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UFC St. Louis Outcomes: Waldo Cortes-Acosta defeats Robelis Despaigne (Highlights)

We now have you lined for all of tonight’s UFC St. Louis outcomes, together with the heavyweight bout between Robelis Despaigne and Waldo Cortes-Acosta.

Waldo Cortes-Acosta, Robelis Despaigne, UFC St. Louis, Results, UFC

Despaigne (5-0 MMA) final fought and defeated Josh Parisian (15-8 MMA) by TKO this previous March at UFC 299. The Cuban slugger has gained his final 4 fights in a complete mixed time of 37 seconds.

In the meantime, Waldo Cortes-Acosta (11-1 MMA) has gained his final two bouts inside the Octagon, defeating Lukasz Brzeski (9-4 MMA) and Andrei Arlovski (34-23 MMA) respectively.

Spherical one among this heavyweight matchup begins and Robelis Despaigne comes ahead shortly along with his palms down at his facet. He lands an enormous proper excessive. Waldo Cortes-Acosta circles after which lands a jab. He avoids one other massive punch try from the Cuban and dives in on a takedown. He is ready to get it and is now working from half guard place. Some respectable floor and pound now from ‘Salsa Boy’. The gang is booing however there isn’t any purpose for the referee to face this up simply but. Halfway by means of the spherical now. Cortes-Acosta is on the lookout for an arm lock now. Despaigne manages to flee however stays in backside place. Below a minute stays now. Not a ton of offense from Waldo, however he’s controlling this combat from the highest. Some quick elbows to shut out the spherical.

Spherical two of this heavyweight matchup begins and Robelis Despaigne comes ahead with an enormous punch after which a low kick. He continues to hold his palms low regardless of being within the pocket. Waldo Cortes-Acosta comes again with a jab. The heavyweights commerce low kicks. Despaigne with an enormous proper excessive. He follows that up with a head kick. A giant uppercut misses the mark for the Cuban. That enables Cortes-Acosta to seize the clinch. Huge pictures from each males on the break. Robelis Despaigne with a pair of heavy kicks, one to the physique and one to the lead leg of his opponent. Cortes-Acosta returns fireplace with a pleasant uppercut. He will get inside and is ready to rating one other takedown. He instantly strikes to full mount and begins to work some physique pictures. Waldo postures up and lands some massive punches. He nonetheless has ninety seconds to work. Extra physique pictures now from Waldo Cortes-Acosta. Lower than a minute stays in spherical two. A giant hammer fist connects on the chin of Robelis Despaigne. He seems to be okay and we are going to go to the third and last spherical.

Spherical three of this heavyweight bout begins and Waldo Cortes-Acosta lands a low kick. Robelis Despaigne lands one among his personal. He follows it up with a pair of massive jabs. He possible wants a end right here. He throws a change kick to the physique which is blocked. He lands two extra low kicks after which smiles at his opponent. One other chopping low kick. Cortes-Acosta returns fireplace with one among his personal. He steps in and lands an enormous mixture on the Cuban. One other low kick. Despaigne counters with a entrance kick to the face after which a low kick. One way or the other Waldo ate that shot. ‘Salsa Boy’ forces the clinch and is ready to push Robelis Despaigne up towards the cage. He drops for a takedown and will get it. Waldo Cortes-Acosta closes out the spherical touchdown floor and pound from high place.


Official UFC St. Louis Outcomes: Waldo Cortes-Acosta def. Robelis Despaigne by unanimous choice (30-27 x2, 30-26)

Who would you prefer to see Cortes-Acosta combat subsequent following his victory over Despaigne this night in Missouri?

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