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Video: Japan's Yusaku Kinoshita bludgeons Jose Henrique, ends DWCS 52 with a bang

3 monthes ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Yusaku Kinoshita ended Dana White's Contender Series 52 with a bang.
In the DWCS 52 main event Tuesday at the UFC Apex, Kinoshita (6-1) put down and finished 6'5″ welterweight opponent Jose Henrique (5-1) with punches to end the fight at 0:43 of Round 3.
After a competitive, strike-heavy first two rounds, Kinoshita continued to throw haymakers early in Round 3. Following an eye poke and timeout seconds into the round, a hellacious left hand from the Japanese fighter clattered upside the head of his lanky opponent. The blow dropped Henrique to the canvas and Kinoshita elected to pound...
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Video: Mateusz Rebecki submits Rodrigo Lidio with hookless rear-naked choke at Dana White's Contender Series

Video: Mateusz Rebecki submits Rodrigo Lidio with hookless rear-naked choke at Dana White's Contender Series

3 monthes ago   |   By MMAjunkie

UFC hopeful MAteusz Rebecki didn't even need hooks to get the tap at Dana White's Contender Series.
At DWCS 52 , Rebecki (16-1) submitted Rodrigo Lidio (12-3) via rear-naked choke at 3:05 of Round 1. The light bout served as one of five on the card Tuesday at the UFC Apex.
Relentless with his takedowns from the opening bell, Rebecki made it clear early that he wanted to drag the fight to the canvas. Lidio rose back to his feet after the first successful takedown by Rebecki, but he couldn't repeat it.
Upon the second takedown, Rebecki immediately maneuvered to get to side control. Lidio...
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Dana White's Contender Series 52: Best photos from Las Vegas

Dana White's Contender Series 52: Best photos from Las Vegas

3 monthes ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Check out these photos from the fights at Dana White's Contender Series 52 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
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