This five round bout went the distance. Jaizinho Rozenstruik’s kickboxing background failed to inspire him to victory over Frenchmen Ciryl Gane. The bout was off to a slow start with the only major event being a takedown by Gane right at the end of it. The second saw Jairzinho rocked by jabs, Gane taking advantageContinue reading “UFC FIGHT NIGHT:ROZEINSTRUIK VS GANE”
This was a main event in the Bantamweight division which too place on Sunday Night. The bout started with Brazilian Ketlen Viera’s take down attempt on Russia’s Yana Kunitskaya. This was one of eight take down attempts by Ketlen for the bout with a success rate of just 38%. Yana used the cage to herContinue reading “UFC FIGHT NIGHT:VIERA VS KUNITSKAYA”
This Welterweight title bout in Las Vegas between defending champ Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman and Brazilian Gilbert Burns was a must watch ,if you missed it live sorry. But do not despair I got the low down here for you. Burns who was undefeated until sadly now in the welterweight division gave a good account ofContinue reading “UFC 258:USMAN VS BURNS”
I saw this heavy weight main event at UFC Fight Night, an interesting all European fight between Dutchman Alistair Overeem and Alexander Volkov of Russia. Volkov had Overeem on the back foot, a left felling the giant Dutchman which the Russian followed up with punches on the floor. Volkov has a nice balance about himContinue reading “UFC FIGHT NIGHT:OVEREEM VS VOLKOV”
Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny faced off in the main event of UFC Fight Island 7 ,welterweight division. The fight started off with the two measuring each other not wanting to waste energy. When the contact was finally made the take down saw Chiesa wanting to end the match quick, attempting the head lock submission.whichContinue reading “UFC:CHIESA VS MAGNY”
The result was not what I expected but the Champ retains his belt. Moreno was missing more punches than Figueiredo.Judges probably saw it better to give a draw given Moreno’s good take downs. Maybe the low blow also saw Judges viewing Figuireido in bad light as well. In the later rounds, Moreno showed more staminaContinue reading “UFC:FIGUEIREDO VS MORENO”
This bout for the UFC Flyweight championship lived up to expectations.Defending champ Figueiredo started the match landing strategic kicks. Surprisingly no takedowns in the match. In the end Perez’s attempt at a takedown proved his undoing. Figueiredo impressively hooked Perez’s leg to counter. From there the champ managed to trap Perez into a guillotine choke(frontContinue reading “UFC:FIGUEIREDO VS PEREZ”
Some UFC fights comprise of fighters spending more time on the mat. This was one of them. It was not my cup of tea. Maybe its yours.I hate mat style combat. Someof you may get the necessary kicks out of it. Enjoy.