UFC 86 just might be my favorite card of the year. There are so many built in storylines…
- Rampage vs. Forrest is getting all the attention but what about Joe Stevenson making his return to the octagon for the first time since BJ Penn made blood squirt out of his forehead (that’s right, Joe Daddy hasn’t fought since Jan ’08).
- There’s also the return of the King of Pancrase Big Dog Almeida, can his stand up hold off the heavy handed Cote?
- Does anyone expect Kos and Lytle to go all 3 rounds? I sure don’t.
- Aurelio vs the other Griffin is the match I’m looking forward to the most. Both these 155 lbers are BEASTS.
- On the undercard, Gonzaga will try once again to make his headkick KO of Cro Cop seem like it wasn’t a fluke afterall.
- And last but not least, the man who talks so much shit (even when he loses), Melvin Guillard is back in the UFC. If TUF noobs think Jesse Taylor is king of the knuckleheads, they need to get re-introduced to Mr. Guillard.
I cannot wait for this event.
- Quinton Jackson vs. Forrest Griffin (UFC Light Heavyweight Title)
- Gleison Tibau vs. Joe Stevenson
- Patrick Cote vs. Ricardo Almeida
- Chris Lytle vs. Josh Koscheck
- Tyson Griffin vs. Marcus Aurelio
- Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Justin McCully
- Corey Hill vs. Justin Buchholz
- Cole Miller vs. Jorge Gurgel
- Melvin Guillard vs. Dennis Siver
Fight card subject to change; bouts will be added as we confirm them.
When: July 5 ’08
Where: Mandalay Bay; Las Vegas, NV
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