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Davis vs. Magalhaes, Kongo vs. Nelson Added To UFC 159

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A pair of new matchups has been added to April's UFC 159 event as Phil Davis meets Vinny Magalhaes in a light heavyweight affair, while Cheick Kongo faces Roy Nelson in a heavyweight contest.

UFC officials announced the two bouts on Tuesday's new edition of "UFC Tonight."

UFC 159, which features a title fight between light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and "The Ultimate Fighter 17" fellow head coach Chael Sonnen, takes place April 27 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

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Post #1   1/29/13 10:28:28PM   

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Vinny gets his wish, let's see if he can walk the walk

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Posted by Bubbles

Vinny gets his wish, let's see if he can walk the walk



I'd love to see Davis submit him.

Post #3   1/29/13 10:37:05PM   

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Posted by Bubbles

Vinny gets his wish, let's see if he can walk the walk



I'd love to see Davis submit him.



I second this

Post #4   1/29/13 10:45:05PM   

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Nice fights, I don't think I've ever wanted to see a fighter get knocked out every single time he fights, but with Chieck Kongo, that's the only time I like seeing him in the octagon.

Post #5   1/29/13 11:32:37PM   

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I was hoping Nelson would fight Barnett to be honest but I like this fight as well.

Davis vs. Magalhaes is a good fight too. I think Davis is going to be skilled enough to avoid the subs though.

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Posted by sparky


Posted by FastKnockout


Posted by Bubbles

Vinny gets his wish, let's see if he can walk the walk



I'd love to see Davis submit him.



I second this



Not going to happen, unless Vinny is already unconscious.

Post #7   1/29/13 11:47:08PM   

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Stylistically Davis is a great matchup for Vinny. Davis is a great fighter but he hasnt shown much of a stand up game since he debuted with the ufc. Taking Vinny down might be his undoing. Awesome fight & Nelson should finish Kongo devastatingly

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When I talked to vinny a month ago he said April
Like the matches
Was thinking kongo vs nelson was gonna be the tuf finale main event

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I like these fights, I am going to this card so...so far so good. I wish they would add Jim Miller vs. TJ Grant as well, that would be a solid 4 fights for the Main Card and they'd only have to find 1 more. As far as the undercard goes, it will be easy for them to fill with the influx of NE fighters.

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I like those fights
Vinny bit off more then he could chew, calling out Mr.Wonderful . & Nelson vs Kongo is gonna be a banger!!!

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Davis via sub. Vinny stands no chance.

Kongo and Nelson is a good match up. Should be a good stand up war. Nelson will act as a punching bag until he catches Kongo with something. Zombie slug fest.

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Posted by Theoutlaw08

Davis via sub. Vinny stands no chance.

Kongo and Nelson is a good match up. Should be a good stand up war. Nelson will act as a punching bag until he catches Kongo with something. Zombie slug fest.



Davis via sub? That's just silly.

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Kongo vs Nelson at a first glance says Nelson by KO. But i would love it if Kongo becomes the first one to give Nelson his first KO loss. I doubt it though.

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I hope Nelson lands that overhand and sends Kongo to sleep.

Davis vs Magalhaes is a pretty interesting fight. I see Decision written all over this. I think Davis is skilled enough to avoid the Sub and his wrestling should be the deciding factor.

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