Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Event primer - UFC Ultimate Fight Night 28

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Prelims (Facebook/YouTube)

Welterweight - Yuri Villefort vs Sean "Black Magic" Spencer
  • Villefort's Style - BJJ
  • Spencer's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Spencer by decision

Prelims (Fox Sports 1)

Welterweight - Keith "The Polish Connection" Wisniewski vs. Ivan "Batman" Jorge
  • Wisniewski's Style -Grappling
  • Jorge's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Jorge by submission

Bantamweight - Lucas "Mineiro" Martins vs. Ramiro "Hot Handed" Hernandez
  • Martins's Style - Striking
  • Hernandez's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Hernandez by decision

Middleweight - Joao "The Brazilian Samurai" Zeferino vs. Elias Silveiro
  • Zeferino's Style - Grappling
  • Silveiro's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Silveiro by TKO

Featherweight - Felipe "Sertanejo" Arantes vs. Edmilson "Kevin" Souza
  • Arantes's Style -Muay thai, BJJ
  • Souza's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Souza with a KO

Main Card (Fox Sports 1)

Flyweight - Marcos "Vina" Vinicius vs. Ali "Puncher" Baugitonov

Middleweight - Rafael "Sapo" Natal vs Tor "The Hammer" Troeng
  • Natal's Style - BJJ, tennis
  • Troeng's Style -Grappling, striking
  • Prediction - Natal by submission

Lightweight - Francisco "Massaranduba" Trinaldo vs Piotr "Pletwal" Hallman
  • Trinaldo's Style - BJJ
  • Hallman's Style -Striking
  • Prediction - Trinaldo by submission

Flyweight - Joseph "Joe Jitsu"/"Joe-B Wan Kenobi" Benavidez vs Jussier "Formiga" da Silva
  • Benavidez's Style - Wrestling
  • Formiga's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Benavidez by KO
  • Thoughts - Team Alpha Male, TEACH ME HOW TO DOUGIE!

Middleweight - Yushin "Thunder" Okami vs. Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza
  • Okami's Style - Wrestling
  • Souza's Style - BJJ, being an alligator-man
  • Prediciton - Souza by submission
  • Thoughts - I really hope this is the fun grappling fight that Mir versus Barnett wasn't.

Light Heavyweight - Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan "Darth" Bader
  • Teixeira's Style - Striking
  • Bader's Style - Wrestling
  • Prediction - Teixeira by KO
  • Thoughts - I fully expect Bader to run face-first into another hilarious knockout.