UFC Fight Night 118 Cerrone vs Till Gdansk Poland

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UFC Fight Night Cerrone vs Till

Oct. 21st Gdansk, Poland

Fight Pass Prelims

Felipe Arantas (18-7-1 2 NC) $7100 vs Josh Emmett (11-1-0) $9100

Felipe Arantas-BJJ/Striker 5-4-1 in the UFC. solid submission skills average decent striker moving up in weight from BW to LW.

Josh Emmett-Wrestler 2-1 in the UFC. Gritty with aggressive takedowns and solid striking output per fight.

 

Lina Lansberg (7-2-0) $7400 vs Aspen Ladd (5-0-0) $8800

Lina Lansberg-Muay Thai 1-1 in the UFC. Muay Thai striker very aggressive but struggles against technical fighters.

Aspen Ladd-BJJ/Striker making her UFC debut. Technical striker with slick submission skills and an impressive ground and pound.

 

Salim Touahri (10-1-0) $7000 vs Warlley Alves (11-2-0) $9200

Salim Touahri-Striker/Grappler making his UFC debut. Touahri will be fighting in front of his home country riding a five-fight win streak and four of them coming by KO. Also has a brown belt in BJJ two of his victories have come by submission.

Warlley Alves- BJJ/Striker 4-2 in the UFC. Strong leg kicks with powerful knees in the clinch has solid power and good submission skills. Will need to close the distance and force the action. Currently on a 2-fight losing skid.

 

Artem Lobov (14-13-1 1NC) $7500 vs Andre Fili (16-5-0) $8700

Artem Lobov-Striker 2-3 in the UFC. Gritty tough fighter head like a cinder block improved striking will rely heavily on his kickboxing and heavy leg kicks

Andre Fili-Striker 4-4 in the UFC. Well-rounded with decent power, good takedowns brawler type striker

 

Sam Alvey (31-9-0) $8000 vs Ramazan Emeev (15-3-0) $8200

Sam Alvey-Wrestler 8-4 in the UFC. Counter striker but not a very active striker solid takedown defense his last few fights have been very unimpressive. It will be interesting to see if He can make the weight cut down to 185.

Ramazan Emeev-Sambo making his UFC debut. Former M1 MW champion an accurate striker will press the action and move forward and is more comfortable on taking his opponent down and working for a submission

 

Damian Stasiak (10-4-0) $7900 vs Brian Kelleher (17-8-0) $8300

Damian Stasiak-Karate/BJJ 2-2 in the UFC. Fighting in his home country technical striker but not a very active striker is more comfortable on the mat going for submissions

Brian Kelleher-Wrestler/Boxer 1-1 in the UFC. Gritty grappler with aggressive takedowns and solid KO power.

 

Anthony Hamilton (15-8-0) $7600 vs Adam Wieczorek (8-1-0) $8600

Anthony Hamilton- Striker 3-6 in the UFC. wrestler at heart who is very comfortable on the canvas and is highly effective with his takedowns and is defending 83.3 percent of his opponents attempts. However, Hamilton is also extremely accurate with his stories and has produced eight knockouts in his career. Hamilton has proven to be a balanced fighter but was considering retirement before he took this fight.

Adam Wieczorek-Striker/Grappler making his UFC debut. Powerful striker with strong takedowns has shown to be durable fighter will look to put on a show in his home country.

 

Marcin Held (22-7-0) $9400 vs Nasrat Haqparast (8-1-0) $6800

Marcin Held-BJJ 0-3 in the UFC. Since coming over from Bellator he has struggled currently on a 3-fight losing skid. High level grappler decent striker

Nasrat Haqparast-Striker making UFC debut. Currently riding an 8-fight win streak the 22-year old’s wins have either come by KO or TKO.

 

Main Card

Jonathan Wilson (7-2-0) $7300 vs Oskar Piechota (9-0-0) $8900

Jonathan Wilson-Striker 1-2 in the UFC. aggressive always moving forward looking for KO finishes. 2 fight losing streak dropping down from LHW to MW for this fight. Will have to see how the weight cut goes

Oskar Piechota-Kickboxer/Grappler making his UFC debut. Fighting in his home country will have the crowd on his side. Patient with above average KO power

 

Jan Blachowicz (19-7-0) $7800 vs Devin Clark (8-1-0) $8400

Jan Blachowicz-BJJ/Muay Thai 2-4 in the UFC. Looking to impress the home country fans and the UFC average Power with cardio issues.

Devin Clark-Wrestler 2-1 in the UFC. Athletic wrestler with improved striking very good takedown defense will stand and bang with the any opponent.

 

Karolina Kowalkiewicz (10-2-0) $9500 vs Jodie Esquibel (6-2-0) $6700

Karolina Kowalkiewicz-MMA 3-2 in the UFC. Looking to have a solid performance in her home country she is very active striker solid takedown defense will be comfortable where ever the fight goes.

Jodie Esquibel-Striker making her UFC debut. Former NABF title holder and Invicta fighter will have a slight size disadvantage will need to keep this fight standing

 

Donald Cerrone (32-9-0) $8500 vs Darren Till (15-0-1) $7700

Donald Cerrone-MMA fighter 19-6 in the UFC. Cerrone is a well-rounded veteran with high level kickboxing and muay thai striking and very high-level submissions having finished 16 opponents. Currently on 2-fight losing skid.

Darren Till-Muay Thai fighter 3-0-1 in the UFC. A well-balanced fighter with precision striking with insane leg kicks and solid knowledge of BJJ. Has one punch KO power and good ground and pound.