Curtis Blaydes vs. Justin Willis full struggle video highlights

Watch Curtis Blaydes vs. Justin Willis full struggle video highlights from UFC Nashville’s co-main occasion above, courtesy of ESPN.

UFC Nashville: Thompson vs. Pettis passed off March 23 at Bridgestone Enviornment in Nashville, Tenn. UFC heavyweight fighters Curtis Blaydes (11-2, 1 no-contest) and Justin Willis (Eight-1) collided within the night time’s co-main occasion, which aired dwell on ESPN+. Catch extra video highlights beneath.

For extra on Blaydes vs. Willis, take a look at the play-by-play courtesy of MMA Preventing’s Jose Youngs.

Spherical 1: Blaydes instantly bounces to the skin as Willis slowly evades a pair of leg kicks. Blaydes presses forwarded and shoves Willis into the fence. Defending, Willis seems for underhooks however finds himself dumped the canvas. Blaydes traps Willis’ arm and continues to grind away because the clock ticks nearer to the 90-second mark.

Willis threatens with a Kimura however Blaydes instantly escapes and crops a sequence of knees to his opponent’s leg. Refusing to provide Willis any room to breath, Blaydes slams Willis again to the canvas because the spherical ticks to an finish.

MMAFighting scores it 10-Eight Blaydes

Spherical 2: Blaydes seems to select picks up proper the place he left off as he stuns Willis with a jab earlier than scooping him up and dumping him his again. Blaydes working for full mount as Willis cracks smile in direction of his nook from the underside. Securing full mount, Blaydes crops a sequence of elbows from the highest. Willis squirms again to at least one knee however Blaydes continues to eat away at his calf with knees. Willis as soon as once more threatens with a Kimura however Blaydes pulls his arm free and connects with one other quick punch to the jaw. Willis lastly climbs to his ft however is straight away tossed again down.

MMAFighting scores it 10-9 Blaydes

Spherical three: With just one spherical left, Willis opens up with a fast combo. Blaydes responds with a leg kick earlier than evading a excessive kick. With three-minutes left, Blaydes shoots in for a takedown however is shoved away as the gang begins to voice their disapproval. Because the clocks hits the 90-second mark, Blaydes secures a takedown and instantly begins working for a mounted crucifix earlier than transitioning to the again. Willis actually crawls on his palms and knees to the fence however can’t shake Blaydes off his again because the struggle involves an finish.

MMAFighting scores it 10-9 Blaydes

Official end result: Curtis Blaydes def. Justin Willis through unanimous choice (30-27, 30-26, 30-25)

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