The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Detroit, Michigan tonight, Dec. 2, for UFC 218. The highly anticipated mixed martial arts event is going down inside the Little Caesars Arena for the Detroit crowd and for hoards of fight fans tuning in to the live pay-per-view.
The main event will be a featherweight title fight rematch between reigning title holder Max Holloway and former champion Jose Aldo. That being said, the mixed martial arts promotion has an entire fight card filled with exciting fights set to go off tonight.
In a welterweight match up on the night’s UFC Fight Pass prelim card, Abdul Razak Alhassan and Sabah Homasi are going toe-to-toe for division dominance.
Homasi clipped Alhassan with a strong right hand early in the first round. The fighter appeared to be loading up for his strikes, as Alhassan continued to deliver bombs to his opponent.
Alhassan then dropped Homasi with a bomb of his own. Homasi defended a take down attempt from his opponent after making it to his feet. Alhassan finally got his opponent to the ground and began delivering damaging elbows to Homasi, but Homasi quickly sprang back to his feet.
The fighters traded some brutal strikes from the clinch, before Alhassan managed to pressure his opponent into the fence. Homasi sprang forward with a brutal knee to the body of Alhassan, but Alhassan took advantage of the strike and took his opponent to the ground.
The fighters entered a war from the stand up position, with Alhassan dropping his opponent. The referee quickly stepped between the fighters and put an end to the contest. That being said, Homasi quickly contested the decision.
UFC Results: Abdul Razak Alhassan def. Sabah Homasi via TKO in round one
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