UFC Vegas 23 Results: Arnold Allen defeats Sodiq Yusuff (Highlights) | BJPenn.com


Arnold Allen

At present’s UFC Vegas 23 is co-headlined by a featherweight struggle between surging division contenders Arnold Allen and Sodiq Yusuff.

Allen (16-1 MMA) will enter the featured contest on a nine-fight profitable streak, his newest being a unanimous choice win over the now retired Nik Lentz. The English fighter has gone 7-0 inside the UFC since making his promotional debut in June of 2015.

In the meantime, Sodiq Yusuff (11-1 MMA) was final seen in motion at January’s UFC 246 occasion, the place he scored a unanimous choice victory over Andre Fili. That win marked Yusuff’s sixth in a row and fourth straight within the UFC.

Spherical one of many UFC Vegas 23 co-headliner begins and Arnold Allen comes out shortly pawing together with his jab. Sodiq Yusuff lands a pleasant low kick. He comes ahead and lands a superb mixture. Allen geese below a punch and scores an early takedown. Yusuff shortly scrambles again as much as his toes however the Englishman nonetheless has him pressed in opposition to the cage. Sodiq breaks free and begins strolling down Allen. He lands a superb mixture. Arnold Allen replies with a crisp jab. Good kicks land for each fighters. Sodiq Yusuff swings and misses with an enormous proper. He follows that up with a left hand that connects. Arnold Allen with a left hand of his personal that drops his Nigerian opponent. Sodiq will get again up however Allen is in on a takedown and will get it. Yusuff will get again as much as his toes however stays pressed in opposition to the cage. Each males land good knees from the place. ‘Tremendous’ breaks free from the clinch and lands a pleasant proper hook. Allen counters with a superb proper of his personal. The horn sounds to finish spherical one.

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Spherical two of the UFC co-headliner begins and Sodiq Yusuff comes ahead shortly. He lands a superb mixture that forces Allen to retreat. The Englishman connects with a pleasant left hook. Yusuff responds with a superb proper hand up the center. He follows that up with a pair of jabs. Arnold Allen with a proper hand excessive that misses. Sodiq Yusuff with a low kick that connects. Allen replies with a excessive kick and Yusuff is harm. Arnold blitzes in with a mixture however someway Sodiq is ready to survive. The fighters clinch up and start exchanging knees. Yusuff pushes Allen up in opposition to the cage however the Ipswich native shortly switches the place.

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Spherical three of the UFC Vegas 23 co-main occasion begins and Sodiq Yusuff is both going to want a 10-8 spherical or a end it will appear. He comes out shortly however Arnold Allen forces the clinch and begins working for a takedown. ‘Tremendous’ switches the place and begins working some knees. He makes an attempt to tug Allen all the way down to the canvas however fails to take action. The horn sounds to finish spherical three.

Official UFC Vegas 23 Consequence: Arnold Allen def. Sodiq Yusuff by unanimous choice (29-28 x3)

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