Tonight’s UFC Vegas 84 match is headlined by a lightweight heavyweight rematch between Magomed Ankalaev and Johnny Walker.
Ankalaev (17-1-1 MMA) and Walker (21-7 MMA) on the origin collided at October’s UFC 294 match in Abu Dhabi, the build apart their warfare resulted in a no-contest after the Russian tagged the Brazilian with an illegal knee.
Earlier than that controversial ending, Magomed Ankalaev modified into once coming off a carve up draw in opposition to Jan Blachowicz in a warfare for the promotion’s then-vacant light heavyweight title at UFC 282.
Meanwhile, Johnny Walker had entered his first bout with Ankalaev sporting a three-warfare winning lag, this after scoring victories over Anthony Smith, Paul Craig and Ion Cutelaba respectively.
Spherical one amongst the UFC Vegas 84 most fundamental match begins and Magomed Ankalaev feints with a low kick. He lands a left hand from vary. Johnny Walker lands a spinning again kick and then costs forward with a flurry. Mountainous low kicks now from the Brazilian. Ankalaev returns fire with a correct hand and then a pair of low kicks. Walker goes upstairs with a query imprint kick that in part connects. He is making exhaust of a ton of strain early here. Johnny with a jab. Ankalaev solutions with a low kick. Walker returns fire with a low kick of his fill. He spins and misses with a backfist strive. He makes an strive one more, but once again it falls rapid. Magomed Ankalaev comes forward with a straight left. Walker smiles and circles off the fence. Two minutes remain within the opening round. Ankalaev with a correct correct hand up the center. Johnny Walker solutions with a low kick. Walker with a good swap kick. Ankalaev tags him with a heavy low kick. The Russian is dictating the tempo now. He lands one more exhausting inside of low kick. Walker is backing up and continues to attain so after eating a low blow. The referee steps in and permits Johnny to get better. We restart and the fighers substitute kicks to shut out the round.
Spherical two of the UFC Vegas 84 most fundamental match begins and Magomed Ankalaev is walking down Johnny Walker with exhausting punches and kicks. The Brazilian throws an axe kick but eats one more exhausting low kick in return. A nice 1-2 from the Russian standout. He follows that up with a straight left. One other accurate left from Ankalaev. He is in whole aid watch over for the time being. A chunky mixture from Ankalaev and Walker goes down. A observe up correct hand and this one will over! WOW!
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Decent UFC Vegas 84 Outcomes: Magomed Ankalaev def. Johnny Walker by strategy of TKO at 2: 52 of Spherical 2
Who would you love to envision Ankalaev warfare next following his TKO victory over Walker this evening in Las Vegas?