UFC on FX 5 Results: What We Learned from Marcus LeVesseur vs. Carlo Prater
Carlo Prater and Marcus LeVesseur competed in a 155 pound showdown that was light on action and heavy on clinches.
The crowd voiced its collective displeasure throughout the match, but when it was all said and done, it was LeVesseur with his hand raised.
What We'll Remember About This Fight
Marcus LeVesseur becomes more than just another Cody McKenzie guillotine victim, and Carlo Prater remains that guy who beat Erick Silva via questionable disqualification.
Alternatively, we might remember it as the best bathroom break opportunity of the night.
What we Learned About LeVesseur
His guillotine defense is okay when he's not in the clutches of Cody McKenzie. Several times throughout the 15-minute match LeVesseur found himself fending off this opponent's choke attempts, but continually fended them off.
We also learned that even in victory, LeVesseur probably isn't ready for a top-notch opponent.
What we Learned About Prater
Prater will probably not get a UFC win outside the one gift-wrapped for him by Mario Yamasaki.
In his defense, Prater's ground-game did look pretty threatening. It just wasn't enough to get win the win tonight.
What's Next for LeVesseur
It wasn't pretty, but he won the fight. Still, the performance shouldn't be enough to warrant a great leap forward in competition. Perhaps he could try that submission defense out against Paul Sass?
What's Next for Prater
Almost certainly a UFC pink slip.
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