Dustin Poirier decides on Dan Hunar in the UFC thriller

Dustin Poirier decides on Dan Hunar in the UFC thriller
Dustin Pourier won a thrilling unanimous decision over Dan Hooker on Saturday night, surviving a brutal second round and determined to complete a perfect performance in the main event at the UFC Corporate Gym.

Mike Perry also unilaterally ended his two-fight skid over Mickey Gall in a stiff fight for the fifth consecutive UFC fanless event in his hometown.

The main event was an early-round barn, with both lightweight exchanging distorted attacks and showing minimal respect for defense. The second round was a special spectacle, in which each fighter punched with full force and severely injured the other while throwing knees.

The fight went to the ground in the fourth round and Poirier attempted several introductions before Hooker's escape. Poirier seemed to have more energy for the fifth round, and he won all three cards: 48–47, 48–47 and 48–46.

"It was difficult," Poirier said. "Dan came to fight. He is a strict man. He is growing. He really thought it was going to happen to me. I trusted my team, my skills and my work. "

Poire (26-6) completed his long climb by defeating Max Holloway for the interim lightweight title in April 2019. He lost the belt to undefeated champion Khabib Nurmagomedov last September, and a leg injury later kept him out of the cage for the longest period of his career.

He was in good form against Hooker (20-9), a New Zealand kickboxing star who won seven of his last eight bouts since 2016.

Perry had lost five of his last seven fights, and his wildly mixed martial arts career took another turn in the last few months when he split from his wife, separated from his coaches, and decided that his Lattery Gonzalez, the girlfriend, will be the only person. In his career. Corner in this fight.

Gonzalez doesn't have extensive combat game experience, and his job in the corner was to put ice packs on Perry's neck between rounds and say, "You're doing fine, baby." Perry used his superior hitting skills and an impressive ground game to secure his second win since July 2018.

Whenever we go there, it's all up to me, "said Perry, who plans to get a new coach before his next fight. I trained for it. I'm a professional."

It was the final weekend of five weekends at the UFC Apex Gym on the corporate campus of Promotions. The UFC has held eight fanless events in the midst of a coronovirus epidemic after returning from an eight-week break.

The UFC will conclude next week, with a pay-per-view event with three title fights, before resuming on July 12 at YES Island in Abu Dhabi with UFC 251. The promotion will host four shows over 14 days on the so-called "Fight Island" before returning to the United States.

This latest show from Las Vegas was filled with impressive finishes and unusual results.

Heavyweight Maurice Greene stopped his two-fight skid with an unconventional submission from Gian Villante, who was on top of Greene and apparently in control when Greene wrapped an arm around his head. Although Greene (9–4) did not make a traditional choke to Villante's throat, an exhausted Villante was unable to move and survived by fighting 1:16.

Japanese welterweight Takashi Sato produced one of the most impressive strikes of the night, hitting replacement opponent Jason Witt with a barrage of punches in just 48 seconds.

Another late replacement opponent, Julian Eroza, won his fight five days earlier by forcing Sean Woodson to tap with a stranger during the third round. Eroza was dropped from the UFC roster last year after losing three straight, but took his last time to make a comeback.

A series of five consecutive finals began with the second fight of the night. Kay Hansen, a 20-year-old strongweight girl who made her UFC debut, reminisced in the third round of her hero, Ronda Rousey, who defeated You Free.

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