Thursday, June 6, 2013

Event Primer: UFC on Fuel - Nogueira vs Werdum

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Prelim Card (Facebook/YouTube)

Middleweight - Antonio Braga Neto vs Anthony "Lionheart" Smith
Neto's Style - BJJ
Smith's Style - Striking, grappling
Prediction - Neto by submission

Middleweight - Caio "Hellboy" Magalhaes vs Karlos "The Terminator" Vemola
Magalhaes's Style - BJJ, Muay Thai
Vemola's Style - Striking, grappling
Prediction - Vemola by KO

Featherweight - Rodrigo Damm vs Mizuto "Pugnus" Hirota
Damm's Style - BJJ, wrestling
Hirota's Style - Boxing, judo, sumo
Prediction - Hirota by decision
Thoughts - King Pug is a pretty rad dude, I hope he doesn't lose and get cut.

Welterweight - Ildemar "Marajo" Alcantara vs Leandro "Buscape" Silva
Alcantara's Style - BJJ, Muay Thai
Silva's Style -BJJ
Prediction - Alcantara by submission

Featherweight - Godofredo "Pepey" Castro vs Felipe "Sertanejo" Arantes
Castro's Style - BJJ
Arantes's Style - Muay Thai, BJJ
Prediction - Castro by submission

Middleweight - Ronny Markes vs Derek Brunson
Markes's Style -Wrestling
Brunson's Style - Wrestling
Prediction - Brunson by decision

Bantamweight - Raphael Assuncao vs Vaughan Lee
Assuncao's Style - BJJ, Muay Thai
Lee's Style -Grappling
Prediction - Assuncao by submission

Main Card (FuelTV)

Featherweight - Rony "Jason" Bezerra vs Mike "The Warrior" Wilkinson
Bezerra's Style - BJJ, Muay Thai
Wilkinson's Style -Boxing, wrestling
Prediction - Bezerra by TKO

Welterweight - Erick "Indio" Silva vs Jason "The Kansas City Bandit" High
Silva's Style - Wrestling, BJJ
High's Style - BJJ
Prediction - High by decision

Middleweight - Daniel Sarafian vs Eddie Mendez
Sarafian's Style - BJJ
Mendez's Style -Boxing, wrestling
Prediction - Sarafian by submission

Light Heavyweight - Thiago Silva vs Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante
Silva's Style - Muay Thai, BJJ
Cavalcante's Style - Muay Thai, BJJ
Prediction - Cavalcante by KO
Thoughts - If Brazil had an athletic commission to do drug testing instead of UFC administering things in-house, this fight would be the one most likely to have the results "accidentally" go missing.

Welterweight - William "Patolino" Macario vs Leonardo Santos
Macario's Style - Muay Thai
Santos's Style - BJJ
Prediction - Macario by KO
Thoughts - Macario has a victory over someone (Or thing) named 'Gabriel Monkey' on his record. That's the best.

Heavyweight - Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira vs Fabricio "Vai Cavalo" Werdum
Nogueira's Style - BJJ, boxing
Werdum's Style - BJJ, trolling
Prediction - Nogueira by submission
Thoughts - I like "Go Horse", but if he hurts Big Nog, I will find him and sob-scream at him for like an hour.