Thursday, August 1, 2013

Event primer - UFC 163

Welcome to Leg Kick TKO, a MMA blog that's still laughing at Tito Ortiz versus Quinton Jackson being the main event for Bellator's first PPV.

Prelim card (Facebook/YouTube)


Light Heavyweight - Ednaldo "Lula Molusco" Oliveira vs Francimar "Bodao" Barroso
  • Oliveira's Style - Boxing
  • Oliveira's Translated Nickname - Ednaldo "Squidward" Oliveira
  • Barrosos's Style - Punching
  • Prediction -  Oliveira by TKO
  • Thoughts - I hope "Bodao" is Portuguese for "Bo Dallas" which would make Barroso the best fighter ever.

Welterweight - Viscardi Andrande vs Bristol Marunde
  • Andrande's Style - Punches
  • Marunde's Style - Wrestling
  • Prediction - Marunde by decision

Featherweight - Rani Yahya vs Josh "The Gentleman" Clopton
  • Yahya's Style - BJJ
  • Clopton's Style - Wrestling
  • Prediction - Yahya by submission

Prelim card (FX)


Flyweight - Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall vs Illiarde Santos
  • McCall's Style - Wrestling, mustaches
  • Santos's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - McCall by TKO

Welterweight - Sergio "The Panther" Moraes vs Neil Magny
  • Moraes's Style - BJJ
  • Magny's Style - Freestyle
  • Prediction - Moraes by submission

Women's Bantamweight - Amanda "The Lioness" Nunes vs Sheila "The German Tank" Gaff
  • Nunes's Style - Striking
  • Gaff's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Nunes by KO

Light Heavyweight - Vinny "Pezao" Magalhaes vs Anthony "The Hippo" Perosh
  • Magalhaes's Style - BJJ
  • Perosh's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Magalhaes by submission

Main card (PPV)


Flyweight - John "Hands of Stone" Lineker vs Jose "No Chance" Tome
  • Lineker's Style - Boxing
  • Tome's Style - Grappling, being a really long book
  • Prediction -  Lineker by KO
  • Thoughts -  If Tome doesn't walk out to "No Chance in Hell", he's an idiot.

Middleweight - Thales Leites vs Tom "Kong" Watson
  • Leites's Style - BJJ
  • Watson's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Watson by decision

Middleweight - Cezar "Mutante" Ferreira vs Thiago "Marreta" Santos
  • Ferreira's Style - BJJ
  • Santos's Style -Kicking
  • Prediction - Santos by TKO

Light Heavyweight - Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida vs Phil "Mr. Wonderful" Davis
  • Machida's Style - Karate, sumo, monkey hugs
  • Davis's Style - Wrestling, grappling, triangle body
  • Prediction - Davis by submission

Featherweight - Jose "Junior" Aldo vs Chan Sung "The Korean Zombie" Jung
  • Aldo's Style - Striking, buying suits
  • Jung's Style - Striking, grappling
  • Prediction - Aldo by TKO
  • Thoughts - This is an insanely hard fight for me to pick. I really like both dudes. ARGH.