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Shakur Stevenson Breaks Down Felix Caraballo, Stops Him In Six

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WBO featherweight champion Shakur Stevenson made a successful 130 pound debut against Felix Caraballo, working him down to a sixth round stoppage victory in a non title fight at the MGM Grand Conference Center on Tuesday night.

Stevenson toyed with his opponent, breaking him down with every shot before, eventually ending the fight with a big body shot in the sixth round. The shot sent Caraballo to his knees and his gloves on the canvas and while stuck there because of the pains, the referee Tony Weeks was forced to end the fight at exactly 1:31 of the sixth.

With the win, the 2016 silver medallist Stevenson retained his unbeaten record and improved to (14-0, 8KOs). Stevenson was placed a 100-1 favourite, heading into the fight and he proved right the bookmarkers by winning all the five rounds (50-44, 50-44, 50-43) before the stoppage, dropping Caraballo (13-2-2, 9 KOs) twice in the first round…

UFC On ESPN 8 Weigh In Results And Photos : Alistair Overeem Vs Walt Harris

UFC On ESPN 8 Weigh In Results And Photos : Alistair Overeem Vs Walt Harris

Walt Harris UFC on ESPN 8 Weigh In




Dopeclics

The Ultimate Fighting championship have everything working according to plan ahead of UFC on ESPN 8 event as all fighters for the card made their respective fight limits at the  Weigh In's on Friday ahead of the third consecutive card at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla.

The fighters for the five round headliner had no issues during the weigh in as being the first to step on the scales easily made weight. Walt Harris (13-7 MMA, 6-6 UFC) toppers the scales at 264.5, a pound and a half below the weight limit. Alistair Overeem (45-18 MMA, 10-7 UFC) tipped the scale at 253.5 pounds.

Edson Barboza (20-8 MMA, 14-8 UFC) also made weight, tipping the scales at 145.5 pounds ahead of his meeting with rising prospect Dan Ige (13-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC). I've tipped the scale at 146 pounds for the lightweight bout.
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The fight between featherweights Marlon Vera (17-5-1 MMA, 9-4 UFC) and Song Yadong (15-4-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) was also official with both coming in at exactly 145.5 pounds respectively for the card opener.

Only short replacement Irwin Rivera was left out if the weigh in due to the fact that a COVID 19 test must be conducted and test returned l before a fighter steps on the scale. Therefore, he will be weighed separately from the rest.

UFC on ESPN 8 Full Weigh-in Results

MAIN CARD

Alistair Overeem (253.5) vs. Walt Harris (264.5)
Claudia Gadelha (115.5) vs. Angela Hill (115)
Edson Barboza (145.5) vs. Dan Ige (146)
Eryk Anders (186) vs. Krzysztof Jotko (185.5)
Marlon Vera (145.5) vs. Song Yadong (145.5)

PRELIMINARY CARD

Miguel Baeza (170.5) vs. Matt Brown (171)
Anthony Hernandez (185.5) vs. Kevin Holland (182.5)
Giga Chikadze (145.5) vs. Irwin Rivera (TBA*)
Darren Elkins (146) vs. Nate Landwehr (146)
Mara Romero Borella (125.5) vs. Cortney Casey (126)
Don’Tale Mayes (241) vs. Rodrigo Nascimento (255)

ALTERNATE FIGHTERS**

Marvin Vettori (203.5)
Urijah Faber (153.5)

Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris

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Alistair Overeem UFC on ESPN 8 Weigh In

Alistair Overeem Walt Harris UFC on ESPN 8 Face Off

angela hill UFC On ESPN 8 Weigh In

claudia gadelha angela hill UFC On ESPN 8 Weigh In

claudia gadelha UFC On ESPN 8 Weigh In

Dan Ige Edson Barbosa UFC On ESPN 8 Weigh in

eryk anders krzysztof jotko UFc On ESPN 8 FaceOff

eryk ander UFc On ESPN 8 Weigh In

krzysztof jotko UFc On ESPN 8 Weigh In

Marlon Vera UFC On ESPN 8 Weigh In

matt brown miguel baeza UFC On ESPN 8 Faceoff

Song yadong Marlon Vera UFC On ESPN 8 Weigh In

Song Yadong UFC On ESPN 8 Weigh In

Urijah Faber UFC on ESPN 8 Weigh In




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