UFC Copenhagen: Jared Cannonier Takes Out Jack Hermansson in Impressive Fashion
By FCF Staff
Jared Cannonier likely moved into title shot contention today at UFC Copenhagen, by taking out middleweight contender Jack Hermansson in impressive fashion.
The opening-round saw Hermansson repeatedly shoot in for a takedown, but the noted ground-and-pound specialist was unable to keep the fight down. Shortly into round two, Cannonier sent Hermansson to the deck with a hard uppercut as he shot in. After the former light-heavyweight landed multiple shots from above, the fight was called.
Cannonier (13-4), who was coming off a stoppage win over Anderson Silva, has now won three straight fights at 185.
Here are the complete results for UFC Copenhagen.
Jared Cannonier def. Jack Hermansson via TKO (punches) R2, 0:27
Mark Madsen def. Danilo Belluardo via TKO (elbows and punches) R1, 1:12
Gilbert Burns def. Gunnar Nelson via unanimous decision (29-28. 29-28, 29-28)
Ion Cutelaba def. Khalil Rountree via TKO (elbows & punches) R1, 2:35
Ovince Saint Preux def. Michal Oleksiejczuk via submission (Von Flue Choke) R3, 2:14
Nicolas Dalby def. Alex Oliveira via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
John Phillips def. Alen Amedovski via knockout (punches) R1, 0:14
Makhmud Muradov def. Alessio Di Chirico via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Ismail Naurdiev def. Siyar Bahadurzada via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-26)
Giga Chikadze def. Brandon Davis via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Lina Lansberg def. Macy Chiasson via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-28)
Marc Diakiese def. Lando Vannata via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Jack Shore def. Nohelin Hernandez via submission (rear-naked choke) R3, 2:51