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Iuri Alcantara chokes out Brad Pickett at UFC 204

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Iuri Alcantara vs. Brad Pickett in a bantamweight bout closed the UFC 204 preliminary card on Fox Sports 1. This one did not last long. Alcantara dropped him with a big right hand and swarmed him with strikes. Pickett tried to scramble but Alcantara locked in a triangle choke on him and won the fight. Pickett was bleeding heavily from his nose.

Pickett (25-12) is currently on a one-fight losing streak. In his last six bouts, he’s 2-4. He beat Neil Seery at UFC Fight Night 37. He would then lose his next three fights. Ian McCall at UFC Fight Night 46 by unanimous decision, Chico Camus at UFC Fight Night 57 by split decision, and to Thomas Almeida at UFC 189 by second round KO. He beat Francisco Rivera at UFC Fight Night 84 by split decision. He lost to Iuri Alcantara by first round submission at UFC 204.

Alcantara (32-7) is currently on a one-fight winning streak. In his last six bouts, he’s 4-2. He beat Vaughn Lee at UFC Fight Night 41 by first round KO and Russell Doane at UFC Fight Night 51 by decision. He lost to Frankie Saenz at UFC Fight Night 61 by decision, beat Leandro Issa at UFC 190 by decision and then lost to Jimmy Erica at UFC on FOX 18 by decision. He beat Brad Pickett at UFC 204 by first round submission.

UFC 204 took place on Saturday, October 8 in Manchester, England. The UFC Fight Pass prelims started at 6:30PM/3:30PM ETPT with four bouts while the FOX Sports 1 prelims aired at 8PM/5PM ETPT with four bouts. The main card (PPV) aired at 10PM/7PM ETPT with four bouts.



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