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08 Jan 17 18:25
Date Joined: 27 Nov 10
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Khabib's coach and father confirmed it! **** yeah I'm so glad the UFC pulled their finger out and worked this out, if it's not a 5 rounder im going to be pissed! this is a huge fight for the division and the sport, possibly one of my most anticipated fights I've ever wanted to see. this will build up a HUGE fight with conor later in the year.

tony ferguson vs khabib nurmagomedov for 5 rounds (presumably)..... mma fights don't get any better than this guys..
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Report razz January 13, 2017 6:09 PM GMT
odds have been released:

ferguson is currently 2.75, put several units on this, it should trade lower. the line was closer early last year before they were originally supposed to fight. lots of people see this as a pick'em fight, I think khabib should be favored slightly but not by this much. ferguson can cause khabib problems on the feet and he has a vastly better guard and overall ground game than michael johnson and most other ppl he has fought. ferg's scrambles are great also which could bring his possible cardio advantage into play as it's scheduled for 5 rounds for some random belt.
Report razz January 15, 2017 10:53 AM GMT

ferguson already down too 2.4, such an obvious price change.
Report sofaking January 22, 2017 4:25 AM GMT
Should be interesting. Looking forward to this one.
Report razz March 2, 2017 11:49 PM GMT
breakdowns for khabib vs ferguson
Report razz March 2, 2017 11:58 PM GMT
fight network with the excellent robin black.
inside the octagon with dan hardy
bas ruttens breakdown (auido only)
kenny florian's breakdown
firas zahabi (gsp's coach and head coach at tristar

a lot of people saying this is the highest quality lightweight fight ever, and I'm not inclined to disagree, this fight represents the spearhead of the evolution of mma, such contrasting styles are represented here. this fight is definitely one case where a interim belt is fine, no one really cares about the iterim belt, the fighters included, it's 100% just to make it a 5 round fight which this deserves to be. this is the true main event on sunday, woodley/wonderboy 2 is going to be great and is one of the highest skill lvl fights in it's own right, but it doesn't match up to this one imo.
Report razz March 3, 2017 12:07 AM GMT
Tyron Woodley (16-3-1) vs. Stephen Thompson (13-1-1)*
Khabib Nurmagomedov (24-0) vs. Tony Ferguson (23-3)**
Rashad Evans (19-5-1) vs. Daniel Kelly (12-1)
Lando Vannata (9-1) vs. David Teymur (5-1)
Alistair Overeem (50-7) vs. Mark Hunt (12-10-1, 1NC)
Prelims (8 pm ET on FS1)

Mark Godbeer (11-3) vs. Daniel Spitz (5-0) — Todd Duffee Injured
Marcin Tybura (14-2) vs. Luis Henrique (10-2, 1NC)
Darren Elkins (21-5) vs. Mirsad Bektic (11-0)
Luke Sanders (11-0) vs. Iuri Alcântara (34-7-1)
Prelims (6:30 pm  ET on UFC Fight Pass)

Tyson Pedro (5-0) vs. Paul Craig (9-0)
Amanda Cooper (2-2) vs. Cynthia Calvillo (3-0)
Albert Morales (6-1-1) vs. Andre Soukhamthath (11-3)
*For UFC welterweight championship
**For UFC interim lightweight championship

here's the full card and odds:
Report Topboys March 4, 2017 1:25 AM GMT
What's everyones betting thoughts?
Report razz March 5, 2017 12:49 AM GMT
I'm leaning woodley, and I don't have a clue why wonderboy ko is shorter than woodley ko, it doesn't make sense. weird event as I have virtually no leans bar the main event.

very disappointment ferguson vs khabib is cancelled..
Report sofaking March 5, 2017 2:21 AM GMT
No surprise Kebab pulls out again. McGregor was right about him. Silly
Report sofaking March 5, 2017 2:24 AM GMT
Surprised Thompson is favourite. I'll have a small back of Woodley.  And Overeem to beat Hunt at 1.75. Hunt's a bit over the hill.
Report sofaking March 5, 2017 2:27 AM GMT
Hoping Wonderboy wins though as I don't really like Woodley. Silly
Report sofaking March 5, 2017 5:29 AM GMT
**** sgiht, they've barely touched each other yet.
Report sofaking March 5, 2017 5:29 AM GMT
Report Topboys March 6, 2017 12:10 AM GMT
I worked late and then stayed up for the main event and was highly disappointed. First fight was great. This one both afraid to lose. Still think the wrong decision was made but if no fighter could win then both losing would have been the correct result here. It was terrible.
Report razz March 12, 2017 8:27 AM GMT
Report razz March 12, 2017 2:23 PM GMT
im only just getting over the disappointment of khabib vs ferguson getting cancelled, that card was rubbish, main event was terrible. I thought WB edged it but the knockdown at the end made woodley's case. teymur vs lando was cool though, I don't like how many shots lando ate though, he's still so young too. rashad needs to retire, I couldn't believe I was watching a former champion. overeem with a nasty KO on hunt...I didn't like this fight in the first place, both guys are way too over the hill, hunt looks a differfent fighter from a few years ago, I'm confident he could easily of won this fight a few years ago...but yeah **** this event.
Report sofaking March 17, 2017 3:40 AM GMT
Yeah it was one of the worst PPV cards I've seen.  UFC are kind of lost now that McGregor is on a break and Rousey has been found out.
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