Gleison Tibau vs. Abel Trujillo at UFN 77 Nov. 7

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  1. shonuf

    shonuf Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    UFC officials continue to roll out fights for UFC Fight Night 77, as lightweights Gleison Tibau (33-11 MMA, 16-9 UFC) and Abel Trujillo (12-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) will meet in Brazil.

    UFC brass today announced the previously rumored bout while also confirming the Nov. 7 event will take place, as expected, at Sao Paulo
     
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    Redhawks100 Gold Belt

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    Abel via TKO
     
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    Ragnarocker Banned Banned

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    Wasn't this fight scheduled before and then caincelled? Everyone said if Tibau cain survive the first 2-3 minutes of Abel's bombs then he cain grind out a decision or get a sub on a gassed Abel.
     
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    Battle of the Lightweight Mammoths!

    Abel R1 KO
     
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    tibau via gas tank
     
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    Fun fight! Hopefully Abel can keep his distance and KO the shit out of this dude.
     
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    Has potential...hopefully Tibau doesn't lay n pray.
     
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    I've been a fan of Abel ever since his UFC debut against Levesseur. He has faced a ton of incredibly good fighters throughout his tenure in the UFC and Tibau represents another big challenge. That being said, I have a feeling he'll pull this out, despite my rational mind saying Gleison wears him down and wins the second and third for a close decision win, as per always.

    I think this will be Abel's breakout performance and he'll deliver a big KO on a fading Glesion Tibau. It's amazing he's had this many fights in the UFC, but I see him starting to slow down in everything he does in there. He still has some fights left in him for sure, but I think it's safe to say his best days are behind him and we can look at him now as a gatekeeper for the UFC's Top 10.
     
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    jei Danger Zone Admin Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    I hope Abel by brutal KO. No LnP Tibau. I still haven't forgiven him (tibau) for the Varner fight.
     
  10. legkicktko

    legkicktko Only the Strong Survive

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    Tibau if he makes it out of the first 3 flurries so Abel gasses.
     
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    Battle of Tony Ferguson's highlight reel
     
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    If Tibau makes it out of the first round he can submit him
     
  13. ejazahmednit

    ejazahmednit Brown Belt

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    tibau can outgrapple abel
     
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    Tibau if he fights smart and avoids getting tagged with a big shot. He's got the wrestling and bJJ to contain Trujilo
     
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    Nice, make the winner face Mairbek Taisumov or Rashid Magomedov (because he will beat Burns)
     
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    Nice fight on paper but I wouldn't be surprised if it disappointed.
     

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