The UFC fighting circus is back in Canada! UFC Fight Night 158 (ESPN+ 16) will take place on September 14, 2019, in the beautiful city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Join us as we are bringing you the live UFC results from the sold-out Rogers Arena, set for the fans favorite clash between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje!
The main event is set for the fans favorite matchup between the fearsome kickboxer Donald Cerrone (36-12-0-1) and an aggressive Justin Gaethje (20-2-0). After being defeated in a title eliminator fight against Tony Ferguson, Cerrone will try to quickly bounce by putting away one of the biggest Lightweight prospects. Justin Gaethje is on a mission! In his last two fights, Gaethje has demonstrated more discipline and tactics which secured him spectacular finishes over Edson Barboza and James Vick. With the win this Saturday, Gaethje could put himself in line for a possible title shot.
Check out the live play-by-play action below:
Rd 1 – Gaethje slowly takes the center and lands a hard leg kick. Cerrone stays patient, measuring his range. Gaethje is missing a lot of leg kicks. Cerrone eats a leg kick and fires back a quick one two. He closes the distance but eats a hard uppercut from Gaethje! Gaethje is looking like a sharper fighter early. However, Cerrone pushes forward and lands a nice right straight. Gaethje is constantly catching Cowboy during the pocket exchanges. Now Cerrone lands a three punch combo but Gaethje returns with the right. Both fighters are loading on the punches as Gaethje cracks Cerrone with the left hook. Another big uppercut lands for Gaethje! Cerrone has a hard time setting up his timing. He pushes forward but eats a hard left hook! Cerrone goes down!!! Gaethje pushes for a finish with more punches! The referee stops the fight!!!