Headlining the event is a middleweight championship bout between current champion Israel Adesanya, who looks to make the fifth-straight defense of his crown tonight opposing no. 2 ranked Jared Cannonier.
Co-headlining the event is a trilogy bout between UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and former champion Max Holloway.
Jalin Turner headlined the preliminary card tonight against Brad Riddell.
Turner comes into the bout on a four-fight win streak, and Riddell comes in having gone 4-1 thus far inside the octagon.
Continue reading to see how this epic lightweight contest went down:
Official Result: Jalin Turner def. Brad Riddell via submission (guillotine choke) at :45 of round one
Turner lands a hard right hand to open the bout, and soon after Riddell is forced to shoot on a double leg, exposing his neck to a guillotine choke.
Turner jumps to mount and secures the finish not longafter.
Jalin Turner is now 13-5 as a professional, having won his last five straight fights, all via finish.
If you enjoyed this piece, feel free to share it on social media!
I became a fan of combat sports when I was 12 years old. I was scrolling through the channels and landed upon versus, where WEC was televised. Urijah Faber fought Jens Pulver for the second time that night. That’s the first fight I saw, and the fight that got me hooked on the sport. Since then, the sport has grown so rapidly, and my goal is to enlighten everyone on what’s going on in the sport today.