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UFC Fight Night 166: Blaydes vs. dos Santos - Weigh In 8 a.m. ET - No Ceremonial Weigh In

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  1. Jackonfire BMF Mod Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Main Card (ESPN+ 8:00 pm ET/5:00 pm PT)
    265lbs Curtis Blaydes (12-2, 1NC) vs. Junior dos Santos (21-6)
    170lbs Rafael dos Anjos (29-12) vs. Michael Chiesa (16-4)
    125lbs Jordan Espinosa (14-6, 1NC) vs. Alex Perez (22-5)
    115lbsHannah Cifers (10-3) vs. Angela Hill (10-7)
    205lbs Jamahal Hill (6-0) vs. Darko Stošić (13-3)


    Preliminary Card (ESPN+ 5:00 pm ET/2:00 pm PT)
    185lbs Bevon Lewis (6-2) vs. Dequan Townsend (18-8)
    145lbs Arnold Allen (15-1) vs.Nik Lentz (30-10-2, 1NC)
    125lbs Justine Kish (6-2) vs. Lucie Pudilová (8-5)
    135lbs Montel Jackson (8-1) vs. Felipe Colares (9-1)
    135lbs Sara McMann (11-5) vs. Lina Länsberg (10-4)
    135lbs Brett Johns (15-2) vs. Tony Gravely (19-5)
    145lbs Herbert Burns (9-2) vs. Nate Landwehr (13-2)


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  2. Jackonfire BMF Mod Staff Member Senior Moderator

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  3. Paynebringer Titanium Ape Planet Belt... Always Defend ♠♠♠

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    Blaydes beard looks like molded concrete and RDA got a serious porn stache going on, is it just me or does this Fight Night poster have a mildly gay hairy porn feel to it..?
     
  4. Paynebringer Titanium Ape Planet Belt... Always Defend ♠♠♠

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    Hello, hello, [​IMG] ain't nobody showing Fight Night 166 any love or interest..?
     
  5. Doughie99 Silver Belt

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    yo yo!
    Yeah this card is ok. not bad. I'm looking forward to the Arnold Allen fight.
    THink Blaydes got the W in the main event

    And I always like Lina Lansberg cos she's cute and she's quite a tough chick.
    Got my picks all setup on Tapology.
     
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    See we on the same page I've been digging on Allen for a while now (no gay) also think Blaydes gonna wear JDS down to a thumb tack...
     
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  7. Doughie99 Silver Belt

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    Yeah Allen keeps on winning, he's an excellent prospect. I think JDS is just on the downslope now and he does seem chinny. If Blaydes cracks his chin I think its all over, OR Blaydes can just wrestle JDS to exhaustion. More options for Blaydes.
     
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    They need to stop putting heavyweights in main events.

    RDA-Chiesa, Allen-Lentz or even Espinosa-Perez fights would've been more compelling 5-rounders. Imagine having flyweight brawl for 5 rounds. Hell yeah motherfuckers.

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    This fight night is the equivalent of the 246 ppv in terms of quality of Card. 2 decent scraps then nothing.
     
  10. Zebra Cheeks 2 Cheeks And A Soda Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Looking forward to seeing y’all in the pbp :meow:
     
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    Hm, this card is more solid than I remember it being. It honestly nearly slipped my mind.

    I like Curtis as a fighter. He's a purist wrestler who manages to be entertaining. I like his odds, but it'll be a legitimate test for Blaydes to see if he can make it into the big leagues at HW. Franky is the only one to derail him thus far, as the dude seems to be his Kryptonite.

    I'd just like to see Curtis shore up his boxing and add a layer of submission offense to his ground game. He'd be even more of a powerhouse.
     
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    I am hyped already :)
     
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    i dont mind this card. several good prospects fighting on it.
     
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    Going to make some picks (even though I suck at them) here on the top two fights on the Main Card.

    Blaydes vs. JDS: I've got Curtis by UD. JDS is on the downward slope and his TDD isn't as great as it once was. Despite being a Black Belt in BJJ, he's never been a huge submission threat, especially off his back... which is where I think Curtis will put him before grinding out relentless GNP. Junior is light years ahead of Curtis in the standup, but unlike Francis he doesn't have the one-punch KO power to stop Blaydes in his tracks. So while he'll come out ahead in some of the boxing exchanges, ultimately I think Curtis will take him down and outpoint him with top control.

    Michael Chiesa vs. RDA: I'm gonna say RDA by late stoppage (probably TKO or submission). His standup is a lot more refined than anything I've seen from Mike. Chiesa has some awesome offensive grappling, but I'd be really surprised if it was enough to pull one over on somebody with RDA's credentials.

    I don't know enough about the other fighters to make any guesses about the outcome, but I will comment on two of them.

    Jamahal Hill vs. Darko Stosic: I don't watch DWTNCS, but Hill seems to have made quite the name for himself there. Undefeated thus far, but no big name competition. Seems to be a lengthy striker. Stosic's last few bouts haven't gone well, but he has some legit Judo credentials. Excited about this one for some reason.

    Hannah Cifers vs. Angela Hill: Interestingly, both of these gals are former North American Amateur Muay Thai champs (K-1 for Cifers, WKA for Hill). That in mind, I'm hoping we see an entertaining, technical striking match.
     
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    Huge fanboy of Hannah Cifers here. I have a weak spot for two WMMA fighters, and those are....Hannah and Roxane.

    LETS GO!
     
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  17. blaseblah Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    I don't think Blaydes chin is any better than current JDS.
     
  18. BEATDOWNS Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    When i find out that there are no ceremonial weigh ins.

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    Curtis ate a Uberknee in the to the face like nothing. And he wasn't out despite being punched a lot by Ngannou

    I think his chin is one of his best assets tbf.
     
  20. blaseblah Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Ngannou put him out with the quickness and Hunt had him on queer street. He's definitely chinny and JDS still has power.
     

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