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TUF 28 Heavy Hitters: Team Whittaker vs Team Gastelum

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  1. JimGunn

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    which of the featherweights is hottest?
     
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    Who tf is Anderson Da Silva? I can't find anything about him. Even the sherdog announcement page doesn't link to a profile for him.
     
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    mkess101 World Series or bust...

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    Letson is no joke. She's at Pura Vida with Zak Ottow. Just got done with military obligations in May.

    Impressive head kick KO of Liz Phillips in her last fight. I know nothing of these other girls but Letson will be one of the faves I gotta imagine.
     
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    great odds on that upset of phillips if i remember correctly. i know a few of us hit that.
     
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    Probably Pannie.

    Lol @ Heavy Hitters for 135 lb women fighting at 145. Sure, sure.
     
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    This was probably the least hyped up I've seen fighters at the beginning of the season. Very bland to be honest.

    Maurice Greene was actually my pick on the HW side to win it. Very easy first fight for him.
     
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    Big knockout win by Glory kickboxing veteran & former LFA HW title challenger Maurice Greene over Polish fighter Przemyslaw Mysiala in the first episode of the season. Huge knees from the much taller and bigger Greene stuns P.M. and a monster uppercut finishes him off in round 1. After the fight, Coach Gastelum, who retains fight pick with his team’s opening victory, picks Pannie Kianzad to fight Team Whittaker’s Katharina Lehner.
     
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    Former Cage Warriors champion and Invicta veteran Pannie Kianzad had every advantage over the less experienced and less well rounded German fighter Katharina Lehner and easily won a two round decision using striking plus takedowns & control. No cardio having Justin Frazier, who was gassed just in sparring tonight, appears to be in trouble for next week's bout against much taller and vastly superior top 10 Glory heavyweight kickboxer Anderson "Braddock" Silva though. Should be Team Whittaker's first win of the season.
     
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    Glory heavyweight kickboxer Anderson Silva towered over his opponent Justin Frazier from Arkansas, but just didn't have the takedown defense to stay off his back. Frazier used simple American wrestling to take him down almost immediately in round one and fairly quickly after getting struck a few times in round two and rained down punches and elbows in a vicious ground & pound that cut the Brazilian kickboxer better known as "Braddock" and won a easy two round decision to keep Team Gastelum's undefeated streak alive. In the next episode, Lithuanian martial artist Julija Stoliarenko faces Marciea Allen in the second female bout of the season.
     
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    Bareknuckle boxer Julija Stoliarenko from Lithuania did things the hard way by pulling guard and taking a lot of damage on bottom from her American opponent Marciea Allen early in round 1 in the second female bout of the season. She got the tap however using her superior submission skills by armbar. In episode 5 tonight American wrestle-boxer Josh Parisian, fresh from his DWTNCS experience, faces Cuban wrestler Michel Batista in the next heavyweight bout.
     
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    Michel Batista used his elite Olympic wrestling skills to violently take down and beat up creative striker Josh Parisian multiple times in both round 1 & 2 of this two round bout. Parisian was just never able to get anything going on the feet and the referee mercifully stepped in to wave it off in the middle of the second round. Batista, who holds two wins out of three matchups - one by forfeit- over Daniel Cormier in wrestling will be a handful against anyone without great takedown defense. 5' 11" Swedish featherweight is picked to meet Leah Letson in the next ladies bout.
     
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    Batista looked pretty impressive in there honestly.
     

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