Marvin Eastman vs. Drew McFedries Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale fight in the works

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SmileR
4/7/08 10:48:19AM
Add a middleweight slugfest between Marvin Eastman and Drew McFedries to the growing list of bouts slated for The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 7 Finale at The Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 21, according to recent MySpace post from the “Beastman.”

Here’s the snip:

“the next victim of the beastman is on june 21 at the palms casino on the finale of the ultimate fighter, forrest vs rampage. drew mc fedries is my last fight under contract with the ufc. this contract was a buyout from the purchase of the WFA BUY THE UFC. I GOT ‘RIPPED’ so stay tuned because im comming old school beastman on free tv. 1 love”


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rabbit915
4/7/08 11:00:31AM
Ive got to say that i think this is a big step down for Eastman. I would have him fighting someone in the top 15. I realize there isnt a lot of options there but i think he could fight Okami (that is if they arent going to give Okami the title shot).

Maybe its because its the last fight on his contract and they arent going to resign him. In that case i guess it makes sense.

Should be a slugfest at least.
SmileR
4/7/08 11:09:48AM
Yeah man i was thinking the same thing!
Eastman's getting on a bit now and i can't see him challenging for the title, so i think you might have got this right. A nice slug fest to see him out the door!!
juanez13
4/7/08 11:33:55AM
Drew is gonna KTFO eastman IMO. give drew so time to get comfortable in there and IMO he'll be at the top of the division in no time. Come a rematch against cote and i think he'd KO him, personal problems got in his way, but this is a good fight to get him back on track.
NatedawgThaM
4/7/08 11:36:21AM
Whoah, what did I miss? Since when has Eastman earned a top 15 fighter? He's coming off a KO loss to page, and a lackluster boring hugging clinic with Terry Martin, who's not even top 25 IMO. Okami is top 5, how would he been in discussion in a fight with Eastman, especially when he might be coming off the biggest win of his career, and by knockout!

I think it's a great fight, people were saying Terry/Eastman would be a slugfest and it didn't deliver, but that was Martin's fault, and Drew does not play like that. This is ending in the 1st by KO at the hands of Drew! A great fight for both to get their career's back on track but Drew is just too vicious and I doubt Eastman's chin is as good as Cote's.

This fight should be explosive though!
CantAndleDaRiddum
4/7/08 11:42:29AM
this fight will be a filler, & should make the show knowing both these guys capabilities. I CANT WAIT
gsquat
4/7/08 12:20:13PM
Slugfest! The only one who might turn it into a ground fight or even go into the clinch in Eastman. In fact I think right now I'm thinkin Eastman will win. Good matchup no matter what.
wrona666
4/7/08 1:52:06PM
Drew is going to anialate him.......Eastman top 15 that is just hilarious!!!!!!!!
quezocrema0032
4/7/08 1:54:56PM
the reason there having this fight is cuz if i recall drew said he was upset he got staph and had 2 pull out of there 1st fight he said he knew it was a garenteed KO ... big words =/
Twenty20Dollars
4/7/08 1:55:24PM
eastman can win this taking down mcfedries if eastman is getting beat on his feet.

So how is the TUF 7 finale going to work, they are going to have the last TUF fight to see who wins and then its going to be like a fight night. or are the other cast members going to be on the undercard
ohiostate1016
4/7/08 2:46:46PM
I can't help but wonder....Who Cares?
juanez13
4/7/08 4:58:01PM

Posted by ohiostate1016

I can't help but wonder....Who Cares?



I do
juanez13
4/7/08 5:03:42PM

Posted by Twenty20Dollars

eastman can win this taking down mcfedries if eastman is getting beat on his feet.

So how is the TUF 7 finale going to work, they are going to have the last TUF fight to see who wins and then its going to be like a fight night. or are the other cast members going to be on the undercard



a Bit of both, of course there is gonna be the fight to see who is the winner, and after that it'll be pretty much a fight night, except with alot more fighter from that season, either they'll match them up against other contestants on the show, or just mtach them up against guys in the roster, but most fights will be between the contestants, just look at TUF 6 finale, every fight was between guys that competed in the show, with the execption of the main event.
prozacnation1978
4/7/08 7:04:15PM
so there are 4 fights in regular ufc vets, the tuf finale is the 5th fight and what the other fighters go on the undercard?? i like watching the tuf finales cause u get to see the fighters fight and see how they progressed on the show,
i think mcfredries will knock eastman out
GrandMaster313
4/7/08 7:05:28PM
im tired of seeing Eastman. simply put........He sucks ! (IMO)

Bad move by Dana giving him a fight. your telling me they couldn't come up with 2 GOOD fighters that people WANT to WATCH
mrliquid
4/7/08 7:18:45PM
Eastman by KO Drew will make a nice effort though.
F--K_Luck_AuH2O
4/7/08 10:50:04PM
I like Eastman, and I think he's definetly top 20. FightMatrix lists hum at 17.

I think he'll KO McFedries in the first.
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