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  1. #1 UFC Fight Night 123: Swanson vs Ortega 
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    1502 Benito Lopez -110......................0.5 unit

    1602 Alexis Davis +115......................0.5 unit

    1001 Brian Ortega -110......................0.5 unit

    1035 Ortega by sub +170...................0.5 unit

    1404 Perez/Anders no Distance -150................0.5 unit

    2031 I. Alcantara by sub +350........................0.5 unit

    2131 D. Ramos wins by sub +200...................0.5 unit
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    I like Cub.... so you've got a win on your hands.
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    Adding another .5 unit on Ortega -105. Pretty good fights tonight...
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    I followed you on Ortega. Hopefully he puts up a better fight than Rigodeaux.
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    The battle of the White Guys! I got Swanson for some six packs..... but I know you'll win. GL
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    Always thought Ortega was taller than 5'8". Has always looked long.. whereas Cub has looked like he is 5'4". But same height.
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    THis is going to be a great fight!!! Many rounds!
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    Rd 1 = Cub.... although that last ending might have pushed it


    Same thing happened in last Ortega fight. He would've lost if the Brazilian hadn't decided to go dancing on the ground... Cub was dominating and then he fell into a trap.
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    Boom,winna!!
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    Nah Ortega won rd 1. He probably ends the fight with another 10 seconds.

    Such a nice sub to end it

    Easy money
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    What a fucking loser. The better fighter by a mile.. and he falls into another goddamn trap and gets choked out.

    It's sad b/c Cub knows he's better than Ortega.... domintaed the whole thing but then gets pretzeled. So sad.



    But I knew it... my UFC picks are FUCKING SOLID!!! 10% win rate!


    Congrats on your win.
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    5-2 (+2.675 units). Another great and winning night...
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    Quote Originally Posted by PatsFan1283 View Post
    Nah Ortega won rd 1. He probably ends the fight with another 10 seconds.

    Such a nice sub to end it

    Easy money

    Bro, I'm sorry but you're wrong. Ortega did nothing the whole fight except for the two choke out attempts. Punches was like 28-7 after the first round. If he hadn't of been locked up in the last 15 seconds of the round, you'd say it was Cub easy in the 1st round. The guy dominated both rounds but fell into traps at the end of each round...

    Feel bad for the Brazilian guy b/c he was way better than Ortega but he fell into the same trap as Cub.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MattyMatt View Post
    5-2 (+2.675 units). Another great and winning night...
    As always.
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    That's just how Ortega fights. He's not a great standup fighter. Him losing the fight until he gets a sub is how it is gonna go for him sometimes.

    If you get ahold of a guys neck 2x in 2 rounds then it probably isn't fluke. He's a submission specialist.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RunMaker View Post
    Bro, I'm sorry but you're wrong. Ortega did nothing the whole fight except for the two choke out attempts. Punches was like 28-7 after the first round. If he hadn't of been locked up in the last 15 seconds of the round, you'd say it was Cub easy in the 1st round. The guy dominated both rounds but fell into traps at the end of each round...

    Feel bad for the Brazilian guy b/c he was way better than Ortega but he fell into the same trap as Cub.
    You're watching something very different than the rest of us.

    Ortega is so calm and smooth in there. He was never in trouble. Just laid in wait for the right moment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PatsFan1283 View Post
    That's just how Ortega fights. He's not a great standup fighter. Him losing the fight until he gets a sub is how it is gonna go for him sometimes.

    If you get ahold of a guys neck 2x in 2 rounds then it probably isn't fluke.
    He finished Cub with a standing guillotine. That is some rookie shit to get caught in,however,Ortega’s technique is World Class. Ortega is the better fighter,and the stand up has improved. 5 for 5 with finishes his last 5 fights. Shit is no fluke,bro...
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    Yes, he is a great fighter. But he did nothing, absolute nothing the whole fight except for those two instances. And that's all it took.

    Feel free to post the after-fight stats.
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    You're making it sound like he was getting completely outclassed and Cub just made 1 small mistake and got caught. It isn't like Ortega was just getting destroyed on the feet, he was just weathering the storm of a 5 rd fight.

    The fight was 8-9 minutes and he got ahold of his neck 2x and he was saved by the bell once. Getting a guys neck twice in 9 minutes is a lot. And if he didn't get him there, I think he would've probably got him in rd 3 as Cub appeared to be slowing down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PatsFan1283 View Post
    You're making it sound like he was getting completely outclassed and Cub just made 1 small mistake and got caught. It isn't like Ortega was just getting destroyed on the feet, he was just weathering the storm of a 5 rd fight.

    The fight was 8-9 minutes and he got ahold of his neck 2x and he was saved by the bell once. Getting a guys neck twice in 9 minutes is a lot. And if he didn't get him there, I think he would've probably got him in rd 3 as Cub appeared to be slowing down.
    During the fight, I was gushing over Ortega to my son the entire fight. Was so impressed with his calmness, demeanor, defense, movement. Everything really.

    It was like he was a lion just sitting there waiting to pounce at the perfect moment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RunMaker View Post
    Yes, he is a great fighter. But he did nothing, absolute nothing the whole fight except for those two instances. And that's all it took.

    Feel free to post the after-fight stats.
    Just because Cub threw punches, it doesn't mean they landed or did anything. Throwing punches look flashy.
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    Ortega was the bigger stronger guy. Cubs punches were exactly that....like a cub. Ortega is like a bear.
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    Come on, man! Ortega lost to the Brazilian... but the fool went to the ground and that was it. The Brazilian was better.


    What if Holloway peppered for Aldo two rounds straight but at the end of each round Aldo put him in a death grip and almost choked him out? Would Aldo be better?

    Cub won the first round and the live odds reflected that. It would have been a round win w/o any discussion were it not for the choke.


    Hats off to Ortega. The good thing is that he will keep moving up and we'll get to see him against the very top guys so that will be exciting.
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