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View Poll Results: Who wins?

Hacran Dias vs 5 33.33%
Nik Lentz 9 60.00%
Francisco Trinaldo vs. 11 73.33%
Mike Rio 3 20.00%
Gleison Tibau vs. 14 93.33%
John Cholish 0 0%
Paul Thiago vs. 11 73.33%
Michel Prazeres 3 20.00%
Yuri Alcantara vs. 13 86.67%
Iliarde Santos 1 6.67%
Fabio Maldonado vs. 14 93.33%
Roger Hollett 0 0%
John Lineker vs. 8 53.33%
Azamat Gashimov 5 33.33%
Jussier Formiga vs. 11 73.33%
Chris Cariaso 4 26.67%
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Old 05-15-2013, 03:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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***OFFICIAL*** UFC ON FX 8 Prelims Thread

Preliminary card (Fuel TV)

Featherweight: Hacran Dias vs. Nik Lentz
Lightweight: Francisco Trinaldo vs. Mike Rio
Lightweight: Gleison Tibau vs. John Cholish
Welterweight: Paulo Thiago vs. Michel Prazeres
Bantamweight: Yuri Alcantara vs. Iliarde Santos
Light Heavyweight: Fabio Maldonado vs. Roger Hollett


Preliminary card (Facebook)

Flyweight: John Lineker vs. Azamat Gashimov
Flyweight: Jussier Formiga vs. Chris Cariaso
Lightweight: Lucas Martins vs. Jeremy Larsen
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Dias vs Lentz is an awesome fight!
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Dias vs Lentz is an awesome fight!
I like the fight a lot. We get a lot questions answered about Dais imo because we know Lentz is going to bring a stiff test and drown Harcan if he is not ready. Big things coming the winners way I hope.
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Pretty crazy that this with be Lentz' 12th fight in the UFC, only lost twice, and he's NEVER been on the main card. That has to be a record or something.
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Pretty crazy that this with be Lentz' 12th fight in the UFC, only lost twice, and he's NEVER been on the main card. That has to be a record or something.
Yea I consider myself a Nik Lentz fan, but he could easily have 6 losses on his record if it wasn't for some bad judging and a miracle comeback.
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Pretty much what St. Paul Guy said. Still, he seems to be a completely different fighter at 145. He found a home and I expect him to be on the main card soon if he keeps fighting the way he has been recently. The winner of this fight should be getting a big push in my opinion. I'm leaning toward Lentz, but I expect Hacran to make this competitive.
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Awesome first round, hard least for me not to pull for Larsen with the crowd so decidedly against him.
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I give that to Larsen. He dropped Martins and hurt him two other times.

EDIT: Two rounds for Larsen.
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Man, I don't know how many fights he can win with his striking defense, but Martins sure lasted long enough to blast Larsen at the beginning of round 3!
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Fun fight.

Though I'm beginning to see why some dislike the Brazilian crowd.
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