Pablo Diablo’s Five Round Review 7/21/14

The first of two fight nights went down this past Wednesday for the UFC. Lightweight Edson Barboza continued his impressive streak by utilizing crisp striking. Barboza defeated Evan Dunham via TKO at 3:06 of round 1. Speaking of impressive streaks, Lightweight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone won himself another post fight bonus by knocking out Jim Miller with a head kick at 3:31 of round 2.

The Featherweight belt was on the line at Legacy FC 33. The defending champion, Leonard Garcia, was completely outworked by challenger Damon Jackson. Jackson earned a quick take down and worked his way to an arm triangle at 1:32 of round 1. Jackson is now 9-0.

The second of two fight nights for the UFC was held in Ireland and it couldn’t have been any louder. Welterweight Gunnar Nelson came back from a slow start to defeat Zak Cummings by rear naked choke at 4:48 of round 2. The main event saw Irish native Conor McGregor win over Diego Brandao. McGregor won by TKO at 4:05 of round 1.

Former UFC Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight fighter Brandon Vera has signed with ONE FC.

UFC Flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson will defend his title against Chris Cariaso at UFC 177.

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