What Goddard skilled at his most recent struggle, however, caught him completely unexpectedly. While Marc Goddard’s function as a referee is to keep order between the two fighters and stay invisible as much as possible, he’s found himself in the middle of the melee on quite a lot of events. MMA referees are just one errant punch or accidental kick away from being knocked unconscious. What referees by no means count on is to be deliberately attacked by a fighter. That’s exactly what happened to veteran UFC referee Marc Goddard and it didn’t finish well for the fighter.
Till rebounded from a two-match losing streak to take out Kelvin Gastelum in UFC 244 final November. Unfortunately, he’s not going to be heart stage within the middleweight division without rebounding from this defeat. Having received his UFC debut earlier this month at Fight Island in opposition to John Phillips, this Swede seemed to be on his method to stardom inside the league.
Meanwhile, Marina Rodriguez misplaced to Carla Esparza in a tough-fought struggle. MMA fans have urged Jorge Masvidal to struggle Kamaru Usman after the American posted a cryptic tweet in response to Gilbert Burns pulling out of UFC 251. The Irishman shocked UFC at the beginning of June after announcing that he wouldn’t be preventing again on the age of 31 regardless of only making a sensational return to the octagon in January.
The former champion and headliner is attempting to make his means back into the title dialog. Whittaker wanted a win over Darren Till Saturday night in order for that to come to fruition. In what was a hard-fought bout that went the distance, this Australian came out on prime with a unanimous choice victory. Jesse Ronson earned a win in his first UFC bout since all the way in which back in 2014.
UFC president Dana White greets Francis Ngannou of Cameroon in the course of the UFC 249 official weigh-in on May 08, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. Marc Goddard has no concern of confrontation, or else he would have by no means stepped into the Octagon as a competitor all these years ago. And he’s clearly not bothered by fighters who problem him and his choices.
- However, Masvidal has not received any championships within the UFC but.
- A title that he won after overcoming Nate Diaz by way of TKO in the third spherical at UFC 244.
When not slaving at the keyboard, he could be discovered within the firm of his dog, a great e-book, or getting misplaced within the woods. His administration subsequently confirmed to MMA Fighting that he’s been cut from the promotion. Spicely and Perez had been set to collide at UFC on ESPN+ 31, which went down on Saturday at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas. Unfortunately, Spicely withdrew from the struggle after his weight minimize hit a snag.
The previously undefeated Shahbazyan falls for the primary time in his first major occasion. Brunson makes some noise and puts himself one step closer to a title shot.
It was Cachero’s UFC debut after taking the fight on brief discover. He drops to 7-three in his MMA career whereas Emmers improves to 18-5.