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UFC On ESPN 9 Results : Gilbert Burns Dominates Tyron Woodley To Win Decision

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Fast rising contender Gilbert Burns brought former Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley some rude awakening in the main event of UFC On ESPN 9 Main event on Saturday night at the Apex Center.

Woodley went into the fight after almost more than a year away from the Octagon and his return wasn't as palatable as he perceived, with Gilbert Burns pressuring and dominating him from the opening round till the end to win a unanimous decision 50-44 twice and 55-45 on the Judges scorecards.
“I’m very happy. I trained so hard for this fight. I knew I could do it. I was calling this guy out for a reason,” Burns told Daniel Cormier in his post-fight interview. “My name now has got to be the No. 1 contender. I love the champ, my training partner Kamaru Usman, but c’mon – give me the shot. I’ve got a lot of love for you, but I’m next. I want to fight for the title. If they want to make the f…

Teofimo Lopez Vs Masayoshi Nakatani IBF Title Eliminator On July 19

Teofimo Lopez Vs  Masayoshi Nakatani IBF Title Eliminator On July 19

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Lightweight star Teofimo Lopez seem one Fight away from a title shot after, as he faces unbeaten Masayoshi Nakatani, for the IBF No. 1 spot, in the main event of a Top Rank card from the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland.

The unbeaten Lopez (13-0, 11 KOs) in his last outing stopped Edis Tatia, as Co - main event on the Terence Crawford vs Amir Khan card last month, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. 

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Lopez is rated No. 3 by the IBF while Nakatani is rated No. 4 and the top two spots are actually vacant. This makes it more appropriate for the two to collide in order to fill the top two spots.

A win here for Lopez will leave him in the mandatory position to fight IBF lightweight champion Richard Commey, which will in turn open the doors for a unification with WBA/WBO champion Vasiliy Lomachenko in a pay-per-view bout by the first quarter of 2020.

Lopez have been campaigning for a fight with Lomachenko but the Ukrainian feels, Lopez should get a belt to put things evenly at stake.

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