UFC Moncton is in the books and it will be remembered for the war between Anthony Smith and Volkan Oezdemir. The main event of the night, the fight saw Smith get the better of Oezdemir.
The third round submission stoppage helped Smith to improve his professional record to 31-13 and also, he improved his winning streak to three fights. However, he had to pay the price for this victory.
MMA Journalist Mike Bohn posted a picture of Smith’s legs last day on Twitter and it showed the impact of the fight. Smith’s legs were seen swollen from all the kicks that Oezdemir landed. You can see the picture below.
As for Oezdemir, he drops to 15-3 in his career due to the loss. This was also his second straight defeat in the UFC as he had lost to Daniel Cormier back in UFC 220. Elsewhere, Michael Johnson also picked up a major win at the Fight Night when he secured a decision win over Artem Lobov. Arjan Singh Bhullar, Steven Ray, Sean Strickland were the other major winners of the night.
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