UFC on Fuel 5 Main Card Results!

Posted: September 29, 2012 in Combat Sports, UFC

Stipe Miocic (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) vs. Stefan’ Scrapper’ Struve (24-5 MMA, 8-3 UFC)

Struve started out slow, get picked apart by Miocic in the first round. Towards the end of the round, however he was able to establish his jab. The second round found Struve much more active, setting up off the jab, viscous upper cuts on the inside. Several times Miocic was rocked, but refused to fall. Smelling blood, the 6-11 giant began to swarm landing at will up against the cage, wobbling Miocic. Finally Herb Dean steps in to stop the fight.

PredictionStruve 2nd rd submission. If he can bait the aggressive Miocic in, Struve should be able to get the fight to the ground, where the pugilistic specialist Miocic has very little chance of winning.

Result: Struve Rd 2 TKO

Dan ‘The Outlaw’ Hardy (24-10 MMA, 5-4 UFC) vs. Amir Sadollah (6-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC)

Immediately Sadollah takes the center of the cage, the busier of the two fighters, landing with both hands, and leg kicks. Hardy looking to counter with his left hook. First round ends with both fighters seemingly even matched. Second frame finds Hardy busier, controlling the cage and moving Sadollah into his powerful left hand, Hardy also scores with several takedowns, showing a new wrinkle to his game. The third round is more of the same, Hardy now opening up Sadollah around both eyes. Hardy again with the takedown, raining short but precision elbow strikes.

PredictionSadollah via 2nd round submission

Actual: Hardy via decision 

Yves Jabouin (16-7 MMA, 3-1 UFC) vs. Brad ‘One Punch’ Pickett (21-6 MMA, 1-1 UFC)

Round one starts with Jabouin bouncing in and out landing leg strikes, and kicks to the body, as Pickett slowly stalks looking to land the big punch. ‘One Punch’ beginning to let his hands go more often, and he stuns Jabouin who again begins to use movement to try to avoid Picketts, counter strikes. uppercut lands, Jabouin is unconscious Pickett wins!

PredictionPickett rd 1 TKO The England Native pleases the crowd!

ResultPickett rd 1 KO

John Hathaway  (16-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC)  vs. John Maguire  (18-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC)

Back and forth first round, has Hatthaway landing more effective strikes, also finds Maguire struggling to get back to his feet. He lands a big left to push back the more dynamic Hathaway, who seem to be looking for the counter. Rd two the fight goes to the mat, as Hathaway seems content to work out of the half guard of Maguire.  Hathaway landing leg kicks as he stands, and Maguire stays in guard. Crowd is booing in rd 3 as Maguire obviously down, seems content to counter strike. More of the same, as Hathaway picks him apart.Maguire gets the takedown, but cannot do much from there, as the round and the fight end.

PredictionHathaway via Unanimous Decision

Result:  Hathaway via Unanimous Decision

Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig (21-13 MMA, 4-4 UFC) vs. Che Mills (14-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC)

Mills starts out the aggressor, and lands heavy shots earl. Ludwig looking to counter. In the clinch, Ludwig hits the deck, he appears injured. Mills stops striking as the ref moves in it’s over.  Knee Injury for Ludwig.

PredictionLudwig via Unanimous Decision

Result: Mills via rd 1 TKO (knee injury to Ludwig)

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