Gunnar Nelson Blames Eye Poke for Loss


Underdog Santiago Ponzinibbio claimed a first round knockout victory over Gunnar Nelson in the main event of UFC Glasgow.

OFFICIAL RESULTS: Santiago Ponzinibbio def. Gunnar Nelson via KO (punches).

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Lightweight Paul Felder (14-3) capped off an emotional chapter of his career with a stunning first-round TKO over Stevie Ray (21-7). Will Ray feel the pressure of trying to earn a bigger contract by fighting out his deal?

Also on the main card, Las Vegan Khalil Rountree knocked out light heavyweight Paul Craig in the closing seconds of the first round for his second straight win.

Joanne Calderwood lost a unanimous decision to Cynthia Calvillo after missing the strawweight limit by three pounds on Saturday.

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Seery went toe-to-toe with rising Brazilian prospect Alexandre Pantoja in a thrilling bout before eventually succumbing to a third-round rear-naked choke.

"Back when I started, no one ever gave me a chance", the 37-year old Irish flyweight said of a career that began 1-4 and included seven fights in the UFC. So to think that I was able to move forward to this level. My coaches always believed in me and they made me believe in myself. Give me who you like. The athletes who are in this sport now are just unbelievable so it's the right time.

Just as it looked like the two would stand in the pocket and trade for the final round, Pantoja took the fight to the floor where he pressed home his advantage.

The SBG fighter was defeated after just two minutes, 10 seconds into the bout, after Bofando threw him to the canvas, knocking him out in the process.