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Kurt Pellegrino vs Rob Emerson UFC Fight Night 17   [View Full Version]
MMAcca » Posted 4/30/07 3:11:00PM

Another lightweight bout between Kurt Pellegrino (12-4) and Rob Emerson Record (8-6) is in the works for UFC Fight Night 17 at The Palms Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, on February 7.

Already, the Spike TV special features two other 155-pound match ups between Mac Danzig and Josh Neer, as well as Joe Lauzon and Hermes Franca, respectively.

Pellegrino will look to string together consecutive wins for the first time in more than a year. “Batman” is coming off a solid unanimous decision win over Thiago Tavares at UFC 88: “Breakthrough” back in September.

He has flirted with being recognized as a top competitor in a very crowded division on numerous occasions throughout his career; however, he has been plagued by inconsistency in recent bouts. Pellegrino can get back in the thick of things in 2009 with an early win to start the year over a surging Emerson.





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gartface » Posted 7/29/07 7:00:00PM

Emerson will be getting a first class schooling at the hands of Batman.

jakeiceman » Posted 4/24/07 5:18:00AM


Posted by gartface

Emerson will be getting a first class schooling at the hands of Batman.




I agree, this fight shouldn't last long at all.

EvenFlow » Posted 11/9/08 6:40:00PM


Posted by jakeiceman


Posted by gartface

Emerson will be getting a first class schooling at the hands of Batman.




I agree, this fight shouldn't last long at all.



Me 3, Batman is one of the most underrated LW's there is.

Mungooch » Posted 2/8/08 6:57:00PM

This will be a nominee for fight of the century. I hope

Playground_Samurai » Posted 1/28/07 4:36:00PM


Posted by EvenFlow


Posted by jakeiceman


Posted by gartface

Emerson will be getting a first class schooling at the hands of Batman.




I agree, this fight shouldn't last long at all.



Me 3, Batman is one of the most underrated LW's there is.



While I agree that Batman takes this fight rather handedly, I disagree that it'll be a quick fight. Emerson may be a bit under rated in his own right, and I see him going the distance but losing a unanimous decision.

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quezocrema0032 » Posted 7/15/07 12:46:00AM

im pretty sad about this fight cause i love both fighters alot ... i was one of the few guys who called emerson upsetting manny emerson is very underrated ... but so is batman and all tho emerson is really tuff 2 finish i think its easyily btmans fight but im debating if hes gona finsh him ... seein how pulver guilliard and mishima couldnt do so

Twenty20Dollars » Posted 6/21/07 4:27:00PM

I think they stand and trade, then kurt will take it to the ground, pound emerson and then force him into a submission. In the first or second.

theguido » Posted 12/30/07 1:04:00PM

I'm gonna go out on a limb and say Rob for 1 reason only!! I've always doubted him and for the most part he's come through some how. So that being said I'm going Rob by decision

bullettdodger » Posted 8/26/07 10:38:00PM

Kurt is better in every aspect of the game. I really don't see Emerson winning this fight unless he gets lucky.

Boo_Radley21 » Posted 7/19/07 12:28:00AM

Pellegrino takes this in one of the most dominant performances we will ever see.

higdon10 » Posted 7/6/07 2:00:00PM

Da na na na na na na na BATMAN!!!!

bls1919 » Posted 6/25/07 1:09:00AM

I think these guys will look to take FOTN honors. They will stand and bang. Eventually Pelligrino will take it to the mat and finish Emerson. Should be a slobberknocker though!



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