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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 250 Video Highlights : Amanda Nunes Vs Felicia Spencer

UFC 250 Video Highlights : Amanda Nunes Vs Felicia Spencer

Amanda Nunes Overpowers Felicia Spencer At UFC 250

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Reigning two division champions Amanda Nunes made history with a five round annihilation, beatdown and domination of Felicia Spencer in the main event of UFC 250, which took place on Saturday night at the Apex Center.

Nunes registered dominance from the opening horn down to the final horn of the fight. Spencer showed toughness and was able to survive to the final round but that was all on the table as Nunes was far above her class throughout the fight and won the decision on scorecards 50-44, 50-44 , 50-45.

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Nunes's dominance couldn't be argued at this point as she kept landing Combinations, keeping Spencer on the back-foot. Spencer then went for a takedown but that was eventually maneovered by Nunes into a takedown of her own.

By the their round the fight was totally controlled by Nunes, who seemed most likely to ended the fight, when she pleased. Surprisingly, Nunes kept the fight on foot, landing at will as the fight looked more of a sparring than a contest. Towards the middle of the third, Nunes blasted the mouthpiece off Spencer with an over-right hand and in the final minutes, landed a brutal uppercut, complimented it with a series of let kicks that left Spencer limping to her corner.

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Nunes began hunting Spencer's legs with Kicks In the fourth, hunting her down as she went out for the finish. Towards the end of the round, Nunes put together a combinations and almost knock Spencer down to the canvas with them. A rear naked choke was attempted by Nunes but Spencer survived the round. However she went to her corner with hematomas swelling and blood streaked on her face.

Amanda Nunes beats Felicia Spencer UFC 250

Nunes took the fight to the canvas in the fifth round, where she battered Spencer through to the final minute. The referee Herb Dean called for a timeout but the ring side doctor cleared Spencer to finish the fight.

Amanda Nunes batters Felicia Spencer UFC 250

The win leaves Nunes unbeaten since 2014, a champion since 2016 , eleven consecutive victories and her fourth career decision. Spencer on the other hand is 1-2 in her last three outings.

Amanda Nunes Celebrates Felicia Spencer Win At UFC 250

The UFC featherweight championship fight was the main-event of UFC 250 which followed the prelims on ESPN and early Prelims on ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass.


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