Joaquin Buckley Scores Split Decision Win Over Abdul Razak Alhassan – UFC Vegas 48 Highlights

Joaquin Buckley

Landing a close split decision victory, Joaquin Buckley managed to survive a late third round onslaught from Abdul Razak Alhassan — handing the Accra native a judging defeat in the main card opener of UFC Vegas 48.

Buckley, who was joined by Detroit Urban Survival self-defense coach, Dale Brown in his corner tonight, managed to avoid a lot of Alhassan’s heavier shots on the feet, however, as the bout rolled on, the Ghanaian managed to land some notable ground strikes against Buckley.

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Forced to the distance, the renowned knockout artists were only separated courtesy of a close split (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) decision victory, with a few notable takedowns from Buckely lodging prior hay in the barn for a decision win.

Below, catch the highlights from Joaquin Buckley’s win at UFC Vegas 48