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411’s UFC 229 Report 10.06.18

October 7, 2018 | Posted by Robert Winfree
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Hello everyone and welcome to 411mania’s LIVE coverage of UFC 229. I’m Robert Winfree and I’ll be your host for the evening, relaying all of the action to you good people just as I see it. This is the big one folks, the event that could become the biggest success in UFC history. In the main event former two division champion Conor McGregor returns after a near two year layoff, and failed bid at defeating Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a boxing match, to try and reclaim the lightweight title. Standing in his way is an undefeated smashing machine, Khabib Nurmagomedov who hasn’t lost a single round in his UFC career. The combination should make for the most purchased PPV in UFC history on the business side of things, and make for one of the most anticipated fights in years on the sporting side of things.

The co-main event should crown the next lightweight title challenger as former interim champion Tony Ferguson returns after a knee injury to take on former champion Anthony Pettis. Elsewhere we’ve got a relevant heavyweight fight between Derrick Lewis and Alexander Volkov which would normally crown a number one contender, but the current heavyweight division is going to be held up with Cormier vs. Lesnar so it’s unlikely to actually do that. Also rising prospect Dominick Reyes takes on Ovince Saint Preux. The rest of the card isn’t terribly inspiring on paper, but this entire card is built around the top fight anyway.

UFC 229 comes to the world from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. On commentary we have Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, and Dominick Cruz. As for the rules, Nevada has not yet adopted the new rules. That means anything besides the soles of your feet on the mat means a fighter is considered downed, scoring language isn’t the best and discourages 10-8’s, but we will have the use of instant replay for fight ending sequences.

One minor production note. I know a few of you give me grief about “Face the Pain”, some of you just to poke at me a few of you sincerely. My own hatred for that song and it’s continued use to punish fans for being able to hear is well documented. Tonight the UFC plans to open the PPV with the following.

More of this please, less crappy nu metal.

Ryan LaFlare has been a solid but somewhat unremarkable welterweight for his UFC tenure. LaFlare is coming off of a win though and is looking for his third UFC winning streak. Tony Martin was a middle of the road lightweight but looked decent in his return to welterweight, now he’s trying to keep that streak going and assert himself in his new division. LaFlare is a slight -140 favorite to +110 on Martin.

Welterweight Bout: Ryan LaFlare (14-2, 171 lbs.) vs. Tony Martin (13-4, 171 lbs.)

ROUND ONE: LaFlare is an inch taller and has half an inch of reach on Martin. They touch gloves to start things off, LaFlare fighting southpaw. Both guys flashing and pawing with the lead hand, LaFlare lands a couple of leg kicks. LaFlare seems to be working inside leg kicks and front kicks to the body, and he’s got one that hit the groin of Martin. Martin is good to continue rather quickly and we’re back to fighting. Another body kick from LaFlare, there’s already redness on the ribs and belly of Martin. Martin is struggling to find the range here and LaFlare is picking at him with kicks. They clinch up and hit the fence. Martin has a body lock but can’t get anything going so he breaks the clinch. Front kick to the body from LaFlare lands. Bit of a counter right from Martin, LaFlare isn’t moving his head when he tries to close distance and Martin might be getting a read on that. Hard couple of body kicks from LaFlare, that’s easily been his best weapon so far. Martin lands another straight right that off balances LaFlare. Right uppercut lands for Martin but he eats a hard body kick and LaFlare shoots a double leg. They hit the fence and stall out with LaFlare looking for a takedown.

SCORECARD: 10-9 LaFlare but with that knockdown could go to Martin

ROUND TWO: Both guys back to pawing with the lead hand. Martin lands a bit of an inside leg kick. A couple of front kicks to the body from LaFlare land. Another counter right from Martin drops LaFlare, this time he gets on top and starts pounding from the guard as LaFlare works to control posture. Martin to half guard, and LaFlare is cut over the left eyebrow. Martin is setting up a pass and threatening the far side of LaFlare’s body but LaFlare is good about keeping on a hip and defending. LaFlare to his knees and Martin looks to get the back from a ride position. Full back mount now for Martin and he’s close to getting the rear naked choke. LaFlare is able to spin and wind up on bottom again with Martin on top. Martin is setting up a d’arce choke, one of LaFlare’s legs is hooked but he doesn’t have the choke cinched up all the way yet. The choke tightens up but LaFlare spins free and regains his feet. Martin lands that counter right again, LaFlare seems to have learned nothing from his bad distance closing in the Alex Oliveira fight. They just circle away the last thirty seconds or so.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Martin, might be 10-8, 19-19 overall

ROUND THREE: Bit of a one two from Martin starts the last round. Body kick from LaFlare but he’s still squaring up too much from that kick. Hard inside leg kick from LaFlare then Martin lands a right that wobbles him. Head kick from Martin ENDS LaFlare’s night but the ref wants to see him get slammed with a few hammer fists before he’ll call the fight.

OFFICIAL RESULT: †WINNER – Tony Martin via KO, head kick, at 1:00 of Round 3

The Final Round Finish Club thanks Mr. Martin for his work this evening. Mic time for Martin now, he puts over LaFlare as tough but calls himself a bad man. He puts over his new striking coach for getting him here and says he knew he’d beat him, puts over his work ethic, then says all the other welterweight’s better start shooting on him because his striking is coming up.

Here’s the finish. Martin had been landing that straight right with more and more frequency, this time Martin throws the right as a feint more than anything else and when LaFlare bites on it to bat it away he’s wide open for the follow up head kick that ends him.

Gray Maynard is returning to lightweight after going 2-1 at featherweight, but that weight cut was just too much for him apparently and he’s back in the division where he twice fought for the title. Maynard hasn’t won at lightweight since beating Clay Guida back in 2012 and he’s hoping to remind people that he can be a force in the division. Nik Lentz is another fighter who’s been very hit and miss, he’s coming off of a loss to David Teymur and is mostly trying to avoid his first losing streak in more than six years. The odds are with Lentz at -250 to +200 on Maynard.

Lightweight Bout: Nik Lentz (28-9-2 1 NC, 156 lbs.) vs. Gray Maynard (13-6-1 1 NC, 156 lbs.)

ROUND ONE: Maynard is an inch taller and has two inches of reach on Lentz. Lentz fighting southpaw, and he starts out circling. Bit of a right from Lentz then Maynard misses a kick. Leg kick from Lentz, who seems to be doing a bit of stance switching now. Another leg kick from Lentz lands and he avoids a right hook from Maynard. Solid right then a left from Lentz. Counter right hook from Lentz wobbles Maynard and Maynard puts his back on the fence to try and recover. They clinch and Lentz has the back standing and is landing lefts to the head of Maynard. Lentz gets that takedown briefly, he’s landing lefts as Maynard tries to wall walk from his knees. Maynard is back up but he’s not getting free. Lentz lands a knee as they break. body kick from Maynard but Lentz lands a counter right hook. Another right from Lentz then a knee to the body, Maynard is down but bounces back up and eats elbows and knees. There’s an uppercut from Maynard but Lentz takes him down and starts elbowing from half guard. Now a guillotine from Lentz, he sits for it, arm in, rolls to mount then releases it to settle into top position half guard. This is getting hard to watch, Maynard isn’t all there. Another few elbows from Lentz land, he’s keeping Maynard flat on his back and is hurting him. There’s swelling around the left eye of Maynard and Lentz is just abusing him. A hard flurry of punches from Lentz nearly finish things, Maynard to his knees again and Lentz to the ride position to land more punches. Maynard keeps moving, he’s up but eats a few knees to the head then another elbow as the round ends. Maynard’s corner should consider stopping this.

SCORECARD: 10-8 Lentz

ROUND TWO: Of course, MMA cornering being what it is, Maynard is allowed to come back out. Lentz opens southpaw but will change his stance a lot. Bit of a right from Maynard but he complains of an eye poke and we’ve got time. Replay confirms the eye poke and the doctor is in to check on Maynard, time to see if he wants a way out or not. The doctor says he can continue and we’re back to fighting. Bit of a counter right from Lentz. Maynard seems to be moving well now at least, then Mayanrd lands a right but eats a couple of hard counters. These two are throwing bombs but Lentz cracks Maynard with a head kick that floors Maynard and the ref immediately halts the action.

OFFICIAL RESULT: †WINNER – Nik Lentz via TKO, head kick and punches, at 1:19 of Round 2

I’m fine with that stoppage, though Maynard is complaining a bit. He wasn’t out cold but after all the damage he took in the first I’m OK with it. Lentz on the mic now, he gives a shout out to freshly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and you can tell the crowd isn’t really here because there’s no reaction positive or negative. He says he’s worked hard on his striking and feels at his best southpaw, then says he’ll fight anyone in the UFC be that at the top or bottom.

Here’s the finish. They trade some power punches then Lentz uses a similar set up to Martin in that he reaches with the power hand to draw a reaction then kicks over the shoulder with the power leg. Maynard nearly face plants and the ref saves him from taking more damage.

Lina Lansberg has been trading wins and losses in the UFC, she’s coming off of a win though and is after her first UFC winning streak. Yana Kunitskaya lost her UFC debut when she ran into Cris “Cyborg” Justino but is trying to get that all important first UFC win under her belt. Kunitskaya is your favorite at -225 against a +175 comeback on Lansberg.

Women’s Bantamweight Bout: Yana Kunitskaya (10-4 1 NC, 134.5 lbs.) vs. #12 Lina Lansberg (8-3, 135.5 lbs.)

ROUND ONE: Kunitskaya has three inches of reach on Lansberg but Lansberg is an inch taller. They touch gloves to get us going. Lansberg coming forward, Kunitskaya circling looking to counter. Neither woman having much success yet. There’s a clinch and a knee from Kunitskaya while they fight for position in the middle of the cage. Hip toss from Kunitskaya is successful and she lands on top in half guard. Lansberg gets full guard and Kunitskaya goes for a can opener to force the legs open. Kunitskaya trying to pass but isn’t doing it correctly. Finally Kunitskaya passes as Lansberg looks to wall walk, she’s in side control and winds up getting the back as Lansberg gets to her knees. They’re up but Lansberg is still on the fence while Kunitskaya lands a few knees. Both seem content to fight in the clinch for a bit and trade knees to the body while looking for a throw of some kind. Kunitskaya holding the head, bad idea as it let’s Lansberg slide out and get the back then move back chest to chest with a body lock. They jockey for position and Kunitskaya gets another hip toss into side control. Kunitskaya is after a mounted crucifix but can’t get it. There’s a north-south choke possible but Kunitskaya either doesn’t know it or doesn’t like it. Elbows to the body from Kunitskaya close out the round.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Kunitskaya

ROUND TWO: Lansberg back to forward pressure but she’s still struggling to find the target. Kunitskaya lands a couple of body kicks then a front kick to the face. Inside leg kick from Kunitskaya then a couple of body kicks. Kunitskaya coming forward now, and forces the clinch then lands knees to the body. Lansberg looks really unhappy, the strength of Kunitskaya might have caught her off guard. More knees from Kunitskaya. Despite a steady barrage of knees from Kunitskaya the ref decides to break them up. Kunitskaya is keeping Lnasberg at distance with front kicks and jabs, or all the way in with a clinch. Lansberg lands a right. Right to the body from Lansberg, Kunitskaya responds with a body kick. They clinch again and Kunitskaya lands more knees to the body as they hit the fence. Lansberg can’t spin free, she’s really muscling these positions against a stronger woman. Kunitskaya after a single leg and gets Kunitskaya down against the fence. Lansberg is looking to step over for the back from their position, Kunitskaya avoids it and the round comes to a close in the clinch again.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Kunitskaya, 20-18 Kunitskaya overall

ROUND THREE: They touch gloves to get the last round going. Kunitskaya back to jabbing but Lansberg is crashing distance more now. Stiff left from Kunitskaya lands. Lansberg lands a right and they clinch up then hit the fence. The physical difference in strength is more evident as time goes on. More knees to the body from Kunitskaya while Lansberg is trying to pummel for an under hook. Single leg from Kunitskaya is successful and she moves to the ride position as Lansberg is on her knees. Rights from Kunitskaya land as they stand but Lansberg can’t get out of the clinch to save her life. Kunitskaya lands a knee and a left then breaks the clinch. Lansberg misses some offense and falls into another clinch then finds herself on the fence. Kunitskaya is fighting for the under hooks and controlling Lansberg. Bit of an elbow from Lansberg but she’s being controlled and eating a fair amount of knees. Lansberg avoids a throw attempt but is still stuck on the fence until the ref breaks them up. A few kicks go back and forth. They clinch again then break, Kunitskaya is just coasting away the last twenty seconds or so. Then there’s a takedown from Kunitskaya and she lands a few lefts as the round ends.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Kunitskaya, 30-27 Kunitskaya overall

OFFICIAL RESULT: †WINNER – Yana Kunitskaya via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)

Well that was a bunch of time I wont get back. Despite the fight being weak Kunitskaya gets an interview and she says she likes bantamweight as a weight class and hopes to have a better performance next time. She says she wanted to prepare for every situation and found the place she was better and exploited it.

That wraps up Fight Pass fights, on to Fox Sports 1 for the rest of the prelims.

Scott Holtzman has gone 4-2 in the UFC and is on a two fight winning streak, he’s trying to get that to three in a row and make a play for a bigger fight next time out. Alan Patrick has only lost to Mairbek Taisumov and is on a three fight winning streak since that setback, he’s trying to get another shot at ranked opposition with his fourth win in a row here. Patrick is a notable -275 favorite over +215 for Holtzman.

Lightweight Bout: Scott Holtzman (11-2, 155.5 lbs.) vs. Alan Patrick (15-1, 155.5 lbs.)

ROUND ONE: Patrick is two inches taller and has five inches of reach on Holtzman. They touch gloves, Patrick fighting southpaw. Holtzman lands an inside leg kick. Bit of a high kick from Patrick. Stiff left hook from Holtzman lands but Patrick just eats it. Spinning back kick to the body from Patrick lands. Straight left lands for Patrick and he makes Holtzman miss a right. Body kick from Holtzman but Patrick counters with a body kick. Patrick lands a straight left. Another body kick from Patrick. Low inside leg kick from Holtzman. Bit of a head kick from Holtzman, again Patrick just eats it. There’s a cut around the outside corner of the left eyebrow of Holtzman. Hard counter right from Holtzman, he’s starting to find his range and is landing on Patrick as they clinch up. They break without incident but the pressure of Holtzman is getting to Patrick. Holtzman lands another hard inside leg kick that takes the balance from Patrick and Holtzman gets on top in half guard. Sharp elbow from Holtzman as he’s working to keep Patrick down. A few more bits of ground and pound from Holtzman bring the round to an end.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Holtzman

ROUND TWO: They touch gloves for the second round. Holtzman doing some stance switching now, and Patrick lands a straight left. Holtzman has a head kick blocked. Another counter right hook lands for Holtzman, Patrick is leaning way over his hips when throwing that power hand and Holtzman is countering it nicely. Another couple of inside leg kicks from Holtzman land, Patrick lands a left. There’s blood from the bridge of Holtzman’s nose now. Holtzman lands that pull back right again then tries for a double leg against the fence. The double leg works and he’s on top of Patrick again. Some hard rights land for Holtzman, Patrick’s head is stuck against the fence and Holtzman is trying to tee off. Elbows from Holtzman land, he’s out working and starting to maul Patrick. Patrick is trying to kick free, he gets to his knees and is back up. Both men swing wild at distance but they clinch up and Patrick is back on the fence. Holtzman’s transition game has worked well so far, he’s a step ahead moving from facet to facet of the game. A few short elbows land for Holtzman then Patrick spins free and misses a high kick. Running couple of punches from Patrick partially land then he tries a takedown but they hit the fence as the round ends.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Holtzman, 20-18 Holtzman overall

ROUND THREE: Holtzman has a head kick blocked, Patrick is getting wild now looking for a finish. Another inside leg kick from Holtzman lands then a right behind it. Another left lands for Patrick, then one in close. Holtzman lands that counter right again, these two have chins on them. Another pull back right from Holtzman drops Patrick and Holtzman is trying to swarm him from top position but he’s still moving a bit. Holtzman goes to full mount rather than flurry to slow things down. Elbows from Holtzman land, Patrick bucks him to side control but Holtzman is still trying to take his head off. Patrick gets full guard but he’s still not all there. Holtzman avoids the legs of Patrick and lands more offense while Patrick fights for wrist control. Full mount again for Holtzman and he’s landing elbows until Patrick goes out.

OFFICIAL RESULT: †WINNER – Scott Holtzman via KO, elbows, at 3:42 of Round 3

The Final Round Finish Club thanks Mr. Holtzman for his work this evening. Easily the best Holtzman has looked in the UFC, and now he’s on the mic. He puts over Patrick as a dangerous guy and he had to fight his best to beat him. He notes that he broke both his hands in the fight, then delivers a message to his young son and wife. Holtzman talks us through the finish and says he knew he had to be the matador in this fight.

In case you missed the finish. This includes the pull back counter right from Holtzman that floored Patrick, he baits Patrick into extending then angles and cracks him. As for the elbows on the mat, those are academic from mount with all of his weight behind them and Patrick goes to sleep.

Aspen Ladd is coming off of a successful UFC debut when she beat Lina Lansberg and found herself as a ranked contender. Ladd is hoping to continue that momentum here and position herself more towards the top of the division. Tonya Evinger just had a long winning streak snapped by Cris “Cyborg” Justino when Evinger made her UFC debut, now she’s trying to re-establish herself as a bantamweight contender while getting that all important first UFC win. Despite Evinger’s veteran status the odds are with Ladd at -165 against a +150 payout for Evinger.

Women’s Bantamweight Bout: Tonya Evinger (19-6 1 NC, 136 lbs.) vs. #9 Aspen Ladd (6-0, 134.5 lbs.)

ROUND ONE: Evinger is an inch and a half taller and has four inches of reach on Ladd but Ladd is fourteen years younger. Both women jabbing early and Evinger lands body shots from a brief collar tie. Right lands for Evinger and they clinch. Ladd is on the fence now and Evinger lands knees to the body while looking for a body lock. Evinger looks much bigger than Ladd as they’re clinched up. Some positional jockeying, Evinger tries a trip but Ladd winds up on top in half guard. A few rights land for Ladd, there’s some heat on those as she’s controlling the ride position. Ladd is trying to get the back but can’t get the hooks in yet. Now both hooks in for Ladd and she moves to mount then back to back mount. Elbows from Ladd as she keeps Evinger flat on the mat. A barrage of rights and hammer fists from Ladd, she just goes to town until the ref steps in to stop this.

OFFICIAL RESULT: †WINNER – Aspen Ladd via TKO, punches and hammer fists, at 3:26 of Round 1

The First Round Finish Club thanks Ms. Ladd for her work this evening. That was very impressive from Ladd. Ladd gets an interview and puts over her preparation for this fight. She says she’s been looking at Evinger for a long time as Evinger was the former Invicta champ but they wound up fighting in the UFC instead. She says that in the cage you have no friends to close her interview.

Here’s the finish. Once Ladd got on top she had incredible control and found every opportunity to land blows on Evinger until they added up to the stoppage.

To kill time we head to the analyst desk, which is Karyn Bryant, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, and Michael Bisping in this case. Woodley is solid as usual, Bisping needs to redeem himself after his last trip on the desk made it seem like he was on some kind of drugs.

Vicente Luque has had a solid UFC run so far, he’s 6-2 in the promotion. Luque is currently on a two fight winning streak and trying to get another shot at ranked opposition. Jalin Turner is on a three fight winning streak and was last seen on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series where he was successful when his opponent broke his foot. Turner is looking to spring a considerable upset and announce his arrival in the UFC in a big way. Speaking of the odds, they’re heavily with Luque at -900 to a whopping +575 comeback for Turner.

Welterweight Bout: Vicente Luque (13-6-1, 170.5 lbs.) vs. Jalin Turner (7-3, 169.5 lbs.)

ROUND ONE: Turner is four inches taller but has just an inch and a half of reach on Luque. They touch gloves, Turner is fighting southpaw. Commentary tells me Turner usually fights at lightweight, and he lands a jab. Luque has been doing some stance switching while looking for an angle of attack. Turner lands a bit of a left, neither man is really committing their weight to these punches yet. Luque lands a couple of jabs. One two from Turner lands to counter an inside leg kick. Luque lands a stiff left then a right. Counter right lands for Luque, he’s starting to walk Turner down. Body kick from Turner, Luque lands an inside leg kick. Knee to the body from Turner. Counter left from Luque lands. Another left lands for Luque as Turner landed a leg kick. Short right from Luque in close. Inside leg kick from Luque, Turner lands a spinning elbow but Luque lands a counter right then punches Turner into unconsciousness on the mat. Brutal finish.

OFFICIAL RESULT: †WINNER – Vicente Luque via KO, punches, at 3:52 of Round 1

The First Round Finish Club thanks Mr. Luque for his work this evening. Luque gets an interview after that emphatic finish, and he starts by giving glory to God and insists he never underestimated Turner. He talks us through the finish and says he knew he couldn’t give Turner the chance to recover and rather than ask for a top fifteen guy he wants a top ten guy and says he wants to get to the title.

To fill broadcast time we get a replay of Maynard vs. Lentz.

Sergio Pettis has spent a lot of years in his brother’s shadow but is coming off of a massive win when he bested Joseph Benavidez. Pettis is looking to position himself for a rematch with Henry Cejudo with another win here. Jussier Formiga has been one of the best flyweights for a few years now but he’s always stumbled when placed on a bit stage. Formiga is on a two fight winning streak and has finished both of those fights, if he can keep that streak alive here he could be the one in title contention next instead of Pettis. The odds are close but favor Pettis at -175 to +145 for Formiga.

Flyweight Bout: #5 Jussier Formiga (21-5, 125.5 lbs.) vs. #2 Sergio Pettis (17-3, 125 lbs.)

ROUND ONE: Pettis is an inch taller and has two inches of reach on Formiga. Pettis comes out southpaw but will switch his stance if he feels like it. Both men probing a bit with the jab, and we’ve got our first “woo’s” of the evening. And things had been so pleasant up until then. Left hook lands for Formiga in close. A couple of hooks in close for Formiga land. Pettis lands an inside leg kick. Formiga’s work in the pocket has been really great so far. Pettis lands a bit of a side kick, he clearly wants to keep this long. Body kick from Pettis lands. Another bit of a right from Formiga, he’s got a read on the lead leg of Pettis and is countering off of it. Single leg from Formiga, he gets Pettis down but Pettis scrambles back up immediately. Double leg from Formiga and Pettis is down. Pettis closes his guard, and is looking to control rather than attack so far. Formiga looking to pass, and he’s nearly in half guard. They trade some punches, Formiga moves to half guard and the round ends.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Formiga

ROUND TWO: Both men bouncing to start the second. Pettis looking to get his jab going again, Formiga looking to counter. Bit of a left from Pettis. Counter right from Pettis lands. Double leg from Formiga, he can’t finish it though and Pettis spins away. Left hook from Pettis lands. They trade some lead hand work but neither man is doing a whole lot so far. Single leg from Formiga, he switches to a body lock and trips Pettis down to land in guard. Pettis tries to get his guard into play, Formgia postures through it and stays on top. Formiga passes to half guard and establishes that position with shoulder control. Pettis is trying to elevate and scramble, Formiga blocks him. They wind up standing after a scramble and the round ends.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Formiga but a closer round, 20-18 Formiga overall

ROUND THREE: Pettis trying to jab again as the last round starts. Short hook from Pettis lands, he’s coming forward and lands a jab but Formiga is after a single leg. It takes a bit but Formiga drags him down then gets the backpack position. Full body triangle from Formiga, his back control has been impressive lately and Pettis is trying to find a way through the position while he’s standing. Formiga sneaks a few punches through the guard of Pettis. Formiga after the choke, he’s got the arm in position but Pettis is fighting the other hand. Pettis gets that arm out from under his chin but he’s still in a bad position. Pettis is trying to get the body triangle off but he can’t and Formiga is landing punches to the body and head. Now they move to the middle of the cage but Formiga just will not be removed from the back of Pettis and that’s how the fight will end.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Formiga, 30-27 Formiga overall

OFFICIAL RESULT: †WINNER – Jussier Formiga via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28 x2)

The third round would be a 10-8 under the new rules, not the old ones though. Mic time for Formiga as the crowd boos, the Cult of Conor has clearly arrived, and he dismisses the boos and says you do what you have to do and then take the next step in your career. Asked about a rematch with new champion Henry Cejudo he tells Cejudo that he’s next.

That’s it for prelims, to PPV for the main card. We open with a brief tribute to the mass shooting that took place in Vegas a little over a year ago, then get that excellent video package embedded above.

Michelle Waterson has gone 3-2 in the UFC but only recently broke a two fight losing streak with a somewhat dubious split decision, now she’s trying to get another winning streak up and running. Felice Herrig just had a four fight winning streak snapped when she lost to Karolina Kowalkiewicz, she’s trying to avoid her first UFC losing streak here and move up in the rankings. The odds are close, +100 for Waterson to -125 for Herrig.

Strawweight Bout: #9 Felice Herrig (14-7, 115.5 lbs.) vs. #8 Michelle Waterson (15-6, 115 lbs.)

ROUND ONE: Herrig is an inch taller and has three inches of reach on Waterson. Herrig coming forward to start things off, Waterson looking to circle. They trade body kicks. Waterson is trying to sneak that lead leg up for a head kick but it’s landing to the body so far. Some stance switching from Waterson, and she misses a side kick to the face. Side kick to the face from Waterson. Leg kicks from Herrig, she’s trying to hamper the movement of Waterson. More side kicks from Waterson, now mostly aiming at the thigh though to keep distance. Herrig is chasing rather than cage cutting, that’s a bad thing as Waterson could walk her onto something. Counter right from Waterson but Herrig bulls forward and lands a hard right and gets the clinch on the fence. Body lock for Herrig and she’s forcing Waterson into the fence. Knees from Herrig. Waterson lands a couple of knees of her own but Herrig’s are better so far. Elbow from Waterson as she’s trying to break the posture of Herrig. Herrig trying to muscle a takedown but Waterson stays upright, Herrig might gas herself out if she keeps muscling like that. More knees from Herrig and they trade as the clinch breaks then the round ends.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Herrig but could go either way

ROUND TWO: Herrig back to forward pressure and they clinch up in space. A few knees go back and forth then they break. Another clinch, Waterson is forcing them a bit now and might be banking on tiring Herrig out with clinch work even if she’s out muscled in this round. They hit the fence this time and Waterson is pinned on the fence. Knees go back and forth as they jockey for position. More knees with Waterson sneaking in a few elbows, then lands one on the break. Head kick from Waterson but Herrig just eats it and pushes forward but this time Waterson gets the head and arm throw to land on top. A few elbows from Waterson as she passes towards half guard. Yeah, Herrig is tired already, solid intelligent decision from Waterson to force her to keep using muscle and gas her out it seems. More short blows from Waterson as she solidifies half guard. Waterson lands a few body shots as Herrig controls posture. Waterson is looking to pass, Herrig trying to keep her in half guard. Herrig got full guard back at some point, there have been gnarly storms in my area so I’m missing a bit here and there, and ends the round throwing up an armbar.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Waterson, 19-19 overall

ROUND THREE: Herrig is visibly gassed. Waterson opens with a side kick to the body and Herrig bulls into another clinch. They hit the fence and Herrig lands a couple of punches on the break. Knee tap from Waterson but Herrig reverses it and lands on top in the guard of Waterson. Waterson immediately opens up with elbows to the head while trying to work her guard high. More elbows from Waterson. Herrig is getting out worked despite Waterson being on her back. Waterson after an omoplata, Herrig pulls her arm free and gets elbowed again. This is full on lay and pray from Herrig and the ref stands them back up. Snatch single leg attempt from Waterson but Herrig blocks it and they wind up clinched on the fence again. Herrig has a body lock again but can’t get Waterson down. They break without much happening and Waterson is back on her bicycle. Right from Herrig lands but she’s really labored with her punches. Herrig blocks a double leg and they wind up clinched again. They break after Herrig landed some knees then Waterson lands a head kick. Another clinch and knees go back and forth then Waterson lands some elbows as they hit the fence. Knees from Waterson and an elbow on the break then the round ends.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Waterson, 29-28 Waterson overall

OFFICIAL RESULT: †WINNER – Michelle Waterson via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-26)

I can’t see Waterson getting a 10-8 even in the second, though my feed stuttered a bit there so I can’t completely stand by that. Interview time for Waterson, she says she should be in the discussion for a title fight. She says she wants to be the first UFC champion who’s a mother. She puts over Herrig and says she’s excited to be putting her practice into real time.

Derrick Lewis is on a really good run right now, he’s only lost once in his last nine fights and is on a two fight winning streak right now. Lewis could essentially force a title shot with a win here, assuming the division operates normally. Alexander Volkov is on one of the best runs of his career, he’s on a six fight winning streak including being 4-0 in the UFC an he’s coming off of a big win over former champion Fabricio Werdum. Volkov is also looking to get himself into the title picture, mostly an effort wasted as the division will be tied up with Lesnar based shenanigans for another six to seven months. Volkov is your favorite at -155 to +125 for Lewis.

Heavyweight Bout: #2 Derrick Lewis (20-5 1 NC, 265.5 lbs.) vs. #5 Alexander Volkov (30-6, 251 lbs.)

ROUND ONE: Volkov is four inches taller but has just an inch of reach advantage. Lewis will be the heavier fighter as he cuts to 265 and is likely around 280 or so now. Volkov looking to circle to start, Lewis rather stationary. Leg kicks from Volkov, he’s trying to stay technical and break Lewis down rather than just knock him out. Jumping switch kick from Lewis misses, Volkov lands a couple of body kicks that hurt Lewis. Volkov follows up with punches and hammer fists, Lewis is swinging back but he’s fighting hurt and Volkov is picking him apart. Right from Volkov badly hurts Lewis and he’s backing up. Both men take fingers to the eye and we’ve got time. Both men can continue and we’re back to fighting. More body kicks from Volkov and Lewis is backing up again. Lewis tries a takedown, Volkov stuffs it and gets on top in side control. They’re back up and Vokov lands a few punches. Lewis lands a right as they’re at distance but Volkov just eats it. Trip from the clinch from Volkov and he’s in side control again landing short elbows. I’m shocked Volkov didn’t keep up his body work, he badly hurt Lewis there. Now elbows to the body from Volkov, and elbows to the head. Volkov gets the back with both hooks in and is looking for the choke. Lewis tries to roll, Volkov can’t keep control of him and Lewis is on top in half guard. Lewis looking to flurry, Volkov kicks him off as the round ends.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Volkov

ROUND TWO: There’s swelling under the left eye of Lewis but it seems under control. Volkov stalking forward looking to fight at distance. Combination from Volkov, Lewis is hurt but wont fall over. Lewis misses a right but he’s fighting tired at this point. Right then a left from Volkov, he’s targeting the left eye of Lewis then lands a body kick. Left to the body from Volkov. More punches from Volkov and they clinch then hit the fence. Combination from Volkov and he avoids a takedown. Both of Lewis’ eyes are swelling now and Volkov is punching at distance. Body kick from Volkov, that kick is there all day for him. Another body kick from Volkov. Bit of a high kick from Volkov but it’s more blocked than anything so he goes back to the body with kicks. They trade jabs then Volkov kicks the body again. Lewis misses some wild hooks and Volkov lands a counter. Leg kicks now from Volkov and he avoids a takedown attempt. Lewis whiffs on another haymaker and Volkov kicks the body then the head. Uppercut from Lewis lands. They stare away the final seconds.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Volkov but creeping towards 10-8 territory, 20-18 Volkov overall

ROUND THREE: Lewis looks like he’s in a ton of pain but soldiers on. They touch gloves for the last round. Jab from Volkov lands. Volkov is starting to feint a bit, and lands another couple of jabs then avoids a double leg and punches Lewis again. Southpaw now for Volkov and he lands a long left. Lewis misses a couple of hooks. Uppercuts from Volkov and a flurry but Lewis wont fall over. That man is a human heavy bag, he just wont fall despite getting abused. More punches from Volkov then body shots. Jabs from Volkov, he’s still targeting that eye which is damaged. Body kick from Volkov then an inside leg kick. More leg kicks, Lewis is limping a bit now and Volkov is breaking him down with long range kicks but he’s not going to risk getting knocked out with a desperation haymaker. Lewis lands a bit of a body kick then Volkov lands a couple of left body kicks and a right. More kicks then Volkov avoids a bum rush from Lewis. More leg kicks from Volkov, man Lewis just looks like a miserable human person right now. Lewis tries a haymaker but Volkov avoids it. Left hooks from Lewis are swinging, then a right connects and somehow Lewis hits a miracle comeback on the mat with punches.

OFFICIAL RESULT: †WINNER – Derrick Lewis via KO, punches, at 4:49 of Round 3

The Final Round Finish Club thanks Mr. Lewis for his work this evening. Volkov absolutely let that get away from him a damn shame. Lewis tears off his fight shorts in the cage, he’s standing in his underwear now. Might be a first in the UFC. Lewis on the mic now, he says he took his pants off because his balls were hot, there is only one Derrick Lewis people. He says he’s nothing but heart and people keep under estimating him because he’s not technical but he’s getting there. He jokes that President Trump called him and told him to knock out the “Russian Mother F*cker”. To close he says he needs more cardio and says he’s not viable for a title fight with cardio like he’s got right now and wants to smoke some weed with Joe Rogan on Rogan’s podcast.

The finish in case you missed it. Volkov’s decision to step forward and look for that knee was the absolute worst thing he could have done, just needed to stay safe for 20 seconds.

Ovince Saint Preux is rapidly running out of time to make good on the potential that people have spent the last ten plus years talking about. Saint Preux recently was turned back by Ilir Latifi but rebounded with a win over Tyson Pedro, now he’s trying to turn back another young buck and get a shot of his own at higher ranked opposition before the clock runs out on his career. Dominick Reyes is undefeated and is currently the last standing prospect in the entire light heavyweight division. Reyes is being given a big spot here to make the jump from prospect to contender. Reyes is the favorite at -265 against a +205 comeback on Saint Preux.

Light Heavyweight Bout: #12 Dominick Reyes (9-0, 204.5 lbs.) vs. #7 Ovince Saint Preux (23-11, 205.5 lbs.)

ROUND ONE: Reyes is half an inch taller while Saint Preux has three inches of reach advantage. Quick leg kicks from Reyes, both men fighting southpaw. More kicks go back and forth, Reyes lands a hard body kick and Saint Preux goes orthodox. High kick from Reyes is blocked then a left body kick lands. Inside leg kick from Reyes lands. Straight left lands for Reyes then a body kick. Left to the body from Reyes after he missed a right. They clinch after Saint Preux misses a double leg and we’re on the fence now. Reyes gets free and lands a left then avoids another takedown attempt. They’re clinched and Reyes lands knees to the body. Now elbows from Reyes as Saint Preux is bent over looking for a takedown down. Saint Preux bails on that but gets a takedown, nearly has the back but they wind up clinched again. More defense from Reyes and he’s sneaking in offense when he can. Elbows from Reyes then a hard combination and Saint Preux is badly hurt along the fence. Saint Preux is badly hurt and Reyes lands a jumping front kick to the body, he’s not getting wild yet and is baiting Saint Preux into bad spots. Reyes needs to still keep him doing stuff, he’s dangerously close to letting him off of the hook. More punches from Reyes then a body kick. Reyes lands a left then lands a hard leg kick. Saint Preux is just standing straight in front of him trying to get his wits back. Head kick from Reyes lands in a glancing fashion and Saint Preux will see the end of the round.

SCORECARD: 10-8 Reyes

ROUND TWO: Reyes opens the second with a hard inside leg kick. Saint Preux is trying to come forward, and lands a side kick to the body. Reyes lands another inside leg kick. Straight left lands for Reyes then a knee to the body as Saint Preux gets a clinch. Reyes in desperation mode to spin Saint Preux and avoid the takedown but he does and starts landing knees to the body from the clinch. Saint Preux seems to be considering pulling guard, then avoids a trip attempt from Reyes. They break without incident. Body kick from Reyes then another inside leg kick. Saint Preux is doing stance switching to protect that leg now. Saint Preux has a high kick blocked then Reyes lands a stiff jab. Reyes avoids a leaping hook then lands a leg kick. Both guys are slowing down visibly. Reyes avoids a single leg from Saint Preux. Saint Preux is getting sloppy with his shots and Reyes lands a body kick. There’s a cut on Saint Preux but I can’t see where it is. They trade lefts to the body. There’s a lot of staring to close the round.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Reyes, 20-17 Reyes overall

ROUND THREE: That cut on Saint Preux is on the left side of his head up by the hairline and was caused by an elbow from Reyes, shouldn’t be an issue unless it gets worse. Head kick from Reyes lands with the foot and Saint Preux just eats it. Hard leg kick from Reyes lands, Saint Preux limped a bit after that one. Another leg kick from Reyes. Saint Preux tries a high kick that misses but that came close. Reyes responds with a body kick that’s blocked. Straight left lands for Reyes, Saint Preux’s offense is almost exclusively his left leg at this point. More leg kicks from Reyes have Saint Preux’s leg hurt. Bit of a left from Saint Preux, he’s putting everything into these last minutes but walks into a left from Reyes and backs off to reset. Reyes lands a left then a leg kick but Saint Preux gets the clinch on the fence. That should have been a takedown, Reyes has serious balance. Reyes spins Saint Preux into the fence then disengages. Another leg kick from Reyes lands. Saint Preux lands a bit of a left, he’s trying if nothing else and Reyes lands another leg kick. Elbow from Reyes opens that cut on his head again. More leg kicks from Reyes, Saint Preux is switching his stance but both legs are hurt. Reyes is happy to kick either leg, whichever is forward is getting hurt. Head kick from Reyes lands then a left. Saint Preux misses a punch then Reyes kicks the body. More leg kicks from Reyes then a walk off left floors Saint Preux, that was a near finish but apparently because Saint Preux got up it didn’t go down as a finish.

SCORECARD: 10-8 Reyes, 30-25 Reyes overall

OFFICIAL RESULT: †WINNER – Dominick Reyes via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)

Should have been a buzzer beater KO from where I sit as you can’t be saved by the horn. Mic time for Reyes, who says that was a knockout and the crowd agrees with him. He puts over Saint Preux but he worked hard for this and knew he’d get this win. My feed stutters a bit again, thanks Comcast and I miss the rest of his interview.

Here’s the closing seconds, I’ll let you decide if it should have been a KO for yourself.

Tony Ferguson is one of the best lightweights in the world and is currently on a ten fight winning streak. Ferguson used to the interim lightweight champion before injury at a bad time caused the UFC to strip him of that title, he’s back after a near year long layoff and looking to reclaim his position as the next title challenger. Anthony Pettis is a former lightweight champion and is 2-1 since returning to lightweight, plus he’s coming off of a win over Michael Chiesa. Pettis is looking for a big win that could put him back in title contention. Ferguson is the biggest favorite on the main card at -400 against a +300 payout for Pettis.

Lightweight Bout: #2 Tony Ferguson (23-3, 155 lbs.) vs. #8 Anthony Pettis (21-7, 156 lbs.)

ROUND ONE: Ferguson is an inch taller but has a significant four inches of reach advantage. Both guys do a lot of stance switching so I’m not going to try and keep up with it. Ferguson jabs the body to start things, then lands a front kick to the hip. Leg kick from Pettis but Ferguson lands a counter punch. Another leg kick from Pettis, Ferguson returns that one. Body kick from Pettis as Ferguson is coming after him. Now Ferguson picking with inside leg kicks, looking for an opening. Body kick then a right from Pettis. Counter left from Ferguson lands. A couple of jabs from Ferguson land and he’s backing Pettis up again. More body kicks from Ferguson, mostly front kicks. Pettis misses a spinning attack and Ferguson lands more leg kicks. Slipping and ripping from Ferguson so far, and he’s keeping insane pressure up on Pettis. Leg kick from Pettis but Ferguson lands a couple of counters. A few more leg kicks go back and forth but Ferguson is drowning Pettis in volume and pressure. Spinning back fist from Ferguson lands. Ferguson looks really good so far, lands an uppercut and begins mocking Pettis, who responds with a right. Stiff jab from Ferguson then more inside leg kicks. Ferguson lands a series of hard rights as the round ends.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Ferguson

ROUND TWO: Pettis breathing heavy, Ferguson grinning at him like a maniac. More pressure from Ferguson, more inside leg kicks, Pettis lands a counter right and Ferguson is trying to recover. Pettis is all over him but Ferguson ties him up in guard despite bleeding badly. Ferguson trying to work his guard, Pettis trying to pass. There’s a ton of blood coming from Ferguson, and Pettis is bleeding as well. Ferguson kicks Pettis up and stands then we get time for the cut on Pettis to be checked. The cut doesn’t look bad enough to stop it, the cut is located in the hairline of Pettis. No issue from the doctor and we’re back to fighting. Ferguson with leg kicks then he avoids a wheel kick. Oh don’t do this to me now comcast. We come back to Ferguson swarming Pettis on the fence, this is crazy. Pettis is a bloody mess and Ferguson is carving him up like a turkey. Elbow from Ferguson along the fence, Pettis lands a counter right but he’s still just standing on the fence. Ferguson has a chin on him, he’s eating the counters of Pettis and blasting him with elbows and punches. Body shot from Ferguson. More elbows from Ferguson then a leg kick. Hard punches from Ferguson, he wants the finish against the fence. Pettis tries a cartwheel kick but misses and Ferguson stands over him landing punches as the round ends.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Ferguson based on what I saw, 20-18 Ferguson overall

ROUND THREE: Duke Roufus calls the fight between rounds as Pettis was done and complaining of a broken hand between rounds.

OFFICIAL RESULT: †WINNER – Tony Ferguson via TKO, corner stoppage, at 5:00 of Round 2

Good cornering there, if Pettis was done let him be done without taking more abuse from a butcher like Ferguson. Comcast craps out on me again, stupid storms. Sorry I’m missing bits and pieces here guys. We come back with Ferguson on the mic, saying he wasn’t worried about his quick return from his knee injury. Asked about the knock down he says he had fun in here and no one was taking this from him, he loves this sport and the fans and lost out on a year of this and no one will take it from him again.

Pettis gets an interview as well, he says he had a great time and references the broken hand but no excuses and puts over Ferguson. He puts over Ferguson again, saying he hit him with that right and felt his hand shatter when he did so.

I am pissed right now, I missed parts of that fight and it was crazy from what I did see. Ugh.

Conor McGregor is the former lightweight champion and a former featherweight champion as well, he’s also the biggest star in the sport and looking to reclaim the lightweight title. McGregor hasn’t fought in almost two years but given his star power he’s que jumping to get another crack at the belt he was stripped of due to inactivity. Khabib Nurmagomedov is undefeated and the reigning lightweight champion. Nurmagomedov is coming off of that title win and looking to get that very important first title defense under his belt while trying to establish his resume as an all time great lightweight. The odds are close but favor the champion Nurmagomedov at -170 to +140 for McGregor.

Lightweight Title Bout: (c) Khabib Nurmagomedov (36-0, 155 lbs.) vs. #1 Conor McGregor (21-3, 154.5 lbs.)

ROUND ONE: I missed the tale of the tape, but Nurmagomedov is a bit taller though I think the reach favors McGregor. McGregor fighting southpaw, Nurmagomedov orthodox. McGregor stalking forward, misses a left but he’s pressuring quickly. Nurmagomedov circling, tries a low single leg but McGregor sprawls then Nurmagomedov switches to a single leg looking to force this to the mat. They’re up and McGregor is defending as Nurmagomedov looks for a single leg. They spin a few times but Nurmagomedov gets it after a bit and has McGregor on the fence. Nurmagomedov has the legs mounted while McGregor is trying to find a wall walk. McGregor keeps wrapping the head but not doing anything with it. Nurmagomedov into a loose half guard, his control is impressive but he’s not landing much offense yet. A few rights land for Nurmagomedov now. McGregor can’t get his legs free and because of that he can’t get up. Stuttering is back, not sure if it’s Comcast or the storms but it’s annoying. Nurmagomedov is nearly in half guard, now fully in half guard looking to posture up. Some punches landing for Nurmagomedov now but they aren’t really heavy. Now short elbows from Nurmagomedov but McGregor is staying relatively safe. Nurmagomedov lands a few punches as the round ends.

SCORECARD: 10-9 Nurmagomedov, might be a 10-8 under the new rules given how one sided it was

ROUND TWO: McGregor misses a front kick but is coming forward again, Nurmagomedov doesn’t like the pressure. Counter left lands for Nurmagomedov and McGregor misses a knee. Nurmagomedov blasts McGregor with a right that wobbles McGregor and we’ve got a brawl breaking out, then Nurmagomedov gets a double leg against the fence. Leg mount already for Nurmagomedov and he’s landing rights trying to get his posture. There’s an arm triangle there for Nurmagomedov but McGregor defends and eats an elbow. McGregor gets half guard, now butterfly guard as Nurmagomedov looks to pass. Heavy punches now for Nurmagomedov to the body and head. McGregor is closing his guard and trying to survive while Nurmagomedov lands punches. Elbows from Nurmagomedov, and body shots. Nurmagomedov is posturing up and landing hard punches as McGregor just lays there. More punches as Nurmagomedov stands over McGregor. Nurmagomedov passes instead of landing punches, he doesn’t want to punch himself out and he’s after a kimura now. McGregor lands an illegal knee to the head of Nurmagomedov but the ref doesn’t have much to do. More kimrua pressure from Nurmagomedov but McGregor gets his arm free and Nurmagomedov goes to knee on belly. More offense from Nurmagomedov, McGregor to his knees now but Nurmagomedov grabs a front headlock. McGregor back up on the fence but Nurmagomedov is all over him. The round ends in the clinch with McGregor sucking wind.

SCORECARD: 10-8 Nurmagomedov, 20-17 Nurmagomedov overall

ROUND THREE: McGregor coming forward again, credit to his commitment to it. Bit of a left from McGregor lands. Nurmagomedov misses a one two. Bit of a left tot he body from McGregor then a front kick to the body. Inside leg kick from Nurmagomedov and McGregor lands an elbow. McGregor blocks a takedown then lands an elbow, Nurmagomedov responds with a right in close. Another failed takedown from Nurmagomedov. They hit the fence in the clinch though. There’s a bit of a flurry from McGregor but Nurmagomedov just eats it. Nurmagomedov lands a right and McGregor lands a left. Both men doing some body work now and they clinch up again. Trip from Nurmagomedov but McGregor gets up quickly and Nurmagomedov lands a right to the body. Another shot from Nurmagomedov hits the fence and stalls out. Trip from Nurmagomedov, he’s nearly got the back but can’t secure it. McGregor is doing a good job of grip breaking so Nurmagomedov can’t get his hands together. That’s where the round ends.

SCORECARD: 10-9 McGregor, 29- 27 Nurmagomedov overall

ROUND FOUR: Nurmagomedov complained about McGregor grabbing inside the gloves between rounds, which McGregor was doing. McGregor lands a bit of a left then a front kick to the body. And I missed a takedown from Nurmagomedov, great. I come back to Nurmagomedov in near full mount landing offense, but my quality has gone to hell guys, I’m sorry. Apparently Nurmagomedov gets the back, missed the transition. There’s the choke, it’s not under the chin but Nurmagomedov squeezes like his life depends on it and McGregor taps.

OFFICIAL RESULT: †WINNER and STILL UFC Lightweight Champion – Khabib Nurmagomedov via Submission, rear naked choke, at 3:03 of Round 4

Naturally I’m missing the announcement and interview, because FML. Apparently McGregor and Nurmagomedov got into an altercation after the fight, corners involved, even Daniel Cormier basically jumped the barrier to calm things down. Insane. The bruhaha calms down but commentary buries the whole thing.

Guys, Nurmagomedov is from one of the most violent places on the planet and McGregor threw a hand truck at his head. You can’t be surprised by this. Commentary tries to turn McGregor into the victim here, I need a full replay to confirm but I can’t buy that. Dana White wont put the belt on Nurmagomedov in the cage, fearing a riot as the Irish are in force here and not happy. Security escorts Nurmagomedov to the back. Bruce Buffer still announces the decision amid boos, but Khabib is still the champion officially.

You promote a fight with wanton criminality, you shouldn’t be surprised when fighters act like this.

Well that was a thing that happened. The UFC likely buries Nurmagomedov going forward, then uses all of this to promote a rematch because they’re shameless like that. I need time to sort out my feelings on this whole thing, but I’ll have them in some form ready for the 411 Ground and Pound Radio Show tomorrow. Thank you for being here guys, through the good and the bad, and the insane. That wraps up UFC 229, on that insanity. I’ll be reviewing all of this tomorrow on the 411 Ground and Pound Radio Show, feel free to leave questions or comments below or tweet me @WinfreeMMA and I’ll try to get them on the air.

Until then everyone, thank you again for the support, stay safe out there and keep checking 411mania for all of your pop culture needs.

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