UFC 128 Fight Card Preview: Anthony Njokuani Vs Edson Barboza

Anthony Njokuani vs Edson Barboza

This looks like a tough UFC debut for Njokuani. While Barboza should be more than accommodating to make this a standup fight, that's not necessarily a good thing for Njokuani. Anthony is one of the least well-rounded fighters in the UFC and is primarily a striker. The problem is that Barboza is better at that, too. Barboza is just the better fighter in every regard.

I'm fine with this fight. It should be pretty one-sided, but I'm cool with it. The UFC wants to make sure they maximized return on spectacular knockout potential by showing this fight on Spike and not others. As long as they both bring it, I'm happy with whatever result the MMA gods magic down to us.

My prediction: Barboza

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