Let’s run down the list of “Who’s Hot” and “Who’s Not” from UFC Fight Night 83: ‘Cerrone vs Oliveira’ which took place last night (Sun., Feb. 21, 2016), nominating the biggest winners and losers from the FOX Sports 1 event inside the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put on a show in Pittsburgh, Pa., last night (Sun., Feb. 21, 2016) for UFC Fight Night 83: “Cerrone vs Oliveira,” as the CONSOL Energy Center hosted a wild night of mixed martial arts (MMA) action live and free on FOX Sports 1.
Donald Cerrone proved to be the true “Cowboy” in the main event of the evening, securing a beautiful triangle from top mount to submit Alex Oliveira in the very first round (highlights here).
In the co-main event, Derek Brunson battled Roan Carneiro in a critical Middleweight feature. In the end, Brunson earned his third straight first round knockout by taking out “Jucao” in just over two minutes.
Check out the highlights here.
With that quick overview of the night’s marquee bouts, here are your biggest winners, as well as the runners-up from Pittsburgh.
Biggest Winner: Donald Cerrone
Will the real “Cowboy” please stand up?
Donald Cerrone put in a vintage performance in “Steel City” last night, pulling off a slick triangle from top mount to finish off Alex Oliveira in the first round of their main event tilt.
The victory was “Cowboy’s” 22nd under the ZUFFA banner, his 21st professional finish victory, his 11th performance bonus, and his ninth win in his last 10 bouts.
Talk about impressive!
With Cerrone proving to be deadly in both the Lightweight and Welterweight divisions, UFC matchmakers have the opportunity to put the fan-favorite in some scintillating fights moving forward.
Expect Cerrone to continue fighting, winning, piling up $50,000 bonus checks, and drinking ….View full article
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