Rate The Card: UFC Fight Night 135 Gaethje vs. Vick (Nebraska)

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Arkridge, Jul 23, 2018.

  1. Arkridge

    Arkridge Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2010
    Messages:
    21,576
    Likes Received:
    39,399
    Location:
    San Jose
    FS1 Main Card:

    Justin Gaethje vs. James Vick
    Michael Johnson vs. Andre Fili
    John Moraga vs. Deiveson Figueiredo
    Jake Ellenberger vs. Bryan Barberena
    Eryk Anders vs. Tim Williams
    Mickey Gall vs. George Sullivan

    FS1 Prelims:

    Rani Yayha vs. Luke Sanders
    Angela Hill vs. Cortney Casey
    Drew Dober vs. Jon Tuck
    Iuri Alcantara vs. Corey Sandhagen

    Fight Pass Prelims:

    Joanne Calderwood vs. Kalindra Faria
    Andrew Sanchez vs. Antonio Braga Neto
    ___________________________________________________

    With 12 fights, it seems UFC Fight Night 135 in Lincoln, Nebraska is complete. Give or take a prelim or so. Please keep in mind that the bout order for the card has not yet been completed, the one above is purely for the sake of the thread. With that being said, what do you guys think? Not too bad for a Fight Night event. I would like 1 more Main Card caliber fight tucked in there but in a stacked summer lineup, this is what you must accept in a Fight Night right now. I think I liked the Iaquinta fight a bit more, but Gaethje vs. Vick is no small consolation prize. Johnson vs. Fili is good too, but other than that, not many fights on this card are doing it for me. If I had to rate this card, I give it a 6.5-7/10. Just because it's hard for a Gaethje event to get much lower than that. What do you guys think?
     
    Dead Kennedy and Typrune Goatley like this.
  2. Mormont

    Mormont Orange Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2016
    Messages:
    482
    Likes Received:
    955
    Better than 228. Lolz
     
    BjPenn2017, ToroSalvaje and Diunx like this.
  3. Magx951

    Magx951 Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2013
    Messages:
    5,328
    Likes Received:
    9,477
    Location:
    Canada
    Meh. Ellenberger hasn't been himself for half of a decade, only fights im interested in are johnson vs fili, Yahya vs Sanders and Gaethje vs Vick

    6/10
     
    Typrune Goatley likes this.
  4. iThrillhouse

    iThrillhouse Silver Belt

    Joined:
    May 22, 2009
    Messages:
    12,458
    Likes Received:
    5,093
    this event gonna break the record for most decisions and be one of the worst events of the last decade
     
  5. Diunx

    Diunx Banned Banned

    Joined:
    May 4, 2018
    Messages:
    2,436
    Likes Received:
    7,341
    6/10
     
  6. GSP vs Conor in 2019

    GSP vs Conor in 2019 Jon Stark Belt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2012
    Messages:
    12,279
    Likes Received:
    5,261
    Location:
    GTA, Canada
  7. ithinktheymad

    ithinktheymad Red Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2011
    Messages:
    7,791
    Likes Received:
    5,637
    Location:
    Socal
    <2>
     
  8. chitoortiz

    chitoortiz Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2010
    Messages:
    12,909
    Likes Received:
    48,826
    For a Fight Night card, not bad at all. I'll stream it

    7.5/10
     
  9. Tchernobog

    Tchernobog Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2010
    Messages:
    1,976
    Likes Received:
    1,147
    I'd give it a 5/10, and that's being generous. As you mentioned, not much besides Gaethje/Vick and Johnson/Fili...but at least the wmma is on the prelims. Can't really complain about a Fight Night card tho, will watch.
     
  10. MM808

    MM808 808er

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2017
    Messages:
    1,305
    Likes Received:
    3,345
    Location:
    808 St8
  11. Noah1212

    Noah1212 Drink the Kool-Aid Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2009
    Messages:
    6,660
    Likes Received:
    8,739
    Location:
    Rock Bottom
    There's some familiar names at least I'd go 6/10. I wouldn't pay for it, but it's a fight night so I'll be tuning in for sure.
     
  12. chrisdiaz

    chrisdiaz Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2013
    Messages:
    3,131
    Likes Received:
    4,278
    Ghatjie, Johnson, Anders and Gall. I will take this card, thank you very much.

    Real fun night of fights here. I keep confusing this with the calgary card.
     
  13. Danis_champ

    Danis_champ Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2018
    Messages:
    2,448
    Likes Received:
    7,480
    Decent fight night card I will tune in for sure. 6/10

    MJ vs Fili will be interesting
    Deiveson is good up and comer let's see what he can do
    Eryk is a beast
    Probably most looking forward to see Gall lose again. Idk why people think Sullivan sucks balls yes he sucks but he has enough tools to ruin Mickey's day. Sullivan gave Niko some problems. Hope he smashes Gall
     
  14. fiftywattmafia

    fiftywattmafia Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2015
    Messages:
    3,943
    Likes Received:
    7,697
    Location:
    Van Buren, ME
    Seriously not trying to be mean and I respect what the guy had accomplished by how in the world is Jake Ellenberger still contracted to fight with UFC?

    Will watch regardless.
     
    Dead Kennedy likes this.
  15. The_Renaissance

    The_Renaissance On, ahem, fleek

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2008
    Messages:
    26,994
    Likes Received:
    4,905
    Location:
    Wales (for now)
    By UFN standards in the States, very poor. Great main event, shit everywhere else.

    4/10
     
  16. Senbonzakura

    Senbonzakura Sakuraba Bless

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2011
    Messages:
    1,986
    Likes Received:
    365
    7/10

    The main and co-main are good,
    Anders and Gall should rebound and the Yahya/Sanders fight is an interesting grappling match.

    Dober/Tuck is a sleeper that should bring the violence
     
  17. ChumpyKiwi

    ChumpyKiwi Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2017
    Messages:
    764
    Likes Received:
    1,521
    6.5/10. Would be a bit lower if not for Gaethje/Vick. Would be a bit higher if not for two wmma fights
     
  18. GreatSaintGuillotine

    GreatSaintGuillotine You may not like what I say but it's the truth.

    Joined:
    May 14, 2017
    Messages:
    8,272
    Likes Received:
    13,207
    Location:
    New Orleans
    7/10

    All around solid main card. Main an comain will almost certainly have finishes.

    Undercard is meh but I'm happy that Overkill is fighting again.
     
  19. Klippy1991

    Klippy1991 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2018
    Messages:
    197
    Likes Received:
    448
    Shit card. Now this weekend card aldo/Stephens , joanna,/tecia and porier/Alvarez 2 . Now that's good free card
     
  20. pizzle

    pizzle Black Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2016
    Messages:
    5,774
    Likes Received:
    7,608
    Prelims looking rough tho
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.