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!

Abel Trujillo gets new opponent for UFC 169 main card

Print  
Posted By Message

FastKnockout

$ Impin' Ain't Easy $

FastKnockout Avatar
7
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:12,432
Career:1,681-939
Joined:Sep 2010
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,660
With Bobby Green out (22-5 MMA, 3-0 UFC), Abel Trujillo (11-5 MMA, 2-1 UFC) has a new opponent for February’s UFC 169 event: fellow lightweight Jamie Varner (21-8-1 MMA, 3-3 UFC).

Link

Post #1   12/31/13 2:55:56PM   

GDPofMPG

MMA Sensei

GDPofMPG Avatar
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,285
Career:1,141-803
Joined:Feb 2008
Camp: Playground Legends
Chips:
238
Ouch, I think Able will brutalize Varner.

Post #2   12/31/13 2:57:46PM   

kopower

Heavyweight Champ

kopower Avatar
13
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:5,599
Career:2,232-1,201
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Dark Horse
Chips:
1,383

Posted by GDPofMPG

Ouch, I think Able will brutalize Varner.



Not if he's lying flat on his back after getting taken down

_______________________________________
Billy Madison-

What you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in the playground is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no props, and may the mods have mercy on your soul.


Post #3   12/31/13 3:45:56PM   

prozacnation1978

Heavyweight Champ

prozacnation1978 Avatar
3


 
 
 


 
 
Posts:12,609
Career:2,352-1,258
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Dark Horse
Chips:
907
I like this match up more than green.

Post #4   12/31/13 3:53:38PM   

Wallass

MMA Sensei

Wallass Avatar
10
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,382
Career:2,187-1,286
Joined:Oct 2008
Camp: Canada's Finest
Chips:
295
Easy win for Varner.

Post #5   12/31/13 4:22:43PM   

JoeWarren33

MMA Sensei

JoeWarren33 Avatar
8
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,511
Career:2,002-1,241
Joined:Apr 2009
Camp: Playground Legends
Chips:
225
Gay!

Was expecting a stand up war with Green fighting. Real shame now we got a wrestler vs Abel instead!

Post #6   12/31/13 4:25:15PM   

Oldschoolfan

MMA Regular

Oldschoolfan Avatar
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:50
Career:53-41
Joined:Sep 2013
Chips:
17
Not excited, I am looking right past Varner

Post #7   12/31/13 5:14:37PM   

shaneTpain

Av Bet Record: 34-45

shaneTpain Avatar
5




 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,942
Career:1,378-886
Joined:Jul 2011
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
949
I like it

Post #8   1/1/14 1:30:44AM   

xdanish020

MMA Sensei

xdanish020 Avatar
13
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,335
Career:2,347-1,263
Joined:Sep 2008
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
156
Cool fight, Abel will prob TKO JAmie tho

Post #9   1/1/14 11:08:33AM   

DrivenDavies15

MMA Sensei

DrivenDavies15 Avatar
9
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:2,528
Career:1,349-774
Joined:Aug 2011
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
589
This could be a fun fight in my eyes
Varner is a gamer and I think if he can survive some of the onslaught he could take over late. Abel looked so beastly in his last fight though, he seemed to have improved a lot. Still not sure who i'll take.

Post #10   1/1/14 12:31:10PM   

aussiemma

Soup is not a meal

aussiemma Avatar
2

 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,674
Career:653-353
Joined:Jan 2012
Camp: Dark Horse
Chips:
347
Varner is the crafty veteran at this stage of his career but I'm with most of you saying that Trujillo will probably brutalize Varner. I think a good gameplan would be for Varner to take it to him full force from the opening bell and try to surprise.

Post #11   1/1/14 2:37:52PM   

sparky

AV BET Record: 39-9

sparky Avatar
18
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:5,678
Career:2,703-1,488
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Team Fry Guy
Chips:
1,047
Very interesting fight

I am surprised with how many of my fellow PGers are completely counting out Varner.

This is a winnable fight for both guys I am curious to see who walks away the winner in this match up.

Sucks that Green is out but Varner is a great replacement.

Last edited 1/1/14 11:08PM server time by sparky
Edit note/reason: n/a

Post #12   1/1/14 11:08:29PM