In the middle of a marathon stretch of MMA, the UFC hit up Brazil with a card full of unknowns. Even if I couldn’t tell the Silvas from the Souzas from the Silverios, there were a few guys who caught my eye, for better or worse. Here’s where my mind was at during a ho-hum evening of combat.
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The UFC is once again raking up the frequent flyer miles as they return to Brazil for tomorrows UFC Fight Night 28. If you’re thinking to yourself didn’t we just do this, the answer would be yes because UFC Fight Night 28 is the third UFC event in the last seven days.
Welcome to the UFC Chad Griggs! Griggs made his UFC debut tonight and it took Travis Browne two huge knees and an Arm Triangle to end it just 2:30 seconds into the opening frame. Travis Browne threw a picture perfect flying knee and followed it up with another knee that rocked Griggs. Moments later he took Griggs down and mounted him. Griggs showed some inexperience at that point almost pushing Browne into position for the Arm Triangle and then tapping moments later.
UFC 145 is the first UFC Pay-Per-View in nearly two months and takes place from the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. Headlining the night is the highly anticipated light heavyweight title fight between former team mates Jon Jones and Rashad Evans. There is no love lost between these two and the war of words is nearly over.
It’s been a long time coming, but Rashad Evans finally gets his title fight, and we as fans actually get to SEE a title fight at UFC 145. Will Evans have what it takes to hand Jones his first legitimate loss, or will Jones further cement his place as a P4P great in the sport?
UFC Live 6: Cruz vs. Johnson kicked off on Facebook with six preliminary bouts that saw none go the distance. The Verizon Center in Washington D.C. was packed and ready to cheer on hometown favorites, MMA veterans and fighters making their UFC debut.
The UFC hits the Versus airways once again for another solid free card and as a bonus, the card is headlined with a title fight. This Saturday Oct. 1, 2011, from the Verizon Center, in Washington D.C. Dominick Cruz will make his fourth bantamweight title against Demetrious Johnson.
The UFC has been cranking out fight cards like crazy, and the UFC Live 6 is one I can really get excited about from a betting standpoint. Title fights, old rivalries and competitive matchups galore await us, and there’s plenty of value to be found on this card. So, check out my comparison betting odds and valid props for this fight, and share in the sportbook wealth.