MMA ODDS AND ENDS FOR MONDAY: SILVA VS. MOUSASI RUMORED

Having a cut over Alexander Gustafsson’s forehead setting the main event of the Saturday’s UFC on FUEL TV 9 occasion into question, it seems like a veteran fighter will step up and fill in the void if Gustafsson’s scheduled struggle against Gegard Mousasi can not go on. Wanderlei Silva, who conquered Brian Stann via knockout at UFC on FUEL TV 9 last month, tweeted today that the UFC called him about taking the fight against Mousasi this past weekend, which he has approved and will be departing for Sweden early Tuesday morning. TATAME.com confirmed with Silva that what he tweeted wasn’t an April Fool’s joke, and that he’s packed his bags for Sweden and will probably be taking Rafael Cordeiro and Fabricio Werdum with him to maintain his corner this weekend. However, as demonstrated by a tweet from UFC president Dana White, the fight Gustafsson and Mousasi is still happening, even though it’s been reported by multiple Swedish news outlets that the fight is 99 percent going to be cancelled because the cut over Gustafsson’s forehead is poor enough the Swedish MMA Federation has threatened to pull the plug in the struggle. If the Gustafsson vs. Mousasi fight doesn’t occur, then the scheduled co-main occasion is a lightweight battle between Ross Pearson and Ryan Couture and that fight definitely isn’t main event caliber. But a struggle between Mousasi and Silva — although not incorporating a Swedish fighter in it — remains an excellent bout and the fans that have paid for their tickets to the event ought to be happy if this is really the change. If Mousasi vs. Silva becomes the new main event of UFC on FUEL TV 9, expect Mousasi to start as a healthy -250 favorite, together with all the comeback on Silva being from the +200 range. Camozzi Fills In For Dollaway Against Mutante In UFC About FX 8 An injury to CB Dollaway has forced him out of his upcoming UFC on FX 8 struggle against TUF Brazil winner Cezar Mutante, also at his place steps Chris Camozzi, who defeated Nick Ring via split decision at UFC 158 just two weeks ago. The battle, which takes place May 18 in Arena Jaragua at Jaragua do Sul, will take place on the evening’s most important card. Camozzi (19-5) has looked great as of late, picking up four-straight successes over Ring, Luiz Cane, Nick Catone, and Dustin Jacoby to emerge as a darkhorse contender from the UFC middleweight division. The 28-year-old has made constant improvements to his game since his time on”The Ultimate Fighter” and yet another win, which could be five row, could push him way up the middleweight rankings. Mutante (5-2) won TUF Brazil last June in UFC 147 when he conquered Sergio Moraes. But he has been out with injuries ever since. Mutante will be coming off a lengthy layoff going into this bout with Camozzi, who has 30 minutes of cage time since Mutante’s final look, and that will probably prove to be a large drawback. Anticipate this struggle to be rather close from the betting odds, but it would not be surprising at all to watch Camozzi as the favorite for after, even though he will be fighting in Mutante’s backyard in Brazil and even believed Mutante has much more hype surrounding him. Disclaimer: This page contains affiliate links and MMA Odds Breaker is going to be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on the hyperlinks.

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MMA ODDS AND ENDS FOR MONDAY: SILVA VS. MOUSASI RUMORED

With a cut over Alexander Gustafsson’s eyebrow setting the main event of the Saturday’s UFC on FUEL TV 9 event into query, it appears as though a veteran fighter will step up and fill in the emptiness if Gustafsson’s scheduled fight against Gegard Mousasi can not move on. Wanderlei Silva, that defeated Brian Stann via knockout at UFC on FUEL TV 9 final month, tweeted now that the UFC telephoned him about taking the struggle against Mousasi this past weekend, and that he has approved and will be departing for Sweden early Tuesday morning. TATAME.com affirmed with Silva what he tweeted was not an April Fool’s joke, and that he’s packed his bags to Sweden and will probably be carrying Rafael Cordeiro and Fabricio Werdum together with him to maintain his corner that weekend. But, according to a tweet from UFC president Dana White, the struggle Gustafsson and Mousasi is still going on, even though it’s been reported by multiple Swedish news outlets which the struggle is 99 percent going to be cancelled since the cut over Gustafsson’s forehead is poor enough the Swedish MMA Federation has threatened to pull the plug in the fight. If the Gustafsson vs. Mousasi fight doesn’t occur, then the scheduled co-main occasion is a lightweight battle involving Ross Pearson and Ryan Couture which struggle definitely is not main event standard. However, a fight between Mousasi and Silva — while not featuring a Swedish fighter in it — remains an superb bout and the lovers that have paid for their tickets to the event should be happy if that is really the change. In case Mousasi vs. Silva becomes the new principal event of UFC on FUEL TV 9, expect Mousasi to start as a healthful -250 favorite, with all the comeback on Silva being from the +200 range. Camozzi Fills In For Dollaway Against Mutante In UFC About FX 8 An accident to CB Dollaway has forced him out of his forthcoming UFC on FX 8 struggle against TUF Brazil winner Cezar Mutante, and in his position steps Chris Camozzi, who defeated Nick Ring via split decision at UFC 158 just over two weeks ago. The battle, which takes place May 18 at Arena Jaragua at Jaragua do Sul, will take place on the evening’s most important card. Camozzi (19-5) has appeared great as of late, picking up four-straight successes over Ring, Luiz Cane, Nick Catone, and Dustin Jacoby to emerge as a darkhorse contender from the UFC middleweight division. The 28-year-old has made continuous improvements to his game since his time on”The Ultimate Fighter” and another win, which would be five in row, would push him way up the middleweight ranks. Mutante (5-2) won TUF Brazil last June at UFC 147 when he defeated Sergio Moraes. However, he’s been out with injuries ever since. Mutante will soon be coming off a lengthy layoff going to this bout with Camozzi, who has 30 minutes of cage period because Mutante’s final look, and that will likely end up being a large drawback. Expect this fight to be pretty close from the betting odds, but it would not be surprising at all to see Camozzi as the favorite for after, even though he will be fighting in Mutante’s backyard in Brazil and even believed Mutante has much more hype surrounding him. Disclaimer: This page contains affiliate links and MMA Odds Breaker is going to be paid if you make a purchase after clicking on the hyperlinks.

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