+1 to Fili for running with the nickname “Touchy” (i.e. “Touchy Feely”). The 23-year old is getting a crack at the big time after winning eight straight on the regional scene including five victories featuring some form of stoppage. While Larsen is solid, he’s susceptible to strikes and should see his chin tested by the up-and-comer. / PREDICTION: Andre Fili def. Jeremy Larsen via TKO
The main card for UFC 166 may have fans salivating but let’s not forget about the excellent undercard efforts destined to highlight Saturday night’s show. The preliminary portion of the lineup boasts eight bouts including a few sure to be featured towards the top of a Fight Night event such as Sarah Kaufman-Jessica Eye, Tim Boetsch-C.B. Dollaway, and Hector Lombard-Nate Marquardt. In general, the talent involved is Texas-sized to say the least, giving MMA enthusiasts plenty of reason to tune in early this weekend and enjoy the action unfolding inside the Octagon.
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