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UFC On ESPN 8 Results - Alistair Overeem Stops Walt Harris In A Two Round Grueling Battle

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UFC On ESPN 8 Results - Alistair Overeem Stops Walt Harris In A Two Round Grueling Battle


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Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem was really the center of attraction as Walt Harris received such an emotional welcome back to the cage following the death of his Daughter but was able to do everything necessary to take home a win in the UFC on ESPN 8 headliner on Saturday night at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville Florida, broadcasted Live on ESPN.

Overeem (46-18 MMA, 11-7 UFC) was part of those fighters , who showed care when Harris went through those trying times but kept to his word to stick to business when they eventually met in Saturday night. Overeem was able to overcome the early charge from Harris, scored a highlight reel TKO victory at exactly 3:00 of the second round.
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The victory was Overeem's 65th fight as a professional and the win wasn't an easy one as he dug deep, connected the nessesary strike…

Highlights : Terence Crawford Stops Jose Benavidez To Retain WBO Lightweight Strap.

Terence Crawford Stops Jose Benavidez  In Twelveth Retain WBO Strap
(WBO Lightweight World Championship) 
Venue : CHI Health Center Omaha 
13/10/2018 

Terence Crawford dominated and gradually worked down Jose Benavidez, before stopping him in the final round of his WBO lightweight championship fight in his hometown. 

A right upper cut dropped Benavidez in the 12th and from then could not recover, taking Clean shots without Defense or reply forced the referee tots top the fight.

Benavidez started strong but got tired during the middle rounds, got static and became an easy shot for the remaining round. Crawford was going to win on the score cards if the fight wasn't stopped, as he was far ahead. 

Round By Round 
R1 : Both fighters started out Jabbing and Benavidez with the longer reach, had early success but Crawford had to change his stance and used some kind of adjusted jabbing to get inside. It looked more like a grudge fight

R2 : Crawford got the best out of this, with combinations to Benavidez body, which rattled him, but didn't do much damage. Benavidez was now letting his hand go  but lost his control in the process, opening him up for combinations.

R3 :

R4:

R5: Benavidez starts with a flurry of shots , starting strong but lost his concentration , as Crawford continued to move his feat more creating angles to land shots to the head and body of Benavidez and eventually took the round.
Crawford 10-9. Benavidez long stretches of just standing in the middle of the ring and Crawford going at him. Good Crawford round. 49-46 Crawford.

R6 : Benavidez fighting a good fight but too many single shots, Crawford landing multiple 3 punch combos in RD6. Crawford 10-9. Just outlanding, outpunching him and also landed a nice uppercut that round. Benavidez not doing nearly enough. 59-55 Crawford.

R7 : 4-3 Crawford . He looks tired but hope it’s a case of him saving himself this and the next round so he can explode later. Tim Bradley looking like an extremely unintelligent commentator

R8 :  upstairs and downstairs. Benavidez slows down and has no movement, just shaking his head after each shit he takes, another Crawford round. Crawford 10-9. Making it look easy with his speed, jab and Benavidez just can't/won't put punches together. Crawford 79-73.


R10 : Benavidez seemed to have won a round after luring Crawford into a slugfest via the ropes but got himself tagged too, though with slight  advantage.



R11. 7-4 Bud.  Bradley took the words right out of my mouth, Bud has taken away the counter after the first phase attack, by exiting with the check right hook. Benavidez needs a KO & will probably go for it in this last round but he doesn't have enough.

R12: Crawford dominated him in the last round with more 5 punch combos but no KO Power to the fight. Am wrong, Crawford short right uppercut and right hook sent Junior into a tumbling  knockdown‼️ Wow! Knockout.




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