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UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi

Johny Payne
SENIOR ANALYST
519   //    14 Jan 2018, 00:40 IST

Doo Ho Choi headlines the event opposite Jeremy Stephens
Doo Ho Choi headlines the event opposite Jeremy Stephens

UFC Fight Night 124 is here and is a low-key card ahead of the huge Heavyweight and Light-Heavyweight Championship matches later this month.

Jeremy Stephens and Doo Ho Choi headline the event in a 5-round Featherweight matchup. Besides, the event also features what’s being advertised as MMA legend Vitor Belfort’s retirement match.

Several other intriguing matches will also take place at the event. So, without further ado, here are the predictions and preview for UFC Fight Night 124—

*Indian fans can watch UFC Fight Night 124 on Monday, January 15th from 8:30 am Live & Exclusive on SONY ESPN & SONY ESPN HD*


#Main Card (FOX Sports 1)

#1 Jeremy Stephens vs. Doo Ho Choi

Jeremy Stephens possesses God-given KO power as does his foe Doo Ho Choi.

While Stephens possesses the experience advantage and has a more proven record today, Choi is incredibly disciplined and seems to have been honing his cardio after a close loss to Cub Swanson. Choi could take this fight if he stays on his bike and counters from long range.

Nevertheless, Stephens catching Choi in the early going is a very realistic possibility, as the former also has decent grappling skills, enough to show Choi the takedown threat, before coming up top with the overhand right. Look for the veteran to down Choi with a huge right hand.

Prediction: Jeremy Stephens def. Doo Ho Choi via TKO

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Johny Payne
SENIOR ANALYST
Martial artist and combat Lover from Goa, India. Can be reached at johnypayne121@gmail.com
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