UFC 204 marks the fourth event held in Manchester, England, by Ultimate Fighting Championship. Tonight, (Sat., Oct. 8) newly-crowned Middleweight champion and England’s first UFC champion, Michael Bisping, will make his very first title defense, rematching the man who put him to sleep with one of the most famous knockouts in UFC history, Dan Henderson, owner of the “H-Bomb.” In addition to the main event, long-time veteran Vitor Belfort will take on Gegard Mousasi in a highly anticipated Middleweight bout, and Ovince Saint Preux will battle Jimi Manuwa in a Light Heavyweight contest that virtually guarantees fireworks.
UFC 204 is taking place live tonight (Sat., Oct. 8, 2016) inside Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, airing live on pay-per-view (PPV). However, the “Prelims” undercard kicked off on UFC Fight Pass at 7 p.m. ET and then finished up on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) with four consecutive finishes. Check out the results below for those four below:
Brad Pickett vs. Iuri Alcantara
In the featured bout of the FS1 “Prelims,” fight fans witnessed Iuri Alcantara (34-7, 1 NC) completely dominate the British native Brad Pickett (25-12) early in the first round. The Brazilian was able to take control from the very start of the fight. He threw explosive head kicks, landed a hard flying knee, and dropped Pickett was a spectacular spinning elbow. Credit to Pickett for surviving the elbow and follow up punches, but his durability was no match for the Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt on the ground. After landing a brutal series of punches on top, Alcantara took the mount position and set up a mounted triangle. As Pickett rolled over, Alcantara switched to an armbar and then went back to a triangle to force the tap. Alcantara’s performance was absolutely fantastic, as he was able to bounce back from a loss in ….View full article
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