Support the stream: https://streamlabs.com/MMANationDotCom In this episode of the show Eddie Mercado joins Flyin' Brian J to discuss the nights violence and nonsensical post-fight antics. For the audio version of the show visit us at https://soundcloud.com/mma-nation or at Bloody Elbow Presents on iTunes.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put two of the most prolific Heavyweight knockout artists in the history of mixed martial arts (MMA) in the Octagon as the main event of the promotion’s third main card effort on ESPN. Francis “The Predator” Ngannou had barely accumulated more than one minute of cage time in his last two fights, knocking out Cain Velasquez and Curtis Blaydes in back-to-back contests. Junior dos Santos has been known for his finishing ability for almost a decade, but most recently put away Tai Tuivasa and Derrick Lewis, consecutively. There was very little doubt that when they went toe-to-toe as the headlining attraction inside Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn.,