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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…

Flyweight Champ Kosei Tanaka KOs Wulan Toulehazi In Three Rounds To Retain Title

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Flyweight Champ Kosei Tanaka KOs Wulan Toulehazi In Three Rounds To Retain Title ↑ Grab this Headline Animator Unbeaten Three - division titlist Kosei Tanaka defended his flyweight title successfully and ended the year with a bang by knocking out China's Wulan Tuolehazi on New Years Eve at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan.

Kosei Tanaka, who was defending his title for the third time blasted down Tuolehazi with and upper cut after landing a three punch combination in the third round. The challenger couldn't beat the referees count. The fight ended at exactly 2:25 minutes of the third round.

Tuolehazi, who was fighting in his first professional title fight found it very difficult to connect on Tanaka, who fought behind a stiff jab early in the fight and had a much better start than when he had to rally late in his second defense against Puerto Rico's Jonathan Gonzalez, whom he stopped in the second round in August.
Kosei Tanaka sending guys straight to hell to …

Rizin FF 20 Full Card Results : Manel Kape KOs Kai Asakura, Wins Bantamweight Title

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Rizin FF 20 Full Card Results : Manel Kape KOs Kai Asakura, Wins Bantamweight Title ↑ Grab this Headline Animator Rizin Fighting Federation lights up Saitama Super Arena which plays host to the second major Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event in the space of three days. RIZIN FF 20 will be RIZIN's last for the year 2019 and an event staged annually in every New Year's eve. 


With three title fights at stake, Rizin FF 20 is set to end your year with a bang as Kai Asakura, who stunned Kyoji Horiguchi in a round will be taking on Manel Kape for the vacant Rizin Bantamweight title in the main event.

Rizin Super Atom Weight Champion Ayaka Hamasaki will be putting his belt on the line against Seo Hee Ham while Jiri Prochazka gives C.B. Dollaway a chance to celebrate the new year with his light Heavyweight title.

The event will also host the Semi Finals and Finals of the RIZIN lightweight Grand Prix Tournament with Patricky Freire, a former Bellator Star set to face former UFC fighter Johnny C…

Manchester United Interested In Signing Benfica's Gedson Fernandes

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Manchester United Interested In Signing Benfica's Gedson Fernandes
↑ Grab this Headline Animator Manchester United have plans to get 2020 going with a bang and to make that a reality, have identified 20 year old Portugal international Gedson Fernandes as one of their primary targets ahead of the January transfer window.



Fernandes has been absent in Benfica's last seven games and has been assumed to have lost favor in the sight of head coach Bruno Lage. This has forced his representatives to go on a search for interested clubs, a adventure that reportedly sent them to England in search of a loan deal.

Fenandes presently has a 103m pounds release clause, which will definitely be an issue as the player is currently out of Favor at the club. Benfica has also admitted, it will be ridiculous to get such an amount for the player.

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Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has also confirmed the club will be looking out for …

Bellator 237 - Fedor Emelianenko Ends Quinton Jackson With One Punch KO

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Bellator 237 - Fedor Emelianenko Ends Quinton Jackson With One Punch KO ↑ Grab this Headline Animator Fedor Emelianenko made easy work of Quinton Jackson at Belator 237 co-main event at at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on Saturday night. Emelianenko hand "Rampage" his first knockout loss in 14 years after which he made some confusing statements about his future in the sport.

Emelianenko was nothing Jackson was prepared to face. He was exceptionally faster than Jackson, landed some fast combinations before sending his opponent face first to the canvas with a Haymaker and all this happened within three minutes of the opening round.
The Heavyweight co-headliner was aired on Paramount and streamed on DAZN live from the Saitama Super Arena. Japan Vintage Fedor performance against Rampage (via @BellatorMMA) pic.twitter.com/wARMH8jZns — ESPN MMA (@espnmma) December 29, 2019
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Lionell Thompson Upsets Jose Uzcategui, Drops And Wins Decision

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Lionell Thompson proved himself against all odds by dropping shocking Jose Uzcategui with a decision victory on the Davis Gamboa Undercard at the State Farm Arena on Saturday evening.

Lionell Thompson has spent most ofohis professional career at Light Heavyweight and was fighting at super middleweight for the first time and earned on the judges score cards Max DeLuca (95-94), Harold Hunt (96-92) and Nola Oliver (96-92) a unanimous decision victory over former 168 pound champion Live on show Time.

Thompson picked up the biggest win of his professional career despite going into the fight as a 10-1 Underdog against Jose Uzcategui Live on Show time and seeking after the fight he admitted being a little nervous in his first fight at 168 since turning Pro back in 2009

“Moving down to 168 [pounds], I was a little worried for my first fight, but I felt great,” Thompson said. “I still had the power a…

Gervonta Davis Knocks Out Yuriorkis Gamboa, Wins WBA Title

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Gervonta Davis Knocks Out Yuriorkis Gamboa, Wins WBA Title  ↑ Grab this Headline Animator Gervonta Davis got himself a successful Lightweight debut and a WBA "regular" Lightweight title at defeating former unified Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa, dropping him three times before stopping him in the last round of their scheduled 12 round battle at the State Farm Arena on Saturday 28th December. 

The Cuban Olympic gold medalist was dropped ones in the second, Eighth and the final round of the fight and Jack Reiss the referee, ended the fight at exactly 1:17 of the final round after watching the 38th year old Gamboa go down the third. 

With the win Davis retained his Undefeated record and improved to 23-0, 22 KOs and claimed the secondary title to that held by his primary target WBA "Super" Lightweight champ Vasily Lomachenko, who is considered the sanctioning body's legitimate champion. 

However, Gervonta Davis becomes a world champion in his secind weight class. Though thi…