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UFC on ESPN 11 Highlights: Josh Emmett Edges Shane Burgos in Close Fight

Josh Emmett vs. Shane Burgos served as the co-headliner and delivered. 

The two fighters met in a featherweight bout on Saturday night (June 20, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN 11 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX.

As expected, these dudes came out throwing some heavy leather. While Emmett did entertain the idea of a takedown, it was a great platform for them to display their striking abilities.

Emmett dropped him in the third round and swarmed him with strikes before getting full guard. Emmett dropped him again, but Burgos showed his toughness. The judges gave the win to Emmett by decision. 

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

Emmett entered this fight 4-2 in his previous six fights with him putting up a TKO win over Mirsad Bektic in his previous fight. He dropped a knockout loss to Jeremy Stephens in February but rebounded with a KO win over Michael Johnson at UFC Philadelphia in March. 

Burgos put on an impressive performance over Makwan Amirkhani at UFC 244 that scored a TKO win in his previous fight. He had won three straight fights coming into this bout. 

UFC on ESPN 11 Results: Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov, Josh Emmett vs. Shane Burgos

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