Kevin Holland really did not make use of much time to end up Michael Chiesa at UFC 291, yet he still took care of to flaunt his lengthy popular takedown protection.
In a welterweight spell on the primary card at Delta Facility in Salt Lake City, Holland (25-9 MIXED MARTIAL ARTS, 12-6 UFC) travelled to success with a D’Arce choke entry of Chiesa (16-7 MIXED MARTIAL ARTS, 11-7 UFC) at 2:39 of Round 1.
From the opening bell, Holland appeared hostile. He approached Chiesa, that promptly backpedaled, apparently awkward on the feet. Chiesa grabbed Holland as well as tried a takedown. Holland packed the effort, as well as a follow-up prior to they divided.
At range, Holland jumped in for a knee. While Holland stated after the battle the knee really did not land, Chiesa went down to the canvas on all fours. Holland arrived on top of his challenger as well as secured a D’Arce choke– as well as obtained the faucet.
After the battle, Holland exposed objectives to return approximately middleweight.
Holland, 30, has actually won back-to-back battles. In April, he knocked senseless Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC 287. Chiesa, 35, has actually currently shed 3 straight. Saturday’s spell was his initial battle given that November 2021.
Today UFC 291 outcomes consist of:
Kevin Holland def. Michael Chiesa by means of entry (D’Arce choke)– Round 1, 2:39
Gabriel Bonfim def. Trevin Giles by means of entry (guillotine choke)– Round 1, 1:13
CJ Vergara def. Vinicius Salvador by means of consentaneous choice (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Roman Kopylov def. Claudio Ribeiro by means of ko (head kick)– Round 2, 0:33
Jake Matthews def. Darrius Flowers by means of entry (rear-naked choke)– Round 2, 2:37
Uros Paramedic def. Matthew Semelsberger by means of TKO (arm joint, strikes)– Round 3, 2:36
Miranda Radical def. Priscila Cachoeira by means of entry (armbar)– Round 3, 2:11
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