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  1. #1 UFC Fight Night 128 
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    Kevin Lee - 140

    This is a changing of the guard fight to me, Kevin Lee was beating el cucuy when he got caught in a triangle. His only loses have been to top 5 real deal competition who have wars in the octagon, Edson Barboza has way less recent quality wins like Evan Dunham what a pile of crap, cant wait till he fights again.

    Lee has good boxing, speed, agility, good wrestling (was 37-0) and i think is still improving . Lee will be the better rested fighter , Barboza is comming off a beat down from Khabib Nurmagomedov. “Motown Phenom” captured five-straight victories at the lightweight level, including finishes of Michael Chiesa, Francisco Trinaldo, and Jake Matthews. Barboza, 32 got the Nurmagomedov fight on reputation because the el cucuy fight timing was off, and notorious was AWOL, Barboza is starting to fade with the new level of competition. Lee went the distance with Al Iaquinta and Barboza power is over rated, he is a volume striker who lands a ton of shots, but does not have a ko with his hands since 2013. Lees Striking is under rated because of his has eight victories by submission
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    I haven't really researched that yet but I like Lee at first glance as well. He had a staph infection vs Ferguson and it was still a competitive fight, dominated Chiesa who is no pushover. Think UFC sees star power in Lee and gave him a winnable fight as well.

    He doesn't have good boxing though. His boxing is a step above Khabib's, that's about it. I mean if he stands with Barboza he's probably gonna get hurt bad.
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    Yep. Kevin Lee is definitely a dominant wrestler.Striking is not really his forte though as he occasionally suffers from usual mistakes.
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    Justin Willis -300

    This is just a wager opposed to Chase Sherman who's last fight i missed, Justin Willis mechanics are quite good and his take down trips are upper level . Justin Willis just does everything better and will pressure Sherman everyplace in the cage. Willis also fights out of American Kickboxing Academy and has seen higher level training partners.
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    Lee misses weight

    Guess there isn't much incentive to come in at 155 when Romero is getting a title shot for missing weight
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