Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST
  MMA Playground 4.0 is live!     Returning members: check out the patch notes     New members: visit our getting started guide, read the FAQ's and start playing!

Gleison Tibau and Khabib Nurmagomedov, will face off at UFC 148

Print  
Posted By Message

sparky

AV BET Record: 38-9

sparky Avatar
17
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:5,625
Career:2,675-1,472
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Team Fry Guy
Chips:
1,034
Two lightweights riding hot streaks, Gleison Tibau and Khabib Nurmagomedov, will face off at UFC 148, promotion officials announced Thursday.

Featuring a light heavyweight rubber match between Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin, UFC 148 takes place July 7 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The event is also expected to host former middleweight champion Rich Franklin’s return to 185 pounds, as “Ace” locks horns with ex-Strikeforce titlist Cung Le.


Link

Post #1   3/29/12 4:49:44PM   

Budgellism

Raptors Fan

Budgellism Avatar
14
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:13,606
Career:2,694-1,543
Joined:Apr 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,763
Big step up for Nurmagomedov. I think Tibau might UD him.

_______________________________________

Post #2   3/29/12 5:28:49PM   

Wallass

MMA Sensei

Wallass Avatar
10
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,374
Career:2,155-1,264
Joined:Oct 2008
Camp: Canada's Finest
Chips:
293
I agree that it's a step up for him but he looked good against Shalorus and a fight with Tibau is a fair way to gauge how well he'll fare against the gatekeeper types.

Post #3   3/29/12 5:52:47PM   

Bubbles

Come at me bro

Bubbles Avatar
5




 
 
 


 
 
Posts:9,368
Career:1,120-670
Joined:Oct 2009
Chips:
1,460
this is a great fight. I'll be rooting for Nurmagomedov

_______________________________________
The best cure for insomnia is a lot of sex. Even if it doesn't end up putting you to sleep, you don't mind so much

Men be careful, female sexual predators are using a date rape drug called a Blowjob to trap men into scams called relationships.

Post #4   3/29/12 6:05:08PM   

mattjonesy

Standup Guy

mattjonesy Avatar
6





 
 
 


 
 
Posts:336
Career:2,069-1,288
Joined:May 2007
Chips:
62
If Nurmagomedov wins this the hype will go off the scale! Good match up though.

Post #5   3/29/12 6:16:33PM   

prozacnation1978

Heavyweight Champ

prozacnation1978 Avatar
3


 
 
 


 
 
Posts:12,366
Career:2,320-1,237
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Dark Horse
Chips:
894
Big step up for khabib. Tibau may just be too much for him.

Post #6   3/29/12 6:34:15PM   

Bubbles

Come at me bro

Bubbles Avatar
5




 
 
 


 
 
Posts:9,368
Career:1,120-670
Joined:Oct 2009
Chips:
1,460

Posted by mattjonesy

If Nurmagomedov wins this the hype will go off the scale! Good match up though.


I'm already on the bandwagon

_______________________________________
The best cure for insomnia is a lot of sex. Even if it doesn't end up putting you to sleep, you don't mind so much

Men be careful, female sexual predators are using a date rape drug called a Blowjob to trap men into scams called relationships.

Post #7   3/29/12 7:49:27PM   

shaneTpain

Av Bet Record: 33-43

shaneTpain Avatar
5




 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,866
Career:1,344-866
Joined:Jul 2011
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
924
Gleison for dayssssssssssss

Post #8   3/29/12 7:52:23PM   

airkerma

KE Released in MAtter

airkerma Avatar
7
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:4,647
Career:999-575
Joined:Jan 2010
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,066

Posted by shaneTpain

Gleison for dayssssssssssss

i think gleison has massive potential. He is heavy handed and excellent on the ground. Jim miller spent half of their fight failing to take him down at all. His biggest downfall is his handspeed against smaller quicker guys, but he will land a big one and follow it to the ground for a second rd tko

_______________________________________

Post #9   3/29/12 11:04:29PM   

Chael_Sonnen

Follow.The.Buzzards

Chael_Sonnen Avatar
6





 
 
 


 
 
Posts:5,009
Career:1,277-785
Joined:May 2010
Chips:
1,409
It's only a matter of time before Gleison fights at his natural weight in the HW division.

_______________________________________
Mr. Playground
• 2010 - 2016 •

Post #10   3/30/12 2:00:49PM