UFC on ESPN+ 37: Impa Kasanganay vs. Joaquin Buckley Play-by-Play

Undefeated middleweight Impa Kasanganay fought on Saturday’s UFC card, fighting Joaquin Buckley. The fight went like this.

Bout 5: Impa Kasanganay (8-0) vs. Joaquin Buckley (10-3) (Middleweight)

Buckley stunned Kasanganay with punches in the first minute, clinching against the cage after chasing him down. Buckley scored a takedown from a clinch in the third minute of the fight. Kasanganay worked up to his feet, although Buckley stayed pressed against him in a clinch. The fighters continued to trade strikes, both connecting frequently. A leg kick wobbled Buckley in the final minute of the round.

Kasanganay caught a leg kick in the third minute of the second round, although Buckley landed a spinning back kick to the head of Kasanganay to knock him out. 

RESULT: Joaquin Buckley def. Impa Kasanganay via KO, Spinning Back Kick (RD 2, 2:03)

My Scorecard:

Fighter Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
Kasanganay 9
Buckley 10

 

Live coverage of the entire show can be viewed here.

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