UFC on FOX Orlando: Road to the Octagon – Josh Emmett vs. Jeremy Stephens

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Witness the relentless training camps and extraordinary lives of six world-class mixed martial artists as they ready for February 24th’s UFC on FOX 28 in UFC Road to the Octagon: Emmett vs Stephens. In the thrilling featherweight main event, No. 4 ranked Josh Emmett and No. 8 Jeremy Stephens look to display their fight finishing potential and stake claim to a 2018 title shot.

On the heels of a first round KO that rocketed Emmett from unranked to title contender just two months ago, the Sacramento power puncher’s confidence grows with the support of colorful Team Alpha Male. In San Diego, human highlight reel Stephens soaks up the sun and success earned by 20 career stoppage wins while looking to prove worthy of the first UFC title shot in his storied career.

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UFC on FOX Orlando: Road to the Octagon – Ovince Saint Preux vs. Ilir Latifi

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Witness the relentless training camps and extraordinary lives of six world-class mixed martial artists as they ready for February 24th’s UFC on FOX 28 in UFC Road to the Octagon: Emmett vs Stephens. A third heavy-hitting bout features top 10 light heavyweights as former Tennessee Volunteer football player Ovince Saint Preux and powerful Swede Ilir “The Sledgehammer” Latifi each want to add another stunning stoppage to their remarkable resumes.

Saint Preux returns to Knoxville, Tennessee to train on campus as he pursues a 4th straight stoppage win seeking to earn a shot at the 205 pound belt. Meanwhile, in Miami, Florida, Latifi prepares far from his Swedish homeland as he strives to honor the sacrifices his parents made to enable his MMA dreams.

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UFC on FOX Orlando: Road to the Octagon – Ovince Saint Preux vs. Ilir Latifi

(Courtesy of UFC)

Witness the relentless training camps and extraordinary lives of six world-class mixed martial artists as they ready for February 24th’s UFC on FOX 28 in UFC Road to the Octagon: Emmett vs Stephens. A third heavy-hitting bout features top 10 light heavyweights as former Tennessee Volunteer football player Ovince Saint Preux and powerful Swede Ilir “The Sledgehammer” Latifi each want to add another stunning stoppage to their remarkable resumes.

Saint Preux returns to Knoxville, Tennessee to train on campus as he pursues a 4th straight stoppage win seeking to earn a shot at the 205 pound belt. Meanwhile, in Miami, Florida, Latifi prepares far from his Swedish homeland as he strives to honor the sacrifices his parents made to enable his MMA dreams.

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Article source: http://www.mmaweekly.com/ufc-on-fox-orlando-road-to-the-octagon-ovince-saint-preux-vs-ilir-latifi

 

UFC on FOX Orlando: Road to the Octagon – Jessica Andrade vs. Tecia Torres

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Witness the relentless training camps and extraordinary lives of six world-class mixed martial artists as they ready for February 24th’s UFC on FOX 28 in UFC Road to the Octagon: Emmett vs Stephens. The stellar co-main event features a pair of top 5 ranked UFC strawweights as Brazil’s Jessica Andrade and Colorado’s Tecia “The Tiny Tornado” Torres collide to determine the division’s next title challenger.

For powerhouse ground and pound expert Andrade, intense preparation gives way to reflection as she supports her mother and gains strength from her extended family in Rio de Janeiro. For Torres, a 2017 relocation from south Florida to the Rockies has her reaching new heights, as she trains alongside her fiancée, coach, and fellow UFC fighter Raquel “Rocky” Pennington.

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Article source: http://www.mmaweekly.com/ufc-on-fox-orlando-road-to-the-octagon-jessica-andrade-vs-tecia-torres

 

Derrick Lewis, Curtis Millender Take Home Bonuses for Spectacular KO’s at UFC in Austin

A pair of jaw-rattling knockouts led the bonuses for UFC Fight Night in Austin on Sunday night.

Derrick Lewis pulled off his ninth UFC knockout as he flattened Marcin Tybura in the third round of their heavyweight matchup that served as the co-main event. 

Meanwhile, Curtis Millender made quite the impression in his UFC debut as he earned a spectacular knockout by knee strike to put away former title contender  Thiago Alves in their welterweight fight on the main card.

Both Lewis and Millender pocketed $50,000 for ‘Performance of the Night’ as a reward for their handiwork.

As for ‘Fight of the Night’, that honor went to Brandon Davis and Steven Peterson, who went to war for three rounds in front of a raucous Texas crowd. Davis ultimately edged out Peterson by unanimous decision but both fighters will share in the spoils of war with a $50,000 bonus for their back and forth battle over 15 minutes. 


Article source: http://www.mmaweekly.com/derrick-lewis-curtis-millender-take-home-bonuses-for-spectacular-kos-at-ufc-in-austin

 

 

 

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