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UFC 135 Forum Thread

UFC 135 PREDICTIONS AND DISCUSSION

Gregory
Gregory
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09.24.2011 | 12:13 PM ET

Predictions: 7 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 425 Points   |   Tied for 244th   |   View

Tonight's the night! Bones Jones and Rampage Jackson will put all the talking aside and see who can actually deliver inside the Octagon.  And as is usual these days for the UFC, you can catch ALL the fights on the card live.  Things are scheduled to kick off first at 6:40pm eastern time for the first 4 prelims on Facebook.com/UFC.  Then at 8:00pm eastern time, make your way over to SpikeTV for two televised prelims.  Finally at 9:00pm eastern time is the main card starting on pay per view.

Your prediction results and leaderboard ranking will automatically show up in any posts made here. If you want to embed your full listing of picks you can do that also.   The top of the leaderboard will be available in the right column on this thread.

Enjoy the fights and good luck in your predictions! 
REMINDER: No requesting of or posting links to illegal streams of the Spike TV or Pay Per View broadcast.

* Edited at 09.24.2011, 5:45 PM ET *

"I live, I die, I live again."

UFC 135
  • Saturday 09.24.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View | Prelims: Spike TV
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Pepsi Center
  • Location: Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $2,089,575
  • Attendance: 16,344 (Paid: 14,247)
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 520,000 | TV Ratings: 1.6M viewers (Spike Prelims)
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 10
  • Sherdog | Wikipedia | The UG | MMA Ratings | Promoter
Bout   Info
Jon Jones   defeats   Quinton Jackson   via Submission, Rear Naked Choke   1:14 Round 4 of 5, 16:14 Total Bout Page
Josh Koscheck   defeats   Matt Hughes   via KO/TKO, Punches   4:59 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Mark Hunt   defeats   Ben Rothwell   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Travis Browne   defeats   Rob Broughton   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Nate Diaz   defeats   Takanori Gomi   via Submission, Armbar   4:27 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Tony Ferguson   defeats   Aaron Riley   via KO/TKO, Jaw Injury   5:00 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Tim Boetsch   defeats   Nick Ring   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Júnior Assunção   defeats   Eddie Yagin   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Takeya Mizugaki   defeats   Cole Escovedo   via KO/TKO, Punches   4:30 Round 2 of 3, 9:30 Total Bout Page
James Te Huna   defeats   Ricardo Romero   via KO/TKO, Punches   0:47 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page

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minotauro11
minotauro11
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09.24.2011 | 12:13 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 350 Points   |   Tied for 526th   |   View

WAR GOMI!!!

"We Are All One"

lbj6
lbj6
  • Location: H-town
  • Member Since: 2011.09.16
  • Predictions:  3,615  |  61.5%
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  • Post Score: 171

09.24.2011 | 12:31 PM ET

Predictions: 7 of 10 Winners, 1 Perfect, 375 Points   |   Tied for 419th   |   View

goin with my heart and not my head by saying rampage is gonna ko bones, but who knows, crazier **** has happened in mma! and i would like to see hughes pull off a huge win...basically i'm contradicting my first two picks haha o well

"get outta my face man! i gotta go get drunk"-Rampage

AnAlias
AnAlias
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09.24.2011 | 12:53 PM ET

Predictions: 7 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 425 Points   |   Tied for 244th   |   View




...I'm rooting for Rampage and Hunt though.



* Edited at 09.24.2011, 12:54 PM ET *

"I was born in a log cabin that I built with my own two hands." - Steven Seagal"

jeremy
jeremy
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09.24.2011 | 1:04 PM ET

Predictions: 7 of 10 Winners, 1 Perfect, 400 Points   |   Tied for 337th   |   View

i'm not that psyched about tonight's undercard, but the ppv is a thing of beauty.

win or lose, i'd like to see jones get his chin tested.  we'll know what we've got on our hands after a clean hook lands from rampage -- if jones shakes it off and keeps coming, you could be looking at the GOAT

"Damn right I like the life I live / Cause I went from negative to positive."

SoccerKick
SoccerKick
  • Location: Colorado
  • Member Since: 2011.02.09
  • Predictions:  31,757  |  61.8%
  • Forum Posts:  13,500
  • Post Score: 132

09.24.2011 | 2:44 PM ET

Predictions: 5 of 10 Winners, 1 Perfect, 275 Points   |   Tied for 793rd   |   View




About to make the hour drive south to Denver for a little UFC 135!

"I'm too old to be run by the fears of dumb people "

Gregory
Gregory
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  • Member Since: 2010.05.24
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09.24.2011 | 2:45 PM ET

Predictions: 7 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 425 Points   |   Tied for 244th   |   View

@soccerkick... excellent, looking forward to hearing all about it!

"I live, I die, I live again."

michigandolphin
michigandolphin
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  • Member Since: 2010.12.14
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09.24.2011 | 2:47 PM ET

Predictions: 9 of 10 Winners, 3 Perfect, 550 Points   |   Tied for 18th with 18 others   |   View

Nice @soccer! Have fun man!

"Frig off, bud"

bcris
bcris
  • Member Since: 2011.09.07
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09.24.2011 | 3:48 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 10 Winners, 0 Perfect, 300 Points   |   Tied for 706th   |   View

Man i am so pumped for the main event, really not sure about my picks though.



haugemachine25
haugemachine25
  • Location: PA
  • Member Since: 2011.07.17
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09.24.2011 | 3:50 PM ET

Predictions: 7 of 10 Winners, 1 Perfect, 375 Points   |   Tied for 419th   |   View

Yeah, i also cant wait for this.
Plus i have to avenge my terrible showing from last UFC.

"None of you are safe ."

wake99
wake99
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  • Member Since: 2011.05.27
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09.24.2011 | 3:53 PM ET

Predictions: 8 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 475 Points   |   Tied for 113th   |   View

2 hours...I can't wait !!! :D
Gregory
Gregory
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09.24.2011 | 4:00 PM ET

Predictions: 7 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 425 Points   |   Tied for 244th   |   View

With only 3 Facebook prelims (instead of 5) and the Spike prelims at 8:00pm eastern, I'm skeptical that they will really start at 5:45pm.  If anyone sees any updated info on this, please pass it along.....

"I live, I die, I live again."

RWLawman
RWLawman
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09.24.2011 | 4:02 PM ET

Predictions: 9 of 10 Winners, 1 Perfect, 475 Points   |   Tied for 113th   |   View

Excited to watch the prelims.  The main card will have to wait until tomorrow unfortunately. :(

" "Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars." - Khalil Gibran "

GASTRONAUT
GASTRONAUT
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09.24.2011 | 4:40 PM ET

Predictions: 8 of 10 Winners, 1 Perfect, 425 Points   |   Tied for 244th   |   View



I would love to see Koscheck get KTFO, but I`m not sure if Hughes can take a solid shot.
LoneRonin
LoneRonin
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09.24.2011 | 4:44 PM ET

Predictions: 7 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 400 Points   |   Tied for 337th   |   View

Kos will KO Hughes. Hes better on the feet and I think he is a better wrestler than Hughes is
mulefloyd
mulefloyd
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09.24.2011 | 4:46 PM ET

Predictions: 7 of 10 Winners, 1 Perfect, 400 Points   |   Tied for 337th   |   View




But rooting for Rampage and Hughes (Wow! That is so weird)

"Grammar. The difference between knowing your **** and knowing you're ****."

wake99
wake99
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  • Member Since: 2011.05.27
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09.24.2011 | 5:03 PM ET

Predictions: 8 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 475 Points   |   Tied for 113th   |   View

The prelims starts at 6:40 ET

http://www.facebook.com/UFC
Gregory
Gregory
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09.24.2011 | 5:20 PM ET

Predictions: 7 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 425 Points   |   Tied for 244th   |   View

@wake excellent, thanks. as of an hour ago that page still said 5:45.

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mulefloyd
mulefloyd
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09.24.2011 | 5:40 PM ET

Predictions: 7 of 10 Winners, 1 Perfect, 400 Points   |   Tied for 337th   |   View

It still says 6 EST. Where'd you get 6:40 Wake? Makes more sense but just wondering.

"Grammar. The difference between knowing your **** and knowing you're ****."

wake99
wake99
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09.24.2011 | 5:42 PM ET

Predictions: 8 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 475 Points   |   Tied for 113th   |   View

"UFC 135 Live Prelims - Saturday, Sept 24 at 3:40/6:40pm PT/ET"
mulefloyd
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09.24.2011 | 5:42 PM ET

Predictions: 7 of 10 Winners, 1 Perfect, 400 Points   |   Tied for 337th   |   View

nm, it just switched to 6:40

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