Headlining the event is featherweight match up between top contenders Max Holloway and Yair Rodriguez.
Headlining the preliminary card was a bout contested in the lightweight division between Thiago Moises and Joel Alvarez.
Moises just had his three-fight win streak snapped by Islam Makhachev over the summer, while Alvarez comes into the bout on a three-fight win streak himself, having finished all three opponents.
Continue reading to see how this lightweight bout went down:
Official Result: Joel Alvarez def. Thiago Moises via TKO (elbows and punches) at 3:01 of round one
Alvarez immediately begins to use his distance, having a six inch height advantage and a nearly seven inch reach advantage.
His leg kick and front kicks are working for him very well, while Moises is trying to negate Alvarez’ attack.
Alvarez then blitzes Moises with some nasty punches along the fence, which he followed up with devasting elbows to secure the finish.
Joel Alvarez becomes just the second man to finish Thiago Moises tonight, and he does so in spectacular fashion.
After four-straught finishes, what’s next for this Spanish talent?
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