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Sunday, Nov 27, 2016

UFC FN 101: Robert Whittaker Finishes Derek Brunson in Opening Round

Whittaker (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

Rober Whittaker likely locked up a fight with top five ranked middleweight tonight at UFC Fight Night 101, as the surging fighter finished Derek Brunson in round one.

Brunson came out guns blazing, and threatened Whittaker with big punches and takedown attempts. Whittaker, however, weathered the storm well, and proceeded to stun Brunson with a headkick. After the latter hit the deck, Whittaker fired down punches from above, and the fight was called at the 4:07 mark.

Here are the results from UFC FN 101, which took place in Melbourne, Australia.

Robert Whittaker def. Derek Brunson via TKO (punches) R1, 4:07

Andrew Holbrook def. Jake Matthews via split decision  (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Omari Akhmedov def. Kyle Noke via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Alex Volkanovski def. Yusuke Kasuya via TKO (punches) R2, 2:06

Tyson Pedro def. Khalil Rountree via submission (rear-naked-choke) R1, 4:07

Danielle Taylor def. Seo Hee Ham via split decision (30-27, 30-27, 28-29)

Dan Kelly def. Chris Camozzi via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-27)

Damien Brown def. Jon Tuck via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Jonathan Meunier def. Richard Walsh via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Ben Nguyen def.  Geane Herrera via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Jason Knight def. Dan Hooker via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-26)

Marlon Vera def. Ning Guangyou via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Jenel Lausa def. Yao Zhikui via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


posted by FCF Staff @ 1:08 am
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