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April 25, 2012, 09:29 AM
Check out the line up so far ufc 148. It looks really good. What do you think?

Middleweight Championship bout: Anderson Silva (c) vs. Chael Sonnen
Bantamweight Championship bout: Dominick Cruz (c) vs. Urijah Faber
Light Heavyweight bout: Tito Ortiz vs Forrest Griffin
Middleweight bout: Rich Franklin vs. Cung Le
Middleweight bout: Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch
Welterweight bout: Demian Maia vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Bantamweight bout: Renan Bar??o vs. Ivan Menjivar
Lightweight bout: Melvin Guillard vs. Fabr??cio Cam??es
Middleweight bout: Constantinos Philippou vs. Riki Fukuda
Lightweight bout: Gleison Tibau vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
April 25, 2012  09:56 AM ET

Lots of star power and with some intriguing fights.

Demian Maia vs Stun Gun could have technical grappling written all over it.

April 25, 2012  10:32 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Demian Maia vs Stun Gun could have technical grappling written all over it.

But unfortunatly will probably be sloppy striking. Stun gun will probably throw the fake roundhouse jumping front kick 40 times and Maia will throw a million overhand lefts.

I hope I'm wrong though, that could be a stunning grappling fest.

April 25, 2012  10:47 AM ET

I can't help but pick Anderson in the main event. He is the best fighter the world has ever seen, and I don't think that Chael will be so lucky this time. He gets stopped with violence in the early frames, probably with a big knee.

Forrest and Tito should be a good fight, but I think that Forrest is still too much for him. It is a very winnable fight for Tito though, could be neat to see him retire off of a decent win.

I think that Cung will beat Rich up at this point. Cung was in the drivers seat with Wanderlei until he gassed, and Rich looked woeful in all aspects against Forrest.

I think Tim/Bisping is a toss up. Bisping could fight like did with Rashad and Wand and get UD'd, or violently stopped if he doesn't mind his p's and q's. Bisping could look like he did with Chael and embarrass Tim. Good fight though.

Barao runs over Menjivar, simple as that.

Fukuda beats up and grinds out Costa, good showcase fight for his skills.

I wish Tibau and Khabib was a FX fight, I'd love to see that one. Gleison probably wins but that should be a fun fight.

April 25, 2012  11:01 AM ET
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But unfortunatly will probably be sloppy striking. Stun gun will probably throw the fake roundhouse jumping front kick 40 times and Maia will throw a million overhand lefts.I hope I'm wrong though, that could be a stunning grappling fest.

lol... Maia fights bore me majority of the times.

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April 25, 2012  11:07 AM ET
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I can't help but pick Anderson in the main event. He is the best fighter the world has ever seen, and I don't think that Chael will be so lucky this time. He gets stopped with violence in the early frames, probably with a big knee.Forrest and Tito should be a good fight, but I think that Forrest is still too much for him. It is a very winnable fight for Tito though, could be neat to see him retire off of a decent win.I think that Cung will beat Rich up at this point. Cung was in the drivers seat with Wanderlei until he gassed, and Rich looked woeful in all aspects against Forrest.I think Tim/Bisping is a toss up. Bisping could fight like did with Rashad and Wand and get UD'd, or violently stopped if he doesn't mind his p's and q's. Bisping could look like he did with Chael and embarrass Tim. Good fight though.Barao runs over Menjivar, simple as that.Fukuda beats up and grinds out Costa, good showcase fight for his skills.I wish Tibau and Khabib was a FX fight, I'd love to see that one. Gleison probably wins but that should be a fun fight.

I agree, great break down. I think Bisping and Tim end up in a TKO finish. Both fighters can be agressive and I can see one landed a clean shot. I like Tim's chances in this fight. Isn't Tim moving down in weight class for this fight?

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April 25, 2012  12:50 PM ET
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No, his last few fights have been at MW. vs Grove and Okami. Maybe another but can't remember.Bisping has that fight all day.

Wanna bet a $50?

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April 25, 2012  02:31 PM ET
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I'll take him for $500 if your up for it.

Lets bump it to a stack?

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April 25, 2012  04:43 PM ET
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I'll go a dime, but you better be good for it.

lol......... Werd!

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April 25, 2012  05:02 PM ET
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OK, 1k, you got Boetsch. Good luck.

I honestly didn't think you would have known what a stack was. Most people on here have commented on my slang talk.

 
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