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UFC Fight Night 123 Results

by Octagon Betting ~ December 10th, 2017

Here are the quick results for UFC Fight Night 123.

UFC Fight Night 123 Results: Preliminary Fight Card

Bantamweight: Alexis Davis wins by Split Decision vs Liz Carmouche
Bantamweight: A. Soukhamthath wins by TKO vs Luke Sanders R2
Flyweight: Alex Perez wins by Submission (D’Arce choke) vs C. de Tomas R2
Bantamweight: Frankie Saenz wins by Split Decision vs Merab Dvalishvili
Bantamweight: Alejandro Perez wins by Unanimous Decision vs Iuri Alcantara
Lightweight: Davi Ramos wins by Submission (Rear Naked choke) vs C. Gruetzemacher R3
Middleweight: Trevin Giles wins by TKO vs A. Neto R3

UFC Fight Night 123 Results: Main Fight Card

Featherweight: Brian Ortega wins by Submission (Guillotine choke) vs Cub Swanson R2
Featherweight: Gabriel Benitez wins by Unanimous Decision vs Jason Knight
Bantamweight: Marlon Moraes wins by TKO vs Aljamain Sterling R1
Lightweight: Scott Holtzman wins by Unanimous Deci vs Darrell Horcher
Middleweight: Eryk Anders wins by Unanimous Deci vs Markus Perez
Bantamweight: Benito Lopez wins by Unanimous Deci vs Albert Morales

If you’re a UFC fan, there is a lot to be excited about! In the past two weeks, there has been a changing of the guard in two different weight classes. First, exciting up and comer sensation Francis Ngannou brutally knocked out veteran Alistair Overeem at UFC 218 to now be placed in the upper echelon of heavyweights. Likewise, headlining UFC Fight Night 123, Brian Ortega got an impressive submission win against longtime UFC featherweight contender Cub Swanson.

How Dangerous Is It To Fight In The UFC?

by Octagon Betting ~ November 27th, 2017

As the sport of mixed martial arts has exploded in popularity, so too has the argument on whether or not it is safe to be a UFC fighter.

Though the sport has come a long way since its early days, there are still people out there who consider it to be ‘human cockfighting’ or worse.

Every sport has an element of danger to it. There isn’t an organized sport in existence that has not resulted in injury for its participants from time to time. But when a sport is based around two people fighting each other, the violence seems more pronounced.

Sportsbook agents and everyone betting on sports have grown to love the sport in part due to its element of danger, but the reality is serious injuries in MMA are very rare, especially in the reputable, properly governed organizations like the UFC.

It goes without saying that fighters have access to the best medical care immediately after their fights.

Unlike in boxing, when most fights end because of punishment to the head, MMA fighters can target their opponent’s whole body. A submission like a leg lock is excruciating, but if the recipient taps out they are unlikely to incur any long-term damage. Boxers who take repeated punches to the head, however, can have many health troubles as they grow older.

If you bet on sports, you know every sport has an element of danger. But MMA has not been proven to be considerably more dangerous than any others.