Magomed Ankalaev closes down the Ion Cutelaba chapter, goes 2-0 up over The Hulk.
UFC 254 Principal card kick began with a a lot awaited Mild Heavyweight rematch between Magomed Ankalaev and Ion Cutelaba. The 2 first got here throughout in Octagon at UFC Combat Night time 169 (February 29, 2020), the place Ankalaev prevailed by way of TKO, following a controversial stoppage by the then referee Kevin Macdonald.
This time the battle went until the 4:19 mark, compared to the 38-second encounter of the final time, however aside from that and the referee assigned (Anders Ohlsson), the result remained the identical, i.e., Magomed Ankalaev defeats Ion Cutelaba by way of. KO.
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Within the match it was a extra Cautious begin by Ion Cutelaba, as in contrast to final time he didn’t rushed into closing out the area, however the adjustment couldn’t change the destiny, and in the long run Magomed Ankalaev’s clear strike and follow-up whacks left him unconscious.
With the rematch executed, the rivalry can be seemingly over, as each people closed it out with an embrace.
Now, with two first spherical losses, The Hulk has suffered a setback and will probably be a monumental job for him to get again and stride within the division. Alternatively, The Russian Mild Heavyweight’s spectacular run continues and is at present the holder of longest lively win streak (5-0) of the 205 Pound weight class.
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