Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Event Primer - UFC Fight Night 38

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Prelims (Fight Pass)

Light Heavyweight - Francimar "Bodao" Barroso vs Hans Stringer

  • Barroso's Style - Striking
  • Stringer's Style - Blackzilianing
  • Prediction - Barroso by TKO


Featherweight - Godofredo Pepey vs Noad "Neo" Lahat

  • Pepey's Style - BJJ
  • Lahat's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Pepey by submission
  • Thoughts - Lahat's most recent win is against Shad Smith, which just makes me sad.


Prelims (Fox Sports 1)

Welterweight - Thiago "Bodao" Perpetuo vs Kenny Robertson

  • Perpetuo's Style - Striking
  • Robertson's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Perpetuo by KO


Flyweight - Jussier "Formiga" da Silva vs Scott "Young Guns" Jorgensen

  • Da Silva's Style - BJJ
  • Jorgensen's Style - Wrestling
  • Prediction - Jorgensen by decision
  • Thoughts - This fight should be super rad, but I don't know why it's so low on the prelims.


Middleweight - Ronny Markes vs Thiago "Marreta" Santos

  • Markes' Style - BJJ
  • Santos' Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Markes by TKO


Featherweight - Diego "DB" Brandao vs Will "The Kill" Chope

  • Brandao's Style - Muay thai, BJJ
  • Chope's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Brandao by KO
  • Thoughts - Sean Shelby can be so cruel sometimes.


Main Card (Fox Sports 1)

Featherweight - Rony Jason vs "Super" Steven Siler

  • Jason's Style - Grappling
  • Siler's Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Jason by decision


Lightweight - Michel "Tractor" Prazeres vs Mairbek "Beckan" Taisumov

  • Prazeres' Style - Grappling
  • Taisumov's Style - Wrestling
  • Prediction - Taisumov by TKO


Light Heavyweight - Fabio Maldonado vs Gian Villante

  • Maldonado's Style - Boxing
  • Villante's Style - Football
  • Prediction - Maldonado by TKO


Lightweight - "Stormin'" Norman Parke vs Leonardo Santos

  • Parke's Style - Grappling
  • Santos' Style - Grappling
  • Prediction - Santos by decision


Middleweight - Cezar "Mutante" Ferreira vs Clarence "C.B." Byron "The Doberman" Dolloway

  • Ferreira's Style - Striking
  • Dolloway's Style - Wrestling
  • Prediction - Ferreira by TKO
  • Thoughts - Dolloway has a terrible face. I hope it gets punched a bunch!


Light Heavyweight - Mauricio "Shogun" Rua vs Dan "Hendo" Henderson

  • Rua's Style - Muay thai, BJJ
  • Henderson's Style - Big Right Handerson, wrestling
  • Prediction - Henderson by KO
  • Thoughts - I know this fight won't live up to how great the first was, but I hope it is at least half as rad.