It’s once again fight day here at LowKickMMA, and the talent on display tonight (Saturday, May 12, 2018) will come from in the form of UFC 224. Headlining the card are Amanda Nunes and Raquel Pennington, but there’s a whole bunch of great fights also taking place on the preliminary section of the card.
Cezar Ferreira vs. Karl Roberson in a middleweight bout closes the preliminary card on FX.
Aleksei Oliynik vs. Junior Albini is next in a heavyweight bout.
Davi Ramos vs. Nick Hein is next in a lightweight bout.
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Sean Strickland in a welterweight bout opens the FX preliminary card.
Warlley Alves vs. Sultan Aliev in welterweight bout finishes off the UFC Fight Pass preliminary card.
Thales Leites vs. Jack Hermansson is next in a middleweight bout.
Alberto Mina vs. Ramazan Emeev is next in a welterweight bout.
Opening the UFC Fight Pass prelims is Markus Perez def. James Bochnovic. In round 1, Bochnovic swarming Perez out of the gate, lands a body kick and a long punch and drives for the takedown right into a choke and gets his back taken. Perez didn’t even have to close distance Bochnovic did it for him. Bochnovic able to scramble up and he’s keeping the clinch going now. Perez looking for the arm triangle after scrambling to half guard, can’t get it. But he’s on top and maintaining control. Bochnovic able to get guard but Perez postures out and cuts to side control for a d’arce attempt. Perez under the chin this time and he’s got the grip and there’s the tap.
Here are the results:
PRELIMINARY CARD (FX/8 p.m. ET)
Middleweight: Cezar Ferreira vs. Karl Roberson
Heavyweight: Aleksei Oliynik vs. Junior Albini
Lightweight: Davi Ramos vs. Nick Hein
Welterweight: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Sean Strickland
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:30 p.m. ET)
Welterweight: Warlley Alves vs. Sultan Aliev
Middleweight: Thales Leites vs. Jack Hermansson
Welterweight: Alberto Mina vs. Ramazan Emeev
Welterweight: Markus Perez def. James Bochnovic via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:28 of R1
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