Thursday, August 15, 2013

Event Primer - UFC Ultimate Fight Night 26

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Preliminary Card (Facebook)

Lightweight - "Stripper" Ramsey Nijem vs James "The Texecutioner" Vick
  • Nijem's Style - Wrestling
  • Vick's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Vick by submission

Light Heavyweight - Cody "Donnybrook" Donovan vs Ovince "OSP" St. Preux
  • Donovan's Style - BJJ
  • St. Preux's Style - Boxing, wrestling, football
  • Prediction - St. Preux by KO

Featherweight - Manvel "The Anvil" Gamburyan vs Cole "Magrinho" Miller
  • Gamburyan's Style - Judo
  • Miller's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Miller by decision

Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)

Featherweight - Diego "Cerea" Brandao vs Daniel "The Pit" Pineda
  • Brandao's Style - Muay Thai, BJJ
  • Pineda's Style - Muay Thai, wrestling
  • Prediction - Brandao by KO

Featherweight - Mike Brown vs "Super" Steven Siler
  • Brown's Style - BJJ
  • Siler's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Siler by decision

Featherweight - "Notorious" Conor McGregor vs Max "Blessed" Holloway
  • McGregor's Style - Boxing
  • Holloway's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - McGregor by KO

Bantamweight - Brad "One Punch" Pickett vs Michael "May Day" McDonald
  • Pickett's Style - Boxing
  • McDonald's Style - Kickboxing, Yah Mo BJJ There
  • Prediction - McDonald by submission

Main Card (Fox Sports 1)

Lightweight - Joe "J-Lau" Lauzon vs Michael "the Menace" Johnson
  • Lauzon's Style - BJJ
  • Alternate Lauzon Nickname - "Creepy" Joe Lauzon
  • Johnson's Style - Wrestling
  • Prediction - Lauzon by submission

Middleweight - Uriah "Prime Time" Hall vs John "Doomsday" Howard
  • Hall's Style - Striking, apologies
  • Howard's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Hall by KO

Welterweight - Matt "The Immortal" Brown vs Mike "Quicksand" Pyle
  • Brown's Style - Striking, grappling, scrapping, returning from death
  • Pyle's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Brown by TKO
  • Thoughts - Argh, I don't want either of these cool dudes to lose. Dang you, Joe Silva!

Bantamweight - Urijah "The California Kid" Faber vs Yuri Alcantara
  • Faber's Style - Wrestling, Brozilian jiu-jitsu
  • Alcantara's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Faber by submission (BROLLOTINE CHOKE)
  • Thoughts - I say, I sure wish I knew how to Dougie. What's that, Team Alpha Male? You can teach me? Wow, you are the best shirtless dude-bros around!

Heavyweight - Alistair "The Reem" Overeem vs Travis "Hapa" Browne
  • Overeem's Style - Muay Thai
  • Browne's Style - Muay Thai, BJJ
  • Prediction - Overeem by KO

Light Heavyweight - Mauricio "Shogun" Rua vs Chael Sonnen
  • Rua's Style - Muay Thai, BJJ
  • Sonnen's Style - Wrestling
  • Prediction - Sonnen by decision
  • Thoughts - I am really enjoying Chael's The Genius/Lanny Poffo poetry schtick.