Ultimate Fight Night – Holm vs Shevchenko – Results

July 23, 2016 at United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA

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After the combat overdose of Fight Week, I needed a break and skipped the previous UFC Fight Night. Back in the saddle for this one for a four fight accumulator on the main card.

Felice Herrig vs Kallin Curran

Close one, my arse, Herrig made that look easy. She opened up with some crisp striking, then on the ground was in complete control, getting the early submission and we’re off to a winning start.

Francis Ngannou vs Bojan Mihajlovic

Ngannou made all his height, reach, weight and experience advantages over Mihajlovic count, getting an early TKO stoppage. There’s an argument Herb Dean was a bit quick to step in, but Ngannou was winning that all day.

Edson Barboza vs Gilbert Melendez

My left leg is bruised just watching Edson Barboza. All credit to Melendez for surviving the full 15 minutes, but an easy decision for the judges and Barboza marches on.

Holly Holm vs Valentina Shevchenko

Although she never had Holm in any danger of being stopped this was a comfortable decision win for Shevchenko. I had it the same way as all three judges, giving Holm the 1st round and Shevchenko the rest. Although she’s holding her own at 135, I feel like Shevchenko needs a 125 division to really shine.

Another nice win booked and the profit for the year continues to grow.

£10 returned £86.25

Shevchenko to beat Holm – win

Barboza to beat Melendez – win

Ngannou to beat Mihajlovic – win

Herrig to beat Curran – win

Bet settled

Plenty of good fights in the upcoming UFC 201 to get my teeth into. Time to get studying.

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