Ajax loader

Tapology Forums

Who is going to win? and why is cowboy a big underdog?

Anonymous Mode

You are not logged in to Tapology. When browsing anonymously, profanities and images are automatically removed from the forum.

lhmmafan
lhmmafan
  • Member Since: 2018.06.02
  • Predictions:  40  |  40.0%
  • Forum Posts:  12
  • Post Score: 42

06.18.2018 | 4:25 PM ET

This is a fight cowboy can win. He is a pretty significant underdog but depending on which cowboy shows up I think this is definitively a fight he can win. PICK: CERRONE

Responses

freemoneyforall
freemoneyforall
  • Location: canada
  • Member Since: 2018.02.11
  • Predictions:  446  |  62.3%
  • Forum Posts:  721
  • Post Score: -5

06.19.2018 | 1:32 PM ET

Im thinking the same thing. But i always think twice when the guy i think for sure is the fave (Cerrone) comes out as the dog. Alot of up and commers have been beating the oldschool guys lately. Maybe the odds makers c this one going the same as the till fight when cerrone got ko'd. I can c that happening i originally had rocky to win by ko but i thought he would b a dog. And favs vs dogs on the last two ufc events have been about 23-2 only one dog on each of the last two cards. Three events back it was 6 faves 6 dogs. u never know with cerrone seems like he just fights for a paycheck these days. Rocky is hungry. Eye of the tiger and all that.

"I call him gamblore"

mikeyg
mikeyg
  • Location: The Great White North
  • Member Since: 2011.08.27
  • Predictions:  6,940  |  66.7%
  • Forum Posts:  6,232
  • Post Score: 92

06.19.2018 | 4:58 PM ET

I'm pretty confident in Cowboy too, not too impressed with Leon's striking that will give Cowboy too much trouble and on the ground or the clinch Cowboy should dominate. Plus, he sounds amped  


* Edited at 06.19.2018, 6:50 PM ET *

ImperatorFishrat
ImperatorFishrat
  • Member Since: 2017.09.16
  • Predictions:  1,628  |  62.1%
  • Forum Posts:  1,791
  • Post Score: 49

06.20.2018 | 3:41 AM ET

Cowboy will win this because that's what he does whenever I pick him to lose. He only ever loses when I'm convinced he's a sure thing.

"Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind the slime of a new bureacracy."

mbach4307
mbach4307
  • Location: Wrestling City, PA
  • Member Since: 2015.04.18
  • Predictions:  926  |  59.9%
  • Forum Posts:  634
  • Post Score: 97

06.20.2018 | 6:16 PM ET

Cowboy is going to get finished. He and Leon aren't friends, and as long as Leon can bully the bully,
Cowboy will wilt.

"Where are my shoes?"

mikeyg
mikeyg
  • Location: The Great White North
  • Member Since: 2011.08.27
  • Predictions:  6,940  |  66.7%
  • Forum Posts:  6,232
  • Post Score: 92

06.20.2018 | 9:10 PM ET

Have you seen a Leon Edwards fight? He's incredibly low output, the opposite of a bully fighter...
Thesnake101
Thesnake101
  • Member Since: 2014.11.29
  • Predictions:  7,059  |  62.7%
  • Forum Posts:  349
  • Post Score: 117

06.21.2018 | 2:41 AM ET

Ended up changing my pick to Cerrone.

Leon has been leaning on his wrestling to pull him out of tight spots, and I don't think that's the way to go against Cowboy. He'll definitely have his moments on the feet, but I think he'll get rocked, shoot for a takedown and then get submitted.

Would love to be wrong though, always nice to see new guys rise through the ranks.
mbach4307
mbach4307
  • Location: Wrestling City, PA
  • Member Since: 2015.04.18
  • Predictions:  926  |  59.9%
  • Forum Posts:  634
  • Post Score: 97

06.21.2018 | 8:55 PM ET

@mikeyg

Yeah I think so. He's a south-paw though, and that tends to give cowboy trouble. I meant pressure as in setting the tempo. The longer this fight goes, Cowboy has more experience finishing late.

"Where are my shoes?"

mikeyg
mikeyg
  • Location: The Great White North
  • Member Since: 2011.08.27
  • Predictions:  6,940  |  66.7%
  • Forum Posts:  6,232
  • Post Score: 92

06.21.2018 | 11:26 PM ET

We shall see. Maybe I shouldn't be so confident in Cowboy just seems like a fight made for him.
mbach4307
mbach4307
  • Location: Wrestling City, PA
  • Member Since: 2015.04.18
  • Predictions:  926  |  59.9%
  • Forum Posts:  634
  • Post Score: 97

06.22.2018 | 4:44 PM ET

I'm not really confident either. If you look at who has beaten Cowboy, it's always high talent guys.

But I feel like if leon can set the pace as a southpaw, usually pressure with a right as a jab gives Cowboy trouble. However, if Cowboy can set that steady pace without pressure in his face with a right followed by the left body kick, then he should be able to get a late stoppage imo. Of course I could be wrong completely, but that's the reason I said bully the bully. Set the pace early.

"Where are my shoes?"

freemoneyforall
freemoneyforall
  • Location: canada
  • Member Since: 2018.02.11
  • Predictions:  446  |  62.3%
  • Forum Posts:  721
  • Post Score: -5

06.22.2018 | 5:42 PM ET

Where are your shoes?

"I call him gamblore"

mbach4307
mbach4307
  • Location: Wrestling City, PA
  • Member Since: 2015.04.18
  • Predictions:  926  |  59.9%
  • Forum Posts:  634
  • Post Score: 97

06.22.2018 | 6:31 PM ET

  There is a funny story behind that.

"Where are my shoes?"

freemoneyforall
freemoneyforall
  • Location: canada
  • Member Since: 2018.02.11
  • Predictions:  446  |  62.3%
  • Forum Posts:  721
  • Post Score: -5

06.22.2018 | 7:05 PM ET

I figured...

"I call him gamblore"


You must be signed in to reply. Sign in or register to join the discussion.

As an anonymous reader, profanities and images are automatically removed from the forum.

  • MMAFighting.com : Kelvin Gastelum: Robert Whittaker might not be the same fighter after ‘wars’ with Yoel Romero
  • MMAFighting.com : Watch the MMA Hour at 12 p.m. ET
  • MMAFighting.com : Morning Report: Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov attend World Cup Final in Moscow
  • MMAFighting.com : Eduardo Dantas to undergo surgery for fractured leg on Monday
  • MMAFighting.com : Bellator 202 highlights
  • MMAFighting.com : Mirsad Bektic explains how loss to Darren Elkins motivated move to Tristar
  • MMAFighting.com : Video: Kelvin Gastelum pokes fun at weight issues with ‘Despacito’ parody
  • MMAFighting.com : Coach hopes Dan Hooker draws Anthony Pettis for next assignment 
  • MMAFighting.com : Even though she won, Claudia Gadelha wants rematch with Carla Esparza in Brazil
  • MMAFighting.com : Gennady Golovkin expects ‘more professional judges’ for Canelo Alvarez rematch
  • MMAFighting.com : Dominick Cruz: Daniel Cormier set up a ‘trap’ to knock out Stipe Miocic at UFC 226
  • MMAFighting.com : The Weekly Grind: Conor McGregor hangs out with Migos, Georges St-Pierre gets choked out by Chuck Norris
  • MMAFighting.com : Tony Ferguson says if he’s paid like champ, he doesn’t ‘give a f*ck about that paperweight’
  • MMAFighting.com : Five powerful words: Sage Northcutt shines in Boise
  • MMAFighting.com : Junior dos Santos says Stipe Miocic trilogy fight would be ‘very welcome’ after UFC Boise win
  • MMAFighting.com : Cris Cyborg thinks Amanda Nunes ‘will be my last’ fight in the UFC
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC Boise bonuses: Chad Mendes, Niko Price earn Performance of the Night nods
  • MMAFighting.com : Sage Northcutt vs. Zak Ottow full fight video highlights
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC Boise in Tweets: Pros react to JDS vs. Ivanov, Northcutt KO’ing Ottow, more
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC Boise results: Junior dos Santos rolls by Blagoy Ivanov by unanimous decision