UFC 197 – Jones vs Saint Preux – Results

April 23, 2016 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

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I had two accumulators on UFC 197, all focused on the main PPV card, starting with:

Yair Rodriguez vs Andre Fili

Rodriguez comfortably won the first round in both the standing and ground exchanges. The second round started much the same, until Rodriquez timed a jumping left roundhouse kick that knocked Fili clean out. Great start to the PPV and to my betting slip.

Robert Whittaker vs Rafael Natal

Next up, I had Robert Whittaker to beat Rafael Natal. Whitaker had a clear advantage in the striking and rang Natal’s bell a couple of times towards the end of round 1. Natal had some success in the 2nd round with leg kicks, which Mike and Joe obsessed over in commentary. Whittaker still had the better of things in my opinion and had two rounds in the books after 10 minutes. As well as a badly bruised left leg, Whittaker seemed to be dealing with a damaged right hand, but solid jabs and hooks with the left were the difference and he comfortably wins the round on my card. Whittaker almost found a finish in the last 30 seconds, but settles for a solid decision win. Only one judge agreed with Joe Rogan in giving Natal the 2nd round. The other two agreed with me and gave Whittaker all three.

Anthony Pettis vs Edson Barboza

So I needed Edson Barboza to upset the odds and beat Anthony Pettis to nail my first bet of the card. Tough to score round 1, with Pettis landing more volume, but Barboza undoubtedly landing the heavier shots. Similar story in the 2nd round, maybe closer still. Barboza opened up in the final round, especially chewing up the lead leg of Pettis. Deserved decision win earned by Edson Barboza, and my treble comes in.

Demetrious Johnson vs Henry Cejudo

So, with money in the bank from the previous three bouts, I’m looking at Demetrious Johnson to get my main/co-main double off to a winning start. Again, DJ makes it look easy, knocking Cejudo out in the first round.  Hard to argue with Joe Rogan’s constant pimping of Johnson as the P4P king.

Jon Jones vs Ovince Saint Preux

So for a perfect night of bets, I just needed for Ovince Saint Preux to upset the odds and ruin Jon Jones’ comeback. For the record, it was always a ‘bet with the heart, over the head’ situation here. I was taking the juicy odds, and also betting against a personality in Jon Jones that I just CAN’T get behind. The first three rounds were close with the only thing separate them, apart being the repeated side and oblique kicks to OSP’s knees. Jones put a stamp on the 4th with a takedown and some GnP, and also the huge slam in the 5th. There’s no doubt in my mind that Daniel Cormier would have soundly beaten that version of Jon Jones, but sadly for my bet, Ovince Saint Preux wasn’t quite up to the task tonight.

result

Bet 1

Rodriguez to beat Fili – win

Whitaker to beat Natal – win

Barbosa to beat Pettis – win

£5 returned £25.73

Bet 2

Johnson to beat Cejudo – win

Saint Preux to beat Jones – loss

£5 lost

Small profit for the night, but Jon ‘Moans’ Jones spoils the bigger of the two bets. Time to start planning the bets for UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs Arlovski. Some cracking fights on that one to pick the bones out of.

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Pancrase – Yes, We Are Hybrid Wrestlers 2


 October 14, 1993 The Tsuyuhashi Sports Center, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.

This event follows the inaugural Pancrase event by only three weeks and features nine of the ten fighters that were involved last time out. The fights below, plus thousands of others are available on UFC Fight Pass. If you would like to sign up for a subscription (which I heartily recommend) you would be greatly supporting MMA Flashback by clicking on the banner above.

The only new addition to the card is Dutchman Joop van de Ven, who is facing Katsuomi Inagaki. Van de Ven drops Inagaki with the first straight right he throws and follows up with some slaps that echo around the arena. The Dutchman is clearly the stronger man and is getting the edge in both the striking and grappling exchanges. There’s a break as van de Ven forgets to open his hand and lands a punch and as they restart, both men are landing heavy shots. Inagaki attempts to throw van de Ven but ends up on the bottom back mounted. Several times the fighters get tangled up in the ropes and the referee restarts them standing. van de Ven seems to be struggling with the language barrier and the rules. Following a restart, Inagaki unloads a barrage that puts van de Ven down. He seems fairly compos mentis on the ground while receiving his count and it looks like he decides he’d rather just not bother anymore and give it up as a bad life choice.

BasNext up is Takaku Fuke against El Guapo; Bas Rutten, who has a big “R” drawn on each hand to remind him to relax, as in theory, there’s a 10 minute time limit on the bout and he doesn’t want to blow out too soon. He opens up with a front hick which doesn’t quite connect, and Fuke charges in for a takedown. Bas attempts a guillotine, but has no guard and can’t hold on. Fuke pops out, briefly mounts, then rolls for an arm bar. Bas reaches out for the ropes which causes a standing restart (each fighter gets a maximum of 5 of those in a bout, but loses points for it). They go straight back to the canvas, and again, Bas attempts a guillotine from the bottom, but again without guard, so Fuke pulls out. He again attempts to grab an arm, but this time fails and as they get back to their feet, eats a knee to the face from Bas. They clinch and Bas brings up another knee to the liver. It shuts Fuke down and he rolls up into a foetal while the referee counts down to 9. He attempts to spring to his feet at 10, but his body won’t let him and he collapses back to the floor. Two in a row for El Guapo.

FunakiOur third fight is Pancrase co-founder Masakatsu Funaki, who lost to Ken Shamrock in the previous event’s headliner. He’s facing Ryushi Yanagisawa, himself coming off a loss to Bas Rutten. The pair exchange sledge hammer roundhouse kicks to the body, with Yanagisawa coming off worst and ending up on his back taking a count. They re-engage on the feet and Funaki is having the better of it. As Yanagisawa covers up, Funaki reaches down and grabs a leg, taking the fight to the ground. He works for an ankle lock and as he starts cranking, Yanagisawa reaches for the ropes which gets them stood back up, but only briefly. Fugaki has the fight straight back down, and this time cranks a knee bar so far, Yanagisawa can almost taste his boot when he’s tapping. Great fight.

The penultimate bout is Vernon White against undoubtedly the most intense looking dude on the card; Minouri Suzuki. After exchanging kicks, the fight briefly goes to the ground, but White grabs the ropes to get a stand up. Back on their feet, White starts to grow in confidence, throwing a variety of spinning kicks, so Suzuki takes him to the ground where he clearly has the advantage. There’s another stand up when White manages to find the ropes with his feet. Following a third standing exchange punctuated by a huge spinning head kick by White, they go back to the ground, and in a transition to a possible arm attempt, Suzuki manages to catch White’s head in a leg scissor and almost snaps his neck before getting the tap. Not a submission you’ll see very often.

kenThe main event is Ken Shamrock vs Kazou Takahashi. Compared to the other fast fights, this one is a back and forth marathon, with both men having success standing and grappling. Ken maybe has a slight edge, being a little heavier handed and a little stronger on the ground, but Takahashi has his successes too. Half way through the bout, Ken secures an arm triangle from the bottom and reverses Takahashi, who reaches out for the ropes with a foot and the referee breaks them for a stand up. Before he can prise Ken off, Takahashi is asleep. The referee gives Takahashi a little time to wake up, then issues Ken a yellow card warning for holding on after the instruction to break. On the next ground exchange, Ken almost secures the same arm triangle choke, but again, the ropes save Takahashi.  Ken follows up by felling Takahashi with a clean straight right hand, but Takahashi makes the count. Ken starts to become steadily more dominant from this point on, both striking and grappling. Takahashi throws everything he has into a knee bar attempt, but from 50/50 position comes off worst and almost loses his own leg. The referee restarts them on their feet after getting caught up in the ropes, but Takahashi looks like he’s struggling to stand. Ken batters Takahashi striking, and when they go to the ground again, he’s straight to work on a heel hook which gets a quick tap. Excellent work by Ken and a really good showing by both fighters.

Event Highlights

Minouri Suzuki’s leg scissors submission, Ken Shamrock being a boss and Bas Rutten being awesome as always.

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UFC 197 – Jones vs Saint Preux

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April 23, 2016 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

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I was planning to put my money on Daniel Cormier to beat Jon Jones in the main event of this card. Partly because the odds would likely to have been fairly juicy, partly because I think there are good reasons to think now would be a good time to face Jon Jones, given his extended break and recent troubles, but mostly because I can’t think of any situation where I’d want to cheer for Jon Jones. Amongst the best P4P fighters of all time; yes. A personality I can get behind; sorry, no.

Although I’m sure this card will be thoroughly entertaining, from a betting point of view, there aren’t all that many fights that jump out at me. Those that I am interested in are all on the main card:

Jon Jones vs Ovince Saint Preux

Before his time off, Jones’ last three title defences were 5 round wars, including the daylight robbery against Alex Gustafsson who clearly won that fight. With that said, he’s a justifiable favourite to win this weekend, but for the reasons above, I’ll be backing OSP.

Demetrious Johnson vs Henry Cejudo

Talking of P4P greats, Johnson is a huge favourite to retain his belt here. He was very disapproving when there was talk of the winner of a TUF season challenging for his belt, but to be fair, he’s cleaned the division out, so what else can the UFC do? The odds are so short on DJ to win, it’s not worth a standalone bet, but perhaps pairing up with OSP makes it worth including on the coupon.

Anthony Pettis vs Edson Barboza

Wow, what a barn-burner this one is likely to be. Barboza is a killer, and on his day, he’s capable of beating anyone in the division. Pettis is arguably the more well-rounded fighter, but has lost his last two and now seems like a good time for Barboza to catch him. If there was more on the cards to get my money on, I’d probably leave this one alone and just sit back and enjoy the fireworks. As I’m short of solid picks, I’m leaning towards Barboza due to the favourable odds.

Robert Whittaker vs Rafael Natal

This is another really tough fight to call. Both guys have won their last four fights against similar level opposition. The last couple of times I’ve watched Whittaker I’ve been left with a general “I like this kid a lot” feeling, so I’m happy to get my money behind him here.

Yair Rodriguez vs Andre Fili

While Fili has the experience advantage, Rodriguez has the momentum and is a slight bookies’ favourite as a result. I don’t have particularly strong feelings either way on this fight, as with the rest of the card, but I’m leaning towards Rodriguez, based mostly on the recent results.

Looking down the prelims, I’m even less confident picking winners than I am from the main card. So I’m splitting my very uncertain picks into the following two bets:

Bet 1 – £5 returning £25.73

Rodriguez to beat Fili

Whittaker to beat Natal

Barbosa to beat Pettis

Bet 2 – £5 returning £31.25

Johnson to beat Cejudo

Saint Preux to beat Jones

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Pancrase – Yes, We Are Hybrid Wrestlers 1


September 21, 1993, Tokyo Bay NK Hall, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan

Before the UFC was born, there was Pancrase. Ken Shamrock entered UFC 1 as “King of Pancrase,” and many UFC and Pride legends were alternating their appearances in those promotions with Pancrase events. This promotion’s back catalogue isn’t quite as easy to get hold of, but where I can, I’ll include Pancrase events in the chronological list of event reviews. Fortunately UFC Fight Pass has several classic Pancrase events, and are adding more all the time. To watch them, click on the banner above and sign up for Fight Pass. If you love fighting, you really won’t regret it.

sddefaultThe first fight of the night is between Minouri Suzuki vs Katsuomi Inagaki. There’s a notably different facial expression on the two fighters’ faces. Inagaki looks a little nervous. Suzuki looks like he’s about to eat someone’s soul. Suzuki takes the fight to the ground early and after a brief grappling and striking exchange, drops back to a 50/50 position. He’s to securing an ankle lock, but Inagaki is able to roll out of it, getting his back taken in the transition. They get tangled up in the ropes, so the referee restarts them on their feet. There’s some booted kicking and open hand striking as per Pancrase rules, before Suzuki takes the fight back to the ground. As Inagaki scrambles back to his feet, he gets caught in a standing guillotine, which Suzuki uses to drag him back down, take his back and from there he works in a rear naked choke. Inagaki grimaces, starts to tap, but goes to sleep in the process. Suzuki wins by submission.

BasNext up is Ryushi Yanagisawa against living legend Bas Rutten. Yanagisawa sends out a low kick which Bas catches, then fires back a thunderous one of his own that generates a gasp from the otherwise eerily quiet Japanese crowd. He follows up with a head kick and a straight right hand that drops Yanagisawa who only just makes it back to his feet before the count of 10. Bas lands another short but powerful combination and Yanagisawa is back on the floor, reconsidering his life choices that have led to him being on the wrong end of El Guapo. He slips peacefully into unconsciousness, and Bas wins by KO. After some celebration, Bas helps roll Yanagisawa into the recovery position and check on him a couple of times before heading back to the locker room. Classy guy.

The third fight of the night is Takaku Fuke vs Vernon White. Fuke has White on the canvas within a few seconds and dominates him, initially almost removing his head from a side headlock, then switching to an arm bar that White submits to before losing the limb. A quick night’s work by Fuke.

Our penultimate fight of the night is Kazou Takahashi vs George Weingeroff. This was Kazou’s first of 61 professional fights spanning two full decades. In contrast it was Weingeroff’s only ever fight. After eating a couple of heavy knees to the face, he was finished off with a head kick just over a minute in. Whatever he went on to do with the rest of his life, he obviously didn’t fancy doing that again.

The final bout of the evening is the promotion’s co-founders, Ken Shamrock and Masakatsu Funaki. Although they were friends, business partners and Funaki was Shamrock’s mentor, from the power of the opening kicks, you can tell this is no pro wrestling work. The early striking exchanges are fairly even, but when they go to the ground, Ken has the upper hand throughout, mounting and riding Funaki. Only when Ken attempts a leg lock does it even up to a stalemate and the referee stands them up. They’re back to the ground in short order with Ken in full mount. Funaki attempts to buck him off but Ken transitions to a tight arm triangle which eventually gets the tap. A jubilant Ken Shamrock wins the Inaugural Pancrase main event.

Event Highlights

It’s a very subdued and dignified martial arts event, compared to the ferocious UFC 1 that was to follow a couple of months later. Highlight of the night for me was Bas Rutten, who’s one of my favourite human beings, and the whole event, short as it was, was very enjoyable.

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UFC Fight Night – Teixeira vs Evans

April 16, 2016 at Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA.


This event kicked off on Fight Pass with a couple of great up and down, back and forth wars between Akhmedov vs Zaleski dos Santos and Bamgbose vs Ferreira. The one I was interested in for my bet was Dodson vs Gamburyan. If you’re not a Fight Pass member, it’s something I’d thoroughly recommend for any discerning MMA fan. You would be supporting MMA Flashback greatly by clicking the Fight Pass banner above and signing up for a subscription.

John Dodson vs Manny Gamburyan

My prediction here was a decision win for Dodson (paired up with Tecia Torres also by decision), due to the fact Gamburyan hadn’t been finished since he fought Jose Aldo in 2010. Add to that a couple of years ago, they were fighting two weight divisions apart, this should have gone the distance. Nope. Fast TKO win for Dodson kills my first bet, but it gets my 7 fight accumulator off to a winning start.

Bethe Correira vs Raquel Pennington

My first TV Prelim prediction was Bethe Correia to beat the favourite Raquel Pennington. It was a really close fight and waiting for the judges to render their decision, I had no idea if I was good or not. Unfortunately for me (but not Rocky), two of the three judges went her way, and all my bets are now dead. I’m watching the rest of the card with no financial interests left.

Beneil Dariush vs Michael Chiesa

In round 1, although Chiesa gave a decent account of himself, Darius just looked a bit too much for him. That changed early in the 2nd when Chiesa found his way to Dariush’s back and to a submission finish. Well played.

Cub Swanson vs Hacran Dias

I’ll admit much of this fight was closer than I thought I would be, and as close as everyone else was predicting. Swanson looked the most likely to finish a couple of times, but had to settle for a solid decision win.

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Darrell Horcher

Next up was former event headliner Nurmagomedov against promotional newcomer and huge underdog, Horcher. Standing, the fight was relatively cpompetitive. On the ground, there was a huge visible gulf in class. The inevitable TKO via GnP came in the 2nd round. Brave showing by Darrell Horcher, but no surprise in the result. I still think Ferguson would have won this comeback fight, but once Nurmagomedov gets some momentum back, it’ll be a brave man that bets against him.

Rose Namajunis vs Tecia Torres

If Dodson had won by decision earlier in the night, I’d still be alive in my first bet and would be funking for a Torres decision win here. As the bets were already dead by this stage of the card, I admit to switching camps and rooting for Rose. I’m a big fan of both her and boyfriend/coach Pat Barry, so with the money out of the equation, why not. It was a very close fight, but Torres drops her first career decision loss to Thug Rose.

Glover Teixeira vs Rashad Evans

No messing around in the main event. A couple of minutes into round 1, Glover connected with a left hook and put Rashad to sleep. It would have been nice if that was bringing a 7 fight accumulator in for me, but sadly, that was a distant memory before this KO.

Bet Results

So a disappointing night on the betting front. 4 out of 7 predictions came in, but that doesn’t get me paid. Never mind, time to plan my UFC 197 bets.

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UFC Fight Night – Teixeira vs Evans

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April 16, 2016 at Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA.

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I was all ready to get my money on Tony Ferguson to ruin Khabib Nurmagomedov’s long-awaited return, but the damn Injury Bug struck and we’re denied that awesome fight. I was also planning on backing Dan Henderson to Shuffle-Shuffle-H Bomb his way to victory, but Lyoto Machida removed himself from the card due to an ‘accidental PED’ issue. There’s still plenty of great fights on the card though. Here are my picks from up and down the card:

Glover Teixeira vs Rashad Evans

Since losing his title shot against Jon Jones, then his next fight to Phil Davis. Glover has gotten back on track with two solid wins over Patrick Cummins and next week’s main event saviour, Ovince Saint Preux. Rashad’s last outing was a loss last October to Ryan Bader, which was his comeback fight after almost two years out. He hasn’t beaten a genuine Light Heavyweight since early 2012, and I don’t like his chances against Glover. Possible swan song for Rashad here, and Glover is a justifiable favourite at 1/2.

Rose Namajunis vs Tecia Torres

Since losing the title fight to Carla Esparza in the TUF finale, Thug Rose has looked great, beating Angela Hill in one round, and dominating Paige VanZant for five rounds in December. Against anyone else, I’d be happy to back her, but Tecia is 7-0 with 7 unanimous decision wins, including one over Rose. Paddy Power has Rose as favourite, but I like Tecia to win by decision at 23/10.

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Darrell Horcher

After two full years off, and multiple planned comebacks bailed on due to injury, this is a much more appropriate comeback fight for Nurmagomedov than the very dangerous Tony Ferguson. Darrell Horcher has put a 13-1 record together outside the UFC, but talk about being thrown to the wolves on your debut. This looks very much like a comeback win for Nurmagomedov. Unfortunately, he’s such a big favourite, I can’t really get a bet on him, other than in a big accumulator.

Cub Swanson vs Hacran Dias

Swanson has lost his last two, but that’s to a streaking Max Holloway and an always tough Frankie Edgar. Prior to that he won 6 straight against really tough opposition. Dias has put together a 23-3-1 record but Swanson is a big step up in class. The fact Dias has won his last 2 and Swanson has lost his last two convinces bookies to list this as a really close fight, but I think Swanson is a solid favourite to win.

Beneil Dariush vs Michael Chiesa

Dariush has won five straight, including some really tough guys. Chiesa has won his last two and is a tough fight for anyone at Lightweight, but I like Dariush to keep his win streak going here, and so do Paddy Power, listing him at 1/2.

Bethe Correia vs Raquel Pennington

Pennington is a tough girl, but she just can’t seem to put a run together. Correia on the other hand was destroying her opponents and was 9-0 until she ran into Ronda Rousey last time out. Correia will be looking to get back on track and I’m happy to put my money behind that, especially as Pennington is listed as favourite.

John Dodson vs Manny Gamburyan

Dodson is the second best Flyweight in the world. If Demetrious Johnson didn’t exist, he’d potentially be the dominant champion in the division. Gamburyan has won his two fights since moving back down to Bantamweight, but Dodson should bring that to a halt as he joins him in the division. Gamburyan hasn’t been finished since getting KO’d by Jose Aldo in 2010, so I like Dodson by decision.

There’s nothing else that on the card that jumps out at me, so I’m breaking my picks down into the following bets:

Bet 1 – £10 returning £74.25

Torres to beat Namajunis by decision

Dodson to beat Gamburyan by decision

Bet 2 – £10 returning £69.00

Dariush to beat Chiesa

Correia to beat Pennington

Swanson to beat Dias

 Bet 3 – £5 returning £212.92

Torres to beat Namajunis

Dodson to beat Gamburyan

Dariush to beat Chiesa

Correia to beat Pennington

Swanson to beat Dias

Nurmagomedov to beat Horcher

Teixeira to beat Evans

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UFC Fight Night Rothwell vs Dos Santos – Results


10th April, Arena Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.

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So, how did I get on with my betting for UFC Fight Night 86?

Maryna Moroz vs Cristina Stanciu to finish in -1.5 rounds – Lose

I needed either Moroz or Stanciu to win within 1.5 rounds, which they’ve both made a habit of so far in their careers. Stanciu got close with a couple of early submission attempts and Moroz almost found a finish towards the end of the 1st round. Unfortunately there was no urgency at the start of the 2nd round and the 2:30 mark came and went without much significant action. Moroz took a unanimous decision in an entertaining fight, but no good for my bet.

Igor Pokrajac to beat Jan Blachovicz – Lose

I backed Pokrajac to win his UFC return. Unfortunately, I paired it with Moroz vs Stanciu vanishing early, so right or wrong, I don’t get paid on this prediction. The first two rounds were thrillers and they won one each. Blachovicz ground out the third round to win a unanimous decision. Solid effort by both fighters.

Tim Johnson to beat Marcin Tybura – Win

The first of four straight heavyweight bouts was not a pretty one, but Tim Johnson was able to grind out a decision win. One in the bag.

Francis Ngannou to beat Curtis Blaydes – Win

Two big scary looking dudes clashing here. Ngannou’s heavy hands are the difference and he clearly wins two rounds, completely closing Blaydes’ right eye. There was some silly confusion when the doctor clearly assessed that Blaydes couldn’t see out of the right eye and stops the fight. The referee seemed determined to ignore him and let it continue but the doctor stands his ground. Second bet of the night is a winner.

Derrick Lewis to beat Gabriel Gonzaga – Win

I was a little worried about my Lewis prediction when he found himself underneath Gonzaga early. I needn’t have been, as he found a way out and showed us all his terrifying power, knocking Gonzaga out cold. Brutal.

Ben Rothwell to beat Junior dos Santos – Lose

A masterful performance by JDS. Quicker, more accurate, better distance control and variety of strikes. Kills my third bet, but still a pleasure to watch.

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Results

Well, three of my six predictions were right, and one of my three bets won as a result. £15 staked, £23.63 returned for Ngannou and Johnson both winning, so a small profit, which is always preferable to a loss. Next up, UFC on Fox – Teixeira vs Evans.

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