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UFC 202 fight card: Tim Means vs Sabah Homasi full fight preview

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Tim Means and Sabah Homasi will duel this Saturday (Aug. 20, 2016) at UFC 202 inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a match up of aggressive strikers, what adjustments must be made for either man to claim victory? Find out below!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight scrappers Tim Means and Sabah Homasi will square off this Saturday (Aug. 20, 2016) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

It’s easy to forget about Means because of just how many rising Welterweights there are, but “Dirty Bird” has won five of his last six fights, including a trio of finishes. His opponent pulled out just about a week ago, so now Means must face the challenge of a complete unknown. Why UFC didn’t simply pair him off with Hyun Gyu Lim — a reasonably big name whose opponent fell off in similar fashion — is probably above my pay grade.

Filling in that sudden vacancy is Sabah Homasi, a former The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) veteran. On the bright side, Homasi competed less than two weeks ago and scored the biggest victory of his career, so he should be in good shape for this contest.

Let’s take a closer look at the keys to victory for both athletes:

Tim Means
Record: 25-7
Key Wins: John Howard (UFC Fight Night 80), George Sullivan (UFC on FOX 15), Dhiego Lima (UFC 184)
Key Losses: Matt Brown (UFC 189), Neil Magny (UFC Fight Night 40)
Keys to Victory: Means is an aggressive finisher with dangerous kickboxing and clinch work. One of the tallest and longest fighters at Welterweight, Means pushes a hard pace and often overwhelms his opponents with endless offense.

Sounds like a smart plan opposite Homasi.

Historically, Means has struggled with fighters able to stick to a disciplined game plan that involved keeping him on his back or refusing to give him ….View full article

Source:: mma mania