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After every event, sherdog.com posts 'Matches To Make After...' so I figure we can make this a thread with all of their matches to make after each card.
http://www.sherdog.com/news/articles/Matches-to-Make-After-UFC-on-Fuel-TV-5-46045Matches To Make After UFC Fuel TV 5:
Stipe Miocic vs. Antonio Silva-Travis Browne loser: Fed a cold dose of reality by Struve, Miocic must head back to the drawing board. How the 30-year-old Strong Style Fight Team representative responds to his first career defeat will tell the MMA world a lot about his future. Silva and Browne will toe the line against one another in the UFC on Fox 5 main event this Friday in Minneapolis. Browne enters the cage undefeated in 14 professional appearances. “Bigfoot” was mauled by former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez in his promotional debut four months ago.
Dan Hardy vs. Siyar Bahadurzada: Hardy ran circles around “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 7 winner Amir Sadollah, adding unexpected takedowns to his trusted standup attack. He let the left hook fly, but elbows on the ground were his most productive weapons against Sadollah. Hardy has done much to rehabilitate his image in wake of a four-fight losing streak that nearly resulted in his being cut by the UFC. Bahadurzada dazzled in his Octagon debut in April, as he knocked out Paulo Thiago in 42 seconds. Injuries have kept the Afghan knockout artist on the shelf ever since.
Brad Pickett vs. Michael McDonald: Pickett lived up to his “One Punch” moniker, as he wiped Yves Jabouin with a right uppercut in the first round of their bantamweight showcase. The 34-year-old American Top Team representative has won 12 of his last 14 fights, losing only to current interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao and perennial contender Scott Jorgensen. Still just 21 years of age, McDonald has emerged as one of MMA’s most promising fighters at any weight. On an eight fight winning streak, he has not competed since he knocked out Miguel Torres at UFC 145 in April.
Matt Wiman vs. Mark Bocek-Rafael dos Anjos winner: Is there a lightweight on the UFC roster more underrated than Wiman? The 29-year-old Oklahoman won for the fifth time in his past six outings, submitting the previously undefeated Paul Sass with a first-round armbar in Nottingham. Wiman, who competed on Season 5 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” has quietly compiled a 9-4 mark within what many consider to be the UFC’s deepest division. Bocek will lock horns with fellow Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt dos Anjos at UFC 154 in November in a bout between two men on two-fight winning streaks.
John Hathaway vs. Aaron Simpson-Mike Pierce winner: Hathaway may lack the pure physical ability one looks for in a star, but he makes up for it with hard-nosed determination. Now 7-1 in the UFC, the 25-year-old London Shootfighters export has responded to his disappointing defeat to Mike Pyle at UFC 120 with three consecutive wins. John Maguire was his latest victim. Hathaway figures to soon see an increase in the level of competition. Simpson and Pierce, two brutish and experienced wrestlers, will do battle at UFC on FX 5 on Friday.
Che Mills vs. Seth Baczynski: Mills dominated Duane Ludwig during their brief encounter, which closed in anticlimactic fashion when “Bang” suffered an apparent knee injury. It was the sixth win in seven appearances for the 30-year-old Mills, who showed no ill effects from his technical knockout loss to Rory MacDonald in April. Baczynski, meanwhile, has been posturing for higher-profile bouts. He has won his past six fights, including a first-round knockout against Simeon Thoresen at UFC 152 on Sept. 22.