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UFC Fight Night 76 results recap: Paddy Holohan vs Louis Smolka fight review and analysis

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Last night (Sat., Oct. 24, 2015), Paddy Holohan and Louis Smolka clashed at UFC Fight Night 76 inside 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland. In an entertaining grapplefest, Smolka earned the rear naked choke finish. Find out how below!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight up-and-comers Paddy Holohan and Louis Smolka dueled last night (Oct. 24, 2015) at UFC Fight Night 76 inside 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland.

While the main event placement was certainly a surprise for the Irishman, this was a huge fight for Holohan before that shakeup. If he managed to win this fight, Holohan would be on a three fight winning streak, likely enough to break into the flyweight division’s top 15.

Similarly, Smolka had won three of his last four and was clearly improving between fights. With so few contenders in the Flyweight division, the Hawaiian was poised to make a run towards the top if he could pull out the victory.

Holohan immediately rushed towards his opponent and secured a takedown into side control. Smolka attempted to counter with a slick d’arce setup and used it to stand into the clinch. From there, the two fighters traded positions in an entertaining grappling war.

After a solid two minutes of reversals and positional ….View original article

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