The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is on its way over the pond with its latest and greatest ESPN + battle card. UFC Fight Night 147 will have roll weight "Gorilla" Darren Till, head-to-head with the long-standing 170-pound veteran Jorge "Gamebred" Masvidal in the five round event taking place today (Saturday, March 16, 2019) inside the O2 Arena in London, England. Before the two dragons get started, Leon "Rocky" Edwards will try to satisfy the hometown crowd by turning the islands superstar Gunnar "Gunni" Nelson. In addition, Volkan "No Time" Oezdemir and Dominick "Devastator" Reyes collide with a spot in the overflowing 205-pound title hunt. Should be a beautifully fun card if you want to be at home on Saturday to pour can struggles on your computer or mobile device.
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UFC LONDON QUICK RESULTS :
170 kg: Darren To vs. Jorge Masvidal
170 pounds. Leon Edwards vs. Gunnar Nelson [£19659010] £ 205. Volkan Oezdemir vs. Dominick Reyes – Reyes final. Oezdemir by split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
135 lbs.: Jose Quinonez vs. Nathaniel Wood – Wood def. Quinonez on submission (behind naked choke) at 2:46 by Round Two
170 lbs.: Danny Roberts vs Claudio Silva – Silva def. Roberts at oral submission (armbar) at. 3:37 by Round Three
185 lbs.: Jack Marshman vs John Phillips – Marshman def. Phillips by split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
145 lbs.: Arnold Allen vs Jordan Rinaldi – Allen def. Rinaldi by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-28)
155 lbs.: Marc Diakiese versus Joseph Duffy – Diakisk def. Duffy by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
205 lbs.: Nicolae Negumereanu vs Saparbeg Safarov – Safarov def. Negumeareanu by unanimous decision (29-26 x2, 29-27)
185 pounds: Tom Breese against Ian Heinisch
145 pounds: Danny Henry vs Dan Ige – Ige def. Henry on submission (behind naked choke) at 1:17 by Round One
125 lbs.: Priscila Cachoeira vs Molly McCann – McCann def. Cachoeira by unanimous decision (29-28 x 3)
145 lbs.: Mike Grundy v Nad Narimani – Grundy def. Narimani by TKO (shock) at. 4:42 by Round Two
UFC LONDON PLAY-BY-PLAY :
170 Pounds: Darren To vs Jorge Masvidal
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Round 3 :
170 lbs.: Leon Edwards against Gunnar Nelson
Round 1: Edwards tries a body game that falls short. Nelson ties up, lands a body blow. Knees from Edwards. Nelson continues to drive, eventually getting him in for a moment. Edwards scrambles up, retracts. Edwards tries to stand on the fence. Make it two minutes. He hits his own takedown and looks for his back. Left hands with a hook in. Two minutes to walk.
Still in the same place. One minute to walk. Nelson makes it to his feet, dragged down again. He manages to separate. 1-2 from Edwards. 10-9 Edwards.
Round 2: Nelson sends some kicks. Right hand misses One minute in. Nelson binds up. Edwards with an elbow on break. Two minutes in. Nelson puts him on the fence. They differ. Two minutes to walk.
Nelson steps back in the latch behind a right hand. They separate again. One minute to walk. Card 3-2 from Nelson. Knee and elbow from Edwards inside. Back on break. Nelson tries to get into the clinch and Edwards yellows him with an elbow. Bumps and elbows in the decreasing seconds. 10-9 Edwards.
205 lbs.: Volkan Oezdemir vs Dominick Reyes
Round 1: Reyes opens with an inner leg kick, follows up with a high kick. Oezdemir answers with a right cross. Snap kicks downstairs, within low kick and left hand on off-balance Oezdemir. One minute in. Oezemir with a right hand in combination. He takes a boot to the north while he is spinning. Double right hand lands for him when they restart, then he knocks Reyes to the mat with a low kick. Reyes stands, separated by an elbow. Oezdemir lands a counter left hand and takes Reyes down towards the fence. Two minutes to walk.
Reyes lands a knee after standing and they differ. He returns his own counter with a minute to go. Oezdemir catches a kick and burns a combo on the fence. Right hand to the body. 10-9 Oezdemir.
Round 2: Oezdemir counts a bone park with his right hand and then lands a pair of his own. He slips to throw a main kick. Nasty leg kick from Reyes. One minute in. Reyes tries a low kick, the jabs body. Reyes goes to a single leg, denied. Oezdemir returns two minutes in return. Reye's body buckle caught. Right from Oezemir, to the right out of a Reyes body beat. Knee and right hand. Two minutes to walk.
Reyes lands a leg kick, eats real hands when he shoots. Right on the left Oezdemir leg kick. One minute to walk. Oezdemir threatens a front lock for a moment. Reyes just misses some counters and has to fight for a takedown. 10-9 Oezdemir.
Round 3: Oezdemir shoots off a Reye's low kick and gets him down. Reyes scrambles for free. One minute in. Oezdemir lands a right hand and leg kick. Reyes is looking for a combo, blocked. Uppercut just misses. Cracking to the left connects Oezdemir absorbs it without problem. Two minutes in. Lead right lands on Oezdemir. Main kick blocked. He shoots, filled with whizzer and he puts Reyes on the fence. Knees from Reyes. Two minutes to walk.
Reyes lands one left to the body. Left hand on break. Body Shot. Oezdemir looks tired when Reyes marches after him. Count to the left from Reyes. One minute to walk. Still pursuing, stuffs a takedown. Body Shot. They act in the center. Right hand from Oezdemir. Again. Reyes to the body. 10-9 Reyes.
Final result: Reyes def. Oezdemir by split decision
135 lbs.: Jose Quinonez vs. Nathaniel Wood
Round 1: Quinonez slides on his first low kick. Wood fires his jab. He expects one of these leg kicks with a right to the right. He shows a main kick and looks for a takedown. Quinonez gets her leg out and looks for one of his own. Quinonex works hard for takedown, gets him down the side one minute in. A scramble follows and Wood looks after the back before separation. Trading low kick 2 minutes in. Trading stroke in the middle, neither landing clean. Trade low kick. Good left hand of Wood. Two minutes to walk.
Quinonez tries a knee, fell off a jab. Wood clamps on a Japanese tie, then transitions to a dean. Quinonez makes his way out and stands. Head kick attempts. One minute to walk. Once again, they target each other's legs. Body kick of Quinonez. Right cross from Wood. Landing well in the pursuit. Quinonex follows body park with a right hand, is taken down for it. 10-9 Wood.
Round 2: Quinonez stumbles when chasing low kicks and Wood continues to pursue, breaking him with a right cross. Quinonez binds up on the fence. Struggling for a trip a minute into. Both connect inside, wood with your right hand during the break. Counting right. Quinonez body kick, Wood lands one in return. Two minutes in. Quinonez gets over-unders again and is looking for a trip. Sneaky tour of Wood instead looking for the back. He unlocks the rear naked choker as he gets the other hook in and pulls the tap.
Final result: Wood def. Quinonez on submission (behind naked choke)
170 lbs.: Danny Roberts vs Claudio Silva
Round 1: Low kick from Silva to start. Head kick attempts. More low kick, jab, failed shot. Low kick, jabs. One minute in. Roberts tries a main kick. The left hand lands on Silva, which hits a takedown guard. Passes to the half-guard. Two minutes in. Roberts just keeps on, gives side control. Two minutes to walk.
Roberts tries for an underhook, renouncing the standup attempt when Silva seeks an arm. Roberts recovers half-guard. One minute to walk. Silva unlocks a mounted arm triangle. Roberts survives and takes the top position and loses hard shots. 10-9 Silva.
Round 2: Low kick and upper hand back from Silva. Count the right rods Silva, who tries to shoot. Silva shoots, put through sprawl to land at the top in half guard. Silva takes the bay, then mount a minute in. Roberts is chastised to put his toes in the cage trying to sweep. Two minutes in. Silva gets arm triangle unlocked. Roberts laughs again his way through and sweeps in guard. Silva is looking for a leg, and they return to their feet. Two minutes to walk.
Hard 1-2 from Roberts, who gets undercut and climbs Silva with a left hand in the break. Silva takes him down anyway. Both hooks in front of Silva. One minute to walk. Elbo from Silva, who unlocks a triangle. Roberts escapes, lands a knee. 10-9 Silva.
Round 3: 3-2 from Roberts drops Silva, who pulls guard. Heavy elbows by Roberts. Stumps up slope. One minute in. Nasty elbows. Layer. Silva goes to a heel hook. Roberts comes out, returns to guard. Silva enters a nice armbar. Roberts tries to slam his way out, but shouts on the way down, and ref stops it.
Final result: Silva def. Roberts at Oral Submission (Armbar)
185 Pounds: Jack Marshman vs. John Phillips
Round 1: Phillips Gingers Marshman with an upper hand left a low kick and they tie. They differ. Marshman seems to threaten a level change. Two minutes in. Marshman with some nice counters. Marshman changes levels, eats a body shot but lands an uppercut. Right hook drops Marshman and Phillips waves him back. Two minutes to walk.
Marshman returns with a heavy combination. Leg kick from Phillips. One minute to walk. Marshman tries a high kick. Both countries with lift. Body kick at Marshman. Phillips tries to chase him down, lands a left. 10-9 Phillips.
Round 2: Marshman body kick, Phillips overhand. One minute in. Low kick by Phillips. Marshman changes levels, nothing there after clinch. 1-2 of Phillips two minutes in. Body park and right hand shake Phillips off-balance. Marshman answers a body shot with a counter. Two minutes to walk.
Body kick by Marshman. Left hooks downstairs. One minute in. Lead left, body shot by Phillips. Counters of Marshman on the fence. Check hooks. Phillips waves him on. 10-9 Marshman.
Round 3: Phillips lands a lead back. Marshman circles. Body kick connects him. One minute in. Things slow down and do not go into reach. Two minutes in. Phillips to the body of the fence. Two minutes to walk.
Marshman pops on his jab. Phillips goes low high with promises. Marshman lands and jab. Phillip's right hook, Marshman left the hook in return. Leg kick from Phillips. They start acting close to the fence. Phillips lands an upper hand left. 10-9 Phillips on better shots.
Final Result: Marshman def. Phillips by split decision
145 lbs.: Arnold Allen vs Jordan Rinaldi
Round 1: Rinaldi's low kick to start. Just left by Allen. Rinaldi changes levels, denied. Still looking for kicks. One minute in. Allen catches a Rinaldi body park and kicks his legs. This continues for a while. Two minutes in. He leaves Rinaldi up. Two minutes to walk.
Ben kicks from Rinaldi. Allen burns a combo when he defends a takedown. Right hand by Allen. 1-2 to the body. Rinaldi's kick. Heads right. One minute to walk. Rinaldi's play kick, Allen's body shot and wheel kick attempt. Allen with a nice combination near the fence. 10-9 All.
Round 2: Allen seeks the body. Counting right hand. One minute in. Allen is burning a combination. Two minutes in. This is really slow. Rinaldi with some real hands. Allen burns a left underneath. Jab up at the top. Two minutes to walk.
1-2 lands for Rinaldi. Rinaldi shoots, denied. Leg kick lands. Allen hardly throws anything. Now a left hand connects. Body shots with a moment to go. Allen may have woken up, landing a 1-2. Rinaldi with right to the body. Lavspark. Allen shakes and releases and releases Rinaldi in the last few seconds. 10-9 All.
Round 3: Rinaldi with an early combination. One minute in. Allen digs into a body's shot, so one counts 1-2. Counter uppercut. Two minutes in. Rinaldi legs park. Counter uppercut and another blistering combo of Allen that avoids a single leg. Two minutes to walk.
Nothing much in the next moment. Rinaldi looking for a takedown, denied. Powerful body shot by Allen. Head kick attempts. Allen with another late flash. 10-9 All.
Final result: All def. Rinaldi by unanimous decision
155 pounds. Marc Diakiese vs. Joseph Duffy
Round 1: Trading begins to start. Duffy shoots in for a minute. Diakiese works his way back and begins to go after Duffy's legs. Two minutes to walk.
Diaconal misses only with a wheel kick. Duffy is looking for a hook, eating a knee and a leg kick. Duffy front kick. He shoots, easily sprawled on. Another low kick from Diakiese. One minute to walk. Body kick. Both smile their body, so Diakiese beats him hard with a leading elbow. Diakiese lets him back up and goes after the head bone. 10-9 Diabetic.
Round 2: 1-2 from Duffy, eating a large body park. Diakiese wheel shots are flashing. Body kick and right hand. He gets a rear waistlock and takes Duffy down for a minute in. Ref stands them up. Slight leg park at Diakiese, avoids an elbow two minutes into. Now the other leg. Duffy moves forward and lands a left hand. Two minutes to walk.
Duffy's elbow, now bleeding over the left eye. Overshadowed by Diakiese. Ben kicks. Body blow. Diakiese gets hold of another backward lock One minute to go. Good knee. 10-9 Diabetic.
Round 3: Diakiese tries a two-touch spin kick. Body kick from Duffy in return. One minute in. Main kick attempt from Diakiese. Low-high split. Ben kicks. Uppercut-right. Knees to the body. Count the left thing in return. Two minutes in, body park at Diakiese. Diakiese gets a body lock and looks for the back. Two minutes to walk.
Duffy goes to his own back take, can't get it. Half guard for Diakiese. One minute to walk. Duffy tries a granby roll, can't get it. Diakiese kicks Duffy's legs out and ends the fight in mount. 10-9 Diabetic.
Final result: Diabetic def. Duffy by unanimous decision
205 pounds: Nicolae Negumereanu vs Saparbeg Safarov
Round 1: Safarov lands a low kick, the answer in kind. Safarov awakens into bombs and gets a body lock. Knee to the thigh. Negumereanu lands some of its own. Safarov can't stop grabbing the fence. He goes for a takedown and Negumereanu locks on a kimura. Not there, but he regains guard. Two minutes in. Short strokes from Safarov. Nice elbow. Two minutes to walk.
Negumereanu is looking for a leg, and Safarov continues to grab the fence he uses to escape. Safarov even refuses to stop hitting him when the judge calls time. He loses a point. Ninety seconds to go.
Left hook from Safarov. One minute to walk. Low park from Negumereanu. Safarov tears him with counters. Ben kicks. He shoots, denied. 9-9.
Round 2: Stiff jabs from Safarov. One minute in. Left hook hurts negumereanu. Safarov becomes patient. Negumereanu now charges him with his right hand. Safarov shoots, completes the takedown and takes side control. Negumereanu turns around a heel hook, and Safarov grabs the fence again to get out of it. On top of guard. Right hands of Safarov. Two minutes to walk.
Negumereanu lands an upkick, but continues to beat. One minute to walk. Nasty elbows from Safarov. More strokes and he moves to assembly. Colossal battle. 10-8 Safarov.
Round 3: Left hook of Safarov. Hard right hand and he shoots. Landed on top in half guard. One minute in. Landing stroke. Looking briefly for a kimura. Two minutes in. Negumereanu regains guard. More strokes of Safarov. Two minutes to walk.
Some major blows, passing to half guard. Back to guard. Safarov becomes patient. Negumereanu is looking for a last dunk kimura without success. 10-9 Safarov.
Final result: Safarov def. Negumereanu by unanimous decision
185 lbs.: Tom Breese vs. Ian Heinisch – OTHER ( FULL DETAILS HERE )
145 lbs.: Danny Henry vs Dan Ige
Round 1: Henry Low Park, body stroke from Ige. Again with a right body shot and left hook, Henry falls with a flurry. Ige pulverize him with blows to the fence and then look for his back. Both hooks in and there are chokes.
Final result: Again def. Henry on submission (behind naked choker)
125 pounds: Priscila Cachoeira vs Molly McCann
Round 1: Cachoeira slugging straight out of the bat, throwing haymakers. McCann seeks to do damage inside. McCann lands a backyard and opens with hooks. One minute in. McCann begins to piece her already when they swallow. McCann shoots, denied. Cachoeira counts a bone park with a right. Big right cross at Cachoeira on the fence. Two minutes in. McCann lands one, eats a knee to the body. Cachoeira gets back control. McCann shoots, looking for his back, unlocking a bizarre triangle. Two minutes to walk.
She turns to an arm bar. McCann manages to break his grip, but Cachoeira gets her elbow out. McCann maintains top position. Side control for "Meatball." Full mount, here comes the elbows. Big round. 10-9 McCann.
Round 2: McCann cuts her with a 1-2 straight from bats. Another big right hand in the middle. Sneaky hook by McCann. Lead right Spinning back fist. Cachoeira looks for a hook, continues to shoot one minute. Trading hooks. McCann shoots, denied. Change attitude. Cachoeira leg park. Two minutes in. Left hook from McCann. Another. BIG hooks by McCann near the fence. McCann shoots, full, lands in the clinic. Cachoeira swings her with an upper hand right with two minutes to go.
Kaches from Cachoeira. 2-3 comes back to her. Head to the right and hook from McCann. McCann with a deeper shot, trying to swing on the way up. One minute to walk. Elbow of McCann as Cachoeira looking for battles. Cachoeira's foot kick and opponent's left side were met by a right cross. McCann lands an uppercut. Both countries are large in the seconds taken. 10-9 McCann.
Round 3: McCann catches a kick for a takedown, looking for a guillotine heading up. Cachoeira does the next repair attempt. McCann's left eye is destroyed by something. Cachoeira marches after her. Two minutes in. McCann answers some shots with a big left hook. McCann discourages, Cachoeira promotes whatever. Two minutes to walk.
Short strokes from Cachoeira as McCann shows in. Knee at Cachoeira. Looking for someone else. McCann rumors her with a heavy hook. Cachoeira digs the body and lands a knee upstairs. One minute to walk. The judge pauses to look at McCann's gnarly eye, but the doctor allows it to continue. Cachoeira lands a cheap shot when they resume. She comes out slugging. McCann with a hook on the retreat. Great combination. 10-9 Cachoeira.
Final result: McCann def. Cachoeira by unanimous decision
145 lbs.: Mike Grundy vs Nad Narimani
Round 1: Grundy connects with a leading right midway through the first minute. Left uppercut lands as they act. One minute in. Narimani with a two-part counter near the fence. Another lead right at Grundy. Narimani kicks some kicks. Two minutes in. Another Grundy right stitch Narimani. 2-3 from Narimani connects. Two minutes to walk.
Narimani uppercut. Grundy shoots, completes a takedown in side control against the cage. Narimani works his way up and eats real hands. They are pausing. Narimani shoots in return, full. Grundy right cross. Another. 10-9 Grundy.
Round 2: Yet another clean just at Grundy. Narimani enters a two-piece and seems to be dinged. One minute in. Narimani looks busier, but doesn't land cleanly. They continue to trade, Narimani has an incision under his left eye. They shop big real hands two minutes in. Grundy eats an opercut and shoots. Denied on the fence. Two minutes to walk.
Grundy shoots again, filled again. Glancing right hand lands. Narimani low park. Uppercut and right cross and Grundy is injured. Narimani stalking. One minute to walk. Grundy fights and suddenly he falls Narimani in return. Narimani stands on the rubber leg, Grundy chases him with his right hand after the right hand. Grundy leans against the cage until the refuse stops.
Final result: Grundy def. Narimani by TKO (battle)