Khabib Makes McGregor Tap Out • MMA News
Conor McGregor is again, and the blended martial arts (MMA) world is abuzz. “The Notorious” makes his return to the Octagon tonight (Sat. October 6, 2018) in try to reclaim the light-weight throne. He’ll problem undefeated grappling specialist Khabib Nurmagomedov. The pair have some very private points with each other, making the combat way more fascinating.
Whereas McGregor vs. Khabib is definitely the primary attraction, UFC 229 gives a number of nice match-ups combat followers will get pleasure from. Within the co-main occasion, Tony Ferguson and Anthony Pettis will meet in a pivotal light-weight bout. Additionally, “The Black Beast” Derrick Lewis seems to be to bounce again from a disappointing efficiency in opposition to Alexander Volkov.
Mild heavyweights Ovince Saint Preux and Dominick Reyes are additionally slated to go one-on-one. And opening up the primary card will likely be an ideal girls’s strawweight bout between Michelle Waterson and Felice Herrig.
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- Light-weight: (C) Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor
McGregor tries to defend a takedown proper off the bat. McGregor defends properly momentarily and is delivering elbows and photographs as he scoots to the cage. Khabib has McGregor’s ft locked up properly. McGregor will get a foot free, however just for a second. McGregor’s legs are trapped once more however McGregor stays scooted in opposition to the cage. Khabib is sneaking in a number of photographs however McGregor appears fantastic so far. McGregor is on his again now, as Khabib will get to half guard. Khabib is sneaking off some ground-and-pound, however McGregor survives the primary spherical.
McGregor misses on a number of photographs to open the spherical. A bit overhand from Khabib drops McGregor. Khabib goes off now. Khabib shoots in in opposition to the cage and takes McGregor down. Khabib will get full mount however loses it and is in McGregor’s full guard now. Khabib ripping off some good ground-and-pound now. An enormous elbow lands for Khabib. McGregor is consuming some large photographs from Khabib now. Khabib goes for a Kimura however McGregor is ready to escape. After a failed guillotine, McGregor will get again to his ft however nonetheless has Khabib in opposition to him on the cage.
Jab lands for McGregor to begin the spherical. Physique shot for McGregor lands, however these photographs don’t appear to section Khabib in any respect. McGregor stuffs a takedown and lands a pleasant elbow and uppercut to separate. Khabib once more goes after Mcgregor in opposition to the cage, however McGregor fands him off.
An uppercut lands for McGregor and he additionally will get a head kick in. Khabib touchdown now. Mcgregor fires again to the physique. McGregor with extra photographs to the pinnacle. McGregor lands a entrance kick to the physique. One other shot to the physique for McGregor and Khabib fails on one other takedown. A combo for McGregor lands. Khabib in on a takedown in opposition to the cage. McGregor survives and the spherical involves an finish.
A pleasant combo lands for McGregor. Entrance kick to the physique for McGregor as properly. A lead hook will get in for Khabib. Khabib will get in on the takedown and will get it, with McGregor on his knees in opposition to the cage. McGregor will get mounted and brought down. McGregor him escapes and tries to get out, however is unable. Khabib locks within the rear-naked choke and McGregor faucets out. All hell then breaks free, Khabib begins jawing off to McGregor’s nook and jumps the Octagon to assault Dillon Danis. The Octagon turn into flooded with each groups and an enormous brawl breaks out. Issues appear to have settled.
Official End result: Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Conor McGregor through R4 submission (rear-naked choke, three:03)
- Light-weight: Tony Ferguson vs. Anthony Pettis
Ferguson opens issues up with a kick to the physique and an overhand. Pettis lands a leg kick and Ferguson responds with one among his personal. Ferguson is limping a bit on his surgically repaired knee. Pettis lands some hooks and Ferguson will get a jab in. Ferguson lands a entrance kick to the physique and Pettis cracks again with a spinning assault.
Ferguson is actually maintaining a tough strain on Pettis. He’s letting off combos and hits an uppercut and hook clear. A spinning again fist lands for Ferguson, who lands one other proper hand as Pettis goes for a cartwheel kick. Pettis lands an overhand and Ferguson responds with a straight. A entrance kick to the physique lands for Ferguson, who closes out the spherical with a pleasant mixture of hooks.
Ferguson eats a giant shot and is busted open badly. He wobbles round on the ground earlier than discovering the combat on the bottom. Somebody is busted open horrible and blood is all over the place. It seems to be prefer it’s Ferguson. No, it’s from Pettis, he has been minimize terribly on his head. The combat is briefly stopped. Pettis misses on a spinning assault and Ferguson misses on a wild counter. Ferguson with a number of leg kicks and a superman punch for Ferguson lands as he proceeds to assault the physique.
Ferguson’s strain is relentless and he continues to land photographs. Ferguson goes off, Pettis has cuts on each side of his face now. An enormous shot lands for Pettis however Ferguson appears to eat it. One other left-hand lands for Pettis however Ferguson continues to press ahead and land. An inside elbow lands for Ferguson. This combat is insane. Ferguson is teeing off in opposition to the cage to finish the spherical.
Within the nook, Pettis’ hand is damaged and he can’t proceed the combat. The combat is over. Ferguson is awarded the win.
Official End result: Tony Ferguson def. Anthony Pettis through R2 TKO (nook stoppage, 5:00)
- Mild heavyweight: Ovince Saint Preux vs. Dominick Reyes
Reyes lands a pleasant physique kick and 1-2 combo. A excessive kick is barely blocked by OSP and Reyes follows up with a hook. Reyes continues to assault OSP’s lead leg. Reyes stuffs a takedown from OSP. Reyes goes after OSP in opposition to the cage and OSP clinches up and continues to search for the takedown. Huge exhausting elbows to the pinnacle from Reyes as he defends the takedown. OSP is ready to get the takedown however Reyes is true again up.
OSP is having to eat photographs as he works for the takedown. Some large hooks are touchdown for Reyes now. A head kick lands for Reyes. Reyes positively has OSP rocked however he isn’t pulling the set off for some purpose. Reyes lands one other large overhand. One other head kick land for Reyes. The spherical involves an finish.
OSP is working for the sidekicks to the physique early on. Reyes fends him off with a leg kick. A pleasant left-hand lands for Reyes. OSP going for a takedown however Reyes stuffs and will get dominant place. Reyes lands a pleasant kick to the physique and follows it up with a leg kick. Extra leg kicks from Reyes and OSP misses a hook. OSP fails on a takedown and eats a kick to the physique. OSP is busted open on his head and is bleeding profusely. They change physique photographs and OSP lands a kick to the physique.
Leg kicks for Reyes and OSP lands a head kick that’s partially blocked. Entrance kicks to the physique land for Reyes. Fairly uneventful spherical so far. Reyes lastly catches OSP who tries jolting inside. OSP lands a giant shot after catching a Reyes kick. He then shoots in on the takedown and is clinched in opposition to Reyes on the cage.
Reyes then will get dominant place. They can separate and Reyes hits a leg kick. OSP lands a jab however Reyes responds with a hook. OSP is beginning to discover a rhythm now. Reyes utilizing nice motion and evading OSP’s assaults. Reyes then lands a pleasant head kick however OSP continues to come back ahead. Reyes lands a tough leg kick and in addition a giant shot that drops OSP. As OSP falls, nevertheless, the horn rings.
Official End result: Dominick Reyes def. Ovince Saint Preux through unanimous determination (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis vs. Alexander Volkov
Lewis misses on a leaping swap kick. Volkov lands a straight and hook to the physique. He appears to be in bother however Lewis battles again and is shifting. An enormous shot lands for Volkov and Lewis goes again. There’s a watch poke in opposition to Lewis and the combat briefly stops. Again to the motion and a straight lands for Volkov once more. Lewis goes for an ungainly takedown however finally ends up on the underside. He will get to his ft and we’re placing once more.
Just a few large hooks land for Lewis and strikes Volkov again. Volkov will get the clinch and journeys Lewis down. Volkov is true into aspect management and is delivering elbows to his face and abdomen. Volkov takes the again and is working for a choke. Lewis is ready to transition properly and will get prime management. “The Black Beast” now lands some large photographs from prime place because the spherical ends.
Volkov hits a jab and follows up with a pleasant mixture. One other few strikes land for Volkov, who’s being calculated. Extra physique photographs from Volkov, who’s hurting Lewis with nearly each shot he lands. Lewis actually desires the takedown however can’t get it. Physique kick lands for Volkov. Lewis tries to burst however can’t get a lot. Volkov is ready to hit a number of counter photographs. Lewis knocks Volkov’s mouthpiece out and the motion is stopped. As soon as the mouthpiece is again in, the spherical ends.
Volkov lands some large photographs however Lewis is ready to survive. One thing is hurting Lewis’ eye. He might have a damaged orbital bone. Just a few physique kicks land for Voklov. Lewis exploads now with strikes however can’t land. An overhand lands for Lewis however Volkov eats it properly. One other large overhand lands for Lewis. Lewis will get a pleasant lead hook and follows it up with a giant shot that places Volkov down. He follows it up with ground-and-pound and knocks the Russian out. What an incredible comeback.
Official End result: Derrick Lewis def. Alexander Volkov through R3 KO (punches, four:49)
- Ladies’s strawweight: Michelle Waterson vs. Felice Herrig
Waterson with a head kick to begin issues off. Herrig continues to press ahead however hasn’t landed but. Sidekick to the physique lands for Waterson as she continues to circle round. Herrig responds with a physique kick of her personal. Herrig catches Waterson with a pleasant hook and goes instantly into the clinch.
Herrig has dominant place in opposition to the cage however eats some knees to the intestine. Waterson will get a pleasant elbow to the face in. Just a few failed journey takedown makes an attempt from Herrig they usually’re in opposition to the cage once more. They separate and the spherical involves an finish.
Proper off the bat, Herrig initiates the clinch. A knee to the chin lands for Waterson however Herrig responds with a hook. One other knee to the physique from Waterson. A pleasant elbow from Waterson lands as they separate, and Waterson lands a pleasant head kick. Herrig clinches and Waterson will get prime place with a judo throw.
Some good elbows from Waterson on prime. Waterson retains prime management and is ready to keep busy with some photographs in between adjusting place. Waterson works for full mount however can’t get it. As a substitute, Herrig will get full guard. The spherical involves an finish.
Some strikes land for Waterson however Herrig initiates the clinch once more. She separates herself with some good photographs. Waterson goes for a takedown however Herrig adjustments place and finally ends up on prime. Waterson lands some good elbows from the underside. Waterson is staying very busy off the underside with elbows and photographs.
An omaplata try from Waterson nevertheless it falls flat. The referee stands them up since Herrig wasn’t being lively off the highest. Herrig once more initiates the clinch in opposition to the cage. They separate, and Waterson goes for a takedown try that’s stuffed. A entrance kick to the face lands for Waterson earlier than then start exchanging knees to the physique within the clinch. The spherical involves an finish.
Official End result: Michelle Waterson def. Felice Herrig through unanimous determination (30-26, 29-28, 30-27)
- Flyweight: Jussier Formiga def. Sergio Pettis through unanimous determination (30-26, 29-28, 29-28)
- Welterweight: Vicente Luque def. Jalin Turner through R1 KO (punches,three:52)
- Ladies’s bantamweight: Aspen Ladd def. Tonya Evinger through R1 TKO (punches, three:26)
- Light-weight: Scott Holtzman def. Alan Patrick through R3 KO (elbows, three:42)
UFC Combat Cross Unique Prelims:
- Ladies’s bantamweight: Lina Lansberg def. Yana Kunitskaya through unanimous determination (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Light-weight: Nik Lentz def. Grey Maynard through R2 TKO (head kick and punches, 1:19)
- Welterweight: Tony Martin def. Ryan LaFlare through R3 TKO (head kick and punches, 1:00)
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