The co-main event at UFC Fight Night 76 between Norman Parke and Reza Madadi didn’t quite live up to the explosiveness of their altercation at Friday’s weigh ins, but Parke earned himself a unanimous decision victory nonetheless.
Parke threw a purse at Madadi’s feet before the two squared off on Friday — a clear jab at Madadi’s felony conviction for burglary which kept him out of the UFC for the last two years — and inside the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday afternoon (October 24, 2015) he used his striking and takedown defense over the course of three rounds to earn his 21st victory.
All three judges scored it 30-27.
After a bit of a feeling-out process, Madadi moved in on a single leg with about three minutes left in the round, but could not get Parke to the ground. “Mad Dog” was relentless in his efforts, but Parke deftly avoided the threat with excellent takedown defense. Parked landed several left hands on the 37-year-old Swede, who egged him on after each one landed.
The 28-year-old Northern Ireland native began to find his range and rhythm in the second round, but this time he could not avoid the takedown attempt from Madadi like ….View original article
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