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Daron Cruickshank vs. John Makdessi added to UFC 158 in Montreal

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A lightweight matchup that seems sure to provide fireworks has been added to UFC 158 as Daron Cruickshank (12-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) meets John Makdessi (10-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC).

UFC officials on Friday evening announced the pairing.

Featuring a welterweight title fight between current champ Georges St-Pierre and former Strikeforce title holder Nick Diaz, UFC 158 takes place March 16 at Montreal's Bell Centre.

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This is a sick fight! Both guys have KO power and technical stand up! I like Makdessi but not gonna count out Cruickshank that's for sure.

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Great fight to add to what is quickly becoming a potential card of the year candidate in 2013.

Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz - for welterweight title
Jake Ellenberger vs. Johny Hendricks
Carlos Condit vs. Rory MacDonald
Patrick Cote vs. Bobby Voelker
Jordan Mein vs. Dan Miller
Daron Cruickshank vs. John Makdessi

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WOW!!! Perfect match making right there! Makdessi got this

Post #4   1/5/13 3:42:01AM   

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Great fight! shame one of them have to lose!

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stand up lovers dream !!! i think cruickshank is the more well rounded guy, if he mixes in some takedowns then he should win.

Fucking great match up though, shame someone has to lose.

To me it just seems that the ufc are making better and better match ups and more frequently...just awesome

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Posted by Budgellism

Great fight to add to what is quickly becoming a potential card of the year candidate in 2013.

Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz - for welterweight title
Jake Ellenberger vs. Johny Hendricks
Carlos Condit vs. Rory MacDonald
Patrick Cote vs. Bobby Voelker
Jordan Mein vs. Dan Miller
Daron Cruickshank vs. John Makdessi





Gonna admit, reading this thread when I woke up, gave me a little morning wood

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Awesome fight I see this being a great stand up battle. I'm curious to see who uses there striking style more effectively.

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Posted by Budgellism

Great fight to add to what is quickly becoming a potential card of the year candidate in 2013.

Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz - for welterweight title
Jake Ellenberger vs. Johny Hendricks
Carlos Condit vs. Rory MacDonald
Patrick Cote vs. Bobby Voelker
Jordan Mein vs. Dan Miller
Daron Cruickshank vs. John Makdessi



For sure!!

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This is good matchmaking. Good step up for Cruickshank. I'll be routing for Cruickshank on this one.

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Three months is a long ways away from that card being
Exactly the same as now.

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Heard about this while clothes shopping. Totally headbutted a mannequin. Fantastic matchup.

Post #13   1/5/13 3:17:35PM