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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…

Mario Barrios Vs Batyr Akhmedov Ordered By The WBA

Mario Barrios Vs Batyr Akhmedov Ordered By The WBA

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As first reported by Boxingscene, the WBA has ordered a fight between No. 1 ranked Mario Barrios (24-0, 16 KOs) and No. 2 Batyr Akhmedov (7-0, 6 KOs) for their vacant "regular" junior welterweight title.

The current super champion in the division  is Regis Prograis, who is currently hooked up with a World Boxing Super Series tournament final fight with IBF Super lightweight champion Josh Taylor.

Barrios has been a top fighter for a while now, knocked out his last eight opponents and in his outing in May was able to knocked Juan Jose Velasco in the second round.

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Akhmedov was so successful in his amateur days but has blown away six out of seven opponents in the ring, running on a 4KO streak which involves getting off the floor to stop Ismael Barroso in August.

During his Amateur days, Akhmedov competed under the name Batuhan Gozgec and got a gold medal at the 2015 International Kadyrov Tournament held in Grozny, Russia.

He earned a bronze medal at the 2016 European Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament, which also gave him a slot in the Olympics. The Olympics didn't didn't go as planned, as he didn't win any medal.

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