After coping with some grappling makes an attempt from Pickett (13-8 MMA, 2-4 UFC) within the opening spherical of their middleweight bout at T-Cell Enviornment, Tiuliulin (10-6 MMA, 1-1 UFC) landed a kick to the groin of his opponent that led to a degree deduction.
That solely appeared to infuriate Tiuliulin, who poured on the strikes, rocked Pickett with an elbow, and swarmed his solution to a TKO stoppage on the 4:52 mark of Spherical 2.
Try the replay of his end under (by way of Twitter):
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It was an emotional win for the Russian Tiuliulin, who picked up his ninth profession win by means of stoppage. Afterward, he stated he hopes to make a fast turnaround and maintain his momentum going.
“Jamie, you’re a fighter thanks brother,” Tiuliulin stated in his post-fight interview with Joe Rogan. “This was a very good battle. I really like Vegas. Thanks. If UFC need, I’ll struggle once more this 12 months. That is no drawback. I’ll struggle on daily basis.”
Up-to-the-minute outcomes of UFC 279 embrace:
- Denis Tiuliulin def. Jamie Pickett by way of TKO (punches) – Spherical 2, 4:52
- Chris Barnett def. Jake Collier by way of TKO (punches) – Spherical 2, 2:24
- Norma Dumont def. Danyelle Wolf by way of unanimous determination (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
- Heili Alateng def. Chad Anheliger by way of unanimous determination (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Elise Reed def. Melissa Martinez by way of unanimous determination (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Yohan Lainesse def. Darian Weeks by way of break up determination (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
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