UFC on FOX 30 Results: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2

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UFC on FOX 30 Results: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2

Postby Edge Guerrero » Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:16 pm

Main card

Dustin Poirier def. Eddie Alvarez via second-round TKO (live blog)

Jose Aldo def. Jeremy Stephens via first-round TKO (live blog)

Joanna Jedrzejczyk def. Tecia Torres via unanimous decision (live blog)

Alexander Hernandez def. Olivier Aubin-Mercier via unanimous decision (live blog)


Jordan Mein def. Alex Morono via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

Hakeem Dawodu def. Austin Arnett via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)

Islam Makhachev def. Kajan Johnson via submission (armbar) (R1, 4:43)

Ion Cutelaba def. Gadzhimurad Antigulov via first-round TKO (4:25)

John Makdessi def. Ross Pearson via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27, 29-28)

Katlyn Chookagian def. Alexis Davis via unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)

Dustin Ortiz def. Matheus Nicolau via first-round KO (3:49)

Nina Ansaroff def. Randa Markos via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

Devin Powell def. Alvaro Herrera via first-round KO (1:52)

Source: https://www.mmafighting.com/2018/7/28/17623276/ufc-on-fox-30-results-alvarez-vs-poirier-2

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Postby Illuminat3d0ne » Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:18 am

That body shot hurt me
Was so fucking happy for Jose

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Postby evil-kungfool » Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:07 pm

I was really, really expecting Jose to lose. He was taking a lot of damage to the head and was almost KO'd twice.
Then through some cocktail of grit, dgaf, and ego, he came back and ripped that awesome combo.

He won me over as a fan. Well done Jose.

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Postby Jehannum » Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:12 pm

I still can't believe Torres came in with a clinch/grappling heavy gameplan :( she needed to light Joanna up and get a finish as she was never going to get her down for any length of time and she doesn't have the submission game to be dangerous. No chance of winning a decision while standing, at least without any knockdowns etc. Very disappointed.

I saw the first rd of Torres last fight against Andrade and she was lightning fast and countering with precision, thought we'd see the same ... it's like she looked at the last 2 rds of that fight and decided to focus on shoring up her grappling and clinch game, but she employed it against the wrong opponent IMO. If she had the physical strength to lift Joanna off her feet like Andrade and Gadelha did then I'd understand the strategy, but she really doesn't possess that strength and she certainly doesn't have their level of BJJ.

Waste of a matchup for both, but really just a keep busy fight for Joanna, it does nothing for her in the grand scheme of things.

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Postby evil-kungfool » Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:40 am

I've been very disappointing by Joanna. She's been on a steady downhill slide. At her peak she would have finished Torres in 1-2 rounds.

Training at ATT in Florida has been bad for her.

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