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Fight Highlights – Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao & Gunnar Nelson vs. Zak Cummings

Andrew Ravens

UFC Fight Night 46

Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao

Here is the play by play from that fight:

Round 1: Conor with a spinning back kick to the gut right out of the gate. They are exchanging right out of the gate. Brandao shoots in, he clinches and puts Conor on the fence. However, Conor reveres and get’s the outside advantage. They scramble and Conor get’s the takedown. Conor in top position, Brandao looks for a leg, but Conor slides. Conor lands a series of elbows, Brandao kicks his way out and we are standing. Conor T’s off with a head kick and a flurry of strikes. Brandao fires back with his own. Brandao working the over hand right. Conor tags Brandao and Brandao falls, Conor fires away with ground and pound, the referee steps in and this one is over! What a homecoming.

Result: Conor McGregor def. Diego Brandao via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:05

Gunnar Nelson vs. Zak Cummings

Here is the play by play from that fight:

Round 1: They clinch, Cummings working the outside. Nelson misses a knee and then a right hand as they break. Nelson throws a body kick, Cummings with a few jabs. Cummings with a waist lock, he get’s the back and puts him on the fence. Nelson reverses and eats a uppercut. They exchange to the bell.

Round 2: Cummings clinches with Nelson and puts him on the fence. A brief exchange, but then right back to the clinch. Nelson is being very lackluster, which is making the crowd a bit annoyed. They both land straight rights. Nelson lands a big straight right that stuns Cummings. However, Cummings presses forward and lands a nice flurry of strikes. Nelson throws a knee, but Cummings catches it. Cummings goes in for a takedown, but Nelson transitions and get’s the back of Cummings.Nelson locks in the rear naked choke for the win!

Result: Gunnar Nelson def. Zak Cummings via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 4:48

UFC Fight Night 46 went down on Saturday at The O2 in Dublin. This event is only on the UFC Fight Pass.

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