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John Makdessi vs. Sam Stout added to UFC 154

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Canadian lightweights Sam Stout (19-7-1 MMA, 7-6 UFC) and John Makdessi (9-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will square off at UFC 154.

The Canadian Press today brought word of the impending matchup, and MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) confirmed it with officials.

UFC 154 takes place Nov. 17 at Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The event's main card airs live on pay-per-view while preliminary-card fights air on FX.

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Post #1   9/7/12 8:37:22PM   

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Sweet fight! I'll be backing Stout, although I do like Makdessi.

Post #2   9/7/12 8:50:49PM   

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Looking forward to it.

Post #3   9/7/12 8:52:55PM   

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I see Stout's new and improved takedowns making an appearance again in this one. If they decide to stand and trade this one could be a barnburner though.

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Posted by Budgellism

I see Stout's new and improved takedowns making an appearance again in this one. If they decide to stand and trade this one could be a barnburner though.



I think they stay on the feet for 15. Well, unless Stout gets in some trouble.

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Nice fx prelim
If makdessi loses he may get cut

Post #6   9/7/12 11:12:10PM   

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These two are both excellent strikers but I see Stout having an advantage in the wrestling/grappling area

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Stout fights are hard to pick these days, but I'm probably gonna have to go with him on this one.

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Posted by Budgellism

I see Stout's new and improved takedowns making an appearance again in this one. If they decide to stand and trade this one could be a barnburner though.



I could definitely see him attempting some late takedowns to steal the round. I think he'll be able to outstrike Makdessi but he better be careful, Makedessi can turn your lights out mighty quick.

Post #9   9/8/12 3:12:15PM   

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I hate having to pick between two Canadian favourites

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Posted by shaneTpain

I hate having to pick between two Canadian favourites

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