Thursday, August 8, 2013

Event Primer: World Series of Fighting 4

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Prelim (Sherdog.com)
 
Featherweight - Isaac "High Risk" Gutierrez vs Victor "Joe Boxer" Valenzuela
  • Gutierrez's Style - Grappling
  • Valenzuela's Style - Boxing
  • Prediction - Valenzuela by TKO
 
Bantamweight - Jared "The Jackhammer" Papazian vs John Robles
  • Papazian's Style - Muay Thai, boxing
  • Robles's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Robles by KO
 
Light Heavyweight - Lew "The Titan" Polley vs Hans Stringer
  • Polley's Style - Wrestling
  • Stringer's Style - Striking, grappling
  • Prediction - Polley by decision
 
Lightweight - Antonio "Mandingo" McKee vs Lewis "Lethal" Gonzalez
  • McKee's Style - Wrestling
  • Gonzalez's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - McKee by decision
 
Welterweight - Gerald "Hurricane" Harris vs Jorge "The Sandman" Santiago
  • Harris's Style - Wrestling, Muay Thai, comedy
  • Santiago's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Harris by KO
  • Thoughts - Hey, it's the first fight where I've heard of both fighters! Neat.
 
Main Card (NBC Sports)
 
Lightweight - Keon "The Black Assassin" Caldwell vs "Notorious" Nick Newell
  • Caldwell's Style - Striking
  • Newell's Style - Wrestling, being inspirational
  • Prediction - Newell by submission
 
Bantamweight - Marlon Moraes vs Brandon "Hot Rod" Hempleman
  • Moraes's Style - Muay Thai, BJJ
  • Hempleman's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Moraes by KO
 
Heavyweight - Ray "Sugarfoot" Sefo vs Dave "Bad Man" Huckaba
  • Sefo's Style - Kickboxing
  • Huckaba's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Sefo by KO
 
Lightweight - Tyson Griffin vs Gesias "JZ" Cavalcante
  • Griffin's Style - Wrestle-boxing
  • Cavalcante's Style - BJJ, Muay Thai
  • Prediction - Griffin by decision
 
Light Heavyweight - Tyrone "The King of the Ring" Spong vs Angel "The Dream" DeAnda
  • Spong's Style - Kickboxing
  • DeAnda's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Spong by KO