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UFC Fight Night London LIVE: Silva vs Bisping

  • 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
  • Amirkhani with the early single leg
    2/27/2016 8:37:13 PM
  • Wilkinson hasn't been able to get off his back or do much of anything yet, Amirkhani very dominant from top position
    2/27/2016 8:39:00 PM
  • Amirkhani gets a few solid punches away before Wilkinson ties him back up again. Very one-sided thus far
    2/27/2016 8:40:17 PM
  • Amirkhani has dominated the opening round, Wilkinson's mouth is pouring with blood. The Fin says something to the Brit as the two head back to their corners
    2/27/2016 8:41:48 PM
  • Round two, here we go, only good thing Wilkinson can take is it starts standing again
    2/27/2016 8:42:41 PM
  • Another excellent takedown by Amirkhani
    2/27/2016 8:43:34 PM
  • Wilkinson gets the fight back standing after Amirkhani tries to sink in the crucifix lock
    2/27/2016 8:44:50 PM
  • Wilkinson tries for a choke but doesn't get it, crowd briefly lifted before realising the Fin escaped
    2/27/2016 8:45:38 PM
  • Amirkhani has Wilkinson mounted now, over a minute left
    2/27/2016 8:46:23 PM
  • Third round and guess what? Amirkhani is back on top. Wilkinson must be so frustrated, he hasn't been able to land anything
    2/27/2016 8:49:47 PM
  • Wilkinson on top now and trying to finally exert some offence
    2/27/2016 8:50:39 PM
  • Wilkinson looks exhausted as he gives up not only top position but mount
    2/27/2016 8:53:05 PM
  • Amirkhani wins by unanimous decision, surprised that one judge gave Wilkinson a round to be honest
    2/27/2016 8:58:09 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
  • Fight back standing, Pickett still coming off worse in the exchanges
    2/27/2016 9:23:17 PM
  • Pickett catches Rivera with a low shot and the fight is halted to allow the American to recover
    2/27/2016 9:24:45 PM
  • Great flurry in the final ten seconds, with both fighters ending on impressive high kicks, neither landed, though
    2/27/2016 9:25:47 PM
  • Pickett has Rivera in side control in round three, been the first show of real dominance from the Englishman
    2/27/2016 9:28:52 PM
  • referee stands them up, to my endless frustration
    2/27/2016 9:30:01 PM
  • Pickett with a nice throw on Rivera to once again take the fight to the ground
    2/27/2016 9:31:01 PM
  • Pickett ends the fight on top, let's see how the judges score it. Rivera looked to take the first two rounds...
    2/27/2016 9:31:56 PM
  • It's a split decision
    2/27/2016 9:33:37 PM
  • And it's gone to Brad Pickett!
    2/27/2016 9:33:45 PM
  • Rivera is in tears as he leaves the cage, probably justified in feeling aggrieved at the loss
    2/27/2016 9:34:54 PM
  • Pickett also in tears in the cage during the post-fight interview
    2/27/2016 9:35:03 PM
  • Up next is another hometown fighter: Tom Breese vs Keita Nakamura, a lot of people have been full of praise for Breese, so he comes into this bout with high expectations
    2/27/2016 9:44:10 PM
  • Breese does look very menacing in the cage
    2/27/2016 9:46:08 PM
  • Breese gets taken down early, not the best of starts
    2/27/2016 9:47:36 PM
  • But he quickly turns the tables and nearly gets an ankle, but gets the fight back to a standing clinch
    2/27/2016 9:48:03 PM
  • Breese landing some solid punches and kicks, all landing on Nakamura's mush
    2/27/2016 9:50:10 PM
  • Nakamura starts to fire back with some punches of his own and is now looking to secure a takedown
    2/27/2016 9:50:41 PM
  • Round one in the books, Breese takes it for me
    2/27/2016 9:51:24 PM
  • Round two underway, and the two tie up against the cage early
    2/27/2016 9:52:43 PM
  • Nakamura gets the takedown and moves into half guard
    2/27/2016 9:53:05 PM
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