Kyoji Horiguchi Suffers Stunning 68-Second KO At RIZIN 18 (Video)

It was not a great night for Bellator and RIZIN bantamweight champion Kyoji Horiguchi last night. Horiguchi took on Kai Asakura at RIZIN 18 from Japan. However, the matchup was a non-title contest. Even so, Asakura shocked those in attendance when he stunned Horiguchi with a shot, dropping him to the canvas. Horiguchi was able […]

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It was not a great night for Bellator and RIZIN bantamweight champion Kyoji Horiguchi last night.

Horiguchi took on Kai Asakura at RIZIN 18 from Japan. However, the matchup was a non-title contest. Even so, Asakura shocked those in attendance when he stunned Horiguchi with a shot, dropping him to the canvas. Horiguchi was able to survive the initial onslaught but was subsequently knocked out after Asakura connected on another clean shot.

You can check out the finish here:

Horiguchi was on a 13-fight win streak before being finished by Asakura. He hadn’t lost since his submission defeat to Demetrious Johnson back in 2015 when they met under the UFC banner.

What did you think about Horiguchi’s stunning KO defeat at RIZIN 18?

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Khama Worthy Takes Out Devonte Smith – UFC 241 Highlights

It took a while for the UFC 241 card to get its first finish of the night, but it finally happened in the featured bout of the ESPN preliminary card. Khama Worthy stunned Devonte Smith in the first round as time expired, landing a shot that dropped Smith to the canvas. Worthy pounced on him […]

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It took a while for the UFC 241 card to get its first finish of the night, but it finally happened in the featured bout of the ESPN preliminary card.

Khama Worthy stunned Devonte Smith in the first round as time expired, landing a shot that dropped Smith to the canvas. Worthy pounced on him for the ground-and-pound before the referee stepped in to wave the action off. It was Worthy’s promotional debut after accepting the fight on just a few days’ notice.

Check out the finish here:

LowKickMMA’s coverage of UFC 241 continues on right now. Click here for our live UFC 241 results, which will be updated throughout the night.

What did you think of Worthy’s knockout win over Smith?

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Nate Diaz & Anthony Pettis’ Intense Staredown Before UFC 241 (Video)

The time is nearly here. Nate Diaz and Anthony “Showtime” Pettis will co-headline the UFC 241 pay-per-view (PPV) tomorrow night (Sat. August 17, 2019). Although they’re jerking the curtain for the heavyweight title main event between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic, the Diaz vs. Pettis matchup has received, arguably, most of the hype heading into […]

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The time is nearly here. Nate Diaz and Anthony “Showtime” Pettis will co-headline the UFC 241 pay-per-view (PPV) tomorrow night (Sat. August 17, 2019).

Although they’re jerking the curtain for the heavyweight title main event between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic, the Diaz vs. Pettis matchup has received, arguably, most of the hype heading into the event. Earlier today, Diaz and Pettis shared one final staredown before they lock horns tomorrow night.

Check it out here:

Diaz is a man of few words, and that was no different in his brief interview with Joe Rogan after the ceremonial weigh-ins. The Stockton native uttered his usual mantra, “kill or be killed.”

This will be Diaz’s first fight since 2016, ending a near-three-year layoff. He’ll take on Pettis, who will be fighting at 170 pounds for the second time after a stellar debut. “Showtime” took out Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson with a vicious superman punch knockout off the cage.

Now, he’ll return to welterweight in a superfight of sorts, facing off against a man who he has a bit of a history with in Nate Diaz.

What do you think about Diaz and Pettis’ final faceoff before their UFC 241 showdown?

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Nate Diaz Sparks Up Joint At UFC 241 Open Workouts (Video)

Nate Diaz does whatever he wants. That couldn’t have been more evident at the UFC 241 open workouts earlier today (Wed. August 14, 2019) in California. Diaz sparked up what looked to be like a joint on stage and smoked it. He then began passing it around to fans. Check out some footage below. Diaz […]

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Nate Diaz does whatever he wants. That couldn’t have been more evident at the UFC 241 open workouts earlier today (Wed. August 14, 2019) in California.

Diaz sparked up what looked to be like a joint on stage and smoked it. He then began passing it around to fans. Check out some footage below.

Diaz is undoubtedly a big supporter of CBD and marijuana. He famously smoked a vape pen following his UFC 202 war with Conor McGregor in 2016. That was the last fight he participated in, until this weekend, when he ends a near-three-year layoff. Diaz takes on Anthony “Showtime” Pettis in the co-main event of the UFC 241 pay-per-view (PPV).

It’s one of the most anticipated fights of the year and is arguably getting more hype than the heavyweight title main event. Daniel Cormier takes on the very man he took the heavyweight title from last year, Stipe Miocic. UFC 241 is one of the biggest cards of the year on paper.

But of course, with a name like Diaz taking on a longtime rival in a former champion, Pettis, it’s no surprise that it’s being dubbed as the people’s main event.

What do you think about Diaz sparking up a blunt at his UFC 241 open workouts?

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UFC 243 Press Conference Live Stream & Video

On October 6, perhaps what will be the biggest fight in the history of Australia will take place from the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne. UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker unifies his title with interim champion Israel Adesanya. These are two of the best strikers the Las Vegas-based promotion have on their roster. It has all […]

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On October 6, perhaps what will be the biggest fight in the history of Australia will take place from the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne.

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker unifies his title with interim champion Israel Adesanya. These are two of the best strikers the Las Vegas-based promotion have on their roster. It has all the makings to be a Fight Of The Year candidate when it’s all said and done.

Before they meet in October, Whittaker and Adesanya will come face-to-face in a press conference tonight (Wed. August 14, 2019). The presser gets underway at 10 p.m. ET, and you can watch the live stream and video below.

UFC 243 Press Conference

What did you think of the UFC 243 press conference featuring Whittaker and Adesanya?

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UFC Uruguay Highlights: Volkan Oezdemir Smashes Ilir Latifi

Volkan Oezdemir made a statement in his UFC Uruguay victory over Ilir Latifi. After several attempts, the pair finally met inside the Octagon tonight (Sat. August 10, 2019). Oezdemir was able to hurt Latifi late in the second round before finally dropping him with a massive left hook. He swarmed on for the ground-and-pound but […]

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Volkan Oezdemir made a statement in his UFC Uruguay victory over Ilir Latifi.

After several attempts, the pair finally met inside the Octagon tonight (Sat. August 10, 2019). Oezdemir was able to hurt Latifi late in the second round before finally dropping him with a massive left hook. He swarmed on for the ground-and-pound but was only able to get in a few shots as the referee stepped in quickly to end the contest.

Check out the finish here:

LowKickMMA’s coverage of UFC Uruguay continues on right now. Click here for our live UFC Uruguay results, which will be updated throughout the night.

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