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LFA 138: Farias vs. Tanaka

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06.28.2022 | 9:59 AM ET

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LFA 138
Bout   Info
Ary Farias   defeats   Michinori Tanaka   via Decision, Split   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Diego Silva   defeats   Askar Askar   via Decision, Split   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Elijah Johns   defeats   Masuto Kawana   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
AJ Cunningham   defeats   Shea Conley   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Nick Talavera   defeats   Jota Ninomiya   via Submission, Rear Naked Choke   2:41 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Chris Mecate   defeats   Motaz Askar   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Kallum Parker   defeats   Ashton Kirby   via Decision, Split   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Ryan Hoover   defeats   Jared Brown   via KO/TKO   4:46 Round 2 of 3, 9:46 Total Bout Page
David Wright   defeats   Gabe Conner   via KO/TKO, Ground and Pound   1:36 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Triston Gwaltney   defeats   Abbas Mounshed   via Submission, Arm Triangle Choke   1:00 Round 3 of 3, 7:00 Total Bout Page

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06.30.2022 | 12:59 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 390 Points   |   Tied for 22nd with 2 others

This main event is fantastic; like a regional scene version of gamrot vs tsaryukan. Two high level grapplers matched up against one another. I think the winner of this goes to the big leagues as well so that’s fun. 

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06.30.2022 | 1:11 PM ET

Predictions: 3 of 10 Winners, 3 Perfect, 275 Points   |   224th Place

Its BJJ vs Judo in the main event

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06.30.2022 | 1:33 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 390 Points   |   Tied for 22nd with 2 others

Nice, great pairing. I really do think the winner gets a ufc call up. Maybe rizin or ONE as well for Tanaka should he win

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06.30.2022 | 1:34 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 390 Points   |   Tied for 22nd with 2 others

Actually I could see farias in one as well since he could do grappling super fights there as eell

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07.03.2022 | 7:53 PM ET

Predictions: 1 of 3 Winners, 0 Perfect, 50 Points   |   Tied for 423rd

Yeah ngl I think Diego Silva is gonna merc Askar. 

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07.03.2022 | 10:16 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 390 Points   |   Tied for 22nd with 2 others

LOL thank god I’m not the only one. Dude looked good against Argueta 

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07.10.2022 | 12:41 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 2 of 8 Winners, 1 Perfect, 125 Points   |   Tied for 380th

Farias vs. Tanaka
Michinori Tanaka, DEC
People dont know about this man. Him vs Kang is a must watch if you like grappling FOTNs

Askar vs. Silva
Askar Askar, DEC
Silva is gonna be a nice dog. Hes improving. But i will be bias and pick Factory X

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07.25.2022 | 1:01 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 390 Points   |   Tied for 22nd with 2 others



main event has FOTY potential. Will rival kang vs Tanaka in terms of the scrambles 


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2022.07.26 11:02 AM ET

bout announced

AJ Cunningham vs. Shea Conley at 148 lbs (67.1 kg)
2022.07.26 11:02 AM ET

bout announced

Jota Ninomiya vs. Nick Talavera at 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
2022.07.26 11:02 AM ET

bout announced

Motaz Askar vs. Chris Mecate at 150 lbs (68.0 kg)
2022.07.26 11:02 AM ET

bout announced

Jared Brown vs. Ryan Hoover at 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
2022.07.26 11:03 AM ET

bout announced

Ashton Kirby vs. Kallum Parker at 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
2022.07.26 11:03 AM ET

bout announced

Mindaugas Vaitkūnas vs. Kevin Pease at 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
2022.07.26 11:03 AM ET

bout announced

David Wright vs. Gabe Conner at 195 lbs (88.5 kg)
2022.07.26 11:03 AM ET

bout announced

Abraham Benjamin vs. Abbas Mounshed at 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
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07.26.2022 | 8:27 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 6 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 390 Points   |   Tied for 22nd with 2 others

Vaitkūnas vs. Pease
Kevin Pease, DEC
Vaitungas has spent time doing Muay Thai (where he gold medaled in a bunch of tourneys, but he hasn’t fought in a while and is fighting a guy who had a great ammy career 

Wright vs. Conner
David Wright, TKO, R1
Set up fight

Benjamin vs. Mounshed
Abraham Benjamin, TKO, R1
Idk, someone getting slept

* Edited at 07.26.2022, 8:28 PM ET *

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07.26.2022 | 8:39 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 6 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 390 Points   |   Tied for 22nd with 2 others

Farias vs. Tanaka
Ary Farias, SUB, R2
I cannot wait for this fight. Two high level grapplers. Tanaka is the better mma fighter but farias is the better grappler and this fight is gonna take place on the ground so he will win

Askar vs. Silva
Diego Silva, DEC
I like askar a lot but silva pushes you to fight and askars last 3 fights have not been great

Johns vs. Kawana
Masuto Kawana, DEC
I thought this was gonna be easy for johns but then I saw Kawana won the u23 worlds for wrestling hahaha

Cunningham vs. Conley
AJ Cunningham, SUB, R1
Cunningham is decent.

Ninomiya vs. Talavera
Jota Ninomiya, SUB, R1
Set up fight

Askar vs. Mecate
Motaz Askar, SUB, R1
Time to see if motasz is the worse brother or not

Brown vs. Hoover
Ryan Hoover, DEC
Gimme the more experienced fighter

Kirby vs. Parker
Ashton Kirby, SUB, R1
Kirby is a veryyyyy good amatuer

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07.28.2022 | 1:23 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 3 of 9 Winners, 3 Perfect, 250 Points   |   Tied for 256th

Cunningham vs. Conley
AJ Cunningham, DEC
He’s got Bryce Mitchell in his corner, he can’t lose

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2022.07.28 2:06 PM ET

bout status update

Vaitkūnas vs. Pease Changed from Confirmed to Cancelled
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08.02.2022 | 11:52 AM ET

Predictions: 1 of 3 Winners, 0 Perfect, 50 Points   |   Tied for 423rd

Damn I’m surprised to see only 8% picking Silva against Askar. Some of y’all need to watch Silva’s last fight ASAP. 

* Edited at 08.02.2022, 12:03 PM ET *

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08.02.2022 | 12:12 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 390 Points   |   Tied for 22nd with 2 others

Or askars last 3 fights 

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08.02.2022 | 11:58 PM ET

Predictions: 1 of 3 Winners, 0 Perfect, 50 Points   |   Tied for 423rd

Quick question, does anyone know when the odds for LFA events usually drop? I’m surprised that they aren’t out already. 

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08.03.2022 | 1:03 PM ET

Going with Silva

Askar is not that good to me. Silva battled with Dan Argueta. Dog or pass.
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08.04.2022 | 5:22 AM ET

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Predictions: 5 of 10 Winners, 3 Perfect, 350 Points   |   Tied for 56th

Those odds are out…

https://www.bestfightodds.com/

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2022.08.04 9:45 AM ET

bout announced

Christian Natividad vs. Jordan Harris at 125 lbs (56.7 kg)
2022.08.04 11:13 AM ET

bout status update

Natividad vs. Harris Changed from Confirmed to Cancelled
2022.08.04 11:16 AM ET

bout status update

Benjamin vs. Mounshed Changed from Confirmed to Cancelled
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08.04.2022 | 12:24 PM ET

@Blackbet

Predictions: 1 of 3 Winners, 0 Perfect, 50 Points   |   Tied for 423rd

Thank you bro I just saw that as well. 

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08.04.2022 | 12:29 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 390 Points   |   Tied for 22nd with 2 others

Wow Silva is actually the favorite. Good to see the bookies have picked up on silva as well

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2022.08.04 1:10 PM ET

bout announced

Triston Gwaltney vs. Abbas Mounshed at 165 lbs (74.8 kg)
2022.08.04 9:50 PM ET

weigh-in result

Triston Gwaltney: 165.0 lbs (74.8 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:50 PM ET

weigh-in result

Abbas Mounshed: 165.0 lbs (74.8 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:50 PM ET

weigh-in result

David Wright: 193.6 lbs (87.8 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:50 PM ET

weigh-in result

Gabe Conner: 195.0 lbs (88.5 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:50 PM ET

weigh-in result

Jared Brown: 147.6 lbs (67.0 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:50 PM ET

weigh-in result

Ryan Hoover: 145.6 lbs (66.0 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:50 PM ET

weigh-in result

Ashton Kirby: 146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:50 PM ET

weigh-in result

Kallum Parker: 145.6 lbs (66.0 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:51 PM ET

weigh-in result

Motaz Askar: 150.0 lbs (68.0 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:51 PM ET

weigh-in result

Chris Mecate: 149.8 lbs (67.9 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:51 PM ET

weigh-in result

Jota Ninomiya: 145.6 lbs (66.0 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:51 PM ET

weigh-in result

Nick Talavera: 143.0 lbs (64.9 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:51 PM ET

weigh-in result

AJ Cunningham: 147.6 lbs (67.0 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:51 PM ET

weigh-in result

Shea Conley: 147.6 lbs (67.0 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:51 PM ET

weigh-in result

Elijah Johns: 145.6 lbs (66.0 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:51 PM ET

weigh-in result

Masuto Kawana: 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:51 PM ET

weigh-in result

Askar Askar: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:51 PM ET

weigh-in result

Diego Silva: 137.2 lbs (62.2 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:51 PM ET

weigh-in result

Ary Farias: 135.8 lbs (61.6 kgs)
2022.08.04 9:51 PM ET

weigh-in result

Michinori Tanaka: 135.4 lbs (61.4 kgs)
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08.04.2022 | 10:42 PM ET

You surprised kawana is +240?
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08.04.2022 | 10:46 PM ET

Predictions: 6 of 10 Winners, 2 Perfect, 390 Points   |   Tied for 22nd with 2 others

Ehh not really. Johns is a good prospect and Kawana is unknown. I do think having that high level wrestling background makes this fight very interesting tho. 

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