The only risk to Jones came in the closing seconds of the fourth round when he landed an illegal left knee to the head of Smith, who had one hand on the ground. Some days you are going to look awesome, and some days you're not going to perform at the level you want to.
Who win Smith vs. Jones and Usman vs. Woodley?
Now the spectacular striker faces wily grappler and Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Cirkunov at UFC 235 this weekend looking to make it three spectacular wins in a row.
Jones dominated all five rounds of their main event bout, comprehensively outstriking and outgrappling the 30-year-old. These two 135-pounders are extremely fast paced fighters with slick boxing techniques. Smith, meanwhile, had been on a tear since moving up from middleweight.
"I remember it like it was yesterday", said the man who was born in Benin City in Nigeria's south. "I had just got into the sport, I didn't know much". Usman has scored victories over the likes of Leon Edwards, Sean Strickland, Maia and Rafael dos Anjos to earn his title shot.
"Growing up in Nigeria, I always knew I was destined for something great". He's proved himself to be one of the very best fighters in the world at 135lbs, but he's fallen short not once, but twice, against reigning champ TJ Dillashaw.
Usman won 50-44 on two cards and 50-45 on the third.
Jordan, Meadows Refer Michael Cohen to DOJ For Perjury Weisselberg has been a Trump ally for decades, dating back to when the president's father, Fred Trump, was calling the shots. Cohen's lawyers had touted his cooperation with investigators before he was sentenced to three years in prison in December.
"He's been talking like this since college, and I've just been trying to calm him down, because I recognize it's an art behind it", Woodley said. "Robbie is obviously one of my favorite fighters so it kind of sucked that I had to fight him first. I would love to run it back again and put on a better performance".
Woodley comes into UFC 235 having won six of his last seven fights, with a draw against Stephen Thompson the only blemish on his record since 2014. "I was mostly surprised at how quickly he got me up and down". Lawler was furious when Dean stopped the bout, insisting he was fine in the choke.
After waiting 10 years and 19 pro fights to make his long-awaited UFC debut, Ben Askren sure made up for lost time.
"Where are you at Dana?"
White then confirmed Covington will get the first shot at Usman and the welterweight title later this year.
Jones faced some controversy immediately after the win for an illegal knee strike that took place in the fourth round, which nearly resulted in him losing his title.
The transfer chief is expected to hold talks with Roma president James Pallotta before making a final decision on his future. Granit Xhaka will retain his position in midfield and Matteo Guendouzi is expected to start alongside him.
But with Kardashian using her platform to get the word out, there are at least a few more parents taking precaution. The character has even reportedly cropped up on YouTube Kids, as well as WhatsApp and Fortnite streams.
According to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report, most teams have a favorable opinion of Murray and are not anxious about that. What about Murray's less-than-ideal 5-feet-10 1/8 height? Meaning Murray was not only small, but also slight.
Solskjaer admitted after the draw that he would be surprised if Rashford plays against Crystal Palace on Wednesday. David de Gea says that Manchester United against Liverpool is "the biggest game in England".
Canadian stylist Jessica Mulroney , whose daughter Ivy was a bridesmaid at Meghan and Harry's wedding, was also there. Apparently, Meghan's journey to and from NY for the star-studded party is thought to have cost £190,000.
The White House has been bracing for Cohen's congressional testimony and has characterized him as a loser and a liar. Cohen also intends to reveal information about Trump's financial statements, an anonymous source told the network.
More than one lakh visitors are expected to hit the base on February 24, which is the 5th and last day of the show. Rakesh, a fire-fighter from Channapatna fire station suffered minor burns while trying to control the fire.
According to TMZ , Freeman was in her Pasadena, Calif. home when she complained to her husband Dion that she couldn't breathe. She had a husband and daughter. "I'm so overwhelmed", Freeman said in the emotional video. 'I'm so overwhelmed.
Gap announced the closure of 230 stores in a news release that projected the locations to shut down over the next two years. In recent years, sales have slipped and the brand has struggeld to resonate with shifting consumer demands.
Although the family didn't think that Jenner would cut Woods off at first , they're more convinced she will now. She has admitted to making out with Tristan Thompson , who was still with Khloe Kardashian at the time.
The US-educated veteran diplomat helped craft the pact that curbed Iran's nuclear program in return for sanctions relief. However, it came after Zarif was not present for a meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday.
The other differentiating factor is of course the $2,600 price-tag, which asks $600 more than the Samsung equivalent. Compared to Samsung the new Huawei's Mate X has a larger screen and when closed, the device is thinner and flatter.
Markle, who is in the Big Apple for a reported baby shower, will join Harry next week in Morocco from February 23 to 25. Just a few days before jet-setting to NY with her mom, Alexis was treated to a carnival-themed birthday party.
At a news conference Wednesday afternoon, Ghafoor confirmed that two Indian pilots had been arrested but gave no further details. An Indian foreign ministry spokesperson said Indian planes engaged with the Pakistan aircraft and brought one of them down.
The Google video portal has been deleted in a first reaction , more than 400 channels and millions of comments. These are the types of videos on YouTube that Fortnite ads would play over as well as ads for other companies.
Secondary reports citing unnamed official Indian sources have noted that targets outside of the camp at Balakot were targeted too. On the intervening night of 25 and 26 February, the Indian Air Force carried out air strikes across the LoC at around 3:30 am.
Ferrari has identified a wheel rim failure as the cause of Sebastian Vettel's crash on Wednesday at the Circuit de Catalunya. Racing Point's Lance Stroll also came to a halt on the straight between Turn Nine and 10, which saw another red flag delay.
The bet which tempts me in is the 8/5 on offer about the game being goalless at half time ( under 0.5 first-half goals ). One change for Burnley as well. "It's not the priority- the priority is Huddersfield and getting the points to stay up".
Meghan Markle is reportedly threatening to sue the Mail on Sunday for publishing a private letter that she wrote to her father. Meghan let her designer dress shine and kept her accessories simple, wearing only earrings and carrying a matching clutch.
The collapse in global energy prices, corruption and failed socialist policies have left oil-rich Venezuela's economy in shambles. In a response statement Friday, Microsoft said it appreciated workers' input but will continue working with the military .
They said the Metropole Hotel would be a backup location for the summit and Kim could possibly stay in the Melia hotel. It could take Kim at least two and a half days to travel thousands of kilometres through China by train to Vietnam.
The 49ers were officially awarded a compensatory pick for the loss of outside linebacker Aaron Lynch last offseason. In recent years, the team also lost players in free agency who would go on to sign big contracts elsewhere.
She told The Times that Kadiza had died after a house was bombed, but the fate of her other friend is still unknown. Speaking at the refugee camp in Syria where The Times found her last week, she said: "I don't know what to say".