UFC 277: Orion Cosce Picks Up First UFC Win Over Blood Diamond

An arranged welterweight session set to start off the UFC 277 primer card on Saturday had a wrench tossed underway when one contender missed weight. That would be Orion Cosce, who came in 1.5 pounds weighty for his battle with Mike Mathetha, otherwise called “Blood Diamond” — requiring a catchweight.

The battle would push ahead, with both Cosce and Blood Diamond — who had two times before been arranged for a battle — searching for their most memorable UFC win.

It wouldn’t be a simple night for the victor.

The two warriors took the focal point of the octagon after a dash of gloves. A low kick from Blood Diamond opened the battle, trailed by a high kick from Cosce. Blood Diamond handled a front kick and obstructed a snare from Cosce. Cosce went for a takedown, yet Diamond stuffed it. Cosce put Diamond against the wall. Around two minutes in, Diamond switched Cosce. Cosce handled an excursion takedown, however Diamond got back up. Cosce handled another takedown, yet this time Cosce held him down in side control. Under brief left, and Diamond returned to his feet. Cosce handled a tummy to-back suplex yet didn’t do much with it. The round finished with the sets of warriors back in the focal point of the octagon.

A low kick from Blood Diamond began cycle two. Thirty seconds into the round, Blood Diamond handled a punch that made Cosce secure. Cosce put Blood Diamond against the wall. After around 20 seconds, they switched one another. Two minutes into the second, and Cosce handled an elbow from the secure. Blood Diamond in the end split away and handled a body kick. The two men looked pretty drained with two minutes left. Blood Diamond handled an elbow and a front kick that hurt Cosce. On the break, Diamond handled a turning back clench hand that hurt Cosce as “Cosmic system” handled a back clench hand consequently. Cosce was wobbled, however Diamond got secured. Blood Diamond handled a knee that hurt Cosce too, and started to illuminate his rival. Cosce made due by securing with Diamond.

Cycle three began, and the two warriors were slow. Cosce handled a poke, and Blood Diamond answered with one of his own. Cosce put Diamond against the wall once more and afterward handled a takedown. Blood Diamond returned to his feet, yet with three minutes left, Cosce hopped on Diamond’s back. They’d return down. Cosce secured an arm triangle, however Diamond safeguarded. The adjusted finished with Cosce controlling Blood Diamond totally.


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