The UFC’s #9 featherweight Jeremy Stephens stopped Doo Ho Choi with strikes in the UFC St. Louis main event.
The top of the UFC St. Louis billing was graced with the UFC’s #9 featherweight Jeremy Stephens stopping the #13 ranked Doo Ho Choi with some vicious ground strikes in the 2nd round. The opening round saw each man have their moments, but come round 2, all hell had broken loose, with each man tagging the other. It was Stephens who came up first with the big blow, sending his foe crashing to the canvas before finishing him off with ground strikes. This marks back-to-back wins for Stephens, and back-to-back losses for Choi.
Jeremy Stephens def. Doo Ho Choi by TKO at 2:36 of round 2: Featherweight
These featherweights came out flicking kicks at one another to jump start the main event. The athletes stood about 2 feet apart from each other, going shot for shot for the bulk of the opening round. Stephens landed a flush elbow on a clinch break, clean as day, but Choi ate it like it was nothing. Choi continued to attack the leg before coming over the top with his hands to close out a rather close round.
The bolos came out in the 2nd stanza, as each man began landing huge shots, Choi with a nasty up kick, and Stephens with his wild hooks. A huge right hand landed for Stephens that sent Choi falling to the floor, and Stephens followed up with some brutal ground strikes, forcing the referee to rescue the incapacitated fighter.
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