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Turner (7-4) enters the bout following a first-round knockout loss to Vincente Luque at UFC 229. Previous to that, Turner made an enormous impression on Dana White’s Tuesday Night time Contenders Collection. Potter (17-7), a local of Australia, makes his Octagon debut with greater than twice as a lot skilled MMA expertise as his opponent.

“I’ve additionally dreamt of being right here… I’m making one of the best of it,” Turner tells Jon Anik following his first UFC win.

Right here’s how the entire combat performed out.

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ROUND 1

A excessive 5 to start out. Good leg kick from by Potter. A clubbing shot lands for Potter who follows up with a clinch. Potter pulls guard and begins trying to find arm locks and leg locks, however is unable to lock something up. Each fighters again to standing. Two proper hooks land flush for Turner. A kick to the physique, one other proper hook to the chin adopted by a left to the chest. Potter is down! A number of vicious ground-and-pound punches put Potter out! That’s it. Potter is struggling to get to a chair after being violently knocked out.

Turner has now formally received six of his final eight fights. All six of these wins got here by means of first-round end, together with a pair of knockouts in Bellator. Regardless of his 2.00 skilled file, Turner’s penchant for fast finishes will doubtless put him in favor with UFC administration for the rest of his tenure with the corporate.

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UFC 234 came about on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, on the Rod Laver Enviornment in Melbourne, Australia. Observe together with FanSided MMA for all of your reside outcomes and highlights all through the evening.

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