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Vitor Belfort vs. Yushin Okami To Headline UFC 122

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After they both won their last respective fights, it seemed either Vitor Belfort or Yushin Okami would get a UFC Middleweight Title shot in their next fight. Turns out neither will-they get each other. With an Anderson Silva-Chael Sonnen rematch planned for next year, it now appears Belfort and Okami will face each other at UFC 122, and it will be the show's main event.

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Post #1   8/29/10 10:03:14AM   

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No offense to either but this is a terrible main event.

Post #2   8/29/10 10:36:38AM   

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So this will determine number one contender? I'm gonna be pissed if Okami takes him down for 3 rounds and Vitor doesn't get his shot because of it.

Post #3   8/29/10 11:23:44AM   

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I think this is a good match up, it cant be worse than bisping/evans.

Post #4   8/29/10 12:52:55PM   

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i think okami will actually use his stand up to take belfort down and might succeed but i think belfort's patience will pay off and land a 2nd or 3rd round knockout

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this would be a nice main event but I don't like it as a headliner, hopefully they put a strong card together for the event but it dosen't look like thats going to happen. Okami may be able to just out grapple Vitor for 3 rounds but I think Vitor will eventually catch Okami with a big shot

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wow didn't see this coming for a main event... hopefully okami can outwork belfort and not get ko'd.. i'm pretty worried about this matchup for okami

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and guys you gotta remember it is free... so that counts for something right?:/

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I guess people are disappointed after being spoiled with five of the last seven cards having title fights (and one of the ones without main evented Evans vs. Jackson).

I see nothing wrong with Belfort vs. Okami, and I'm leaning Okami to put Belfort on his back, where he notoriously melts.

Post #9   8/29/10 3:50:48PM   

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Look for Okami to grind out a really tough victory.

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i want to see okami win this thing. i think that if vitor fights silva it will result in another silva KO. vitor is known for his aggressive stand up and silva has the best counterstriking in MMA. i dont see it going well for vitor. now okami, i dont see it going well for him either but at least he can try to do what sonnen did and wrestle the sh!t out of silva.

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It's on Spike so I won't complain. It'll be a good fight, but I'm glad I don't have to shell out $45 for a card headlined by this fight.

I'm leaning toward Okami in this fight. Belfort's ring rust will hurt him, and Okami will grind out a ground and pound decision.

And yeah, it's STILL better than Bisping/Evans.

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if okami gets too comfortable with his striking, then this could be an interesting fight with Vitor picking up a KO/TKO, but I see Okami controling this fight for a boring UD unfortunatly

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This is a terrible Main Even. Good thing it's free. I wouldn't pay for this. I'd really like to see Belfort knock him out but unfortunately I see a boring UD for Okami.

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Two freebies main events. Bisping vs akiyama
Belfort vs okami

I like belfort vs okami better
You fans need to think logically. Ufc has no one else for main event
Others banged up or on other cards
I predicted this as main event over a week ago

Call me crazy. But I think okami could win this

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