Emmett vs Bektic at UFC Sacramento was not one of those matches that people were lining up to watch, but it was one of those matches which really thrilled and entertained the crowd for the short while the two men were out there! The match ended in the first round itself and the hometown hero Josh Emmett won over Mirsad Bektic, who couldn’t even last five minutes against his opponent. Let us take a closer look at what happened:
Emmett vs Bektic: What Went Down?
The match between Emmett vs Bektic went down exactly as most people saw it happening. It wasn’t a long-drawn technical fighting bout it was a short and crisp match where the two men just went at each other with all that they had to offer! Hometown hero Emmett managed to score a win over Bektic after hitting his opponent with a ground-and-pound attack and a flurry of brutal punches.
What finally got to Bektic was a punch that went underneath his defense and the match ended in a TKO win for Emmett. This is his second straight KO finish as his last one came all the way back in March when he defeated Michael Johnson. Given that he is eyeing for a title in 2020, this win should help his chances!
Social Media Erupts After Emmett’s First-Round TKO Win
Twitter went crazy after Emmett vs Bektic ended in a first-round win for Emmett. Here are some of the reactions from the social media platform. The UFC has also tweeted out a video of the match which you can see below:
— UFC (@ufc) July 14, 2019
— @boxready mma news (@boxreadyMMA) July 14, 2019
Emmett vs Bektic fight is tense!
— Peter WooJin Kim (@BigPetey222) July 14, 2019
Emmett vs Bektic should contribute to the highlight reel for the evening. #UFCSacramento
— Matthew Wells (@MrMWellsArt) July 14, 2019
Josh Emmett vs Mirsad Bektic
It's gonna be who lands first.
One of them is going to sleep….COLD!#UFCSacremento
— Carlos (@carlos_edoardo) July 14, 2019
Bektic vs Emmett should be fun #UFCSacramento
— Mr. Twℹ️tter Thumbs (@timo_235) July 14, 2019