Read about Terence Crawford’s historic victory over Errol Spence Jr. and the reactions from UFC legend Israel Adesanya. Get the full results of UFC 291 and Jan Blachowicz’s disagreement with the decision. Witness Derrick Lewis’s memorable moment in MMA history.
UFC Legend Reacts to Crawford’s Historic Victory
In a highly anticipated boxing matchup, Terence Crawford emerged victorious over Errol Spence Jr. with a Round 9 TKO, creating a historic moment in their careers. The win received high praise from UFC legend Israel Adesanya, who described Crawford’s performance as ‘masterfully done.’ Another UFC star, Henry Cejudo, referred to it as a ‘brutal masterpiece.’ Numerous professional boxers also acknowledged Crawford’s impressive achievement in the ring.
UFC 291 Full Results
The recent UFC 291 event in Salt Lake City, Utah, showcased thrilling fights and unforgettable moments for MMA fans. The main card featured a highly anticipated showdown between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje. Here are the full results:
|Justin Gaethje||defeats Dustin Poirier||KO|
|Alex Pereira||defeats Jan Blachowicz||decision|
|Derrick Lewis||defeats Marcos Rogerio De Lima||KO|
|Kevin Holland||defeats Michael Chiesa||submission|
The preliminary and early preliminary fights also delivered exciting moments, with notable victories for Gabriel Bonfim, CJ Vera, Roman Kopylov, Jake Matthews, Uros Medic, and Miranda Maverick.
Jan Blachowicz Disagrees With Decision
During the co-main event of UFC 291, Jan Blachowicz and Alex Pereira engaged in a closely contested battle. Blachowicz showcased dominant ground control in the first round, coming close to securing a rear-naked choke submission. However, Pereira managed to keep the fight standing in rounds two and three, landing more effective shots. After fifteen minutes of intense action, the judges rendered a split decision in favor of Alex Pereira (29-28, 28-29, 29-28). Jan Blachowicz expressed his disappointment on Instagram, labeling the decision a robbery but expressing gratitude to his supporters and vowing to make a comeback.
Derrick Lewis ‘s Memorable Moment
Derrick Lewis created a jaw-dropping moment in MMA history during his heavyweight bout on the UFC 291 main card. Right from the start, Lewis surprised everyone with a Jorge Masvidal-style flying knee, followed by a flurry of punches that led to a TKO victory over Marcos Rogerio de Lima in just 33 seconds of Round 1. Lewis added a touch of humor by imitating a Degeneration X-style crotch chop, leaving everyone in awe of his unexpected athleticism and swift finish. This moment once again highlighted the excitement and unpredictability that MMA brings.
UFC 291 was a night filled with thrilling fights and unforgettable moments, leaving fans eagerly anticipating the next chapter in the world of mixed martial arts.