We’re closing in on the top of Season 5 of Dana White’s “Contender Sequence,” however we’re not performed by an extended shot, as one other dozen blended martial arts (MMA) hopefuls are set to point out their stuff on ESPN+ tonight (Tues., Oct. 26, 2021).
4 extra hopefuls joined the world’s largest struggle promotion final week. Pedro Falcao and Armen Petrosyan scored brutal knockouts, Caio Borralho made it 2-0 on the present with a first-round end off a three-week turnaround, and Jonny Parsons scored a large cut up choice upset in the principle occasion.
As has turn out to be custom for this collection, we’re an nearly totally worldwide solid this week. Brazil’s Jansey Silva (7-1) meets Russia’s Gadzhi Omargadzhiev (12-0) within the Middleweight fundamental occasion, whereas the Mexico vs. China co-feature pits UWC Bantamweight champ Christian Quinonez (15-3) towards WLF veteran Xiao Lengthy (16-6). Down at Bantamweight, Javid Basharat (10-0) takes on Oron Kahlon (16-0), who hit the scales three kilos heavy yesterday.
The night’s sole girls’s struggle sees Yan Qiqui (11-3) sq. off with Karine Silva (13-4). 30 kilos north, Manuel Torres (11-2) faces Kolton Englund (9-3), and Olivier Murad (5-0) fights Xie Bin within the Featherweight opener.
‘Contender Sequence’ Fast Outcomes:
Jansey Silva vs. Gadzhi Omargadzhiev
Christian Quinonez vs. Xiao Lengthy
Javid Basharat vs. Oron Kahlon — Basharat def. Kahlon by submission (guillotine choke) at 4:12 of Spherical Three
Yan Qihui vs. Karine Silva — Silva def. Yan by submission (guillotine choke) at 1:44 of Spherical Two
Manuel Torres vs. Kolton Englund — Torres def. Englund by TKO (punches) at 2:10 of Spherical One
Olivier Murad vs. Xie Bin — Murad def. Xie by cut up choice (28-29, 29-28 x2)
‘Contender Sequence’ Play-By-Play Outcomes:
185 lbs.: Jansey Silva vs. Gadzhi Omargadzhiev
Last end result:
135 lbs.: Christian Quinonez vs. Xiao Lengthy
Last end result:
135 lbs.: Javid Basharat vs. Oron Kahlon
Spherical one: Each land low kicks to start out. Kahlon tries a head kick. Jab lands for Basharat, who catches a physique kick and eats a proper hand as he drags him down into half guard a minute in. Basharat trying tp go, lands heavy elbows. Good punches as properly two minutes in. Extra good elbows lower Kahlon open. Aspect management now for Basharat. Persevering with to bash away. Two minutes to go.
Basharat on the lookout for mount, continues to drill Kahlon with heavy punches. One minute to go. Extra elbows. Kahlon spins for a leg, knee isn’t in. Basharat stands over, strikes to half guard. One other broadside earlier than the bell. 10-8 Basharat.
Spherical two: Early proper hand from Kahlon. Straight left by Basharat, who absorbs one other proper hand and rips an evil-looking liver shot. Knee to the pinnacle quickly after. Physique knee a minute in. He slips and a scramble ensues. Basharat with one hook in, trying to absolutely take the again. Kahlon returns to his toes, grabs the fence to defend a takedown. Two minutes in. Basharat drags him right down to a low mount towards the fence. Half guard, facet management. Two minutes to go.
Again to half guard. Basharat staying heavy. One minute to go. There’s some elbows. Aspect management. Pins down an arm, lands some elbows on the bell. 10-9 Basharat.
Spherical three: Calf kick from Basharat to start out. Spinning again kick. Kahlon trying a bit spent, caught close to the fence. Basharat takes a low blow, shrugs it off and continues to strain. One minute in. Snap kick lands for Basharat. Laborious low kicks. Kahlon falls brief with a two-piece. One other calf kick drops Kahlon and Basharat follows him down into guard. Two minutes to go. Half guard for Basharat. Affected person GnP. Two minutes to go.
Now Basharat opens up a bit extra. Laborious elbows, diving proper hand into facet management. Basharat grabs a guillotine as Kahlon tries to show into him. He mounts with it and there’s the faucet.
Last end result: Basharat def. Kahlon by submission (guillotine choke)
125 lbs.: Yan Qihui vs. Karine Silva
Spherical one: Entrance kick and proper hand land for Silva to start out. Physique kick and flurry by Yan towards the fence. Silva lands a clear proper cross within the heart. Yan catches a kick and muscle tissue her to the mat a minute in. Silva attempting to work a excessive guard. Laborious proper palms from Yan two minutes in. Silva utilizing that rubber guard however not producing a lot offense from her again. On the lookout for upkicks as Yan stands. Laborious low kicks from Yan in return, then again to protect with two minutes to go.
Brief punches for Yan. One minute to go. Sneaky elbow. Silva immediately has a gogoplata locked up, however Yan pops her head free, then postures up for some extra punches. 10-9 Yan.
Spherical two: Excessive kicks from Silva, low kicks from Yan. Silva lands a counter proper. Silva shoots, will get sprawled on, continues to drive. One minute in. Left hand from Yan. They tie up, Yan shoves her away. Left hook from Yan, however Silva locks up a guillotine as Yan slams her down. It’s in deep and there’s the faucet.
Last end result: Silva def. Yan by submission (guillotine choke)
155 lbs.: Manuel Torres vs. Kolton Englund
Spherical one: Torres lands an early entrance kick. Potshotting at vary. Strong teep, low kick. Jabs connects a minute in. Heavy hook lands for him, glancing head kick. Englund shoots towards the fence. Torres reverses, lands knees downstairs. Englund backs off, claiming a watch poke, however Herb Dean doesn’t intervene. Torres jumps on him as he reels again and smashes him into oblivion.
Last end result: Torres def. Englund by TKO (punches)
145 lbs.: Olivier Murad vs. Xie Bin
Spherical one: Murad eats a 1-2, tries to blitz. They commerce knees close to the fence and Murad begins sprinting after him with wild punches. One other knee lands. Issues sluggish again down after a second. Awkward slip places Xie on prime in guard a minute in. Xie on prime, periodically punching. Not letting Murad get something going. Two minutes in. Now Murad will get a little bit of house and stands. Good left hand lands for him, then one other on the counter. Persevering with to cost, one other left cross. Two minutes to go.
Xie digs a pleasant knee to the physique. One other left from Murad stings him. One other. Knee upstairs. One other left hand. Xie lands a counter proper and hits a reactive shot into facet management with a minute to go. On the lookout for the crucifix. Transient americana try. Two hammerfists earlier than the bell. 10-9 Murad.
Spherical two: Low kicks from Murad, who drops him with a straight left and stuffs a takedown. Elbow up prime earlier than they separate. Straight proper by Xie. One minute in. 1-2-2 from Murad, who seems to be for a guillotine as Xie takes him down into guard. No cube. Trying to go. Murad sweeps simply over two minutes in they usually reset on the toes. Combo from Murad, temporary clinch. 1-2 by Xie with two minutes to go.
One other proper cross lands for Xie. Physique shot. Murad lead left. Xie tries a Superman punch right into a takedown try, drags him down into facet management with a minute to go. Staying tight on prime, temporary try and go. He tries to drop elbows on the bell. 10-9 Xie.
Spherical three: Murad hits his personal takedown behind a straight left, then lets him up. Effectively-timed knee by Murad practically catches Xie leaning. He lands a left hand, succumbs to an aggressive shot into guard. One minute in. Brief pictures from the highest. Two minutes in. Transient scramble, again to the identical place. Murad holding overhooks however not doing a lot else. Two minutes to go.
Now Xie postures up for some heavier pictures, makes use of the specter of the d’arce to maintain Murad down. Murad sweeps and separates. One minute to go. Strong proper hand from Murad behind a low kick. Xie physique kick, blocks a head kick, eats a collection of heavy punches. One other enormous left by Murad. Transient clinch. 10-9 Xie.
Last end result: Murad def. Xie by cut up choice
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