UFC Fight Night 121 Werdum vs Tybura

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UFC Fight Night 121 Werdum vs Tybura

Nov. 18th Sydney, Australia

*odds are from 5dimes as of 2am pacific 11/15/17

 

Fight Pass Prelims

Rashad Coulter (8-2) $7400 +145 vs Tai Tuivasa (5-0) $8800 -165

Rashad Coulter 0-1 in the UFC. Coming off a second round TKO/KO loss to Chase Sherman but still earned a fight of the night bonus since the fight was brawl but came out on the wrong side of the loss.

Tai Tuivasa making his UFC debut. Former Rugby player made the transition into mma back in 2012 a huge and powerful heavyweight has walked through all of his opponents.

 

Jenel Lausa (7-3) $7000 +290 vs Eric Shelton (10-4) $9200 -350

Jenel Lausa 1-1 in the UFC. Former Boxer with solid power and technical striking

Eric Shelton 1-1 in the UFC. so far, his time in the UFC has been up and down Jekyll and Hyde has solid potential but not consistent he tends to fight to his opponents level. Does have aggressive takedowns and decent striking power.

 

Alex Chambers (5-2) $7900 +130 vs Nadia Kassam (4-0) $8300 -150

Alex Chambers 1-2 in the UFC. coming off a 26-month layoff after a loss to Paige VanZant has slick submission skills and average striking

Nadia Kassam making her UFC debut. Little to no actual fight video footage available has fought and won at both flyweight and strawweight currently undefeated and all of her wins have been 1st round stoppages.

 

Damien Brown (17-10) $7800 +110 vs Frank Camacho (7-5) $8400 -130

Damien Brown 2-2 in the UFC. coming off a 1st round KO/TKO by the hands of Vinc Pichel very tough grinder with decent submission skills and average power.

Frank Camacho 0-1 in the UFC. coming off a loss that he took the fight on short notice to lose by decision has lights out KO power and solid grappling.

 

Anthony Hamilton (15-7) $7500 +135 vs Adam Wieczorek (8-1) $8700 -155

Anthony Hamilton 3-6 in the UFC. Strong aggressive grappler coming off an 18 second loss to Daniel Spitz.

Adam Wieczorek making his UFC debut. Only loss in his career came at the hands of Marcin Tybura currently on a 7-fight win streak three wins have come by KO and five by submission has not lost in the last three years.

 

Nik Lentz (28-8-2 1NC) $6800 +425 vs Will Brooks (18-3) $9400 -550

Nik Lentz 11-5-1 1NC in the UFC. long time UFC veteran sets a frenetic pace durable and grinding type grappler with average power

Will Brooks 1-2 in the UFC. Former Bellator champion has had a rough time in the UFC very athletic grappler with decent power and solid takedowns.

 

Ryan Benoit (9-5) $8900 -255 vs Ashkan Mokhtarian (13-2) $7300 +215

Ryan Benoit 2-3 in the UFC. coming off a split decision loss to Brandon Moreno will be his first fight in eleven months possess Raw KO power having seven wins by KO with average grappling skills one win by submission.

Ashkan Mokhtarian 0-1 in the UFC. before his debut loss to John Moraga he was on a 7-fight winning streak of his thirteen wins six wins came by KO and six wins by submission albeit mostly fighting in china and Australia. Average grappling skills has slightly above average power

 

 

Main Card

Alexander Volkanovski (15-1) $9500 -600 vs Shane Young (11-3) $6700 +450

Alexander Volkanovski 2-0 in the UFC. currently riding a two-fight win streak has very accurate technical strikes with aggressive takedowns.

 Shane Young making his UFC debut. Taking this fight on short notice former XFC champion has a very stiff left jab and solid technical striking will have to keep the fight standing.

 

Elias Thoedorou (14-2) $9000 -250 vs Daniel Kelly (13-2) $7200 +210

Elias Thoedorou 5-2 in the UFC. Former TUF nations winner coming off a decision loss to Brad Tavares. grinder keeps distance with kicks and throws strikes from odd angles. Average grappling and decent takedown defense.

Daniel Kelly 6-2 in the UFC. coming off a 1st round TKO loss from Derek Brunson is very unassuming but is a formidable opponent gritty grappler with solid takedowns.

 

Jake Mathews (11-3) $8500 -145 vs Bojan Velickovic (15-5-1) $7700 +125

Jake Mathews 4-3 in the UFC. currently on a two-fight losing streak making the move to welterweight from the lightweight division. Very good striking with decent grappling skills

Bojan Velickovic 2-2-1 in the UFC. coming off a decision loss to Darren Till not a very flashy fighter tends to be a slow starter grinder who likes to stand and bang will need to push the pace and keep the fight standing.

 

Tim Means (27-8-1 1NC) $9100 -235 vs Belal Muhammad (12-2) $7100 +195

Tim Means 9-5 1NC in the UFC. took this fight due to Jesse Taylor’s pending suspension. Is a very tough gritty well-rounded fighter throws punches in bunches biggest weakness is his ground game

Belal Muhammad 3-2 in the UFC. currently on a two-fight win streak a well-rounded fighter with very technical striker with above average power known for his durability

 

Bec Rawlings (7-6) $8600 -155 vs Jessica-Rose Clark (7-4 1NC) $7600 +135

Bec Rawlings 2-3 in the UFC. currently on a two-fight losing skid will stand and trade possibly fighting for her UFC contract extension.

Jessica-Rose Clark making her UFC debut stepping in for injured Joanne Calderwood even though she took this fight on short notice was already in training to fight for Invicta. Solid striker and average grappling

 

#2 Fabricio Werdum (21-7-1) $9300 -360 vs #8 Marcin Tybura (16-2) $6900 +300

#2 Fabricio Werdum 13-4 1NC in the UFC. coming off a dominant win over Walt Harris where he submitted him in the first round with his world class jiu-jitsu, has improved striking and does a good job defending and not putting himself in too much danger.

#8 Marcin Tybura 7-5 in the UFC. currently on a three-fight win streak two of which are by KO has insane power and decent takedown defense will look to keep the fight standing.