Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to network television this Sat. night (Aug. 27, 2016) because nobody in the ZUFFA front office gives a damn about your weekend plans, especially if they don’t involve gawking at two men punching each other for your entertainment.
Top welterweight contenders Demian Maia and Carlos Condit will headline the UFC on FOX 21 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, taking place inside Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, anchored by a featherweight co-main event pitting Anthony Pettis against Charles Oliveira.
Elsewhere on the card, The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 product Bec Rawlings tries to derail the hype train of “Dancing with the Stars” finalist Paige VanZant, while Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller run it back in what is sure to be a “Fight of the Night” contender.
Who wins and loses? I’m glad you asked.
170 lbs.: Demian Maia (23-6) vs. Carlos “Natural Born Killer” Condit (30-9)
Nostradumbass predicts: This is an interesting fight in that it’s fairly easy to predict how things will unfold, but perhaps not so easy to pick an actual winner. We know that Demian Maia is going to try to take Carlos Condit to the floor with the intention of making him quit.
“The Natural Born Killer” will try to defend said takedown and land the knockout blow.
Who will best impose their gameplan? To a degree, I expect both to be successful. Maia will never be Floyd Mayweather, but he’s probably a better striker than most fans give him credit for. That’s not to suggest he’s going to be slugging it out, but he can at least do the bare minimum to get close enough to wrestle.
Condit was taken down 19 times in 23 attempts against Johny Hendricks and Georges St-Pierre, while Jake Ellenberger got it south in three out of four times. I think ….View full article
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