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Gunnar Nelson vs. Brandon Thatch

Main Card | Welterweight · 170 lbs | MMA

Gunnar Nelson defeats Brandon Thatch via Submission at 2:54 of Round 1

Mmaweekly large Gunnar "Gunni" Nelson
Mmaweekly large Brandon "Rukus" Thatch

Nelson
Submission
Round 1

Gunnar Nelson Brandon Thatch

"Gunni" "Rukus"

13-1-1   Pro Record At Fight   11-2-0
Climbed to 14-1   Record After Fight   Fell to 11-3
+155 (Slight Underdog)   Betting Odds   -175 (Slight Favorite)
Is Iceland   Nationality   Us United States
Reykjavik, Iceland   Fighting out of   Denver, Colorado
26 years, 11 months, 1 week, 6 days   Age at Fight   30 years
169.5 lbs (76.9 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   170.5 lbs (77.3 kgs)
5'11" (181cm)   Height   6'2" (188cm)
72.0" (183cm)   Reach   74.5" (189cm)
Hjálmar - Leiðin Okkar Allra   Walkout Music  
Straight Blast Gym Ireland   Gym   Genesis Training Academy
UFC 189
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor
  • Date: Saturday 07.11.2015 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 8 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Nelson Total Disclosed Pay: $58,000
  • Thatch Total Disclosed Pay: $22,000
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Nelson vs. Thatch Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1614  
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Thatch
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Nelson
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