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That was a baffling performance by Adesanya. Why not try being the aggressor?
Holy shit. guys. Thanks everyone for dropping in. Always appreciate y'all for chatting. Will be headed over to YouTube for a live 6th Round in just a moment. Link incoming.
Wholesome Sean Strickland for the win.
Please don't drop an F-bomb, Sean. Please Sean.
From fighting almost exclusively in the Apex on dogshit cards, to WORLD CHAMP.
USA! USA! USA!
I know didn’t just see Sean dog walking Izzy for 5 rounds!
49-46 Sean Strickland...
Izzy looks like he 100% realizes he just lost.
Welp. Izzy not even winning this round now.
Izzy absolutely deserves to lose this fight.
Adesanya probably winning this round so far, but man he should not be banking on the idea that he's winning this fight because of that.
Strickland just having a lot of success making Adesanya actually prove he's the counter man that he says he is... and so far he ain't. 39-37 Strickland.
Izzy doesn’t look like he even cares
Izzy's gonna lose his belt again, isn't he? The mere optics of the fight alone don't look favorable for him.
Izzy clearly needs a stoppage to retain
Izzy needs a finish
Every time he pushes forward he has success, but when he stops Strickland moves back forward and stays moving forward.
Adesanya really just can't find any way to stop Strickland's momentum. He's starting to look shook up.
29-28 Strickland for me... Can't believe I'm writing that.
2 1 sean tbh but very close
Kinda feeling like this is a strickland round so far. Adesanya is not finding anything to care about even if he's landing more.
Every time Izzy actually moves forward he finds Strickland totally unready to counter or defend, but he's not found a willingness to stay moving forward yet.
19-19 after two. Adesanya very clearly has the edge in a slow paced kickboxing battle. But he already got something to think about.
I think it should be 19-18, but it’s probably even
Nicksick is such a great coach. Love what he had to say.
That's more like it. Adesanya meeting Strickland's pressure with strikes there. But he has to be ready for the pressure to keep coming if he's not going to chain and pressure himself.
Izzy really isn't finding enough ways to make Strickland pay for walking in on him.
Welp. So much for Izzy being able to skirt around Strickland's linear footwork.
That easily could have been a finish
Honestly, that's what this fight needed.
Oh my god
Oh holy shit... LOL
Hahahaha Izzy got punked!
Strickland not being willing to try and dump Izzy off that kick catch wasn't a great look for his possibilities here. Already second guessing his aggression.
So far we're getting exactly the dynamic that we should expect. The question will be, how fast can Izzy convince Strickland that he doesn't want to come forward.
Give us violence Izzy
I gotta say it, but man what the fuck is up with Buffer's jacket?!
I also just like seeing Strickland get hit very hard
Adesanya by KO in which round, or does he play with his food for 5?
Main event time. You know I gotta roll with Adesanya. Think Strickland's going to find out just how porous his footwork is out there.
How many have been landed in the UFC
That was merciful. I thought he was gonna start Donky-Konging Tai into paste.
"You can tell that Tuivasa has improved in the grappling." - A real thing DC just said to a man getting choked by an ezekial.
That was a relief