The Nemesis Top Ten is a list of lesser known or much less regarded fighters that would pose a back matchup to a current top ten fighter and potentially pull of the upset.
Tag: Carlos Condit
As you know the UFC is returning to Sacramento, California in December for the UFC on FOX 9. Since the announcement of the event the UFC has been quickly filling up the fight card and “on paper”, you’d have to agree that Northern California is getting one of the best MMA cards of 2013.
In a night headlined by a welterweight showdown, fellow welterweight Brandon Thatch made the biggest splash of the night. Making his Octagon debut and riding an eight fight winning streak, Brandon Thatch made short work of his opponent Justin Edwards on the preliminary portion of the UFC Fight Night 27 fight card.
After helping launch FOX Sports 1 last weekend the UFC returns this week with a Wednesday card from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. While it has some big shoes to fill, UFC Fight Night 27 has the match ups to delivery another great card.
With an impressive win over the accomplished veteran Mike Pyle at last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 26: Sonnen vs. Shogun, Matt Brown has shot himself into the top ten of the Welterweight Division. But is it too soon for the UFC veteran of 16 (11-5) UFC fights to be calling out the champ?
Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 27 is the start of a ridiculous week of UFC events and the fans will be treated to a slew of outstanding match-ups, and a main event a long time coming. Having suffered his first UFC loss out of the gate, Carlos Condit will look to rebound and redeem himself, taking on Danish slugger Martin Kampmann. We also have a division-shaping fight in our co-main spot, as Donald Cerrone takes on the surging Rafael Dos Anjos.
A lapse in judgment and a well-timed punch have altered not only this month’s fighter rankings but the top of the pound for pound ranks as well.
With Bellator still on summer vacation it was up to the UFC and its fighters to potentially alter this month’s MMA fighter rankings. Since the last rankings came out there were three UFC events resulting in two new fighters breaking into their divisions top 5.