunni" Nelson vs Jorge "The Sandman" Santiago
  • Nelson's Style - Submissions
  • Santiago's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Nelson by decision
 
Light Heavyweight - Jimi "Poster Boy" Manuwa vs Cyrille "The Snake" Diabate
  • Manuwa's Style - Striking
  • Diabate's Style - Boxing
  • Prediction - Manuwa by TKO
 
Featherweight - Cub Swanson vs Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier
  • Swanson's Style - Freestyle
  • Poirier's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Poirier by submission
 
Interim Bantamweight Title - Renan "Barao" Pegado vs Michael "MayDay" McDonald
  • Pegado's Style - BJJ
  • McDonald's Style - Kickboxing, BJJ, Yacht Rock/Smooth Music
  • Prediction - McDonald by KO
  • Thoughts - Interim title defenses are really stupid. "Renan Barao-Rao-Rao" is not, it's cool.