• Joaquin Buckley chasing ‘Knockout of the Year' finish to thrill Kanye West against Alessio Di Chirico on UFC Fight Island

    12 days ago - By RT

    Joaquin Buckley, the man who scored the UFC's 'Knockout of the Year' for 2020 in a finish that inspired Kanye West to make music, says he hopes to lock up the award for 2021 at the very first UFC show of the year, UFC on ABC 1.
    American Buckley, who finished Impa Kasanganay with a devastating spinning back-kick KO last year, is targeting a similarly spectacular finish when he takes on tough Italian Di Chirico at UFC on ABC 1 on Saturday night in Abu Dhabi.
    Buckley met with reporters during media day on Yas Island, and the rising star said that he has his opponent well scouted ahead of...
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  • Alessio Di Chirico has no fear of viral sensation Joaquin Buckley at UFC on ABC 1

    Alessio Di Chirico has no fear of viral sensation Joaquin Buckley at UFC on ABC 1

    12 days ago - By MMAjunkie

    ABU DHABI - Alessio Di Chirico spoke to the media on Wednesday ahead of UFC on ABC 1 .
    Di Chirico discussed his middleweight bout with Joaquin Buckley , fighting the UFC's newest viral sensation,
    UFC on ABC 1 takes place Saturday at Etihad Arena. The main card airs on ABC and ESPN+ following prelims on ESPN+.
    Watch the complete video of Di Chirico's media day appearance above.
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