Edson Barboza vs. Makwan Amirkhani put on an attention-grabbing struggle in the co-most important celebration billing.
The two fighters satisfied in a featherweight bout on Saturday night (October 10, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN+ 37 function from the Flash Discussion board on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi aka Struggle Island.
Barboza pushed the tempo despite the fact that Amirkhani was looking to counterstrike in this one despite Barboza owning the faster strikes. The next spherical picked up as Amirkhani got caught with a correct hand and fell to the flooring.
Although Amirkhani fired back with a takedown endeavor of his have, Barboza shut it down. This occurred once more with Barboza landing the similar strike, but Amirkhani did react with a late-spherical takedown. Amirkhani experienced a far better the third round with a takedown. The judges gave Barboza the final decision earn.
Peep the highlights of the battle courtesy of the UFC’s formal Twitter account:
Barboza entered this fight with a a few-battle dropping streak to the likes of Justin Gaethje, Paul Felder, and Dan Ige. He experienced absent 1-5 in his final 6 fights.
Amirkhani entered this battle with a 16-4 pro-MMA file and 3-2 in his previous 5 fights. After successful two straight fights, he dropped a TKO reduction to Shane Burgos at UFC 244, but rallied back again with a submission earn in excess of DannyHenry at UFC 251.
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