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Abdul Razak Alhassan defeated Niko Price via KO in Round 1
Nico Price paid a heavy price for exchanging heavy leather in a wild exchange that lasted just 43 seconds of the first round. Nice started off with a nice punch that got Hassan’s attention, who from there on just moved forward. Once he got Nico backed up to the cage in a flurry landed a solid left hook that sent Nico crumbling down.
Jimmie Rivera defeated John Dodson via Unanimous Decision
Just three months ago Jimmie was knocked out in the first round by Moraes, but it was surprising to see him match up to the extremely fast speed of Dodson. Jimmie constantly dished out inside leg kicks that eventually slowed down the speed of the Magician. At times his leg kicks caused problems to Dodson who had to take some time out. Both these fighters exchanged significant strikes but could not do much damage. It was the volumes of strikes from Jimmie that led him to lead the Judges scorecard who handed him a unanimous victory.
Zabit Magomedsharipov defeated Brandon Davis via Submission in Round 2
The upcoming featherweight force Zabit pulls off a one of a kind submission – Banana Split Knee Bar after two rounds of strikes and takedowns. Davis came as a replacement into this fight and at a surprising -1400 odds. Davis claimed Zabit had a very poor ground game and could exploit him there. They both exchanged some strikes, but Zabit had a point to prove and went for take downs. He successful twice – thanks to his leg trips. With just over a minute left in the second round, Zabit takes Davis down and latches his back only to submit him in seconds.
Jessica Andrade defeated Karolina Kowalkiewicz via KO in Round 1
Very rarely do you see knockouts in women’s division; be it any weight class. But when you see it, that’s for the ages to remember and that’s what Jessica had done today. Knocked out the one of the best 115lbs female fighter from the roaster. Jessica just unleashed all she had from the moment the round began. She kept on landing heavy shots on Karolina but could not find the perfect spot. Karolina was tough enough to hang in there and retaliated with her own crisp striking. Jessica was unfazed and kept coming forward. In a quick flurry, Karolina missed seeing a right hook come at her. The punch lands and lights go out!
Tyron Woodley defeated Darren Till via Submission in Round 2
Woodley shuts down the critics with his dominant performance tonight. It was an eventful night for the welterweight champion who first handed over Till his first loss, used a choke to submit him, got a black belt from his coaches and dropped a single announcement post fight. There’s nothing more that Woodley needs to prove – He’s the best welterweight right now and after defending the belt for four times has done it again tonight.