Pettis is probably his toughest test yet, but not his first test. A middleweight bout between and former and divisional newcomer was originally booked for. The tournament was inspired by the Gracies in Action video- series produced by the Gracie family of Brazil which featured Gracie Jiu- Jitsu students defeating martial- arts masters of various disciplines such as karate, kung fu, and kickboxing. Max Holloway risks his win streak to take on former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis in a showdown between electrifying strikers with the interim championship on the line. I do generally agree with looking at their accomplishments over time, but if it is true that Conor in his prime is flat better than Aldo in his prime which, I emphasise, we don't really know yet; it's just a question mark , there can be some reasonable debate over calling Aldo the greatest ever. Decision unanimous 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 3 5:00 Flyweight def. No one, aside from the specific fighter, knows where their body is at so who knows then they reach their fighting and physical prime.
Max Holloway risks his win streak to take on former lightweight champion in a showdown between electrifying strikers with the interim championship on the line. And so far as I remember, Max prefers to stand with his opponent. Includes schedule, fighters, news, multimedia, forums, tickets, store, and games. Phone, Android, Xbox, Roku, and Google Chromecast. Khalil Rountree in a light heavyweight bout, Dwight Grant vs. This proved an important development, because singles matches would feature fighters who suffered no prior damage from a previous fight in the same event, unlike tournament matches. Prediction: Boetsch strength will be his wrestling game, but Natal is great on the ground and he knows how to use his striking game to keep Boetsch at a distance, Natal gets the decision win here.
You're right that Holloway has been finished once and that was the submission. Cub Swanson Kelvin Gastelum vs. They were both fined 20% of their purse which will go to their respective opponents, and Viviane Pereira. Israel Adesanya for the interim middleweight championship will serve as the co-headliner. Expect a Barboza repeat, with even more conservative striking from Pettis as the take down threat is higher with Holloway.
Matthew Lopez John Makdessi vs. Anthony Pettis — for interim featherweight title Matt Brown vs. The Ultimate Fighter and rise in popularity. I've been enthralled watching his growth and progression into one of the best fighters in the world. Art Davie functioned as the show's booker and matchmaker. Can Pettis regain some of that past glory and technically join Couture, Penn and McGregor as a 2-division champion? After being featured in a reality television series, American Casino. Never in a million years did these guys think they were creating a sport.
Both men obviously should be prepared to go 25 minutes, but of both guys, I would say Anthony stands a better chance to end the fight in a single shot. Official site for the Ultimate Fighting Championship promotion. Therefore I am not surprised at all that it is happening. However, Evans was pulled from the fight days before the event after an undisclosed irregularity was found during his pre-fight medical exam. Pettis video for this weekend's upcoming event.
I'm guessing CyberSlick188 meant that kind of flexibility. Pettis was fined 20% of his purse, which will go Holloway and the bout proceeded as scheduled at a catchweight. Rounding out the five-bout main card is Eryk Anders vs. If you see a mistake, please and help us fix it. This is going to be the last year. He was granted his liberation 4 days later.
Prediction: Stephens definitely has the power to put Edgar to sleep at anytime, but Edgar has footwork and boxing, which will help him get the decision victory. Before Aldo lost to Conor he fought Mendes in a fight that was much more competitive than their first encounter, and it's also arguable that there was a bit of a decline when he fought Lamas and Korean Zombie. Controversy and reform: late 1. Struggle for survival and turnaround. Subsequently, Kennedy was removed from the card as well. Dan Severn, Marco Ruas, Gary Goodridge, Don Frye, Kimo Leopoldo, Oleg Taktarov, and Tank Abbott.
Throughout the years, things were happening, and everything always looked bleak. A month later, in January 2. At stake is not only the gold, but a much-anticipated bout against longtime great Jose Aldo, who became the undisputed champion when Conor McGregor vacated the title. Not controversial whatsoever to call Aldo the best featherweight or call Georges the best welterweight of all time. Be sure to join us for live results, highlights, and post-fight tidbits. Countdown takes you inside the lives and training camps of two featherweights on the edge of greatness.
But, during Max's 9-0 streak, those 2 guys were active and he lost to Conor. Agree and it's shameful that they pull this stunt in such an obvious way. Made a fan out of me on the spot and I knew we had a good one in the pipeline. Josh Barnett official Sherdog mixed martial arts stats, photos, videos, breaking news, and more for the Heavyweight fighter from United States. I just have a hard time imaging Max doing to Anthony what Barboza was able to do. The fight card had 12 bouts. A welterweight bout between and was expected to take place at the event.
Donald Cerrone Dooho Choi vs. It banned biting and eye- gouging, and frowned on but allowed techniques such as hair pulling, headbutting, groin strikes, and fish- hooking. But, if Anthony can get the weight cut done effectively, and not lose steam like he did against Oliviera, I believe he stands a very good chance to win this fight. Therefore, a featherweight bout between and former was shifted to the headlining spot. I think Anthony looked pretty drastically undersized in his fight against Barboza, which definitely didn't play out in his benefit not to discredit Edson. Prediction: Luque wants to get the fight to the ground and Muhammad wants to keep it standing, Luque grounds and submits Muhammad in the second round. The energy of that fight, it was phenomenal, and it was the first time I honestly said, it's going to make it.