Punch list: Lytle, a fan favorite and all-out brawler, was all set to face Carlos Condit in perhaps UFC 127’s most anticipated matchup. But Condit pulled out with injury at the last minute, which Lytle said devastated him. Lytle has won four straight and is still a full-time firefighter in Indianapolis in addition to fighting in UFC.
UFC 127, which fell on Saturday night, was a little mystery in terms of what viewers get. On the one hand, who had front-line fighters and TUF 3 winner Michael “The Count” Bisping and welterweight / lightweight champion, Jo giant welterweight fight against BJ Penn on the card? Moreover, two of the three (Penn and Bisping) have not exactly been on top of his game in recent times. And much of the card is full of names less recognizable to casual fans (many of which were presentations-oriented as George Sotiropolous. And there was no fight for the title.
UFC 127 for hardcore fans was decently entertaining, but for casual fans was probably a little on the poor side. The only time in my local sports bar really seemed to explode when Bisping Rivera ended with blows. Otherwise, people smaller than usual, just sedatedly comment here and there.
Ufc 127 Results, Recent highly successful televised events StrikeForce have the “Presentation Night” (also known as ShoMMA 14) and “Knockout Night” (Strikeforce: San Luis) have finally given the UFC matchmakers reason to pause – something that has not happened since the days of PRIDE Fighting Championships.
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