Review: 2014-05-10, Daron Cruickshank vs Erik Koch gets three stars thanks to a great finish. The black belt in taekwondo Daron Cruickshank entered this fight with a mma record of 14-4-0 (64% finishing rate, with only one victory by submission) and he is ranked as the No.76 lightweight in the world, he lost twice in his last four fights: against John Makdessi and Adriano Martins, both in 2013; he came back to victory in 2014 defeating Mike Rio.
His opponent, Erik Koch, has a record of 14-3-0 (79% finishing rate) and he also is a black belt in taekwondo, lost twice in 2013 (against Ricardo Lamas =Lamas vs Koch and Dustin Poirier =Poirier vs Koch) and came back to victory this year beating Rafaello Oliveira. Cruickshank vs Koch is on the undercard of Matt Brown vs Erick Silva – UFC Ufn Cincinnati. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night: Brown vs Silva
Where: U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night Cincinnati fight card (main card):
Matt Brown vs Erick Silva
Costas Philippou vs Lorenz Larkin
Daron Cruickshank vs Erik Koch
Tim Means vs Neil Magny
Soa Palelei vs Ruan Potts
Chris Cariaso vs Louis Smolka
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