UFC Hidalgo has just culminated with and here are your results. The main event fight was between Dustin ?The Diamond? Poirier and Michael Johnson. The bout was considered by many to elevate one fighter in the UFC lightweight rankings. Poirier entered the bout ranked at number 7 and Johnson ranked at 10.
Main and Co-Main Event Results
The main event was a quick one as Michael Johnson stopped Poirier at the 1:35 mark of the first round via knockout with punches. This came after a heated face-off between the two fighters.
The face-off involved Michael Johnson seeming to scream at Dustin Poirier. He also got a good poke to the face right back. The fight came quick as Johnson starched Poirier in the first round with a flush left on the feet followed up by punches on the ground. See the replay below.
— MMAHEYDAY (@MMAHEYDAY) September 18, 2016
The knockout showcased Michael Johnson?s knockout power.
— Marcos Rodriguez (@MarcosjRod) September 18, 2016
The co-main event was between two dangerous fighters with knockout power in Uriah Hall and Derek Brunson. Many expected fireworks and a knockout and this is what they got?sans the many complaints about an early stoppage.
Here?s UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez getting hyped because of the fight.
I'm excited for this co-main event #UFCHildalgo ….What are the chances it goes to decision ?
— Dennis Bermudez (@MenaceBermudez) September 18, 2016
The fight ended a little less quickly than the main event. It was stopped at 1:41 of the first round.
— MMA Hype Watch (@MMAHWatch) September 18, 2016
Derek Brunson showed power that knocked Hall down to the ground. There was contention, though, from journalists, fighters and fans alike that the ground shots did not hit the mark and the stoppage was quite early.
Wow! Left hand from Derek Brunson KO's Uriah Hall in the first. Stoppage might have been quick … Herb Dean let a sub go too long earlier.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) September 18, 2016
Oh Herb Dean I don't know about that.
— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) September 18, 2016
BAD stoppage gotta give the guy a chance
— Matt Brown (@IamTheImmortal) September 18, 2016
Was the fight stopped too quickly? Leave comments below.
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Other UFC Hidalgo Main Card Results
Evan Dunham def. Rick Glenn via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Roan Carneiro def. Kenny Robertson via Split Decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
Islam Makhacheve def. Chris Wade via Unanimous Decision (29-8, 29-28, 29-28)
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