UFC on ESPN 10 Prelims Recap, Analysis and Odds
UFC on ESPN 10 Prelim action opened with stiff hitting barrages to begin the latest Octagon venture from Apex Facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Anthony Ivy (-185) vs. Christian Aguilera (+165)
Heavy handed Christian Aguilera exposed Anthony Ivy (8-3) early with overpowering right hands to end the welterweight prospect clash at 0:59 of round one. Aguilera landed ten signifigant strikes to back Ivory against the cage, from there TKO number 11 materialized for the Brea, California native.
Expect showcase undercard status next for Aguilera (14-6) while Ivy will likely ply trade at smaller regional shows.
Tyson Nam (-145) vs. Zarruka Adashev (+125)
Tyson Nam landed one puch and one follow up hammer fist to seperate MMA novice Zarruka Adashev from consciousness at 0:33 of the very first round. The fact 36-year-old Nam handidly ended matters shows an existing steep divide from lower level UFC competition compared with professional kickboxing. Two strikes ran Nam's paod recoed to 19-11-1. Adashev fell to 3-2 in the mixed martial arts ranks.
Julia Avila (-650) vs. Gina Mazany (+475)
Fight three saw physical specimen Julia Avila storm Gina Mazany to close the show with rabid strikes at 0:23 of round one.The win places Avila (8-1) in line for larger moments. Conversely, Mazany (6-4) likely finished at the highest MMA level after going 1-4 during her Octagon experience. Avila landed 16 purposeful fight enders while absorbing just threeflickering punches.
Merab Dvalishvili (-900) vs. Gustavo Lopez (+600)
Dvalishvili (11-4) imposed his wrestling wares in close quarters repeatedly taking down late-replacement Gustavo Lopez and methodically landing ground and pound to cap a basic round for "The Machine." Moreover, the prelims saw the first end horn to signify a second five minutes.
Round two found Dvalishvili bouncing while landing refined standup on his challenger before hitting the inevitable takedown. From there, the Georgian native achieved side mount before isolating Looez's arm and applying a neck crank which the newcomer just escaped.
Give Lopez (11-5) credit for his toughness, though Dvalishvili owned the frame.
Round three became an exercise where Dvalishvili's freakish grappling strength dotted the I's and crossed the T's to secure his fourth win, this time by unanimous decision.