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Pride/UFC Predictions

THe Pride/UFC Picture thread was great.

Comming up July 1st 2005 is the semi-finals of the Pride MW Grand Prix. DSE receently announced the card schedule

Sergei Kharitonov (Russia) vs. Pedro Rizzo (Brazil)

Mauricio ?Shogun? Rua (Brazil) vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (Brazil) *

Igor Vovchanchyn (Ukraine) vs. Alistair Overeem (Holland) *

Mirko ?Cro Cop? Filipovic (Croatia) vs. Ibragim Magomedov (Russia)

Makoto Takimoto (Japan) vs. Kiyoshi Tamura (Japan)

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (Brazil) vs. Pawel Nastula (Poland)

Kazushi Sakuraba (Japan) vs. Ricardo Arona (Brazil) *

Wanderlei Silva (Brazil) vs. Kazuhiro Nakamura (Japan) *

So anyone have predicitions??

Mine are:

Kharitonov - KO 2nd round

LIttle Nog’ - Knee bar - 3rd round

Vovchanchyn - KO 1st round

Cro Cop - KO by insane highkick - 1st round

Tamura - GNP - 2nd round

Nastula - political submission - 3rd round

Sakuraba - face stomp or ass spank KO - 3rd round

Silva - Socker Kick - 2nd round

Let’s have them!!!

La’
Redsol1

Agreed except for:
Arona beats Saku by decision.
Mino beats Nastula by sub or just being a great striker

[quote]redsol1 wrote:
THe Pride/UFC Picture thread was great.

Comming up July 1st 2005 is the semi-finals of the Pride MW Grand Prix. DSE receently announced the card schedule

Sergei Kharitonov (Russia) vs. Pedro Rizzo (Brazil)

Mauricio ?Shogun? Rua (Brazil) vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (Brazil) *

Igor Vovchanchyn (Ukraine) vs. Alistair Overeem (Holland) *

Mirko ?Cro Cop? Filipovic (Croatia) vs. Ibragim Magomedov (Russia)

Makoto Takimoto (Japan) vs. Kiyoshi Tamura (Japan)

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (Brazil) vs. Pawel Nastula (Poland)

Kazushi Sakuraba (Japan) vs. Ricardo Arona (Brazil) *

Wanderlei Silva (Brazil) vs. Kazuhiro Nakamura (Japan) *

So anyone have predicitions??

Mine are:

Kharitonov - KO 2nd round

LIttle Nog’ - Knee bar - 3rd round

Vovchanchyn - KO 1st round

Cro Cop - KO by insane highkick - 1st round

Tamura - GNP - 2nd round

Nastula - political submission - 3rd round

Sakuraba - face stomp or ass spank KO - 3rd round

Silva - Socker Kick - 2nd round

Let’s have them!!!

La’
Redsol1[/quote]

I am more of a follower of UFC myself but I do know one thing. Silva and Crocop are two badass motherfuckers and will win their respective fights. I think “Nog” will prevail as well and as for the other ones i couldnt make too educated a decision at the time. i will read up and get back to this thread.

I dont really know enough information about all of the fighters involved to make good predictions, but it seems like an Igor vs Wanderlei final is very possible and that would be crazy. I would root for Silva in this fight. Any predictions if this fight were to happen?