Originally Posted by Killz
For the record, I would have picked Watson
It's a close one for sure. Watson looked great against Nedkov and Leites basically got as high as he did in the UFC by stealing foul points from Marquardt, then looking like absolute crap against Anderson.
Still, Leites has been around at this level much longer and has gotten by before, and like most UK fighters Watson seems vulnerable on the ground. He's been subbed a few times and looked pretty close to being finished at the end of that first against Nedkov before the bell saved him.
I gave Leites the slight edge but I wouldn't be surprised either way.