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Gegard Mousasi smashes Vitor Belfort at UFC 204

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Vitor Belfort and Gegard Mousasi met in a middleweight bout as the co-main event of UFC 204. In round 1, Mousasi opens up with a head kick. Belfort cracked Mousasi with a left hook and Mousasi wags his finger at him defiance. Mousasi started to press forward as the round went on and was working the jab. Mousasi scored a late round takedown. In round 2, Mousasi clinched with him and took him down. Mousasi got into guard then full mount and blitzed Belfort with a series of strikes. Belfort scrambled but Mousasi stayed in full mount. Belfort was busted up badly as Mousasi finished him.

Belfort (25-14) is on a two-fight losing streak. In his last six bouts, he is 3-3. He beat scored a knockout win over Luke Rockhold in May of 2013 and then a first round head kick of Dan Henderson in November of 2013. He was finished in the first-round by Chris Weidman in their title fight at UFC 187. He finished Dan Henderson at UFC Fight Night 77 by first round KO. He lost to Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at UFC 198 by first round TKO. He lost to Gegard Mousasi via second round TKO at UFC 204.

Mousasi (40-6-2) is currently on a three-fight winning streak. He’s 5-1 in his last six bouts. He beat Dan Henderson by first round KO. He’s coming off a win to Costas Philippou at UFC Fight Night 66 by decision. He was finished in the second round at UFC Fight Night 75 by Uriah Hall. He beat Thales Leites at UFC Fight Night 84 by unanimous decision. He beat Thiago Santos at UFC 200 by first round KO. He beat Vitor Belfort via second round TKO at UFC 204.

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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