Sunday, November 28, 2021

UFC 249 Highlights: Calvin Kattar KO’s Bloody Jeremy Stephens

Calvin Kattar vs. Jeremy Stephens was a memorable fight at UFC 249. 

The two fighters met in a featherweight bout at the UFC 249 pay-per-view event on Saturday night from Jacksonville, Florida at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. The first round was a teaser and then the big finish took place in the second round. 

Kattar landed a huge elbow strike that dropped Stephens. He followed up with a punch and then a nasty elbow strike that sliced open Stephens, who was bleeding badly. Kattar earned the KO win.

Peep the highlights of the fight courtesy of the UFC’s official Twitter account:

Kattar entered this fight after dropping a decision loss to Zabit Magomedsharipov at the UFC Moscow event. In his previous fight, Kattar blitzed Ricardo Lamas his way to victory at the UFC 238 pay-per-view event from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois where he won by TKO. 

Stephens has gone 0-3-1 in his last four fights. Prior to UFC 235 where he lost to Zabit Magomedsharipov by decision, he dropped a first-round TKO loss to former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo back in July 2018. He then went to a non-contest and then lost to Yair Rodríguez by decision at the UFC Boston event from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

MMA News is providing ongoing coverage of UFC 249. We’ve got you covered with live results, video highlights, and post-fight tidbits.

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