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UFC Fight Night 73: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux - review and results

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693   //    09 Aug 2015, 16:30 IST

UFC NASHVILLEUFC Nashville proved to be a very entertaining night filled With some stellar performances. Amanda Nunes earned  “Performance of the Night” with a submission win over Sara McMann in the first round. Also, Marlon Vera earned a performance award for his submission win over Ramon Salazar. The entertaining main event between Glover Teixeira and Oliver Saint Preux was adjudged Fight of the night. Let's review the Main Card and look at the results of entire UFC Nashville:-Undercard:-Uriah Hall def. Oluwale Bamgbose via first-round TKO (2:32) Chris Camozzi def. Tom Watson via unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26, 29-27) Dustin Ortiz def. Willie Gates via third-round TKO (punches) (2:58) Frankie Saenz def. Sirwan Kakai via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 30-27) Jonathan Wilson def. Chris Dempsey via first-round KO (:50) Marlon Vera def. Roman Salazar via submission (triangle armbar) (R2, 2:15) Scott Holtzman def. Anthony Christodoulou via sub (rear-naked choke) (R3, 2:40) Main card:-

#1 Ray Borg vs. Geane Herrera

Borg dominated the fight from theget go

Borg wasted little time in establishing the course of this fight. After shooting in for a deep double-leg, he had no trouble scooping Herrera up for a take down and then swarming him from top position. Herrera proved to be a game opponent, despite spending almost the entire fight on his back. He fended off one choke attempt after another from Borg, and wore the damage from Borg’s ground-and-pound well.

He even fired back with a sharp elbow of his own in the final round, which split Borg’s face open and left him leaking blood all over the mat. Unfazed, Borg continued to dominate Herrera from top position and keeping him in a defensive mode until the final bell. Borg is a beast and a true blue chip prospect in UFC flyweight Division and at only 22 years old he is on his way to become a future title contender.

Ray Borg def. Geane Herrera via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)

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Sumit Uniyal is a Black-Belt in Karate-do who has competed at national level from young age. Now He is an Active Martial Arts blogger covering the sport of MMA, Boxing And Kickboxing in India.
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