Dan Wilkins

2h in the past

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The co-foremost occasion of Saturday night time’s UFC Mexico Metropolis card definitely didn’t disappoint.

On the conclusion of a again-and-forth three-spherical struggle, it was the hometown favourite Alexa Grasso edging out a cut up-choice victory over No. 9 ranked strawweight contender Randa Markos.

As was the case with nearly all of the non-stoppage fights on the night, figuring out a pacesetter between Grasso and Markos introduced a troublesome check from begin to end.

However with a large strike benefit, each when it comes to widespread and vital connections, the Mexico native was evidently capable of take the deciding spherical in two of three scorers’ books.

Capitalizing on the chance towards a ranked alternative ought to go a great distance towards Grasso establishing herself within the UFC, as she’s now 2-1 since making her promotion debut and rock-strong 10-1 for her profession.

Markos, in the meantime, drops to 7-5.