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Bellator 148 predictions, preview for ‘Daley vs Uhrich’-led fights on Spike TV

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Bellator MMA returns to Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif., tomorrow night (Fri., Jan. 29, 2016) with Bellator 148: “Daley vs. Uhrich.” which will air live on Spike TV at 9 p.m. ET.

The mixed martial arts (MMA) league had originally planned to debut former Ultimate Fighting (UFC) on this card against Matt Secor; however, “Kos” withdrew because of an injury and the Welterweight showdown between Paul “Semtex” Daley and “Stunner” Andy Uhrich was promoted to the main event.

Many still hope that a Daley win will set up the long-awaited rematch with Koscheck down the line, but before than can happen, let’s break down all four fights on the Spike TV-televised main card and make a few MMA predictions.

Here we go:

170 lbs.: Paul Daley (37-13-2) vs. Andy Uhrich (11-5)

It’s slightly astonishing that “Semtex” has more than 50 professional MMA fights on his resume and is just 32 years old. And if you factor in his kickboxing record, the “P” in Paul might stand for “prolific.” Unfortunately, he’s also had a few troubles over the years; therefore the “A” would stand for assault and the “U’ for being fired from UFC, while he gets the “L” for notable losses to Tyron Woodley and Nick Diaz, among others. With 27 out of 37 career wins by knockout in MMA alone, he lives up to his explosive nickname, but he’s also been finished in more than 50 percent of his losses (two knockouts, five submissions).

Bellator fans will best remember ‘Stunner” for either being knocked out on the Bellator PPV or for winning on Bellator “Fight Master,” only to be eliminated because of a cut. He’s had some significant success outside of Bellator and comes in on a three-fight win streak, which was capped off by beating Bellator veteran ….View full article

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