Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to the UFC Fight Pass digital network this weekend (Sat., Feb. 27, 2016) when UFC Fight Night 84: “Bisping vs. Silva” kicks off from O2 Arena in London, England. MMAmania.com’s Patrick Stumberg kicks off the UFC Fight Night 84 “Prelims” party with the first installment of a two-part under card preview series.
Just over one year since his overturned victory against Nick Diaz, former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva returns to action, taking on Michael Bisping in London’s O2 Arena this Saturday afternoon.
In addition, Gegard Mousasi will look to rebound from his first-ever technical knockout (TKO) loss against the resurgent Thales Leites, while top prospect Tom Breese squares off with Japanese submission artist Keita Nakamura.
The entire event can be found on UFC Fight Pass, including the nine preliminary bouts.
Here’s what’s on the “Prelims” docket across the pond:
185 lbs.: Brad Scott (10-3) vs. Krzysztof Jotko (16-1)
Scott reached the finals of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): “Smashes” welterweight tournament before dropping a decision to Australia’s Brad Whittaker. He’s since gone 2-1, choking out Dylan Andrews last May in his most recent effort. His 10 wins are split between knockouts and submissions.
After a decision over Bruno Santos in his promotional debut, Jotko suffered his first career defeat at the hands of Sweden’s Magnus Cedenblad in Berlin. He’s since won consecutive decisions over Tor Troeng and Scott Askham in Sweden and Dublin, respectively. 10 of his wins and each of his last five have come by decision.
Krzysztof Jotko is not a man you turn to when on the hunt for an all-action scrap, but he’s good at what he does: grinding the bejeezus out of people. His size, strength, and top game make him damn near impossible to shake off once he’s got a grip ….View full article
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