Check out Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till whole battle video highlights from UFC on ESPN 14’s major party higher than, courtesy of the UFC and ESPN.
UFC on ESPN 14 took place July 25 at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Previous middleweight winner Robert Whittaker battled 1-time welterweight title challenger Darren Till in a middleweight contest, which aired are living on ESPN+ and ESPN. Catch more video highlights beneath.
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Spherical 1: Until jumps in and takes a remaining jab. Whittaker works by using that jab all over again to jam Till’s ahead approach. Till pressuring intensely, and Whittaker goes with a left hook that’s just brief. Pause as both reset. Feints from Whittaker, and a kick is scooped away. Till and Whittaker collide, and Whittaker hits the deck. Not absolutely sure regardless of whether Whittaker was damage, but he receives up swiftly, and the struggle resumes its ordinary pace. Until starts to tension all over again, and Whittaker swings wild to hold him off. Until goes superior with a kick and appears to be for that straight remaining. He commences to hook up, and Whittaker’s counters are wild. Till presses to the fence, and the two pause. Whittaker turns and tries to escape, but Until likes the combat in which it is. Throw attempts from Whittaker will get Until off, and he’s received Whittaker cornered. Significant kick blocked by Whittaker, who’s constantly acquiring backed up. They trade small kicks, and Till goes back to feinting. Ideal hook clips Till, who ackowledges the shot and continues to press. He gets out of the way just as Whittaker goes large with a kick and continues to push. Whittaker attempts a number of ahead costs, and a straight still left connects. A different pleasant very low kick from Whittaker ends the body.
MMA Preventing scores the round 10-9 for Till.
Spherical 2: Whittaker attempts that lunging suitable once again, and Until catches a still left hook when he comes in hands down. Whittaker and Until trade lower kicks, taking the steam out of just one Whittaker punch. Until goes to work on the lead leg, and a lunging proper hand drops Until. He immediately recovers and ties up. Whittaker attempts to frame off and use his elbow, and he beats the body. Pleasant left elbow, and Till tries to tie up again. Whittaker is effective a guard go and lands a great elbow. Now in 50 %-guard, Whittaker tries to lure Till’s proper arm and then goes back again to the human body. Whittaker’s left elbow makes Till try out a scramble, and Till moves to his arms and knees just before receiving up. Till back on his feet and shifting ahead. Whittaker goes back again to the leg. Till attempting to established up large punches with his feints, his experience swollen from the problems he took on the canvas. Whittaker assaults the direct leg, and Until all over again inches forward, drawing a further flurry from Whittaker. Guard is extra on issue for Whittaker, who misses superior with a kick to shut the body.
MMA Fighting scores the spherical 10-9 for Whittaker, and it is 19-19.
Spherical 3: Whittaker goes again to perform on the guide leg of Till. Now, Until is hoping to get the focus on absent by lifting his leg. Much more feints from Till, who lunges with that straight left and follows with a high kick. Yet again, Whittaker sees it coming. Till seeking to set up that straight appropriate, and Whittaker arrives out windmilling with that appropriate. Higher kick dodged by Until. Uppercut connects for the Brit, and he draws a straight jab that connects. Until receives about Whittaker, who covers up. Knee up the center from Till, and Until again dodges the higher kick. As Whittaker receives in close and fires that proper, Till slips and comes back with his left. Whittaker retains him off balance with a leg grab, then resets. A different fastball right from Whittaker, and it whiffs. Until attempts that elbow once more, and Whittaker presses briefly for a takedown. Game of cat and mouse as the two check out and read through each individual other’s prices. Whittaker explodes into a different punch and misses. Spherical arrives to a near with a whimper as they stare at each individual other.
MMA Combating scores the round 10-9 for Whittaker, who’s up 29-28.
Spherical 4: Until explodes in and attracts a shorter ideal from Whittaker. Great straight remaining from Till, who’s picked up the tempo a tiny bit. Whittaker bouncing back again and forth, and a staring match ensues. Neither needs to make the initially blunder and be exposed. Whittaker goes to the lead leg once again. High kick from Whittaker whiffs. Till cracks with an elbow, and he follows up with a couple of good shots. Whittaker whiffs on a counter-demand, and they reset. They clash heads as each explode. Yet again, staring match. Whittaker attempts a jab and then grabs for a leg, if only to distract for a punch. Until hoping to draw the hook to counter with his straight punches. Whittaker requires a straight still left. Once again, Whittaker charges in, and Until works knees to the overall body as the ex-champ sneaks in a punch. Straight left established up takedown try from Whittaker, who cannot near it out with a punch. Whittaker with a right hand, and Until dodges the comply with-up makes an attempt. Round finishes in a staring contest.
MMA Combating scores the body 10-9 for Till, and it is 38-38.
Spherical 5: Whittaker sits down on a ideal and nails it. A different one particular sets up a single-leg try, and Till pulls absent and attempts to set that straight remaining on target. They clash once more as Whittaker costs. Till looking for that substantial kick once more. Whittaker goes again to his kicks, pawing away to the leg and system. Great a single-two from Until, who’s just waiting for the ideal prospect to counter. Whittaker’s costs nonetheless trying to keep him off stability. They trade leg kicks, and Whittaker level changes into a punch. Until sticks that remaining straight once more. Whittaker eats a appropriate hand likely in with his remaining hook. Until chases again and attempts his straight left. Whittaker assaults the lead leg, and Till grits it out. A further single leg into a punch try from Whittaker. Whittaker kicks to the human body, and Until replies with a direct elbow. Slice opened on Whittaker’s ear, and Herb Dean stops the motion briefly. Whittaker grabs the leg and completes a takedown, only to see Until pop ideal again up. Bleeding heavily, he hangs on as Until proceeds to appropriate himself. They ultimately arrive to a cease from the cage with Whittaker moving for the takedown. A extremely, incredibly close round and a close fight.
MMA Fighting scores the frame 10-9 for Until, who gets the 48-47 score.
Official End result: Robert Whittaker def. Darren Till by way of unanimous determination (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)
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