Thursday, February 28, 2013

Event Primer - UFC on Fuel: Silva vs Stann

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Prelims (Facebook)

Welterweight - Marcelo "Magrao" Guimaraes vs Hyun Gyu "The Ace" Lim
  • Guimaraes's Style - BJJ
  • Lim's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Lim by KO

Bantamweight - Alex "Bruce Leeroy" Caceres vs Kyung Ho "Typhoon" Kang
  • Caceres's Style - Striking, submissions
  • Kang's Style - Submissions
  • Prediction - Kang by submission

Lightweight - Cristiano Marcello vs Kazuki Tokudome
  • Marcello's Style - BJJ
  • Tukodome's Style - Striking
  • Prediction -Tokudome by KO
  • Thoughts - Remember the time Marcello fought Krazy Horse backstage at Pride? That was cool.

Bantamweight - Takeya Mizugaki vs Bryan "Kid Lightning" Caraway
  • Mizugaki's Style - Striking
  • Caraway's Style - Wrestling, BJJ
  • Prediction - Mizugaki by TKO

Middleweight - Riki Fukuda vs Brad Tavares
  • Fukuda's Style - Wrestling
  • Tavares's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Fukuda by decision

Main Card (Fuel)

Welterweight - Dong Hyun "Stun Gun" Kim vs Siyar "The Great" Bahadurzada

Lightweight - Mizuto "Pugnus" Hirota vs Rani Yahya
  • Hirota's Style - Striking, ground and pound
  • Yahya's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Hirota by TKO

Middleweight - Yushin "Thunder" Okami vs Hector "Lighting" Lombard
  • Okami's Style - Wrestling
  • Lombard's Style - Boxing, judo
  • Prediction - Okami by decision
  • Thoughts - This might be the best nickname matchup Joe Silva concocted since John "Doomsday" Howard beat Dennis "Superman" Hallman. Also, YUSHIN OKAMI, THANK YOU!

Lightweight - Takanori "The Fireball Kid" Gomi vs Diego "The Dream" Sanchez
  • Gomi's Style - Striking, wrestling
  • Sanchez's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Sanchez by TKO
  • Thoughts - YES! YES!

Heavyweight - Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt vs Stefan "Skyscraper" Struve

Main Event: Light Heavyweight - Wanderlei "The Axe Murderer" Silva vs Brian "All American" Stann
  • Silva's Style - Muay thai, Axe murderings
  • Stann's Style - Striking, MCMAP
  • Prediction - Silva by TKO
  • Thoughts -During this fight, you should play these two songs on repeat.