Marlon Moraes vs. Jimmie Rivera Official for UFC Fight Night Utica Main Event

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Who Wins?

  1. Marlon Moraes

    53.3%
  2. Jimmie Rivera

    46.7%
  1. Arkridge

    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Awesome fight. #1 contender will come from this. I've got Moraes.
     
  2. The-AxeMurderer

    The-AxeMurderer Red Belt

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    Good. Should have happened already but this is good.
     
  3. ArtOfDrowning

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    Good fight. Probably Rivera via volume and grappling.
     
  4. Gabe

    Gabe Saturdays are for the Boys

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    Solid. sucks one of these guys has to lose.
     
  5. Arkridge

    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    You know, I think I would have preferred Moraes vs. Garbrandt and Rivera vs. Cruz be rebooked but this is a good matchup as well. Hard to go wrong with matchmaking at 135 right now. The division is so damn good.
     
  6. Kirin

    Kirin Death Operator Platinum Member

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    I'm still salty about rivera's loss to mr. faber; should have been a no-contest or dq after the blatant eyepoke while jimmy was whooping the old man's ass.
     
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    Frank23 New York Belt Platinum Member

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    Will this main event put butts in the seats?
     
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  8. The-AxeMurderer

    The-AxeMurderer Red Belt

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    I'm pretty sure Jimmy won that one.
     
  9. VanMMA

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    Magic Marlon will knock Jimmie out and go on to become champion.
     
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    Pretty much my reaction.

    Both guys are elite and the winner should fight for the title no question.
     
  11. Kirin

    Kirin Death Operator Platinum Member

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    Unless I'm thinking of a different fight, I specifically recall faber poking jimmy in the eye, rivera was visibly affected by it, the ref did nothing, then faber jumped on his back for a rnc.
     
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    Another Jimmie dec, hard fought but he's a decision machine.
     
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    Moraes is a future UFC champion.

    I reckon he wins a decision over Rivera and KO's Dillashaw.
     
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    I enjoy Moraes fights more, but as a fellow New Jerseyian, I'm obligated to root for Rivera.

    I don't think Moraes can finish Rivera, but, I'd favor him to take a decision if he doesn't tire.
     
  15. binny

    binny I'll beat your ass if you jump on my couch.

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    Was just wondering about Rivera's next fight. Hope Marlon can produce another flashy finish and we get to see him fight tj dillashaw.
     
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    Rebel_LioN Red Belt

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    Two guys at the top of their division who hate eachother. I hope people tune in because this is an amazingly skillful fight between two trained killers.
     
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    really like this fight! and very cool that this'll be a main event ...
     
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  18. Elcucringy

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    This is a farce of a main event. Just like 90% of the shit they give us.
     
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    wait didnt Rivera beat Faber up though?
     
  20. Arkridge

    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    You're thinking of Francisco Rivera. Not Jimmie Rivera.
     

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