Soa Palelei Stops Fellow UFC Vet Sean McCorkle at Australian Fighting Championship 4
By FCF Staff
Heavyweight Soa “The Hulk” Palelei won his 8th straight bout at the latest Australian Fighting Championship card this weekend, by stopping fellow UFC vet Sean McCorkle in the first round. Palelei, who now carries a record of 18-3, hasn’t lost since November, 2010, when he was defeated by Daniel Cormier.
The Australian fighter has competed once for the UFC and was stopped by Eddie Sanchez at UFC 79 in 2007.
McCorkle, meanwhile, has lost back-to-back bouts after he winning six straight fights following a submission loss to Christian Morecraft and his UFC exit last year.
Here are the results from AFC 4 which was hosted by the Melbourne Pavillion (results via MMA Weekly).
Soa Palelei def Sean McCorkle via TKO (Punches), R1 at 1:45
Peter Graham def Donnie Lester via TKO (Injury from Punches), R1
Ivo Dos Santos def Callum Lewis via Unanimous Decision
Daniel Kelly def Fabio Galeb via Unanimous Decision
Zein Saliba def Vik Grujic via Unanimous Decision
David Gibb def Mike Vaotuua via TKO (Punches), R2 at 1:16
Dean Purdon def Jack Shand via Split Decision
Anthony Fogus def Kenan Palliser via Unanimous Decision
Regan Neoh def Zach Hook via Unanimous Decision