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UFC Fight Night London LIVE: Silva vs Bisping

    Fight carries on after Meza recovers
    2/27/2016 7:47:55 PM
    Second round uneventful and comes to a close, feels like the room is waiting for something to create some buzz
    2/27/2016 7:48:58 PM
    Round three
    2/27/2016 7:49:32 PM
    Theme of the night has certainly been fighters throwing single shots. Fights haven't really got out of third gear as fighters fail to throw combinations
    2/27/2016 7:50:18 PM
    Allen defending a takedown against the cage, Meza isn't going to get this one, looks to be trying desperately to sink it, though
    2/27/2016 7:52:20 PM
    in the end it's Allen who gets the takedown, despite Meza's corner consistently, and ironically, yelling 'great takedown!'
    2/27/2016 7:52:58 PM
    Meza continues to try and land a takedown but Allen rejects every advance
    2/27/2016 7:53:46 PM
    Allen knocks Meza out at the bell, why didnt he unleash those combos sooner!?
    2/27/2016 7:54:54 PM
    unsure whether or not he got the KO in time, Benson Henderson pleading with the ref to make sure the fight was over before the knockout blow
    2/27/2016 7:55:17 PM
    Meza on jelly legs as he makes his way to the centre of the ring
    2/27/2016 7:56:06 PM
    Allen wins by unanimous decision, a shame he couldn't get the KO, but a win is a win nonetheless
    2/27/2016 7:56:30 PM
    UFC giving us no time to breath here as Askham vs Dempsey is already underway!
    2/27/2016 7:59:42 PM
    Great grapple exchange early which sees Dempsey pile the pressure on but Askham absorbs it and gets the fight back on the feet.
    2/27/2016 8:00:48 PM
    Dempsey has ASkham against the cage and lands some tough knees, now looking to secure a takedown
    2/27/2016 8:01:58 PM
    Great reversal and throw from Askham who now has Dempsey's back
    2/27/2016 8:02:34 PM
    An amazing left hook from Askham has Dempsey on jelly legs before the Englishman follows up with a head kick that puts the American out!
    2/27/2016 8:04:16 PM
    Crowd has been given a much-needed injection of energy with that KO finish
    2/27/2016 8:07:22 PM
    davey grant vs Marlon Vera now
    2/27/2016 8:11:12 PM
    Apologies for the brief absence, i just paid £1.50 for a packet of crisps...
    2/27/2016 8:11:26 PM
    Grant lands a solid combo that backs up Vera
    2/27/2016 8:12:29 PM
    Marc Goddard seems to pause the fight halfway through a Vera submission attempt
    2/27/2016 8:13:28 PM
    Crowd cheering with every kick Grant lands on a downed Vera
    2/27/2016 8:14:04 PM
    Grant gets out of Vera's body triangle and reverses to land in guard
    2/27/2016 8:15:22 PM
    Grant has a cut that's bleeding badly from the top of his head, second round he starts strong, though
    2/27/2016 8:18:07 PM
    grant bleeding in a way that Diego Sanchez would be proud, but it's not stopping him absolutely dominating Vera
    2/27/2016 8:19:03 PM
    Both fighters a bloody mess but most of it is Grant's as the contest goes to the ground
    2/27/2016 8:20:51 PM
    Another takedown for Grant
    2/27/2016 8:21:58 PM
    Ref warning Vera to keep the fight clean during the break after he lands an up-kick to a downed Grant
    2/27/2016 8:23:45 PM
    Round three and grant has Vera on his back once again
    2/27/2016 8:24:56 PM
    Vera continues to ignore the warnings of the referee and grab onto the cage
    2/27/2016 8:26:31 PM
    Fighters back standing and exchange blows, of which grant once again lands the more significant strikes
    2/27/2016 8:28:21 PM
    Fight comes to a close with both fighters bloodied, great performance from Grant
    2/27/2016 8:29:20 PM
    Grant wins by unanimous decision, all three judges score the bout 30-26
    2/27/2016 8:30:50 PM
    Wilkinson vs Amirkhani, during all the pre-fight build up Amirkhani has got under Wilkinson's skin, this will be a BIG fight
    2/27/2016 8:31:40 PM
    Amirkhani does a cartwheel and backflip as he enters the cage, Robbie Keane would be proud
    2/27/2016 8:34:26 PM
    I'm so excited for this fight, Amirkhani has an arrogance beyond belief
    2/27/2016 8:35:33 PM
    Now we're underway with the main card, up first it's Rivera vs Pickett
    2/27/2016 9:07:32 PM
    Pickett getting a great reception from the London crowd
    2/27/2016 9:12:21 PM
    Tentative opening 90 seconds from both fighters, not much thrown
    2/27/2016 9:14:52 PM
    Francisco landing leg kicks and a good lead jab early
    2/27/2016 9:15:49 PM
    Pickett's leg is bright red already from the punishment Rivera has delivered
    2/27/2016 9:16:42 PM
    Brad is getting some shots off, but is getting hit with two or three big blows in order to just get one in on Rivera
    2/27/2016 9:17:45 PM
    Both fighters touch gloves after an exchange which saw both fighters hit the deck
    2/27/2016 9:18:25 PM
    Rivera gets the better of an early exchange in round two
    2/27/2016 9:20:05 PM
    Pickett secures a takedown, he was second best in the standup so a good idea to see if he can win the ground game
    2/27/2016 9:21:39 PM
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