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UFC 195 results recap: Lorenz Larkin vs Albert Tumenov fight review and analysis

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Last night (Sat., Jan. 2, 2016), Lorenz Larkin and Albert Tumenov battled at UFC 195 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a fun battle, Tumenov earned a split decision. Find out how below!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight strikers Lorenz Larkin and Albert Tumenov collided last night (Jan. 2, 2016) at UFC 195 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Since dropping to 170 pounds, Larkin has looked like an entirely different fighter. He finished both of his opponents prior to this bout in quick fashion, and Larkin was working towards a similar result here.

On the other hand, Tumenov has proved his violent efficacy in his last four fights, ripping through his opponents without much issue. Just 25 years old, Tumenov had an opportunity to prove himself a major player in the Welterweight division.

He did just that.

To watch Albert Tumenov vs. Lorenz Larkin full fight video highlights from last night click here.

Larkin opened the bout by looking for low kicks, but Tumenov was hunting for counters. When Larkin was allowed to land his low kicks, he was rather effective. However, Tumenov was throwing and landing some vicious combinations whenever he managed to close the distance.

At one point, Tumenov swarmed his opponent with an impressive and effective combo. Larkin kept his composure and returned to his low kick-heavy game plan, which was doing damage to the Russian’s lead leg.

All in all, it was a fairly close round, as both men had their moments.

The damage to Tumenov’s lead leg was becoming more apparent, as Tumenov’s lead leg was starting to change colors. Larkin continued to press his advantage with the kicks, scoring both to the inside and outside.

At about the midway point in the round, the Russian did pick up some momentum with a series of nasty ….View full article

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