Beneil Dariush vs Michael Johnson

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  1. ArtemV

    ArtemV Gold Belt

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    Is this Saturday in Nashville, it's a great fight which no one is speaking about, who have you got to win?

    Really underrated fight, more interestng than Texeira vs OSP imo.

    I think it will go something like:
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    Where does the winner and loser of this fight go next? (make matches)
     
  2. lefontes

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    Dariush by sub.
     
  3. sonhow

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    Best fight on that card. I give Dariush a good chance at winning but I'll think Johnson does catch him at some point.
     
  4. Gonischua

    Gonischua Blue Belt

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    Torn on this one, I think MJ has the better stand up, but Dariush's BJJ is fantastic, and his background is wrestling. Johnson has had trouble in the past with sub defense so he'll need to keep it standing.
     
  5. Th3Sav4ge

    Th3Sav4ge "What the fuck is happening!?"

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    Rooting for MJ. The way michael won his last fight against barbozer with his boxing and pressure was great. Showed hes ready to be champ in my opinion.


    I am worried about dariush catching a sub, but Jonson is so polished now i dont think benial will be able to stop MJ from coming forward
     
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    MJ via TKO
     
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    I gotta say I'm surprised Dariush is doing that well, I did not expect that after he was KTFO by Sam the Eagle in his second UFC fight. I think Johnson will mess him up though.
     
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    JohnyBrabo Mackin & Stackin Belt Platinum Member

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    Interesting matchup. I favor Dariush here. I think eventually he finds a way to drag it to the ground, and Johnson has struggled against lesser grapplers than BD. Dude's jiu jitsu is top notch.
     
  9. Th3Sav4ge

    Th3Sav4ge "What the fuck is happening!?"

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    ramsey is sam the eagal? i dont know what that means...
     
  10. CageSage

    CageSage Red Belt

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    There's something about Dariush I just dont give a shit about which is making me not give a shit about this fight.
     
  11. The_Renaissance

    The_Renaissance Sherdog Bunceweight Champion

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    Really like Dariush, really dislike Johnson so rooting for BD.
     
  12. Magnum1978

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    YOu're right, great fight flying under the rader, much like Dariush whios going to take this by sub or clear D
     
  13. MotorcycleMir

    MotorcycleMir Blue Belt

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    Johnson via KO. Dariush is getting overrated based on winning some good stylistic matchups for him over 2 washed up guys: Cruickshank who is likely cut and Miller who has been on a noticeable decline for over 3 years now (guy was Pat Healy's only win in the octagon).

    Dariush got ko'd by Nijem ffs. Johnson sprawls, brawls, and avoids a few butt scoots on his way to a dominant victory and a title eliminator
     
  14. peterparker66

    peterparker66 Black Belt

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    definitely the fight of the night IMO , I'm going with and also hoping MJ pulls off the win with a TKO in the 3rd .
     
  15. Mpower

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    MJ is a quick twitch striker with fast hands, capable of keeping distance and sprawling for a 3 round decision. That said, Dariush just needs to get MJ on the ground once to work towards a choke. Hard to pick.
     
  16. delrey1

    delrey1 Banned Banned

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    Dariush via kimura
     
  17. KantoTerror

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    MJ has improved since the Jury fight. Beneil is scrappy though and Johnson has problems with great ground fighters. He needs to keep this standing.
     
  18. TobikanJudan94

    TobikanJudan94 Never be game over

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    Johnson got subbed by Reza Madadi :rolleyes:
     
  19. CereserBr

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    Dariush by Kings MMA, lol
     
  20. Obsidian

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    I agree with this. This fight is kind of a mismatch if you ask me.
     

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