Yana Kunitskaya also won a unanimous decision in her bantamweight debut, rebounding from a first-round stoppage loss to Cris "Cyborg" Justino in a UFC featherweight title fight last March. One of the best matches ever, Pettis again with an exchange! I broke my [expletive] hand.
Showtime defended few attacks and misses punch combo. Struggling to regain his top form since losing the title, there was question if Pettis had quite simply lost some of his capabilities after several injuries and layoffs throughout his career. Anthony Pettis is bleeding, but the fight will be continued! This is the showdown between two former champions!
Tony Ferguson took on Kevin Lee in his last fight and actually defeated him with a Triangle Choke. They came flying at each other to begin Round 2 and Pettis cracked Ferguson with a crunching right hand, which hurt Ferguson badly.
With less than a minute to go in the round, Ferguson was picking his shots and just battering Pettis with punches. Ferguson is a big athlete for the weight class and uses an unorthodox attack on the feet. Pettis defends low kick, Ferguson goes forward. However, the fight itself was insane at the level it took place.
When the fight was restarted, Ferguson returned the favour and cut him open. Ferguson in the full guard, but he stands up.
Now Ferguson will anxiously await the main event between Nurmagomedov and McGregor with hopes of facing the victor in the near future. However, business will play a role in the future of the lightweight division as much as performance. Time runs out in the second, and Pettis reveals to his corner that his hand is broken.