Why Kayo could help Peter V’landys land knockout blow to AFL in TV cash fight


Comparisons of broadcasting income for Australia’s two top football codes are notoriously difficult to make, especially when sports bosses hide behind “commercial-in-confidence” clauses, the same way politicians quote “national security” when refusing to answer a journalist’s questions.

V’landys won’t say how much the NRL received to extend its deal with Fox Sports until 2027, stressing it would breach its agreement with the News Corp-owned network, but conceded it was more than the 2018-22 payment.

Peter V’landys may have timed his run when it comes to the NRL’s free-to-air TV rights.Credit:Nick Moir

However, the AFL announced on Christmas Eve that it had negotiated a deal with Fox until 2024, with “industry sources” saying the payment for 2023 and 2024 year represented a 25 percent increase and was $150m a year greater in each of these years than the NRL was receiving.

Fox are certainly paying the AFL more than in the previous contract, but Fox are getting more content in return. What the AFL didn’t say is that Telstra, which owns 35 percent of Fox, are cutting back on digital sports rights.

In other words, the AFL is receiving from Fox money formerly paid by Telstra, and Fox is receiving the content which formerly went to Telstra.

Telstra is expected to take a similar line with the NRL. Its contract concludes in 2022 but negotiations are complicated by the telco also having a naming rights deal with the NRL.

However, on an average annual basis, the AFL has done better in its new, two-year extended deal compared to its previous 2017-22 broadcasting contract with Fox, Seven and Telstra – even allowing for the discounts they gave broadcasters for the COVID-19 impacted 2020 season.

Seven paid more for the renegotiated 2020-2024 years, but the big question is whether the debt-burdened network can afford it. “Insiders” estimate that Seven have committed $50m a year more than it can pay and will come knocking on Fox’s door to offload some content.

Fox, also heavily indebted, won’t pay more.

The NRL doesn’t have a free-to-air deal past 2022. It also awarded rights holder, Nine, significant discounts for the 2020-22 seasons. Presumably, Nine used these savings partly to do a deal with rugby league’s historic rival, rugby union.

Rugby Australia concluded a deal late last year with Nine and its streaming arm, Stan Sport, to screen its games.

Furthermore, Stan Sport wasn’t around when V’landys extended his deal with Fox but emerged to offer some competitive tension for Fox’s extension with the AFL.

So, V’landys has been very accommodating to Nine, even making a late change in 2020 at the demand of the broadcaster to speed up the game via a “six-again” rule.

It didn’t lift ratings, which actually declined, but this was largely because Queensland turned off the game when none of its three teams made the top eight.

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By contrast, the AFL got lucky with COVID, which locked down Melburnians, forcing them indoors through the 2020 winter where they were treated to a game a night, boosting Seven and Fox ratings.

But V’landys may have timed his run with the sale of free-to-air rights, following the news on Monday that News Corp-owned streaming service Kayo will screen minor sports on to its platform for free.

Could this extend to major sports? Does it mean all of Nine’s current NRL package – State of Origin, three NRL games a week, plus finals- switches over to Kayo?

Fans could click onto Kayo simply by inserting their email address, satisfying the Federal Government’s anti-siphoning legislation.

News Corp would pay a motza to control all of rugby league.

The Telstra/Foxtel announcement late this week, plus the implications of Kayo opening up its service free to “minor” sports, should clear up whether the AFL boast is “complete crap” or, as Cardinal Sin implied, “wonderful manure.”

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Dustin Poirier stuns Conor McGregor with emphatic UFC 257 knockout win


‘The Diamond’ gained revenge for his brutal defeat by the same opponent in 2014, producing a barrage of heavy punches to force a surprise stoppage in round two of the eagerly-anticipated rematch on the UFC’s Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.

With nearly 2,000 socially-distanced fans watching on at the brand new Etihad Arena, Poirier wore down McGregor with some painful calf kicks and absorbed everything the powerful Irishman had to throw at him before unleashing a volley of thundering strikes.

McGregor was initially disorientated by a stunning right hook from his lightweight rival, who did not let up as he forced ‘The Notorious’ – fighting for the first time since destroying veteran Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone inside 40 seconds 12 months ago – to the mat and the referee rightly intervened with just over two-and-a-half minutes on the clock in round two.

In the co-main event, Michael Chandler’s keenly-anticipated UFC debut proved explosive as he defeated the usually-resilient Dan Hooker inside the first round of their short-lived lightweight contest.

The former three-time Bellator world champion landed a crushing left hook to the chin and then rained down blows on his helpless opponent to swiftly finish a one-sided contest before flipping off the octagon in acrobatic fashion and passionately laying down the challenge to McGregor, Poirier and Khabib.

Meanwhile, Makhmud Muradov utilised his devastating right hand to secure a third-round stoppage against Andrew Sanchez and Scotland’s Joanne Calderwood came out on top in a tremendous encounter against flyweight rival Jessica Eye.

In the opening fight on the main card, Amanda Ribas was stunned by compatriot Michelle Rodriguez, who recovered from a difficult opening round to secure a brutal second-round stoppage against her fellow Brazilian in the women’s strawweight division.

In the feature prelim bout, Armenia’s Arman Tsarukyan claimed a comfortable decision against Matt Frevola, while Brad Tavares showcased fantastic takedown defence in his win over submission specialist Antonio Carlos Junior.

Julianna Pena called out the dominant Amanda Nunes after submitting Sara McMann with a rear naked choke and a strong final round secured a morale-boosting win for Polish light-heavyweight Marcin Prachnio against the inconsistent Khalil Rountree Jr.

In the early prelims, there were wins for Movsar Evloev and Amir Albazi against Nik Lentz and Zhalgas Zhumagulov respectively.

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Tim Tszyu ready to take on the “big boys” for a World Title after dominant opening round knockout


Tim Tszyu insists he doesn’t need another preparation fight, declaring he is ready to “take on the big boys” in a bid to win a WBO super welterweight world title for Australia.

Tszyu has a spring in his step after dismantling Kiwi Bowyn Morgan with an emphatic Round One knockout victory in the Sydney Super Fight at Bankwest Stadium on Wednesday night.

The 26-year-old rising star is just one fight away from his first championship belt after he sent his opponent crashing through the ropes with a thundering triumph within two minutes that saw Morgan wiped off his feet twice in 30 seconds.

The global impact of the coronavirus pandemic could influence Tszyu locking in a World Title fight, but he is “85 per cent sure” that his team can organise a shot at a belt in the near future.

It’s why he doesn’t see the need for another fight on his way to a bout for world supremacy.

“It is all up to my manager, but I think the World title fight is next in all honesty,” Tszyu said.

“This fight was a world title fight eliminator, so hopefully we can get a shot at the big boys.

“We are in the World title contention now, which is what I think Australia deserves.”

Tszyu feels fresh after dominating Morgan in a masterclass – a result that even shocked him despite his dedicated and intense training preparation.

“I’m all right – it doesn’t feel like I was in a fight, which is good,” he said.

“I didn’t expect to land the big shot straight away.
“I was planning to go a little bit longer, but I was planning for the knockout.

“I was getting fitter and stronger by each day, so I knew it was going to come out in this fight.

“That is the way it is going to be the longer you last in the sport, the less you get hit.”

Tszyu will now take a planned holiday over the Christmas and New Year period, but he won’t stop training.

The son of legendary Australian boxer, Kostya Tszyu, has his sights set on itching his name in boxing’s record books.

“I’m not going to stop because I know that there are big things ahead,” he said.

“My journey hasn’t even started. There is so much more to achieve and so much more to go.

“This just pumps me up and makes me want to work harder.”



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Chiangrai upset FC Seoul to hand Melbourne Victory a lifeline for knockout phase


But Bill bobbed up again with a minute to play to grab the winner, and give both Chiangrai and Victory hope that they could snatch second spot in the group behind runaway leaders Beijing.

The Chinese Super League club has 12 points from its four games, Seoul six and Victory and Chiangrai three each.

Former Espanyol player Victor Sanchez is joining Western United.Credit:Getty Images

Meanwhile, Western United believe a former La Liga midfielder who played a handful of games for global giants Barcelona can stiffen up the defence of the club who conceded more goals – 37 – than almost every other team who made the A-League finals last season.

The only other finalists to have conceded as many during the regular season were defeated grand finalists Melbourne City.

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Western coach Mark Rudan hopes ex-Barcelona and Espanyol defensive midfielder Victor Sanchez has what it takes to make the second-season club tighter at the back and more difficult to break down.

Sanchez made 12 senior appearances for the Nou Camp giants before moving to cross own rivals Espanyol, for whom he played 270 games.

United’s general manager of football Ante Kovacevic said that Sanchez was a huge addition to Western’s line-up, in which former Italy striker Alessandro Diamanti and A-League record goalscorer Besart Berisha are the best known names.

“The defensive midfield role is key to a team’s defensive and offensive play and adding a La Liga calibre player to our team is a massive coup,” he said.

“As a former captain of Espanyol, he will bring natural leadership qualities to the group that will definitely help inspire the team to success, with commitment and passion, to our collective footballing ambitions.”

In the W-League, Melbourne City FC has signed American centre-back Samantha Johnson for the upcoming season.

Johnson, who has made over 90 appearances in the NWSL for Chicago Red Stars and most recently the Utah Royals, also played 23 games for Melbourne Victory between 2016 and 2019, and before that appeared 13 times for Sydney in the 2014-15 campaign.

She is returning to the game having walked away from soccer for nearly 18 months.

Johnson said she wanted to return to soccer to “align my purpose off the pitch with on the pitch”, having worked with underprivileged youth.

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Boxing Fabio Wardley knockout vs Richard Lartey video, news, reaction


Heavyweight rising star Fabio Wardley poleaxed his latest victim Richard Lartey, leaving the Ghanaian heavyweight needing oxygen in the ring on Sunday morning.

The Dillian Whyte-managed monster was in a big step-up fight, but less than two rounds to destroy his opponent with a walk-off, one-punch knockout, The Sun reports.

In the opening session, Lartey marched forward with a high guard and even clipped the Ipswich man with a left hook.

But in the second round Lartey switched off and former office worker Wardley unloaded a two-shot combination.

Lartey collapsed on the spot and was counted out before the medics were called in to help him.

Lartey was stuck on the floor for a few minutes before he could be lifted carefully to a stool where he spent several more minutes recovering.

Concerned Wardley stayed rooted to a neutral corner and, just as Lartey was helped out of the ring, the Brit dashed over to hug and console him.

Dangerous Wardley is now 10-0 with nine wins inside the distance and has the English title proudly around his waist.

Wardley said: “I’m happy with the finish. It answered some questions about my single-punch power.

“I can hang with the big boys. I just proved that when I sit down on my punch, I can get you out.

“I’m moving at a good pace. Decent opposition. Lartey was a good challenge that I passed easily.

“I still need to build and learn. I haven’t gone to the second half of a fight or got into a war.”

His performance impressed the boxing world.

Boxing great Tony Bellew wrote on Twitter: “That’s a statement from Wardley!! No one done Lartey like that tbh… suppose Wardley wasn’t happy about being made to wait! Rolling on the floor laughing well done Fabio Wardley”.

High profile fight-maker Eddie Hearn also described the performance as a “huge statement”.

— This story originally appeared on thesun.co.uk and has been republished with permission



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Man who broke victim’s jaw in knockout punch at Canberra’s Spilt Milk festival avoids jail


A man who broke his victim’s jaw in a one-punch attack at Canberra’s Spilt Milk festival has avoided a full-time jail sentence.

Jese Smith-Shields, 22, was found guilty of causing actual bodily harm after he and his friend Bailey Loughhead got into a fight with another man at the event in 2018.

The court heard there was already tension when the pair ran into the victim, due to rumours he had slept with Smith-Shields’ former girlfriend.

Smith-Shields was today sentenced in the ACT Supreme Court, where he received a seven-month suspended sentence and a 15-month good behaviour bond for the attack.

“It was lucky the victim did not sustain a serious or fatal injury or brain damage,” Justice John Burns said in sentencing.

“I am, however, satisfied you quickly regretted what you had done and did not intend to inflict serious injury to the victim.

Smith-Shields was supported in court by family and stood quietly as he was sentenced.

Attack was not premeditated: Judge

The incident took place at Spilt Milk in 2018, when Smith-Shields confronted the victim about rumours he had slept with Smith-Shields’ ex-girlfriend and said: “Do you have something to say c***?”.

Prosecutors said an angry confrontation followed, during which the victim was pushed to the ground and put in a headlock by Mr Loughhead, and then punched by Smith-Shields.

One witness told the court he saw the victim bounce back with his hands up, looking dazed after the punch.

The court found that although Smith-Shields’ actions at the Spilt Milk festival were serious, the attack was not premediated.(ABC News)

Smith-Shields was found guilty of causing actual bodily harm in the ACT Supreme Court last month.

Loughhead stood trial alongside Smith-Shields but was found not guilty of all charges.

In handing down his sentence today, Justice Burns acknowledged that although the attack was serious, it was not premediated.

“I am not satisfied that you came at the victim from behind, or from the side,” he said.

During Smith-Shields’ trial, the court heard he left the scene after the attack and did not help the injured victim.

But Justice Burns said he believed Smith-Shields was not aware of how bad the injury was.

“I have received character references and they speak to the current matter being out of character and how you aren’t an aggressive person,” he said.

“I accept that these events have weighed heavily on you, although you aren’t to be identified as the victim.

Smith-Shields’ suspended sentence will expire in June next year.



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NSW Blues down and out after early James Tedesco exit proves knockout blow


The HIA wasn’t required. We all knew he wasn’t coming back.

The look on Tedesco’s face suggested he knew it. So, too, the greyness that swept over Blues coach Brad Fittler on the sidelines.

Queensland celebrate winning the unwinnable series at Suncorp Stadium.Credit:Getty

The scores were locked at 6-6 but the loss of the Blues’ best player, and their stand-in captain, was a hammer blow from which Brad Fittler’s side never recovered …

Until they did.

In a heart-stopping final few minutes, in which Maroons fullback Corey Allan was sin-binned for taking out winger Josh Addo-Carr, the Blues fell agonisingly short.

The 20-14 victory means a Queensland team coached by Wayne Bennett, with Mal Meninga as his assistant, missing Michael Morgan and Kalyn Ponga because of injury, that blooded no less than 14 players across three matches, that started rank outsiders with the bookies across three matches, just won the series — in the middle of November.

Edrick Lee puts the Maroons ahead.

Edrick Lee puts the Maroons ahead.Credit:NRL Photos

Sounds very, very 2020 to me.

If anyone had presented this scenario even a few months ago, you’d have taken a leaf out of Bennett’s book and suggested a drug test.

In the strangest of strange seasons, however, the Maroons’ shock series win probably makes sense, although none of it will line up for the Blues.

While questions will be asked of NSW and their inability to get the job done in the decider, and the platitudes will be laid on with a trowel for the Maroons in the days to come, this match will always be remembered for Tedesco’s early and sudden departure.

Brad Fittler consoles James Tedesco as he comes from the field with concussion.

Brad Fittler consoles James Tedesco as he comes from the field with concussion.Credit:Getty Images

It forced a hasty backline reshuffle with Clint Gutherson moved to fullback with back-rower Isaah Yeo replacing Gutherson at right centre.

Straight away, Munster twirled his moustached, licked his lips.

He’d been dominant enough as it was down that left side, setting up the opening try for Valentine Holmes after a handful of minutes.

With four minutes remaining in the first half, he found more space down the left edge, kicked for himself, regathered, kicked again, found the ball in his hands once more, then saw more space on the right, hooking a third kick across the field for debutant winger Edrick Lee to score, giving the Maroons a 12-6 lead.

Get all that? NSW didn’t.

The most telling part of that frantic sequence was that Munster’s second kick was fumbled by NSW winger Daniel Tupou, who had scrambled across in a desperate attempt to snuff out the play.

Normally, it would’ve been Tedesco. For all his trickery in attack, it’s easy to forget the Roosters superstar’s importance in defence.

In the second half, NSW missed him in other ways, mostly his searching runs through the middle of the ruck on play two after hooker Damien Cook had made his trademark early run out of dummy half.

With no momentum behind then, the Blues instead spent most of the half grimly defending their try line.

‘Of all the fake news this series, the hardest to swallow has been the claim this is the weakest Maroons side in 40 years of Origin.’

Nothing went right. The kismet they enjoyed in Sydney last week had dried up. Knock-ons, accidental offside, penalties off the busy whistle of referee Gerard Sutton that could’ve swung either way went against them.

Then there was Maroons rookie Harry Grant to contend with as he initially turned the Blues around out of dummy half before shifting to lock to work in tortuous tandem with Munster.

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They were, indeed, ugly scenes. A Holmes penalty goal in the 57th minute extended the lead to 14-6 but the advantage should’ve been far more.

When Grant reached out in a tackle out in the 63rd minute to score, the deal should’ve been sealed.

A try to Tupou in the 65th minute edged the Blues closer. A Nathan Cleary penalty in the 70th brought them back to within six, setting up the obligatory grandstand finish.

Of all the fake news generated throughout this series, the hardest to swallow has been the claim this is the weakest Maroons side in 40 years of Origin football.

It was a view shared by few, said publicly by even fewer, but the storyline grew like wild vine, as they tend to do in Origin.

There is no dispute, though, that Bennett’s side lacked firepower and strike in comparison to NSW.

That glow you can see on the horizon is the angry mob coming for Fittler after losing the apparently unlosable series.

The cross-examination will be brutal as it always is but, like 1995, maybe there’s no other answer than the fact they were playing Queensland.

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Ulysses Diaz knockout Donelei Benedetto, WWE star Dana Brooke


Bare knuckle fighter Ulysses Diaz pulled off one of the quickest knockouts ever when downing his opponent in three seconds over the weekend.

Donelei Benedetto was the Cuban’s unfortunate opponent in the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship event, The Sun reports.

The bell was still ringing when Diaz launched at his rival.

A quick left-hander brought down Benedetto’s defence, leaving him open for a crunching right hook.

The punch caught him square in the cheekbone and its brutal effects were laid bare in stunning slow motion footage released by BKFC.

Diaz was fighting on the undercard of former Bellator star Luis Palomino, who downed ex-UFC man Jim Alers.

The 39-year-old has admitted to getting in brawls aplenty during a two-year stint in prison.

More recently he has put together a pro career spanning MMA, boxing, Jiu-Jitsu and bare knuckle.

In 13 boxing contests before moving to BKFC, he claimed 11 of his 12 victories via knockout.

And fans were wowed by Diaz’s agility and strength in this latest triumph.

Among the cheering fans was Diaz’s girlfriend WWE star Dana Brooke.

Prior to dating the rising boxing star the 31-year-old blonde beauty was romantically linked to WWE Hall of Famer and Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista.

Dana first posted photos with Ulysses Diaz to her Instagram profile in February of 2020.

— This story originally appeared on thesun.co.uk and has been republished with permission



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Terence Crawford beats Kell Brook, Errol Spence Jr., fourth round, knockout, video, KO


Terence Crawford has once again shown why he is one of the legends of boxing, defending his WBO welterweight title for the fourth time after a huge right hand jab knocked Brook into the ropes.

After Brook beat the count but didn’t look solid on his feet, Crawford went in for the kill, ending it in the fourth round with a flurry of hard punches before the referee waved it off.

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It sees Crawford, a three-weight multiple world champion, improve his unbeaten career to 37-0 with 28 knockouts.

Crawford won the welterweight belt after he stepped up to fight Aussie Jeff Horn in 2018, knocking him out with a ninth round stoppage.

The question before the fight was whether Crawford would be able to negate Brook’s height and reach advantages and early the British challenger was getting the better of the shots.

It could have just been rust with Crawford in his first fight of 2020, but Brook was slick early despite not having fought since February.

But the fourth round changed the fight with Crawford waiting for his moment, with a right hand jab nailing Brook.

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Crawford admitted he started slow to work out the distance from the taller Brook but changed the momentum when he needed to.

“I was trying to gauge the distance. He had good distance. I was trying to find my distance and it was so competitive at first.”

“I stepped forward more, threw more punches and caught him some times.”

Brook said he thought he was controlling the fight — until Crawford changed in an instant.

“This is boxing. I obviously got caught with a shot I didn‘t see and the referee waved it off,” Brook said. ”That hasn’t happened to me before. I always said that if I am going to lose, I’m going out on my shield. The referee saw that I couldn’t continue and the fight is over. I don’t like to lose on an injury, I would rather go out on my shield and I did tonight.

“(Crawford) has got good distance and fast hands. He has a good eye to land his shot. Never in my career, nobody has ever done that to me, not even in sparring. I got caught with a shot I didn‘t see and the fight is over. Nobody could have got me in better condition. I felt great.”

Social media was quick to react to the hellacious punch.

As for what’s next for Crawford, the fans want him to take on Errol Spence Jr., the 26-0 WBC and IBF world welterweight champion.

But Crawford called out Manny Pacquiao, who he was set to fight before COVID.

“I already said who I want. I want Pacquiao. I want to revisit that fight.

“That was a fight that should’ve happened right now. But being that the pandemic happened, and they weren’t going to allow fans in the Middle East, they had to put a hold to that.

“Everything was 95 per cent done. We had the venue. The money was almost there. It wasn’t quite there. That was the only thing we were waiting on.”

But legendary promoter Bob Arum joined the call for Crawford-Spence, adding his own call out for the mega-fight.

“Errol Spence and Garcia are fighting Dec 5th. If they really wanna make a big PPV, I’ll put Terence Crawford in with both of them and he’d beat both on the same night. He is far and away the best welterweight in the world.

“Errol Spence will try to avoid Terence Crawford as long as he can because he knows he can’t beat Terence Crawford. You saw the performance tonight, he’ll take out Errol Spence in about the same number of rounds like he took out Kell Brook.”

FULL CARD

Terence Crawford def. Kell Brook in fourth round TKO — WBO welterweight world title

Joshua Franco vs. Andrew Moloney II, no contest — WBA super flyweight world title

Joshua Greer Jr. vs. Edwin Rodriguez in majority draw (77-75 Rodriguez, 76-76 x 3) — bantamweight

Tyler Howard def. KeAndrae Leatherwood in unanimous decision (77-74, 77-73, 76-74) — middleweight

Duke Ragan def. Sebastian Gutierrez in unanimous decision (40-35 x 3) — featherweight

Vegas Larfield vs. Juan Alberto Flores in third round TKO — bantamweight

Raymond Muratalla def. Luis Porozo in fourth round TKO — lightweight



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Khaos Williams knockout, video, highlights, Dos Anjos vs Felder


If you blinked you would have missed it.

Any time Khaos Williams steps into the Octagon you simply cannot afford to look away and it was a similar story on Sunday.

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In the co-main event fight against Abdul Razak Alhassan, Williams wasted no time in securing the victory.

As the two fighters met in the middle of the cage, a hellacious right hand straight down the barrel detonated on the chin of Alhassan and instantly turned his lights off.

A stiff Alhassan instantly fell backwards onto the canvas with Williams landing one more punch as the referee cried out “stop, stop” before the bout officially came to an end after only 30 seconds.

“Are you kidding me? Look at that, he is as stiff as a board. Out cold, like a light,” Michael Bisping said in commentary.

The murderous finish makes it two straight knockout victories for Williams, with the two bouts combining for a total fight time of only 57 seconds. He knocked out Alex Morono at UFC 247 in 27 seconds.

After the fight Williams said he hoped Alhassan was ok, before saying he’s going to keep delivering showstopping performances.

“It’s just hard work and dedication,” Williams said.

“I hope my opponent is OK as well. People gonna keep sleeping on me and the doctor gonna wake them up.”

Bisping’s reaction perfectly summed up exactly how everyone watching on was feeling with social media lighting up after the knockout.

ESPN’s Ariel Helwani wrote: “Khaos Williams means business. That was a scary KO, man.”

BT Sports’ Adam Catterall wrote: “HOLY SH*T”.

MMA Fighting write Jose Youngs wrote: “Khaos Williams just killed Abdul Razak Alhassan”.

MMA Junkie’s Dave Doyle wrote: “If Khaos Williams ever mean-mugs me I’m getting the F out of the way”.

UFC VEGAS 14 CARD + RESULTS

Main Card

Paul Felder vs. Rafael dos Anjos

Khaos Williams def. Abdul Razak Alhassan by KO (punches) at 0:30 of round 1

Ashley Yoder def. Miranda Granger by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27, 29-27)

Sean Strickland def. Brendan Allen by TKO (punches) at 1:32 of round 2

Cory McKenna def. Kay Hansen by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

Preliminary card

Kanako Murata def. Randa Markos by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)

Tony Gravely def. Geraldo de Freitas by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)

Alex Morono def. Rhys McKee by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)

Don’Tale Mayes def. Roque Martinez by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)



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