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UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs. Cowboy 2 Discussion Thread

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skelliher
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12.18.2015 | 5:08 PM ET

Predictions: 2 of 13 Winners, 0 Perfect, 100 Points   |   Tied for 1353rd   |   View

The fighters are weighed in and we're set for a stellar night of fights on free TV. Only Charles Oliveira missed weight, and boy did he miss badly, but the fight with Jury goes on as planned. 

Prelims kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 330pm ET before switching over to FS1 at 5pm. The main card airs on big FOX at 8pm. 

Enjoy!

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UFC on FOX 17
  • Saturday 12.19.2015 at 08:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: FOX | Prelims: Fox Sports 1
  • Name: UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs. Cowboy 2
  • Also Known As: Dos Anjos vs. Cerrone 2
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: Amway Center
  • Location: Orlando, Florida, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan, Dominick Cruz
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $1,710,000
  • Attendance: 14,459
  • TV Ratings: 2.78M avg. viewers (693k FS1 prelims)
  • MMA Bouts: 13
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Bout   Info
Rafael dos Anjos   defeats   Donald Cerrone   via KO/TKO, Punches   1:06 Round 1 of 5 Bout Page
Alistair Overeem   defeats   Junior dos Santos   via KO/TKO, Punches   4:43 Round 2 of 3, 9:43 Total Bout Page
Nate Diaz   defeats   Michael Johnson   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Karolina Kowalkiewicz   defeats   Randa Markos   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Charles Oliveira   defeats   Myles Jury   via Submission, Guillotine Choke   3:05 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Nate Marquardt   defeats   C.B. Dollaway   via KO/TKO, Punches   0:28 Round 2 of 3, 5:28 Total Bout Page
Valentina Shevchenko   defeats   Sarah Kaufman   via Decision, Split   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Tamdan McCrory   defeats   Josh Samman   via Submission, Triangle-Armbar   4:10 Round 3 of 3, 14:10 Total Bout Page
Nik Lentz   defeats   Danny Castillo   via Decision, Split   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Cole Miller   vs.   Jim Alers   Ends in a No Contest, Eye Poke   1:34 Round 2 of 3, 6:34 Total Bout Page
Kamaru Usman   defeats   Leon Edwards   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Vicente Luque   defeats   Hayder Hassan   via Submission, Anaconda Choke   2:13 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Francis N'Gannou   defeats   Luis Henrique   via KO/TKO, Punches   2:53 Round 2 of 3, 7:53 Total Bout Page

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GreenHornet
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12.18.2015 | 5:47 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 13 Winners, 4 Perfect, 440 Points   |   Tied for 112th   |   View

@skelliher What about Castillo?  He originally weighed in at 158.  Did they fix that problem?

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MikeLovesTacos XD
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12.18.2015 | 6:06 PM ET

Predictions: 8 of 13 Winners, 1 Perfect, 455 Points   |   82nd Place   |   View

Castillo made weight on second attempt. 

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dtrain24
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12.18.2015 | 6:30 PM ET

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Castillo was actually on weight the whole time I think, the scale was just messed up. 


https://twitter.com/lastcall155/status/677964765281525760


He later tweeted his official weight is 155.8. 

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12.18.2015 | 6:32 PM ET

Predictions: 5 of 13 Winners, 1 Perfect, 305 Points   |   Tied for 513th   |   View

Dollaway also missed on his first attempt. Castillo tweeted that the scale was "messed up". He said that he checked his weight right after his first attempt on a backstage scale and made weight. 

EDIT: oh well, dtrain beat me to it.

* Edited at 12.18.2015, 6:33 PM ET *

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WastelandWanderer
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12.18.2015 | 8:57 PM ET

Predictions: 3 of 13 Winners, 2 Perfect, 200 Points   |   Tied for 991st   |   View



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12.18.2015 | 9:05 PM ET

Predictions: 4 of 13 Winners, 3 Perfect, 275 Points   |   Tied for 655th   |   View

Went into Food City today and saw Anthony Pettis on the Wheaties box. I was like "Oh that's really cool, kind of a **** move now that he's not a champion."  So I'm rooting for RDA. 
curtwag84
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12.18.2015 | 9:17 PM ET

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He was voted in a year and a half ago back when he was champ

http://www.ufc.com/news/anthony-pettis-wheaties-fan-vote?id=

either food city had some old boxes or they just got around to putting him on the cover.

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WastelandWanderer
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12.18.2015 | 9:35 PM ET

Predictions: 3 of 13 Winners, 2 Perfect, 200 Points   |   Tied for 991st   |   View



"I am the greatest blonde man in the world. I am Tru Viking." - Alexander Gustaffsson / "The world must bow to my Glory. I am a God amongst mortals. They must pay me tribute in wine and concubine for my deeds." - Jon Jones "

MikeLovesTacos XD
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12.18.2015 | 9:37 PM ET

Predictions: 8 of 13 Winners, 1 Perfect, 455 Points   |   82nd Place   |   View

You dun ****** up, Alistair. 




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yossgold
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12.19.2015 | 9:14 AM ET

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lol!! Just watched the weigh ins. Rogan after Oliveira's weight miss: "we may be having an issue with the scale" ... you ******* idiot, Jury just weighed in 146 on the dot, all fighters weighed in at their weight class limits or in the vicinity and this dude who consistently misses weight by 4-8 lbs makes you think the scale's ****** up ... how ******* stupid are you?

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GreenHornet
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12.19.2015 | 11:02 AM ET

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@yoss The reason why Rogan suggested that is because guys like Danny Castillo and CB Dolloway had issues with the scales when they tried to weigh in prior to Oliveira.

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Detroit Superstar
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12.19.2015 | 2:08 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 13 Winners, 2 Perfect, 395 Points   |   Tied for 185th   |   View

I'm worried about these picks. So many fights that could go either way. And I went with the consensus dog on quit a few.




yossgold
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12.19.2015 | 2:29 PM ET

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@Hornet, yeah I got that ... I still think that declaring it after a 5lbs miss, when all the other fighters were close to the weight limit while someone like Oliveira is the one on the scale is dumb. If anything, the scales provided to the fighters by the hotel were off a bit, not the official scale.

I mean, let's say the scale's a lb or half a lb off (in Dolloway and Castillo's case that would fit because both usually take advantage of the extra lb so a little extra would sway them), how the **** would the same scale suddenly be off by 4 lbs? It's either consistently wrong by the same weight or not.

Also, I think Dolloway weighed in with wet underwear, no other way his **** weighs 1.5lbs.

* Edited at 12.19.2015, 2:32 PM ET *

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12.19.2015 | 2:50 PM ET

Predictions: 2 of 13 Winners, 1 Perfect, 125 Points   |   Tied for 1287th   |   View

Can't wait for this tonight.

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terrencetj
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12.19.2015 | 3:31 PM ET

Predictions: 2 of 13 Winners, 2 Perfect, 150 Points   |   Tied for 1201st   |   View

Should be on any minute now!
MikeLovesTacos XD
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12.19.2015 | 3:36 PM ET

Predictions: 8 of 13 Winners, 1 Perfect, 455 Points   |   82nd Place   |   View

WAR NGANNOU! 

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12.19.2015 | 3:39 PM ET

Predictions: 5 of 13 Winners, 1 Perfect, 305 Points   |   Tied for 513th   |   View

I think i'm going to really regret picking Ngannou.I didn't know the event started so early and went with what I had =/ Saw a little footage and he looked pretty awkward
MikeLovesTacos XD
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12.19.2015 | 3:40 PM ET

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Ngannou looks terrifying. Jesus Christ. 

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12.19.2015 | 3:40 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 13 Winners, 4 Perfect, 430 Points   |   Tied for 119th   |   View

lol the Braveheart theme.

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12.19.2015 | 3:48 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 13 Winners, 4 Perfect, 440 Points   |   Tied for 112th   |   View

Did I miss anything?

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