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«Early in the first round, it looked like Curtis Blaydes was

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Yoel Romero turns 41 next month, but the former Olympic silver medalist continues to compete at an elite level inside the Octagon. Saturday night, the ageless Cubam middleweight collected the most impressive finish of his career, dropping former champ Luke Rockhold with a clean overhand left before smashing home a clubbing left to close out the proceedings.

Both men seemed to be pacing themselves early in the fight Rockhold careful to avoid Romero’s clubbing power and Romero keen on conserving energy after flagging late in his first five round fight. After splitting the first two frames on most scorecards, Romero eliminate the need for the judges in the third, icing Rockhold with two perfect shots that left him slumped over and sleep canada goose kensington parka uk along the fence.

It was a bittersweet performance for Romero, however, as he missed weight on Friday, nullifying his opportunity to win the interim title that was supposed to be at stake and making it difficult to hustle him into a rematch with Robert Whittaker whenever the middleweight champ is ready to return.

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It was a tactic the 26 year old upstart would turn to eight more times over the final two rounds to grind out a unanimous decision victory over the veteran knockout artist, earning him the biggest win of his career and pushing his unbeaten canada goose outlet uk sale streak to five.

This is the kind of performance both canada goose jacket outlet toronto Blaydes and the UFC needed. For Blaydes, he takes another step forward in his development and turns back one of the most seasoned fighters in the division. For the UFC, it sends a https://www.canadagooseonline.info young, improving heavyweight into the Top 5 in a division that is in dire need of fresh names.

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Jake Matthews followed it up by delivering his most complete and impressive performance to date, surviving a nasty eye gauge to sweep the scorecards against Li Jingliang.

Tai Tuivasa made it three straight by beating the breaks off Cyril Asker, hurting the Frenchman early before felling him with big lead elbows along the cage.

Pedro is the oldest of the lot at 26 cheap canada goose and while Matthews competes in the loaded welterweight division, Pedro and Tuivasa compete in shallow weight classes, stepping in at light heavyweight and heavyweight respectively. Although these weren’t massive fights for the mainstream audience or perhaps even some hardcore fans, this is exactly why these three were on the main card.

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Jussier Formiga has been one of the best flyweights in the world for several years, but the Brazilian stalwart collected the most impressive victory of his UFC career on Saturday, rocking Ben Nguyen with a spinning backfist before choking canada goose outlet store toronto out the adopted Australian in the third.

Canada Goose online In a battle of surging featherweights, Alexander Volkanovski straight up smashed unbeaten Canadian Jeremy Kennedy, putting him away in the closing seconds of the second round. Now 4 0 in the UFC, the former rugby player is proving to be a force to be reckoned with in the 145 pound ranks and politely called on the UFC to start matching him up with the bullies in the division like Andre Fili and Jeremy Stephens. Canada Goose online

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As it turns out, the Western Australia Combat Sports Commission doesn’t release the names of the judges scoring the fights at canada goose outlet in usa ringside or provide a breakdown of how they scored each frame.

Per the UFC, the Western Australia Combat Sports Commission does not release names of judges nor how they score each round. Incredibly opaque. Never heard of canada goose outlet legit such a thing.

Obviously, this isn’t a good look and it’s even worse when there are questionable scorecards and especially terrible when those scorecards land in favor of an Australian or New Zealand based fighter, as they did in the opening bout of the evening.

It’s not that I had a problem with Luke Jumeau winning I thought he would get the nod 29 28 against Daichi Abe but when the scores read 29 27, 28 27 and 29 28, I would kind of like to know how those officials handed out the eights, nines and 10s to arrive at those totals.

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