This scrap serves as an excellent clash of styles between Waldburger’s grappling and Amagov’s powerful striking. Adding a little intrigue, five of Waldburger’s seven losses have involved a TKO. Since Amagov hasn’t been tapped out since his MMA debut in 2007 and has a little momentum behind him, he deserves a tentative nod even though Waldburger’s sweet submission skill can’t be dismissed. / PREDICTION: Adlan Amagov def. T.J. Waldburger 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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