Friday, September 20, 2013

Event Primer - UFC 165

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Prelims (Facebook/YouTube)

Heavyweight - Nandor "The Hun" Guelmino vs Daniel Omielanczuk
  • Guelmino's Style - Tae Kwon Do
  • Omielanczuk's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Omielanczuk by submission
  • Thoughts - I will never not think Guelmino is an Elf and want to call him Noldor.

 Bantamweight - Roland "Stunning" Delorme vs Alex "Bruce Leeroy" Caceres
  • Delorme's Style - BJJ, judo
  • Caceres's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Delorme by submission

Lightweight - Jesse "The Body Snatcher" Ronson vs Michel "Trator" Prazeres
  • Ronson's Style - Striking
  • Prazeres's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Ronson by decision

Lightweight - John "The Bull" Makdessi vs Renee Forte
  • Makdessi's Style - Striking
  • Forte's Style - BJJ, Striking
  • Prediction - Makdessi by KO

Prelims (Fox Sports 1)

Bantamweight - Mitch Gagnon vs Dustin "The Diamond" Kimura
  • Gagnon's Style - BJJ
  • Kimura's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Kimura by decision

Welterweight - Chris "The Menace" Clements vs Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson
  • Clements's Style - Striking
  • Thompson's Style - Kickboxing, karate
  • Prediction - Thompson by KO

Bantamweight - Ivan "The Pride of El Salvador" Menjivar vs Wilson Reis
  • Menjivar's Style - BJJ
  • Reis's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Menjivar by submission

Lightweight - Mike "The Martian" Ricci vs Myles "The Fury" Jury
  • Ricci's Style - Kickboxing, BJJ
  • Alternate Ricci Nickname - "Handsome" Mike Ricci
  • Jury's Style - Kickboxing, BJJ
  • Prediction - Jury by TKO

Main Card (PPV)

Lightweight - Pat "Bam Bam" Healy vs Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov
  • Healy's Style - BJJ
  • Nurmagomedov's Style - Sambo
  • Prediction - Nurmagomedov by decision
  • Thoughts - This fight should be fifty kinds of awesome.

Middleweight - Costa "The Cyprus Slugger" Philippou vs Francis "Limitless" Carmont
  • Philippou's Style - Boxing
  • Carmont's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Philippou by TKO

Heavyweight - Brendan "The Hybrid" Schaub vs Matt "Meathead" Mitrione
  • Schaub's Style - Boxing, BJJ
  • Mitrione's Style - Kickboxing
  • Prediction - Schaub by decision
  • Thoughts - Schaub looked like a total dork at Metamoris II, Mitrione said terrible, ignorant things about Fallon Fox. I would really like it if both guys got eaten by bears before the fight.

Bantamweight - Renan "Barao" Pegado vs Eddie Wineland
  • Pegado's Style - BJJ, Muay Thai
  • Wineland's Style - Kickboxing, wrestling
  • Prediction - Pegado by submission

Light Heavyweight - Jon "Bones" Jones vs Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson
  • Jones's Style - Wrestling, striking
  • Alternate Jones Nickname - Jon "Snitchster Christian" Jones
  • Gustafsson's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Jones by TKO