Geek at the cool table, cool at the geek table. (aspiring2live) wrote,
Geek at the cool table, cool at the geek table.

UFC stuff

Skip over if you are uninterested in the UFC.

In 10 days, UFC 78 takes place. My picks*:

Rashad Evans over Michael Bisping
Houston Alexander over Thiago Silva
Joe Doerkson over Ed Herman (mainly because I dislike Herman)
Karo Parisyan over Ryo Chonan (Parisyan has awesome Judo)
Spencer Fisher over Frank Edgar (Fisher is from NC, and I like him)
Thiago Alves over Chris Lytle (Maybe.  I like both these guys.)
Joe Lauzon over Jason Reinhardt (I like Joe, I don't know of Jason)
Luke Caudillo versus Marcus Aurelio (Meh.  Don't know much about either, probably Aurelio.)
Akihiro Gono versus Tamden McCrory (Prolly Gono, but no real pref.)

*These are who I want to win, hence "Picks" instead of who I think will win, which would be "predictions."  However, most of the time I expect my picks to win, unless I state otherwise.

In other UFC news.  Brock Lesnar has signed with the UFC.  He's a crossover from professional wrestling and is a physical beast.  His first fight is slated to be against Frank Mir.  Now, I really like Mir and he has really sharp Jiu Jitsu, but he had a bike wreck about 3 years ago and hasn't been the same since.  Hopefully, he will fully commit to being a fighter instead of a commentator for the WEC, and will show up for the Lesnar fight ready to go.  He's been somewhat lethargic and even all out fat and out-of-shape in most of his fights since the wreck, so I hope the old Mir shows up for this one.  If he does, I expect he'll submit Lesnar despite Brock's superior strenght and wrestling skills.  Otherwise, Lesnar gonna smear Mir into a big grease spot on the floor of the octagon. 
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