The Prelim Primer: UFC 255

The Prelim Primer is the one and only podcast dedicated to the curtain jerkers. Catch host Daniel “Gumby” Vreeland, who is joined this week by Joe McDonagh from Cageside Press, as they break down all of the prelims of UFC 255.


The Prelim Card:
Brandon Moreno vs. Brandon Royval         
Joaquin Buckley vs. Jordan Wright             
Antonina Shevchenko vs. Ariane Lipski         
Daniel Rodriguez vs. Nicolas Dalby             
Alan Jouban vs. Jared Gooden     
Kyle Daukaus vs. Dustin Stoltzfus             
Louis Cosce vs. Sasha Palatnikov     

Fighter Stats:

Flyweight (125)

Brandon “The Assassin Baby” Moreno
3 fight win streak
Age 26
Gym: Entram Gym
Height: 5’7″  Reach: 70.0″
Born in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Fighting out of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico


Brandon “Raw Dawg” Royval
4 fight win streak
Age 28
Gym: FactoryX Muay Thai
Height: 5’9″ Reach: 70.5″
Born in Denver, Colorado
Fighting out of Littleton, Colorado

Middleweight (185)

Joaquin “New Mansa” Buckley
1 fight win streak
Age 26
Gym: Finney’s HIT Squad
Height: 5’10” Reach: 73.0″
Born in St. Louis, Missouri
Fighting out of St. Louis, Missouri


Jordan ”The Beverly Hills Ninja” Wright
Age 29
Gym: Dynamix MMA
Coaches: Antoni Hardonk, Vladimir Matyushenko
Height: 6’2″ Reach: 77.0″
Born in Beverly Hills, California
Fighting out of Los Angeles, California

Women’s Flyweight (125)

Antonina “The Panther” Shevchenko
1 fight losing streak
Age 35
Coach: Pavel Fedotov
Height: 5’8″ Reach: 68.0″
Born in Frunze, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Fighting out of the planet Earth
Base: Muay Thai


Ariane “Queen of Violence” Lipski
Current Streak: 2 Wins
Age: 26
Gym: Kings MMA
Height: 5’6″ Reach: 67.0″
Born in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
Fighting out of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil

Welterweight 170

Nicolas “Lokomotivo” Dalby
18-4-1, 1 NC
1 fight losing streak
Age 36
Gym: Rumble Sports
Height: 5’11” Reach: 74.5″ (
Born in Denmark
Fighting out of Copenhagen, Denmark
Base: Karate


Daniel “D-Rod” Rodriguez
9 fight win streak
Age 33
Height: 6’1″ Reach: 74.0″
Born in California
Fighting out of Alhambra, California

Welterweight (170)

Alan “Brahma” Jouban
1 fight losing streak
Age: 38
Height: 6’0″ Reach: 74.0″
Born in the USA
Fighting out of Hollywood, California

Jared “Nite Train” Gooden
3 fight win streak
Age 26
Gym: X3 Sports
Height: 6’0″ Reach: 76.0″
Born in the USA
Fighting out of Atlanta, Georgia

Middleweight (185)

Kyle Daukaus
1 fight losing streak
Age: 27
Gym: Martinez BJJ
Height: 6’3″ Reach: 76.0″
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fighting out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Dustin Stoltzfus
10 fight win streak
Age: 29
Height: 5’11” Reach: 75.0″
Born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Fighting out of in Pennsylvania

Welterweight (170)

Louis “The Monster” Cosce
Age 25
Gym: Lost Boys Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai
Height: 5’9″ Reach: 71.0″
Born in Eureka, California
Fighting out of Humboldt County, California


Sasha Palatnikov
1 fight win streak
Age 31
Height: 6’1″
Born in Hong Kong
Fighting out of Las Vegas/Hong Kong

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