UFC veteran Eddie Wineland welcomed Grigory Popov to the UFC with a brutal KO.
Eddie Wineland (23-13-1) vs. Grigory Popov (13-1) – Bantamweight 135 lbs.
Current Odds: Wineland -145; Popov +115
Round 1: Wineland aggressive early with punches. Front-kicks by Popov. Hard rights by Wineland. Leg kicks by Popov. Backfist by Popov. Wineland counters a kick with a hard right hand. END Wineland (10-9)
Round 2: Popov hurts Wineland with rights of his own. Popov getting the better of the striking exchanges. Wineland grabs a kick and lands two combos. Wineland, lands a takedown but Popov pops up. Hard rights by Wineland drops Popov, Wineland briefly goes for a choke, but decides to stand, lands more heavy punches, Popov goes down, its over.
Official Result: Eddie Wineland def. Grigory Popov via KO (punches) at 4:47 of Rd 2
Analysis: Very entertaining fight, Wineland was on the gad peddle the whole fight, but Popov showed some real toughness before the KO.
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