UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell
|Date:||April 16, 2005|
|Venue:||MGM Grand Garden Arena|
|City:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
Chuck Liddell (+205)
Couture vs. Liddell
Liddell has a big striking advantage and may not be on the level of Couture when it comes to wrestling but his wrestling is good enough to keep this fight standing where he has an edge in striking. Liddell is hard to take down and I don't think Couture will be able to get him down. Liddell wins via KO.
|Randy Couture||vs.||Chuck Liddell|
|46.00%||Bet on Combat %||54.00%|
|Chuck Liddell - Straight Bet|
Chuck Liddell defeats Randy Couture via KO (punches) at 2:06 of round 1.
Matt Hughes (-175)
Matt Hughes vs. Frank Trigg
This fight should exactly go how it happened at UFC 45 where Trigg did score a take down on Hughes but Hughes has the better ground game where he was able to take his back and submit him. Hughes is still hungry for the UFC title and he is still a top ranked fighter who I am sure that wants to still be in the UFC.
|Matt Hughes||vs.||Frank Trigg|
|68.00%||Bet on Combat %||32.00%|
|Matt Hughes - Straight Bet|
Matt Hughes defeats Frank Trigg via Submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:05 of round 1.
Georges St-Pierre (-145)
Georges St-Pierre vs. Jason Miller
Georges is the better athlete here and has faced stiff competition to this point and is just a better all around fighter. Miller seems like a very volatile individual too, easily riled and taken off focus. Georges wins here via submission.
|Georges St. Pierre||vs.||Jason Miller|
|60.00%||Bet on Combat %||40.00%|
|Georges St-Pierre - Straight Bet|
Georges St-Pierre defeats Jason Miller via 3 round Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Patrick Cote (+170)
Joe Doerkson vs. Patrick Cote
Cote has the power and striking advantage and is a big guy for 205 who shouldn't be able to taken down too easy because Doerkson is the more experienced fighter and has the ground advantage but Cote should keep the fight standing and KO his way to a victory.
|Joe Doerksen||vs.||Patrick Cote|
|42.00%||Bet on Combat %||58.00%|
|Patrick Cote - Straight Bet|
Joe Doerksen defeats Patrick Cote via Submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:35 of round 3.