.@Cody_Nolove's journey to the
continues tomorrow at
#RockNRumble8, and what a ride it's been.
Thank you for following along tonight, Twitterverse. #UFCJapan ruled, and I hope you all enjoyed it too. Get some sleep now.
The walkoff KO. Hunt knew he landed it, put his hands up, and that was that. Absolutely vicious. What a shot. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
with a huge uppercut and puts him away. One shot! #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
.@RoyNelsonmma with the early takedown in R2, secures the back, but Hunt escapes, and it's back to the feet. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
OK, the warm-up round is in the books. Pretty even. Many bombs were lobbed. #UFCJapan #UFCFightNight 10-9 Hunt if I must pick.
.@roynelsonmma looks for a takedown early, but it's quickly turned away. Interesting... #UFCJapan
It's time for the #UFCJapan main event.
I just don't see how this can be bad. Bring the violence!
.@FuryJury wouldn't call anyone out. Instead, he wants sushi and sake. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
.@GOMI_RSCL had not been knocked out in 45 career fights.
needed 90 seconds to change that.
.@FuryJury just starched
in a minute and a half. That man is for real. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
.@FuryJury has graced our pages in recent months. Will he take out the legendary
tonight at #UFCJapan? #UFCFightNight
That's a 30-27 or worse for Akiyama. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
In fairness, Amir is a good opponent to maximize Akiyama's potential, but the dude took care of business and dominated bell to bell.
20-18 Akiyama through two. Amir needs the finish to win. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
Akiyama appears to have broken Amir's nose with a ferocious right in R2. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
.@amirMMA comes out blazing with high kicks in R2. Nothing significant landing, but he's throwing with conviction. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
I daresay Akiyama looks better after the long layoff? 10-9 for Sexyama in R1. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
.@akiyamayoshihir with the takedown less than one minute in. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
return to action next at #UFCFightNight. Let's hope the ring rust offsets and we get a competitive scrap!
.@MieshaTate calls for a rematch with
in her #UFCJapan post-fight interview. Is that a fight you'd want to see down the line?
def. Rin Nakai via unanimous decision. #UFCJapan
Rin secured a few takedowns but didn't do anything with them; Miesha dominated on the feet. Overall, a bit lackluster. #UFCFightNight
20-18 Tate through two. Rin needs a finish to win. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
Rin with a moment of success as she took Tate's back in R2, but Tate quickly shrugged her off and wound up on top. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
.@MieshaTate looks superior everywhere so far. It'll be interesting to see if Rin can turn it around. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
Time for the ladies to take the
#Octagon. Rin Nakai vs.
is up at #UFCJapan. Who wins it and how? #UFCFightNight
via split decision. Impressive comeback.
And there it is, Kunimoto wins the split decision over
That was an impressive comeback. #UFCJapan #UFCFightNight
These scorecards will be interesting. I personally have 29-28 Kunimoto despite the fact that Walsh impressed me more. #UFCFightNight
Kunimoto takes Walsh's back, locks up the body, and looks for the RNC finish. He came on strong in this one. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
.@RichyMMA slowed in the second half of R2, and Kunimoto took over. I think I'd give him that round, tying it at 19-19. #UFCFightNight
looks fantastic through 1-1/2 rounds. Strong showing for the former #TUF competitor. #UFCFightNight
Kunimoto needs to regroup after that round. It wasn't quite a 10-8, but it's an easy 10-9 for Walsh. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
Walsh is basically landing at will and hurting Kunimoto with everything. This is a beatdown thus far. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
Walsh drops Kunimoto about 20 seconds in. They're back up and at it after a brief ground exchange. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
The #UFCFightNight52 main card rolls along with
Who are you taking in this WW showdown? #UFCJapan
via Round 1 TKO.
Horiguchi probably deserves a top-tier flyweight now, yes? Who would you like to see him face? #UFCJapan #UFCFightNight
Horiguchi drops Delos Reyes with a left, pursues the finish on the ground, and gets it! Violent TKO victory. #UFCFightNight52 #UFCJapan
Horiguchi blasts Delos Reyes with a body kick early, and the fight goes to the mat. Horiguchi on top. #UFCFightNight52 #UFCJapan
kick off the #UFCFightNight52 main card in the flyweight division. Horiguchi can make some noise with a big win.
If you haven't already, switch streams on
for the #UFCFightNight52 main card. Prelims delivered, now it's time for more.
If the main card of #UFCFightNight52 is anything like the prelims, we're in for a treat. #UFCJapan
Does anybody want to see Kanehara vs.
now as originally planned? #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
via unanimous decision. #UFCJapan
Caceres looked much better in R3, but it probably won't be enough. 29-28 Kanehara on my card. #UFCJapan #UFCFightNight
Caceres finding more success in R3, but he'll need a finish to pull off the victory. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
Another 10-9 for Kanehara makes it 20-18 through two. He's been dominant. #UFCFightNight #UFCJapan
After getting RNC'ed by Faber, it looks like Caceres did some serious work on his defense. Defended it for basically the whole round.
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