MMA  > General MMA  > UFC 155 Pick'em
December 27, 2012, 01:54 PM
How to play?



Pick: Fighter + Round + way of victory
Example: Fighter A, round 2, Submission

Score:

3 points for picking the right fighter
1 point for the right round
1 point for the correct way of victory.

Note: Title fights and Main Events are worth double points.

Note2: You can only score Round or way of victory if you picked the winning fight.


MAIN (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

Junior dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez - for heavyweight title
Joe Lauzon vs. Jim Miller
Tim Boetsch vs. Constantinos Philippou
Alan Belcher vs. Yushin Okami
Derek Brunson vs. Chris Leben

PRELIMINARY (FX, 8 p.m. ET)

Brad Pickett vs. Eddie Wineland
Byron Bloodworth vs. Erik Perez
Melvin Guillard vs. Jamie Varner
Myles Jury vs. Michael Johnson

PRELIMINARY (Facebook, 6:30 p.m. ET)

Philip De Fries vs. Todd Duffee
Leonard Garcia vs. Max Holloway
Chris Cariaso vs. John Moraga
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December 27, 2012  02:11 PM ET

Dos Santos, KO, 2
Lauzon, KO, 1
Boetsch, Dec
Belcher, TKO, 1
Leben, KO, 1

Wineland, Sub, 2
Perez, Dec
Varner, Sub, 1
Jury, Dec

Duffee, KO, 1
Garcia, Dec
Cariaso, Sub, 1

December 27, 2012  02:13 PM ET

Interesting that you think Lauzon can decision Miller. If Miller gets out of the first round, I think that fight is all his. J-Lau has shown some poor cardio in the past.

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December 27, 2012  02:35 PM ET

True, but I think that was more a function of how poor Varner's cardio looked in that fight.

December 28, 2012  10:48 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

I thought he looked much better against Varner in that regard.

I thought that was just in comparison to Varner being completely gassed...

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December 28, 2012  11:45 AM ET

I may be remembering wrong, but the way I recall Vaner looked like Colman in the Mo Mith fight before the first round ended.

Joe did look good though. Kid is definitely super talented and a great BJJ guy. I really like watching him fight, he always brings tons of excitement. I want to see him fight Nate if he beats Miller.

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December 29, 2012  10:59 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Are we going to get anymore picks here?

Apparently not.

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January 2, 2013  10:40 AM ET

wow, this site IS dead.....

January 2, 2013  11:14 AM ET
QUOTE(#17):

wow, this site IS dead.....

Complete and utter death.

January 2, 2013  12:02 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

I remember Varner taking Lauzon down in the 3rd round and holding top control for a minute or so, getting up looking a little tired but still firing off shots, and shooting for another takedown where Lauzon was able to transition and lock in sweet triangle. You guys make it seem like Varner was gassed like Shane Carwin against Lesnar. Point is Joe had enough of a gas tank to sub a fighter deep into the 3rd round after an exhausting fight.

WHen I say gassed, I don't mean he was huffing and puffing....even if his motor was still running and he was moving around the cage, he had lost all power and real control of his strikes. When Varner starts out, his strikes are crisp and accurate....when he gasses, he starts moving around the cage more, looks busy, but pushes his punches and throws some wild swings that never had a chance to land...

 
January 2, 2013  01:24 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

I think Holloway picks Garcia apart, so you're right with that one.

Sherdog had that fight for Garcia. I didn't get to see it. What were your thoughts on the fight?

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