Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Event Primer - UFC on Fuel: Mousasi vs Latifi

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Preliminary Card (Facebook/YouTube)

Welterweight - Papy "Makambo" Abedi vs Besam Yousef
  • Abedi's Style -Grappling
  • Alternate Abedi Nickname - "I'm The" Papy Abedi
  • Yousef's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction -Abedi by KO

Middleweight - Michael Kuiper vs Tom "The Filthy Mauler" Lawlor
  • Kuiper's Style -Judo
  • Lawlor's Style - Wrestling
  • Prediction -Lawlor by decision
  • Thoughts - I hope Lawlor dresses up as the Swedish Chef for his weigh-ins or entrance.

Welterweight - Ben "Benny Blanco" Alloway vs Ryan LaFlare
  • Alloway's Style -Striking
  • LaFlare's Style -Striking
  • Prediction -Alloway by TKO
  • Thoughts - "Benny Blanco" and (Gucci Mane) LaFlare? This is gonna be a fast-paced Trapweight fight! If only LaFlare knew BRRRzilian jiu-jitsu.

Featherweight - Marcus "The Bama Beast" Brimage vs Connor "Notorious" McGregor
  • Brimage's Style -Striking, Dragon Ball Z
  • McGregor's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Brimage by decision

Welterweight - Chris "The Kiss" Spang vs Adlan "Borz" Amagov
  • Spang's Style -Striking, smooches (His brother Andreas is the shover in the family)
  • Amagov's Style -Striking
  • Prediction -Spang by KO

Middleweight - Tor "The Hammer" Troeng vs Adam Cella
  • Troeng's Style -Striking
  • Cella's Style -Freestyle, Getting kicked in the brain
  • Prediction -Troeng by KO

Lightweight - Reza "Mad Dog" Madadi vs Michael "The Menace" Johnson
  • Madadi's Style -Grappling
  • Johnson's Style - Wrestling
  • Prediction -Johnson by decision

Main Card (FuelTV)

Featherweight - Akira Corassani vs Robbie "Problems" Peralta
  • Corassani's Style -Striking, grappling
  • Peralta's Style -Striking
  • Prediction -Peralta by KO

Featherweight - Diego "Ceara" Brandao vs Pablo "The Scarecrow" Garza
  • Brandao's Style -Muay Thai, BJJ
  • Garza's Style - Muay Thai, BJJ
  • Prediction -Garza by submission

Bantamweight - Brad "One Punch" Pickett vs Mike "The Hulk" Easton
  • Pickett's Style -Striking
  • Easton's Style -Striking
  • Prediction -Pickett by decision
  • Thoughts - Yes, Easton does not play, while Oppa Pickett Style, but seriously, I think this fight is going to be super awesome.

Heavyweight - Matt "Meathead" Mittrione vs Phil DeFries
  • Mittrione's Style - Football
  • DeFries's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Mittrione by KO

Lightweight - Ross "The Real Deal" Pearson vs Ryan Couture
  • Pearson's Style - Kickboxing
  • Couture's Style - BJJ, wrestling
  • Prediction - Pearson via knockout
  • Thoughts - Maybe I should grow up, but I don't know if I'll ever think of Ryan as anything other than "Randy Couture's dumb wiener kid"

Light Heavyweight - Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi vs Ilir "The Sledgehammer" Latifi
  • Mousasi's Style -Kickboxing, BJJ
  • Latifi's Style -Grappling
  • Prediction -Mousasi by KO
  • Thoughts - Isn't Ilir a Tolkien character? Does he know Nandor "Noldor" Guelmino? Or Frodo Khasbulaev?