UFC Sacramento: Josh Emmett Takes Out Mirsad Bektic

Josh Emmett scored one for the hometeam in impressive fashion at UFC Sacramento, by taking out Mirsad Bektic.


Josh Emmett buzzed his hometown crowd tonight at UFC Sacramento, as the Team Alpha Male member put away fellow, featherweight contender Mirsad Bektic in the opening round.

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Bektic came out pressuring early on, and Emmett looked to counter. Approximately 90 seconds in, Emmett just missed with a huge right. Bektic fired off the odd kick and offered more volume through the opening minutes, but with one minute left, Emmett dropped Bektic with a stiff jab. Emmett swarmed in with more punches from above and that was that. Huge win for Emmett.

Here are the results so far for UFC Sacramento.

Josh Emmett def. Mirsad Bektić by TKO (punches) R1, 4:25
Karl Roberson def. Wellington Turman via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Marvin Vettori def. Cezar Ferreira via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
John Allan def. Mike Rodriguez via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Andre Fili def. Sheymon Moraes via knockout (punches) R1, 3:07
Julianna Pena def. Nicco Montano via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
Ryan Hall def. Darren Elkins via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Jonathan Martinez def. Liu Pingyuan via knockout (knee) R3, 3:54
Brianna Van Buren def. Livinha Souza via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Benito Lopez def. Vince Morales via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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