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How will Arlovski and Werdum finish?

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How do you see Arlovski vs. Werdum ending?
AA TKO/KO 30 51%
AA Sub 0 0%
Werdum TKO/KO 2 3%
Werdum Sub 22 37%
AA Decision 2 3%
Werdum Decision 3 5%
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This fight in my books is going to be the best of the night and I just want to see how others think it will go down.

A little background.

Arlovski has been a force ever since he came to the UFC beating a lot of people with superior striking. He holds victories over Tim Sylvia, Marcio Cruz and Paul Buentello.

Werdum can do it all with slick BJJ and training his striking with CC. He holds wins over A. Emelianenko, Gabriel Gonzaga and Alistair Overeem. And his only losses are decisions. (A funny sidenote he began to train seriously when he was choked out in front of his Girlfriend by her Ex-Boyfriend)

Post #1   4/19/07 2:30:54AM   

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I've got Werdum via decision, and totally agree that it'll be fight of the night.

I think Werdum has good enough boxing and a solid enough chin to weather the storm on the feet, and is more than superior on the ground. I bet it'll be back and forth and that AA knows enough on the ground not to get caught though, so I have Werdum via Un. Decision.

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Werdum sub

They'll be standing...AA will be winning then BAM get caught and get rocked and fall down, Werdum will pass to side mount and get an arm triangle in the first round. Yes I am from the future.

Post #3   4/19/07 2:34:35AM   

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I think AA is gonna come out on fire with quick striking, he is gonna hit hard and fast and Werdum is gonna be feeling a bit rocked. Werdum will back off a little and then try for a takedown but AA will be saved by the bell. Round 2 starts and Werdum tries to work the BJJ again, but Arlovski pulls off and forces Werdum to stand, then hits a big overhand right which KOs Werdum.

A detailed prediction I know, but thats how I think this fight is gonna go down.

Post #4   4/19/07 2:35:38AM   

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I think Arlovski is gonna show how overrated Werdum is(to true mma fans at least).......I really think Arlovski will dominate and KO Werdum in the 4th min of the 1st ;-).....I honestly dont see Werdum submitting Arlovski in any way nor winning a decision............The only way I see Werdum winning is by Flash KO,but i think Arlovski already learned his lesson on being over aggressive so i dont see it happening.Arlovski is a great boxer,so if he comes out with a Chuck Liddell gameplan he should do fine..

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I like AA in this fight. Two days ago I had Werdum. I think AA is more athletic and will focus on the sprawl n brawl, Chuck style. I see AA catching Werdum with a party punch in the second round. KO

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AA to win via TKO/KO in the first round. This begins AA's journey to the heavyweight championship where he will knock out CC in the second round to stun the world.

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I agree with you guys, this is gunna be a great fight. I like AA to get a TKO in the 2nd. This will be really close though and no matter which fighter wins i would not be surprised.

Post #9   4/19/07 6:13:27AM   

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Arlovski 1st round tko!

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AA hadnt had to fight any decent grapplers for ages until his last fight against Cruz and in that he got taken down EASILY, he wont be able to smack Werdum in the face like he did Cruz so i pick Werdum by 3rd RD sub but it really is a 50/50 fight

read michael desantos breakdown of this fight on ufc.com - http://www.ufc.com/index.cfm?fa=news.detail&gid=5376

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Definately the most intreresting fight on the card. I'm going with Werdum. As long as he can get it to the ground and not engage in a power play, I think he'll submit Arlovski.

Post #12   4/19/07 9:39:55AM   

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On second thoughts, I would change my vote to a Werdum decision.

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I would say AA wants a piece of Randy or Cro Cop just as bad as we want to see him fight them so he will come out focused.

And when AA is focused he is one of the best knockout artists in the game, second to Cro Cop.

I have Arlovski by KO in the second round

Post #14   4/19/07 10:32:37AM   

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Werdum by Sub. 2nd or 3rd.

Post #15   4/19/07 11:11:26AM   
 
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