Brad Pickett vs. Ian McCall at UFN 37 in London on March 8

 

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It's Official!! Brad Pickett will make his flyweight debut against Ian McCall at #UFCLondon on March 8th.

The UK's Brad Pickett is dropping to 125 lbs, the fourth weight class of his career. His first fight at flyweight will be against Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall. The pair will fight on March 8th at UFC Fight Night 37 in London, England.

Pickett has won a mind boggling four Fight of the Night performance bonus awards in his last five fights. Pickett is coming off a loss to Michael McDonald in August. Among the Englishman counts among his 23 wins is a unanimous decision victory over current divisional champion Demetrious Johnson.

McCall is 1-2-1 in his last four fights, and is coming off a FoTN win over Iliarde Santos in August.

UFN 37 is headlined by  Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa. The card will be broadcast live on the UFC's new subscription based online digital network for international events.

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allforroy site profile image  

12/11/13 10:41 PM by allforroy

GREAT FIGHT!

jTheHybridwolff site profile image  

12/11/13 10:29 PM by jTheHybridwolff

I like Pickett and he can deff be a force at Flyweight . But with what has just happened I think Creepy is going to be looking for a little Ultra Violence and might just make a massacre of Brad !

JJSFC site profile image  

12/11/13 8:32 PM by JJSFC

England is the size of a state so you can see where we're coming from!

demcat site profile image  

12/11/13 8:28 PM by demcat

Creepys got this

HeHitsMeBecauseHeLovesMe site profile image  

12/11/13 8:27 PM by HeHitsMeBecauseHeLovesMe

I can see that, I would definitely root for a fighter from my state, but just because we have such a small population.

JJSFC site profile image  

12/11/13 8:13 PM by JJSFC

I think it's more due to the fact MMA has a low profile in the UK and we have a limited amount of fighters. Obviously us Brits are patriotic for our fighters, but the reasons why Americans often root for fighters of different nationality over theirs is because they're so used to seeing their own represent the USA in the UFC.

DoomFarmer site profile image  

12/11/13 8:03 PM by DoomFarmer

Oh come on...

JJSFC site profile image  

12/11/13 7:58 PM by JJSFC

Regardless of what he meant, there's no need to bring up SDR's passing. Totally unnecessary.

Frames4Life site profile image  

12/11/13 7:56 PM by Frames4Life

That's because you're an American with no real concept of international rivalries in Sport. Brits tend to cheer for Brits, in fact all people tend to support their countryman etc. Except Americans it would seem. If it's a Brit against an Aussie or kraut, I cheer for the Brit. Englishman against a Taff or Jock, I cheer for the Englishman. Guy from my town against a guy from yours, I cheer for the guy from mine. It's all about identity I suppose, good and the bad. Not just picking the guy you think is best and supporting him. To each their own though. I like Creepy too but he's against a fellow Englishman and a damn fine one at that, so I hope he gets his head launched into row Z.

jasonhightower site profile image  

12/11/13 7:00 PM by jasonhightower

The quickness of any flyweight could be problematic for a power puncher like Pickett. But obviously he's a stout challenger.I got Creepy!!



 

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