VIDEO | Dana White recaps UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City

April 15, 2017 10:08 pm by Chris Taylor

VIDEO | Dana White recaps UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City

UFC president Dana White discusses the results from tonight’s exciting UFC on FOX 24 event in Kansas City.

The event, UFC on FOX 24, was headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring current champion Demetrious Johnson taking on surging division contender Wilson Reis.

“Mighty Mouse” was able to dominate Reis both on the feet and on the canvas and ended up finishing the fight with an armbar in the third-round.With the win, Demetrious Johnson tied Anderson Silva for the most title defenses in UFC history with ten.

Following Johnson’s impressive victory, many fellow fighters took to social media proclaiming the flyweight kingpin the greatest fighter of all time.

In the evenings co-main event, UFC women’s strawweight contenders Rose Namajunas and Michelle Waterson went to battle with the winner inching themselves that much closer to a shot at UFC gold.

Namajunas proved to be to much for “The Karate Hottie”, flooring Waterson with a head kick in the fights second-round.

From there, “Thug Rose” was able to secure a rear-naked choke submission which forced Waterson to tapout.

Also on the card was a key middleweight scrap between perennial contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and surging division contender Robert Whittaker.

Whittaker was able to escape and early ground attack from the submission specialist in round one.

In round two Whittaker was able to hurt “Jacare” with a number of significant strikes including a high kick and right hand which sent Souza crashing to the floor.

Whittaker pounced on his wounded opponent with some solid ground and pound which prompted the referee to step in and stop the fight.

Whittaker’s victory over Souza caused a lot of buzz on social media. You can see the pros reactions here.

What fights would you like to see put together by UFC officials following tonight’s UFC on FOX 24 results in Kansas City? Sound off PENN Nation!

This article first appeared on BJPENN.com on April 16/2017


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