August 6, 2016 at Vivint Smart Home Arena, Salt Lake City, USA
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Maryna Moroz vs Danielle Taylor
Moroz struggled to find her range, but apart from one heavy overhand right she ate in the 2nd round, she was in control throughout. The judges were divided, but Moroz took the deserved decision and I’m off to a winning start with bet 1.
Trevor Smith vs Joe Gigliotti
Smith ground this one out and Gigliotti struggled to get anything going. Easy job for the judges with Smith clearly picking up every round. Bet 1 drops.
Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Zak Cummins
Entertaining fight that Cummins managed to keep more competitive standing than most would have expected. Ponzinibbio’s punches just had a bit more on them and he out pointed a busted up Cummins.
Thales Leites vs Chris Camozzi
A dominant and methodical grappling display by Leites ends in a 3rd round submission win. Not the most thrilling fight to watch, but you can’t argue with the results.
Dennis Bermudez vs Rony Jason
For two and a half rounds, Bermudez was outstriking Jason standing and on the ground he was able to shut down any of Jason’s submission attempts with his solid wrestling and G’n’P. Bermudez was briefly in a bit of trouble on the graound towards the end of the final round, but hefought through it and comfortably outscored Jason to take the win.
Yair Rodriguez vs Alex Caceres
Both guys employ the same high output, high risk style and it’s exhausting to watch, let alone do. If either fighter wants to progress through the ranks, I suspect they’ll have to start mixing in some more direct techniques. A good developmental experience for both guys and another win on Rodriguez’ record.
Four out of six picks right, but unfortunately a wrong pick in each accumulator so no money back. Ah well, it happens. Couple of weeks to have a good look at the UFC 202 card now and get back on track with a few wins.
Bet 1 – £10 returning £0.00
Yair Rodriguez to beat Alex Caceres – win
Dennis Bermudez to beat Rony Jason – win
Chris Camozzi to beat Thales Leites – lose
Bet 2 – £ 10 returning £0.00
Santiago Ponzinibbio to beat Zak Cummins – win
Joe Gigliotti to beat Trevor Smith – lose
Maryna Moroz to beat Danielle Taylor – win
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