More fights are coming to Fight Pass and FOX Sports 2 this weekend (Sat., July 30, 2016) when UFC 201: “Lawler vs. Woodley” storms Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. MMAmania.com’s Patrick Stumberg continues the UFC 201 “Prelims” party with the seconds (and final) installment of a two-part undercard preview series.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight roost ruler, Robbie Lawler, and former Strikeforce standout, Tyron Woodley, pack some of the 170-pound division’s most terrifying punches. And when they collide in UFC 201’s pay-per-view (PPV) main event this Saturday evening (July 30, 2016) inside Philips Arena in Atlanta, Ga., things should get wild.
UFC 201 will also feature a Strawweight No. 1 title contender eliminator match between fan-favorite Rose Namajunas and Karolina “Kontender” Kowalkiewicz, as well as a Bantamweight war between sluggers Francisco Rivera and Erik Perez.
That’s not all.
Before the PPV actions begins, FOX Sports 2 will set the stage with four undercard “Prelims” bouts (check out the Fight Pass portion here). Hopefully, the station is available in your area. If not, here’s what the unlucky among you are missing:
205 lbs.: Nikita Krylov vs. Ed Herman
Nikita Krylov (20-4) opened his UFC career 1-2, suffering stoppage losses to Soa Palelei and Ovince Saint Preux. The Ukranian been on an absolute tear since, stopping four opponents in less than two rounds apiece.
Nineteen of his 20 stoppage wins have come in the first round.
After over a decade at Middleweight, Ed Herman (23-11) moved up to 205 pounds this January against Tim Boetsch. There in Boston, Mass., he put his 36-second knockout loss to Derek Brunson behind him with a brutal clinch knee that put “The Barbarian” down for the count.
“Short Fuse” is more than 10 years older than his foe.
I keep expecting Krylov to lose and he keeps, well, not losing. The man ….View full article
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