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UFC 123: Hughes vs Penn

Cbear2010-12-12 08:46:27 +0000 #1
UFC 123: Rampage vs Machida

Saturday 11/20/10

10 p.m. Eastern

PPV matches (10 p.m. Eastern):

Rampage Jackson vs Lyoto Machida

Matt Hughes vs BJ Penn

Gerald Harris vs Maiquel Jose Falcao Goncalves

Phil Davis vs Tim Boetsch

George Sotiropoulos vs Joe Lauzon

Spike tv matches (9 p.m. Eastern):

Matt Brown vs Brian Foster

Aaron Simpson vs Mark Munoz

Dark matches:

Karo Parisyan vs Dennis Hallman

Edson Barboza vs Mike Lullo

Paul Kelly vs TJ O’Brien

Tyson Griffin vs Nik Lentz

NOTE: No spoilers in main forum as dark matches may be shown on Spike tv or ppv broadcast if time allows.
Scarborough2010-12-12 08:53:07 +0000 #2
Hughes will win. He's looked awesome in his past couple of outings.
Cbear2010-12-12 08:53:57 +0000 #3
Hughes seems revitalized while Penn seems poised to begin the career fade.

Hughes is going to get Penn down in round 3 and gnp him till the ref stops it. Yup, thats what I'm going with.
Best80smovieRAD2010-12-12 08:56:32 +0000 #4
Quote:

Originally Posted by Scarborough

Hughes will win. He's looked awesome in his past couple of outings.

gabe ruediger would look awesome fighting renzo gracie

i am going with Penn here no matter how much people might think he has faded, i believe Hughes has faded and just has looked good against mediocre opponents. He barely got by Serra too
Cbear2010-12-12 09:59:36 +0000 #5
I think Matt is just mentally far stronger than Penn.

Matt is country tough and his confidence doesn't get shaken.

Penn has lost two in a row and he feels the pressure to get a win. In the interview last night, he damn sure didn't look confident. He looked like a guy spooked.

Matt and Muur have that unshakable confidence and heelishness in common. They come back from a defeat still truly believing they are the best and going to kick ass.

Penn just isn't wired that way.
Ash2010-12-12 09:58:36 +0000 #6
Definitely going for Penn, but not sure if he'll pull it off.

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