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August 8, 2012, 10:13 AM
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Prelim Card Results:

John Moraga (11-1) def. Ulysses Gomez (9-3) via KO in Round 1

Gomez gets stopped, for the first time, and what a stoppage it was! Moraga just did a great job of getting angles and Gomez should get another fight here, nothing to be ashamed of, but MAN Moraga is a guy to kick off a card with.

Manny Gamburyan (12-7) def. Michihiro Omigawa (13-12-1) via unanimous-decision

Manny threw everything he had and Omi just kept coming forward- what is it lately with these guys? Now the UFC has 2 Zombies? Manny looked good, showed some MONSTER slams that will make sure his next fight is on the main card, but he needs something- of course he???s needed something since he was on TUF as well.

Philip De Fries (9-1) def. Oli Thompson (9-4) via submission (rear-naked choke) in Round 2

Philip got his knockdown right as Rogan was saying he didn???t have power. I???ll say it, he doesn???t have power. He needs to get to a gym that teaches power and put some MASS on that body, guy looks like a middleweight. Have him eat lunch with Roy Nelson. Oli looked bad, and also needs a gym change- is there a British Team Takedown? He never could close the distance and never looked in control. He might get cut, unless there???s a Euro-card soon.

Rani Yahya (17-7) def. Josh Grispi (14-4) via submission (north-south choke) in Round 1

Grispi is GOOD, but Yahya just kept moving a little smoother and a heartbeat faster, this was just a joy to watch. I???m not a ground guy, but watching two guys with this much talent roll make me happy I have slo-mo on the TV. Yahya gets into N-S, Josh fails to defend in time and its a TAP!

Phil Davis (9-1) and Wagner Prado (8-0) fought to a no-contest following an eye poke.

Davis went all Koscheck here- throwing his glove out constantly, and finally got the eye, Prado had a pretty good gash on his face and was TICKED. He???s a mean looking dude, by the way. I love his attitude, once he found out they were going to stop the fight as he couldn???t see, his eye turned normal and he was fine. Dude wanted in there in the worst way.

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