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UFC 145 in Montreal adds Anthony Njokuani vs. John Makdessi

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UFC 145 has added a lightweight bout between two dynamic strikers.

UFC officials today announced that Anthony Njokuani (14-6 MMA, 1-2 UFC) and John Makdessi (9-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) have verbally agreed to meet at the March event, which takes place in Montreal.

UFC 145, which is the first Canadian show of the year, takes place March 24 at Montreal's Bell Centre.

The night's main card airs on pay-per-view, and the preliminary card airs on FX. Njokuani vs. Makdessi likely will be part of the prelims.

Njokuani looks to rebound from a close UFC 141 split-decision loss to late replacement and wrestler Danny Castillo. Njokuani, a former WEC fighter who hasn't put together back-to-back wins since late 2009, is 2-4 since then, though he often puts on crowd-pleasing fights. Against Makdessi, he should be able to keep it standing...

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Post #1   1/11/12 8:34:32PM   

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Nice little stand up war here. Should be exciting. Njokuani's length might give Makdessi some problems.

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Post #2   1/11/12 9:01:31PM   

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Nice!

Post #3   1/11/12 9:20:25PM   

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HOLY THIS FIGHT IS INSANE.
GO MAKDESSI

Post #4   1/11/12 9:31:47PM   

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Great fight. There's a good chance this will be FOTN.

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Makdessi still fighting at 155? Thought he might drop down.

Pulling for Njo.

Post #6   1/11/12 11:10:11PM   

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Posted by Twenty20Dollars

Makdessi still fighting at 155? Thought he might drop down.

Pulling for Njo.



Yeah, that dude is way too small for 155, he could fight at 135 imo

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holy shit, im now more inclined to go to this event now. awesome fight

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Njokuani by UD or KO.

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Post #9   1/12/12 12:05:15AM   

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Wow what a fun fight. 2 of the most diverse strikers in the division, Not a clue who to pick here, Njo seems logical at first but Makdessi could pull it off easily

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Awesome match for them both after having to face Castillo/Hallman.

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i like the card but it crying out for a co main an main event !!!!!!!!!!!

i doubt jones will fight on this card but shogun vs thiago silva may just be it!!!
or if they push up the cain vs bigfoot match to this

Post #13   1/12/12 1:33:19PM