Scores were 98-92 across the board for the 49-year-old Jones, a four-division world champion who walks away from the sport with a record of 66-9 with 47 KOs.
Bloodied and with a lump on his right temple, the Santa Cruz native was TKO'd in the third round by Yoel Romero, a renowned wrestler out of Cuba.
According to the latest oddsmakers at YouWager, Rockhold is favored to win this fight, as he has odds of -185 to win, while Romero is being given a money line of +150 to prevail. We had a week plan laid out and we got a call from the UFC and we knew there was going to be a little bit of a problem, but we didn't think there was actually going to be a problem come weight day. His barrage continued until a fight stoppage was called with 3:16 left in Round 3. But when it comes down to it, Romero missed weight and as impressive as the performance was against Rockhold, it's hard to reward him for coming in at 187.7lbs, 2.7lbs above the 185lbs middleweight title fight limit. And that's what he got.
None of that mattered to Romero once the fight started.
After the fight, Romero said he believed he suffered a broken leg in the first round, due to consistent leg kicks from Rockhold.
Making his UFC debut on commentary, Jimmy Smith noted in the second that Rockhold seemed content at boxing range. He also did the UFC a solid by taking the fight with Rockhold on a month's notice, which has to be considered. "I had six- and seven-round sparrings". "I had no worries whatsoever in terms of cardio".
Weight, not cardio ended up preventing Romero from leaving the octagon with a belt around his waist. "The Soldier of God" was therefore ineligible to win the interim belt. He initially weighed 188 pounds but got down to only 187.7 with a two-hour allotment. "Some (expletive) as usual".
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But the 26-year old American played it wisely and changed things up, taking Hunt down to the canvas, where the two spent most of the remainder of the fight as Blaydes superior fitness eventually told, the judges scoring it 30-26, 30-26 and 29-27 in the U.S. fighter's favour.
It will continue to get warmer heading today, which will see gales of up to 40 miles per hour across northern regions. Frost and icy patches will develop once again soon after dark with lowest temperatures of minus 1 to plus 2 degrees.
Multiple police officers were shot Friday morning in Locust Grove near Tanger Outlets in Henry County. Both sheriff's deputies were wearing bulletproof vests at the time of the incident, McBrayer said.
India and Palestine enjoy time-tested and close friendship driven by former long-standing support to the Palestinian cause. He also expressed honest thanks to Jordan for logistical support extended for smooth facilitation for his Palestine visit.
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When she proposes a welcome toast in the first episode , she admits in voiceover that her Cheshire cat smile is a facade. Asked whether the nation should be concerned about the administration, she nodded, adding, "it's going to not be OK".
"We are extremely excited to announce Frank Reich as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts ", Colts owner & CEO Jim Irsay said. According to the NFL Network , the Colts are hoping Reich can bring out the best in quarterback Andrew Luck.
Darvish finished second in the American League Cy Young voting in 2013, one of two seasons in which he made more than 30 starts. His 27 home runs allowed and 1.3 home runs per nine innings were the worst of his career.
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Porter was angry, she said, that he had still not received his security clearance. Several White House aides said Wednesday that Kelly's statement was a mistake.
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