Thursday, February 20, 2014

Event primer - UFC 170

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Prelims (Fight Pass)

Lightweight - Ernest "The Mad Titan" Chavez vs Yosdenis "The Pink Panther" Cedeno

  • Chavez's Style - Striking
  • Cedeno's Style - Striking
  • Prediction - Cedeno by decision


Lightweight - Rafaello "Trator" Oliveira vs Erik "New Breed" Koch

  • Oliveira's Style - BJJ
  • Koch's Style - Kickboxing
  • Prediction - KOch by KO
  • Thoughts - Holy cow, did Koch poop in one of Dana White's cars? He probably shouldn't be this low on the prelims.


Prelims (Fox Sports 1)

Flyweight - Zach "Fun Size" Makovsky vs Josh "The Gremlin" Sampo

  • Makovsky's Style - Grappling
  • Sampo's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Makovsky by TKO


Bantamweight - Cody "Renegade" Gibson vs Aljamain "Funk Master" Sterling

  • Gibson's Style - Striking
  • Sterling's Style - Funk, grapping
  • Prediction - Sterling by submission


Bantamweight - Raphael Assuncao vs Pedro "The Young Punisher" Munhoz

  • Assuncao's Style - BJJ
  • Munhoz's Style - Punishing young people, BJJ
  • Prediction - Assuncao by submission


Women's Bantamweight - Alexis "Ally-Gator" Davis vs Jessica "Evil" Eye

  • Davis' Style - Grappling
  • Eye's Style - Smoking drugs
  • Prediction - Davis by submission


Main Card (PPV)

Welterweight - Robert Whittaker vs Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson

  • Whittaker's Style - Striking
  • Thompson's Style - Kickboxing
  • Prediction - Thompson by KO


Welterweight - Mike "Quicksand" Pyle vs TJ Waldburger

  • Pyle's Style - Mullet, grappling
  • Waldburger's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Pyle by TKO


Welterweight - Rory "Ares" MacDonald vs Demian Maia

  • MacDonald's Style - Being a robot that dresses like An Gestapo
  • Maia's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - MacDonald by decision


Light Heavyweight - Daniel "DC" Cormier vs Patrick "Durkin" Cummins

  • Cormier's Style - Wrestling
  • Cummins' Style - Barista
  • Prediction - Cormier by TKO
  • Thoughts - Cummins gonna get smashed into pulpy bits of jerk


Women's Bantamweight - "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey vs Sara McMann

  • Rousey's Style - Judo
  • McMann's Style - Wrestling
  • Prediction - Rousey by submission (ARMBAR)
  • Thoughts - Two Olympic medalists are fighting, which should be rad! I just think McMann needs two or three more fights against high level competition