Thursday, October 24, 2013

Event primer - UFC Ultimate Fight Night 30

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Prelims (Facebook/YouTube)

Middleweight - Michael "Judo" Kuiper vs Bradley "Bear" Scott
  • Kuiper's Style - Going out on a limb here, I'll say judo
  • Scott's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Kuiper by TKO

Featherweight - Jimy "The Kid" Hettes vs Robert Whiteford
  • Hettes's Style - Judo
  • Whiteford's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Hettes by submission

Featherweight - Cole "Magrinho" Miller vs Andy "Little Axe" Ogle
  • Miller's Style - BJJ, human scarecrow
  • Ogle's Style - Striking, crying
  • Prediction - Miller by submission

Women's Bantamweight - Jessica "Bate Estaca" Andrade vs Rosi "The Surgeon" Sexton
  • Andrade's Style - BJJ, kickboxing
  • Sexton's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Andrade by decision

Middleweight - Luke "Bigslow" Barnatt vs Andrew "Highlight" Craig
  • Barnatt's Style - Striking
  • Craig's Style - Freestyle
  • Prediction - Barnatt by decision

Lightweight - Piotr "Pletwal" Hallmann vs Al "Raging" Iaquinta
  • Hallmann's Style - Striking, grappling
  • Iaquinta's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Iaquinta by KO

Main Card (Fox Sports 2)

Flyweight - John "Hands of Stone" Lineker vs Phil "Billy" Harris
  • Lineker's Style - Punching
  • Harris's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Lineker by KO
  • Thoughts - I wonder how upset Phil is that his brother Paul got cut recently.

Middleweight - Alessio "Legionarius" Sakara vs Nico Musoke
  • Sakara's Style - Boxing
  • Musoke's Style - Freestyle
  • Prediction - Sakara by KO

Lightweight - "Stormin'" Norman Parke vs Jon "Super Saiyan" Tuck
  • Parke's Style - BJJ
  • Tuck's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Tuck by submission

Light Heavyweight - Jimi "The Poster Boy" Manuwa vs Ryan "The Big Deal" Jimmo
  • Manuwa's Style - Striking
  • Jimmo's Style - Popping, locking
  • Prediction - Manuwa by KO

Lightweight - Ross "The Real Deal" Pearson vs Melvin "The Young Assassin" Guillard
  • Pearson's Style - Kickboxing
  • Guillard's Style - Boxing, American Whu-Hit-U
  • Prediction - Guillard by decision

Middleweight - Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida vs Mark "The Filipino Wrecking Machine" Munoz
  • Machida's Style - Karate, pee drinking, monkey hugs
  • Munoz's Style - Wrestling, punches
  • Prediction - Machida by KO