Donald Cerrone is watching his current end result at UFC Fight Evening 178 versus Niko Price as a loss. Although the contest ended in a bulk draw with both the men having their hands raised, the former is disturbed concerning the outcome.
Donald Cerrone’s broke his four-fight losing skid on Saturday, however he didn’t obtain a victory over Niko Price in the UFC on ESPN+ 36 co-main event.
Donald Cerrone vs. Niko Rate put on a remarkable performance.
Both boxers met in a welterweight round on Saturday evening (September 19, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN+ 36 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC PEAK.
Cerrone had a rough preliminary as he was virtually finished thanks to Rate unloading on him in the very first two mins of the first round. Nonetheless, Cerrone went vintage as he ate like 40 strikes and after that started to find to life as that round ended and continued right into the following structure. Points proceeded with strikes as well as Cerrone did rack up two takedowns. The courts scored it a majority draw.
Price aggressive once more, throwing heavy leg kicks at the beginning of this round. Cerrone catches a kick and also tries to drag this fight to the floor covering. He seems to virtually have the back but Price stands out back up. Back to the boxing variety and also Rate is obtaining the very best of it. ‘Cowboy’ is still in this fight throwing several strike combos that constantly completed with a kick up to. A dual eye-poke brings an additional brief stoppage to this battle. We are back underway as well as Cerrone aims for a takedown. He transitions to the back before putting in the hooks. Cerrone is a little high. Rate is attempting to drink him off and also ultimately takes care of to do so. He rushes in and eats an up kick for his efforts. Cerrone stands back up and it’s back to exchanging shots. ‘Cowboy’ assembled a good couple of shots in succession. Price is looking tired– he shoots for the takedown yet doesn’t get it. Cerrone lands a kick upstairs as the clock ticks down. Both men let it all hang out right to the final bell. WHAT A BATTLE!
MMAFighting scores the round 10-9 Cerrone, 28-28 Draw in general.
Rate has actually reduced his pace substantially after appearing like a house on fire to begin round one. Now this is a ranged kickboxing match with both men tossing tons of leg kicks early. Price lands an excellent hook to the body that gets Cerrone’s attention. Not a ton of volume from either male. My flatmate just claimed “this seems extremely courteous” if that offers you any kind of concept regarding what the action is looking like at this moment.
Good stepping knee from Cerrone as well as currently Cowboy is beginning to target the body. Price is kind of letting Cowboy have the fight he wants right now but just as I claim that, he lands a wonderful mix and now it’s Cerrone who is refraining excessive. This is any individual’s round with one min left. Cerrone lands a lead arm joint that causesPrice’s eye to swell and also currentlyPrice rises forward with violation. The rest of the round is not that exciting though as both guys seem to be conserving power.
MMAFighting ratings the round 10-9Price, 19-18Price on the whole.
Donald Cerrone lands a hard reduced kick early, NikoPrice returns. Price lands a large right and also senses his challenger is hurt. He’s placing it on Cerrone. Great deal’s of quantity and ‘Cowboy’ does not appear to be able to protect himself. They make a minute prior to Rate lands one more big shot that starts an additional flurry. He’s striking Cerrone with everything he’s got however the Mixed Martial Arts professional is refusing to fold up. Cerrone gets the clinch as well as lands a knee to the body which ultimately supports Price ‘Cowboy’ appears to have survived the very early attack and is now locating his range. An additional nice knee to the body. His momentum is interrupted by an unintentional eye-poke. The always game Cerrone takes concerning 3 seconds prior to informing the umpire he prepares to go.Price can be found in turning once more. Cerrone maintains going upstairs with the head kick. It’s not landed cleanly yet however Rate is open to it. Another eye poke! Cerrone takes a little longer to recuperate from this set. Referee Jason Herzog deducts a factor from Price– that could be huge. Both men turn to the buzzer! As advertised this battle is a barn-burner. Onto round two we go.
MMAFighting scores the round 9-9 Rate.
UFC On ESPN+ 36 Outcomes: Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley, Donald Cerrone vs. Niko Rate.