UFC 190 – Brazil – Rousey vs Correia
On Saturday August 1st 2015 from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil its UFC 190 as the main event features a bout for the Women’s Bantamweight title as champion Ronda Rousey will face Bethe Correia. The main card begins at 10PM Eastern Time and UFC fantasy draft managers can tune to PPV to follow the results of their rosters from the seven fights. On Fox Sports 1 at 8PM Eastern Time will be a four fight prelims card. UFC Fight Pass has two early prelims starting at 7PM Eastern Time. There will be 13 fights to choose fantasy rosters from on Saturday.
Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia: This title fight at 135 pounds features one of the more popular fighters in UFC in champion Ronda Rousey. She is a perfect 11-0 with 82% of her wins coming by submission. None of her fights have gone the distance. Bethe Correia will be the hometown favorite fighting out of Brazil. She is the number five contender and is a perfect 9-0 but 78% of her wins have come by decision and she has two knockout wins. Correia is a busy fighter landing over six strikes per minute. Rousey’s past two victories were all in the first round in 14 and 16 seconds. Ten of her wins have come in the first round. Correia last fought nearly a year ago at UFC 177 where she defeated Shayna Bazler by TKO in the second round. This will be her fourth fight with the UFC as she debuted in December 2013.
Mauricio Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: Two Brazilian veteran fighters in the 205lb category will go at it on UFC 190. “Shogun” Rua is the number eight contender and is 22-10 with 86% of his wins coming by knockout victory. Nogueira is ranked 11th in the UFC and is 21-6 with 43% of his wins by judges decision. Rua has lost two straight and four of his past five fights. At UFC Fight Night on November 8th 2014 Rua was defeated by Ovince Saint Preux by TKO. Nogueira a 39 year old, had a two fight win streak snapped at UFC on FOX on July 26th 2014 as he lost to Anthony Johnson by knockout. This is his fourth fight since December 10th 2011 at UFC 140 where he defeated Tito Ortiz by TKO.
Glaico Franca vs. Fernando Bruno: This bout is at 155 pound weight class and will be between two Brazilians. Franca is 13-3 with 46% of his wins coming by knockout and by submission. Not many of his wins have gone to the judgers scorecards. Bruno is 16-2 with 55% wins by submission and 44% awarded by judges.
Reginaldo Vieira vs. Dileno Lopes: This is a bout at 135lbs and again two Brazilians are featured. Vieira is 13-3 with 77% of his wins coming by decision. Lopes have an impressive 19-1 record with 21% victory by knockout and 63% coming by decision.
Stefan Struve vs. Minotauro Nogeira: Struve from The Netherlands is the #15 contender at 240lbs and is 29-7. He wins 55% of the time by submission. Minotauro Nogueira from Brazil is 34-9-1 with 62% of his wins by submission.
Antonio Silva vs. Soa Palelei: Both fighters weigh in at 265 pounds. “Bigfoot” Silva is the number 12 contender and is 18-7 with 78% of his wins by knockout. Palelei from Australia has a mark of 22-4 and wins 86% of the time by knockout. The 35 year old Antonio Silva is winless in his past four fights. At UFC Fight Night “Bigfoot” was defeated by knockout to Frank Mir on February 22nd 2015. Palelei bounced back to earn a TKO win at UFC Fight Night on November 8th to Walt Harris by TKO. He had lost in his previous fight to Jared Rosholt by decision at UFC Fight Night on June 28th 2014 which snapped an 11 fight win streak.
Claudia Gadelha vs. Jessica Aguilar: This fight is at 115pounds. Gadelha from Brazil is the number one contender and fights with a record of 12-1 with 50% of her wins by submission. Aguilar is the #15 contender in this weight class and is 19-4 with 47% of her wins coming from judge’s decision.
UFC Fight Night Fantasy Mock Draft Picks
1. Glaico Franca
2. Claudia Gadelha
3. Soa Palelei
4. Dileno Lopes
5. Stefan Struve