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Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series- Season 2

Discussion in 'MMA Betting Discussion' started by JimGunn, May 13, 2018.

  1. lifeisgood12345 Purple Belt

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    Gilpin doesn't seem like a world beater, but he is almost certainly better than Coughran.

    TUF 27 cast had quite a few low tier guys on the roster...the fact that Coughran was an alternate likely says something about his lack of potential.

    Also Coughran is 0-1-1 as a boxer. He was KO'd by a guy who is otherwise 0-3. Granted boxing isn't the same as MMA, but his striking looks pretty ugly and he can't have a good chin if he was KO'd by some scrubbo boxer:

    http://boxrec.com/en/boxer/809915

    Gilpin's wins seems to have a bit more adversity than you would hope from a -2xx fave, but I think there should be a bit more juice on his side.
     
  2. lifeisgood12345 Purple Belt

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    He doesn't look good at all either. They are lobbing Kennedy one of the softest matchups of the season
     
  3. rev0lver Purple Belt

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    I don't put much stock in him either lol. I just think Kennedy is awful and could lose to any competent fighter. He's huge fade material and might as well try that here.
     
  4. Lightbringer Yellow Belt

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    Hmm I will look into this a bit more, maybe ill just abitrage because I got Coughran at plus 240.
     
  5. Sham5916910 Silver Belt

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    Against horrid opposition tho. Beat two guys in their 40s ffs. Looks very chinny too dropped pretty heavy on three occasions by Carey jabs. Big gym discrepancy too and JR trains part time. But i hear ya at +240. Gilpin looks UFC ready to me tho.
     
  6. rev0lver Purple Belt

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    Not betting Coughran but you never know how they choose those guys really. Lots of unknowns with newer fighters and they could want certain personality types for reality tv. Brendan Loughnane was brought in as an alternate on The Smashes and was prob better than 90% of the guys on that season.
     
  7. Sham5916910 Silver Belt

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    Is that boxer the same guy? Boxrec has him listed as a super middle which is 168lbs and 34 yrs old when hes 24
     
  8. wack3d Silver Belt

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    he dont even have the same name so i would guess its not him :D

    edit: oops he does have the same name.. was thinking of one of the other fighters on the card =/
     
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  9. Sham5916910 Silver Belt

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    It cant be him wouldnt box at super mw
     
  10. lifeisgood12345 Purple Belt

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    Yeah they just got the decade he was born in wrong. 5/17/94 is his birthday and they have 5/17/84. Also from Oklahoma, with Marty as his name and JR as his nickname. Can't find his KO loss but here is his draw vs Cato:

     
  11. Sham5916910 Silver Belt

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    Damn. His opponent looks huge lol
     
  12. wack3d Silver Belt

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    Gileps striking is pretty bad imo thats why i give JR a pretty decent chance as i expect it to be a sloppy striking battle.. i would have hit him +240 but the odds dropped too much before the eu bookies got odds



    that dude is slow as a turtle with bum striking and still managed to land alot on Gilpin
     
  13. Larthus Orange Belt

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    Gordon has a decent chance at beating Hardy. I'm taking $20 on him
     
  14. Sham5916910 Silver Belt

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    That fight was nearly 2 yrs ago gilpin has improved he was 24 then watch his last fight hands much better. Gilpin only guy to ko that guy too and hes been in there with glenn santiago sanchez and moret. Gilpins only been pro 3.5 yrs was a straight wrestler. Big improvements are made by these young bucks in two yrs. Jr is getting a wrestling / grappling lesson imo
     
  15. wack3d Silver Belt

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    ya he did look improved but not that much imo.. iirc he only started having succes on the feet after the russian slowed down alot in r2
     
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  16. wack3d Silver Belt

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    if he can get the fight to the mat then i agree it might be over quick as Gilips have slick grappling and JR is a white belt.. i just have a feeling he wont be able to get takedowns on JR hwo looks stronger to me
     
  17. Stunna77 Brown Belt

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    FWIW Gilpin was using some of these fights to work on his stand-up. If he wanted to blast double this dude and tap him in the 1st, he could've done it no problem. Also, if Coughran only cuts 5lbs he will surely not have a strength advantage. He is ripped no doubt, but Gilpin is a big 145er, extremely broad shoulders, real strong kid. There are a ton of very good wrestlers in his camp, including a ton of 170's. Also lifelong friend and training partner of Alex Hernandez who just outgrappled the next GSP ;).
     
  18. Larthus Orange Belt

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    Greg Hardy is going to get wrestlefucked and lose. I have an inside source who is close with Boom.
     
  19. mkess101 Not the hero he deserves, but the hero he needs

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    Sold. .15u on Gordon dec st +1425
     
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    Even if Gordon tries that (which I expect him to) his wrestling isn't even good.
     

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