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Impressive wins for Duffy and Nelson at UFC Fight Night in London

Nelson ended his fight in the second round.

UFC 194 Mixed Martial Arts Source: John Locher

IT WAS A good night for the Irish at UFC Fight Night 107 in London this evening with wins for Joseph Duffy and adopted favourite Gunni Nelson.

SBG fighter Nelson brought his welterweight fight against Alan Jouban — which was the co-main event — to a close less than a minute into the second round.

After an impressive first round in which he landed a big right, Nelson executed a guillotine choke that forced the tap from Jouban at the O2.

Earlier, Joe Duffy dominated a one-sided contest with Reza Madadi, which he ultimately won on a unanimous decision.

The Donegal native looked like he might have his hands full early on with Madadi’s wrestling but he quickly earned the upper hand on his feet and on the mat.

All three judges scored the fight for Duffy in the end with scores of 30-27.


  • Gunnar Nelson def. Alan Jouban via submission
  • Marlon Vera def. Brad Pickett via knockout
  • Arnold Allen def. Makwan Amirkhani via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Joe Duffy def. Reza Madadi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Francimar Barroso def. Darren Stewart via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Timothy Johnson def. Daniel Omielanczuk via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Leon Edwards def. Vicente Luque via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Marc Diakiese def. Teemu Packalen – KO
  • Brad Scott def. Scott Askham via split decision
  • Lina Lansberg def. Lucie Pudilova via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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