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UFC Fight Night 83 ‘Prelims:’ FOX Sports 1 undercard preview and predictions, Pt. 2

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More fights are coming to Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sun., Feb. 21, 2016) when UFC Fight Night 83: “Cowboy vs. Cowboy” kicks off from Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. MMAmania.com’s Patrick Stumberg continues the UFC Fight Night 83 “Prelims” party with the second (and final) installment of a two-part under card preview series.

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Brazilian and American “Cowboys” lock horns inside Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., this Sunday evening (Feb. 21, 2016) as Alex Oliveira welcomes Donald Cerrone to the Welterweight division in UFC Fight Night 83’s main event.

The FOX Sports 1-televised card will also feature a Middleweight showdown between Derek Brunson and Roan Carneiro, as well as a Bantamweight clash that pits Alpha Male prospect Cody Garbrandt against a soon-to-be-announced opponent with John Lineker scratched at the last possible moment.

Four of the six scheduled “Prelims” undercard matches will join the six-fight main card on FOX Sports 1, with the first batch airing on Fight Pass (full preview here).

Check out the FOX Sports 1 undercard portion in all their pugilistic glory:

170 lbs.: Alex Garcia vs. Sean Strickland

Alex Garcia (13-2) roared out of the gate in his UFC debut with a 43-second knockout of Ben Wall, followed by an entertaining split decision over Sean Spencer. A decision loss to Neil Magny snapped his six-fight win streak, but he re-entered the win column in July 2015 with a win over Mike Swick.

“Dominican Nightmare” owns 10 stoppage wins, five each by knockout and submission.

Like Garcia, Sean Strickland (16-1) turned heads in his first UFC appearance, a first-round submission of former The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 competitor Bubba McDaniel. He’s gone 2-1 since, decisions over Luke Barnatt and Igor Araujo sandwiching a loss to ….View full article

Source:: mma mania