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'TUF 16' runner-up Mike Ricci headed to lightweight, eyes UFC 158 slot

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LAS VEGAS – As expected Mike Ricci is returning to his normal weight class, and following a runner-up finish on "The Ultimate Fighter 16," he's aiming for a spot on the recently announced UFC 158 card.

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Post #1   12/16/12 12:58:05PM   

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Ricci is a tough young kid I'm looking forward to seeing what he can do at light weight in the UFC

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Ricci is a tough young kid I'm looking forward to seeing what he can do at light weight in the UFC

Post #3   12/16/12 1:31:03PM   

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Posted by sparky

Ricci is a tough young kid I'm looking forward to seeing what he can do at light weight in the UFC



you can say that again.

Post #4   12/16/12 1:58:27PM   

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Ricci is a tough young kid I'm looking forward to seeing what he can do at light weight in the UFC

Post #5   12/16/12 2:20:09PM   

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Curious who they give him next.
Have him face al iaquinta next

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Lightweight division + Zero wrestling ability = unpleasantness and going back to being Rory's fashion advisor.

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Posted by MMAcca

Lightweight division + Zero wrestling ability = unpleasantness and going back to being Rory's fashion advisor.



Yep, if he cant get Colton Smith off his back, he's gonna have trouble

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Posted by MMAcca

Lightweight division + Zero wrestling ability = unpleasantness and going back to being Rory's fashion advisor.



yes this exactly. he got the shit controlled out of him by a practical newbie to the game in colton smith. He will get mauled by the lw wrestlers.

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Posted by MMAcca

Lightweight division + Zero wrestling ability = unpleasantness and going back to being Rory's fashion advisor.



yes this exactly. he got the shit controlled out of him by a practical newbie to the game in colton smith. He will get mauled by the lw wrestlers.


he trains at Tristar and is FWB with Rory MacDonald...you'd think he would have some semblance of TDD

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Posted by Bubbles


Posted by aussiemma


Posted by MMAcca

Lightweight division + Zero wrestling ability = unpleasantness and going back to being Rory's fashion advisor.



yes this exactly. he got the shit controlled out of him by a practical newbie to the game in colton smith. He will get mauled by the lw wrestlers.


he trains at Tristar and is FWB with Rory MacDonald...you'd think he would have some semblance of TDD



He is still going to look small and have problems with wrestlers. Shit, Colton said he wanted to drop to LW too. I would try for feather weight. Other dudes at Tristar seem to have no problem with cutting a lot of weight but then again they don't seem to have problems wrestling dudes either.

Post #11   12/17/12 8:47:22AM