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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…

UFC On ESPN 8 Results - Song Yadong Edges Marlon Vera With Decision

UFC On ESPN 8 Results - Song Yadong Edges Marlon Vera With Decision

Song Yadong punches Marlon Vera UFC on ESPN 8




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Featherweight debutant Song Yadong retained his unbeaten record with a unanimous decision over Marlon Vera in a fight that kicked off the UFC On ESPN 8 Main card on Saturday night at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena Jacksonville, Florida.

Song used a fast counter attacking game in a close three round back and forth battle with Vera, which earned him 29 - 28 on all three judge's scorecards, improving his record to 5-0-1 in the UFC.

Both former Bantamweight fighters made their featherweight debuts in the fight but Song was the fastest and with that connected more shots than his counterpart with his stiff counter striking. Vera did his best coming forward and that way left his body a big target throughout the fight.

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“I did all I could do right now,” Song said after taking the fight on short notice. “I was prepared for three rounds. My opponent was a really good fighter.”
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Vera earned his points fighting in a close range and knowing his advantage kept moving forward and inviting Song into those close exchanges and in turn, Song made him pay while fighting from a distance.

Towards the end of their fight, Vera tried something new by taking the fight to the mat after fighting on their feet throughout the fight as both fighters looked to win points from the Judges.

The fight was so close, the decision could have easily been given to Vera but things went Song's way and directly improved his unbeaten record to an overall nine fight in a row.
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