... 43. Watch videos from the UFC Fight Night Replays collection on Watch ESPN. While Spann followed up with some ground and pound, Walker was able to escape to his feet when Spann attempted to transition to a triangle choke.

[ #UFCVegas11 - LIVE on #ESPNPlus ] pic.twitter.com/Bzl9lAthfh, "I fixed everything," Walker said of rebounding from back-to-back losses during his post-fight interview. [2][3][4], The event was the first that the organization hosted in New Zealand, it took place at the Vector Arena in Auckland.[3]. Back on the feet, Walker was dropped again as both men landed left hands. However, Perosh was forced out of the bout with an injury and was replaced by Sean O'Connell. With Spann on his knees, trying to put the fight back on the ground, Walker unloaded with hammerfists and elbows to the side of the head before one clean elbow caused Spann to briefly go limp. I'm ready again right now.". SOUND ON @JohnnyWalker ends it with DEVASTATING ELBOWS! "My mistakes, I'm trying to do everything very professionally. 7:46. "Somebody want to fight me?

© 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. All Rights Reserved. 9:34 pm ET, Blachowicz becomes UFC light heavyweight king, McGregor says his next fight will be vs. Pacquiao, Chimaev needs a mere 17 seconds to KO Meerschaert, President Trump calls Covington after big victory, Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson fight set for UFC 249 in April, McGregor set to return at UFC 246 in January vs. 'Cowboy', Wheili Zhang vs. Joanna official for UFC 248 in March. It's always interesting when Johnny Walker steps into the Octagon, but the light heavyweight entered Saturday's UFC Fight Night card on a two-fight losing skid and badly in need of a win. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: media | arena: mma | pageType: stories | Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. Spann was able to drive through the early threat of Walker in the open of the fight, pinning Walker against the cage. Anthony Perosh was expected to face Gian Villante at the event. Johnson had 1 point deducted in round 2 due to strikes to the back of the head. United States. Walker continued to pour on the shots until the stoppage. When the pair separated, Spann was able to land a crushing left hook that sent Walker tumbling to the canvas. While Spann's corner protested the stoppage, saying their fighter had been hit illegally to the back of the head, the fight was declared over with Walker awarded the knockout win at the 2:43 mark of the opening round.

[6], Richie Vaculik was expected to face Jon Delos Reyes at the event. However, Reyes was forced from the bout with an injury and replaced by promotional newcomer Roldan Sangcha-an. [5], Cláudio Silva was expected to face Neil Magny at the event but was forced out of the bout with an injury and was replaced by promotional newcomer and former Jungle Fight Welterweight Champion Rodrigo de Lima. Darrick Minner vs. TJ Laramie (UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley) ESPN+ • UFC. UFC Fight Night results, highlights: Johnny Walker rallies from two knockdowns to finish Ryan Spann Walker had to fight through a big scare in a wild back-and-forth fight By Brent Brookhouse Miocic vs Cormier.