Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Event Primer - UFC Fight Night 37

Welcome to Leg Kick TKO, a MMA blog that's glad to have missed out on making a primer for Fight Night Macau (WOULD HAVE GONE 1-7, YEESH)

Prelims (Fight Pass)

Flyweight - Louis "Goodnight" Gaudinot vs Phil "Billy" Harris

  • Gaudinot's Style - Being a troll doll
  • Harris' Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Gaudinot by decision


Welterweight - Danny "The Cheesecake Assassin" Mitchell vs Igor Araujo

  • Mitchell's Style - Trying to kill Sarah Moras
  • Araujo's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Araujo by decision
  • Thoughts - Mitchell has my new favorite nickname, I just don't think he's that awesome a fighter.


Bantamweight - "Stunning" Roland Delorme vs "Dangerous" Davey Grant

  • Delorme's Style - Grappling
  • Grant's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Delorme by submission
  • Thoughts - If my prediction comes true, this will be the first sub win in the UFC in like 20+ fights. Does that seem low to anyone else?


Middleweight - Bradley "Bear" Scott vs Claudio Henrique "Mineiro" Da Silva

  • Scott's Style - Punchin', grapplin'
  • Silva's Style - BJJ
  • Prediction - Scott by TKO


Middleweight - Luke "The Big Slow" Barnatt vs Mats Nilsson

  • Barnatt's Style - Tall
  • Nilsson's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Barnatt by decision


Light Heavyweight - Ilir "The Sledgehammer" Latifi vs Cyrille "The Snake" Diabate

  • Latifi's Style - Phil Collins
  • Diabate's Style - Boxing
  • Prediction - Diabate by KO
  • Thoughts - Poor, poor Queen Latifi, you're gonna get snake-boxed something fierce


Main Card (FIGHT PASS)

Welterweight - Gunnar "Gunni" Nelson vs Omari "Lakec" Akhmedov

  • Nelson's Style - BJJ
  • Akhmedov's Style - Sambo
  • Prediction - Always bet on Dagestan. Akhmedov by TKO


Flyweight - Brad "One Punch" Pickett vs Neil "2Tap" Seery

  • Pickett's Style - PUNCH
  • Seery's Style - Looking into the future
  • Prediction - Pickett by KO
  • Thoughts - Sean Shelby, I applaud your numerical nickname matchmaking!


Lightweight - Michael "The Menace" Johnson vs Melvin "The Young Assassin" Guillard

  • Johnson's Style - Wrestling
  • Guillard's Style - Boxing
  • Prediction - Melvin does A Dumb Thing; Johnson by KO
  • Thoughts - Melvin, you should probably drop the "young" part of your nickname.


Light Heavyweight - Alexander "The Mauler" Gustafsson vs Jimi "Poster Boy" Manuwa

  • Gustafsson's Style - Kickboxing, havin' the best doges
  • Manuwa's Style - Knee-splosions
  • Prediction - Gustafsson by KO
  • Thoughts - I HOPE MANUWA DOESN'T USE HIS WARLOCK POWERS TO MAKE ALEX TEAR HIS ACL OR SOMETHING