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Andrei Arlovski vs. Francis Zavier N'Gannou Forum Thread

Arlovski vs. N'Gannou

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12.14.2016 | 10:32 PM ET

Prediction: correct N'Gannou   wrong Decision  

This is the official discussion thread for Arlovski vs. N'Gannou. Let's see what you've got.

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Francis Zavier N'Gannou defeats Andrei Arlovski via KO/TKO at 1:32 of Round 1

Francis Zavier "The Predator" N'Gannou
Andrei "The Pitbull" Arlovski

N'Gannou
KO/TKO
Round 1

Francis Zavier N'Gannou Andrei Arlovski

"The Predator" "The Pitbull"

9-1-0   Pro Record At Fight   25-13-0
Climbed to 10-1   Record After Fight   Fell to 25-14
-375 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +300 (Moderate Underdog)
Cm Cameroon   Nationality   By Belarus
Paris, France   Fighting out of   Chicago, Illinois
30 years, 4 months, 23 days   Age at Fight   37 years, 11 months, 24 days
253.6 lbs (115.0 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   246.0 lbs (111.6 kgs)
6'4" (193cm)   Height   6'3" (191cm)
83.0" (211cm)   Reach   77.0" (196cm)
CrossFight Paris   Gym   Jackson Wink MMA
Tapology Community Predictions: 1364  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Arlovski
15%
N'Gannou
85%

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skelliher
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12.14.2016 | 10:32 PM ET

Prediction: correct N'Gannou   correct KO/TKO   correct Round 1  

Arlovski's speed could present challenges, but Francis is on the way up ... and that power.

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Hyrm
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12.14.2016 | 10:53 PM ET

Prediction: correct N'Gannou   correct KO/TKO   correct Round 1  

Arlovky is a better, more complete fighter, but style make fight and thats a perfect match up for N'Gannou, like Rodrigues knocking Penn

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12.14.2016 | 10:58 PM ET

post fight potentials

Prediction: wrong Arlovski   wrong KO/TKO   wrong Round 2  

UFC Russia - Arlov reps the BLR (  and USA..) in RU

Arlovski vs Roy 2 ( commencing beat down fest )

Arlovski vs Fedor 2 ( who slumps first ??)

Arlovski vs Mitrione ( battle of meat heads )

Arlovski vs Kharitonov 2 ( vendetta nemesis )

* Edited at 12.14.2016, 11:00 PM ET *

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12.15.2016 | 6:15 AM ET

Prediction: wrong Arlovski   wrong KO/TKO   wrong Round 2  

If Arlovski trades in the pocket with N'Gannou I think he drops. And to be honest, at this point I don't think Arlovski can help it.

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12.15.2016 | 6:39 AM ET

Prediction: correct N'Gannou   correct KO/TKO   correct Round 1  

This is a tough fight for Arlovski after dropping three in a row, all with finishes. I'll be bummed when (presumably) gets finished an cut. :(

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12.15.2016 | 7:47 AM ET

Prediction: wrong Arlovski   wrong KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

I have the feeling this will be Arlivski last match.

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JohnVolcan
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12.15.2016 | 8:17 AM ET

This is a sad mismatch.


Arlovski was a great fighter, and it was cool to saw him come back in the UFC for an improbable run (wich gave us two unforgettable violent battles with Browne and Barnett), and he can still land a power shot, but his chin is gone now, he is just pure heart and swing.
Ngannou is still a bit raw, and didn't faced anyone of Arlovki's calliber yet, but is arguably the strongest man in the UFC right know.
I pick Ngannou by ridiculous savagery.
Bullshithard
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12.15.2016 | 11:11 AM ET

Prediction: correct N'Gannou   wrong Submission   wrong Round 2  

Sucks man, I see 4 straight loses for Arlovski with this one, Francis is on a tear and I see him moving up quick
DrGlaze
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12.15.2016 | 9:54 PM ET

Prediction: correct N'Gannou   correct KO/TKO   correct Round 1  

They should've done Struve vs Arlovski instead of sending both of them to their deaths.

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mikeyg
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12.16.2016 | 5:22 AM ET

Prediction: correct N'Gannou   correct KO/TKO   correct Round 1  

Yeah, Arlovski vs Struve, JDS vs Lewis and Browne vs Rothwell 

* Edited at 12.16.2016, 5:22 AM ET *

rappinpapsoda
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12.16.2016 | 7:55 AM ET

Prediction: wrong Arlovski   wrong KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

Sound like better matches.

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mbach4307
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12.17.2016 | 3:27 AM ET

This card is loaded. Actually like this card a little better than 208. Maybe it's because this one is free. Idk. With that being said, man what a murderer's row andrei has faced. Current champ, then title challenger, then former champ. After all that, he gets arguably the best hw prospect in the ufc. Aside from the recent title challengers/champs, I can't think of another guy at hw with a tougher 4 fight stretch. Crazy to think that at this time last year, andrei was legitimately being considered for a title shot. Just goes to show how small the margin of error is at hw. 

Imo what andrei did during his resurgence was almost as impressive as what robbie lawler was able to do. A guy who was written off to fight his way to a point where he was 1 win away from a title shot cements him as one of the greatest hw mixed martial artists. I gotta think that with a loss here (especially a finish)  andrei will consider retirement. But I wont write him off quite yet. I learned that from his last run. 

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rappinpapsoda
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12.17.2016 | 10:36 AM ET

Prediction: wrong Arlovski   wrong KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

Good card for a Fight Night.

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01.11.2017 | 12:43 AM ET

Prediction: wrong Arlovski   wrong KO/TKO   wrong Round 2  

not trying to be prick but Arlov would be fine addition to Bellator / Rizin partnerships not sure how the $$ would work but in Japan he can let loose with "supplements"

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01.11.2017 | 3:06 AM ET

Prediction: wrong Arlovski   wrong KO/TKO   wrong Round 2  

Not buying into N'Gannou yet. He's big and strong and Arlovski is a sucker for a pocket-brawl. That said, Arlovski is faster, technically superior, WAY more experienced.

If he can stay away from trying to go tid-for-tad with N'Gannou I think he beats him. That's a big "if" because Arlovski gets pulled into fire fights way too easily, but I'm going to hope Greg Jackson manages to reel him in a bit.

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AlexSpanBjj
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01.11.2017 | 5:58 AM ET

Prediction: correct N'Gannou   correct KO/TKO   correct Round 1  

I am rooting for my boy Ngannou. First "big" test but i am pretty sure he will impress us as always. He's improving a lot every single fight and he's not just about strenght (even if he's a natural phenom).

I saw his lasts training that are impressive.. working a lot on his ground game and transition TD to increase his tools (as we saw against Hamilton).

Arlovski's chin is really "suspect" and i don't know how he can win this fight. I really can't see him finish Ngannou.. even if he hasn't really been tested hard yet.. maybe by decision but really curious to see his gameplan coming for this fight because trading with Ngannou is suicide.. maybe "in'n'out".. he will have to deal with hard pressure and 1 punch knockout threat..

Anyway, Go Predatoooor !!!

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01.11.2017 | 7:02 AM ET

Prediction: wrong Arlovski   wrong KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

A KO either way.

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01.23.2017 | 1:54 PM ET

Prediction: correct N'Gannou   correct KO/TKO   correct Round 1  

hate to pick against arlovski, but i just feel like hes not done sliding for the moment.

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01.24.2017 | 7:53 AM ET

Prediction: wrong Arlovski   wrong KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

Arlovski is mercurial.

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Barney20171
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01.25.2017 | 7:02 PM ET

Prediction: wrong Arlovski   wrong KO/TKO   wrong Round 1  

Ngannou is green, Arlovski needs this or he needs to sign on the dole !

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