But Blaydes' wrestling pedigree was simply too much, and Volkov touched the canvas for a 14th time. He then kept his weight on the Russian for the entirety of the first round.Wary of the takedown, Volkov was hit with a volley of punches to open the second round before being taken down yet again. Burgos came on strong in the second frame and continued to chop at Emmett's left leg while absorbing Emmett's heavy hands. But the offensive wrestling was on full display as he used a variety of techniques to keep Volkov down. Cain Velasquez previously held the heavyweight takedown record with 11 against Junior dos Santos.In the co-main event, Josh Emmett scored a decision over Shane Burgos in an action-packed featherweight showdown that will likely be in the conversation for Fight of the Year.
Emmett got off to a fast start by routinely landing his big right hand and loading up on power shots. In the co-main event, Josh Emmett scored a decision over Shane Burgos in an action-packed featherweight showdown that will likely be in the conversation for Fight of the Year. But Burgos decided to keep his foot on the gas and press forward with a mixture of punches and leg kicks. Curtis Blaydes spoke to reporters on the UFC's Virtual Media Day confident in his wrestling-heavy gameplan. Burgos pulled himself off the canvas and slowed down the action with an accidental low blow. rescuers, experts concerned about condition of three entangled humpbacksTrump intel chief defends briefings ban, Democrats raise subpoena threat'Tenet' launches with $53M in overseas gambit at box office5 storylines to watch at the US Open: Will Djokovic do it again in New York?Auschwitz Museum Calls TikTok Trend of Teens Role-Playing as Holocaust Victims 'Offensive'Dog Refuses To Eat Until His Food Is 'Transformed' Into People FoodMan Shaves Girlfriend's Head, Then His Own, in Show of SupportRoad Trips in 2020 Can Be Great If You Follow Safety PrecautionsFire in Lloydminster apartment building displaces residents of 8 unitsManitoba farmers hoping for good production, prices as harvest continuesTiger ends season with final-round 71 at BMW ChampionshipAmy Adams Joins Universal’s ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ MusicalClever Dog Hatches A Plan To Free Up Her Favorite Spot On The Couch'I Transformed My Body When I Learned Proper Strength Training Technique And Started Eating A Balanced Diet'How to Stuff a Turkey the Right Way (for the Juiciest, Most Flavorful Result)Manitoba reworks six-figure ad campaign as virus cases spikeIt's Biden's to lose (and he still could): The post-conventions state of the raceWildfires again threaten business in California wine countryHe's back! Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article It appeared that Emmett may have torn his ACL in the opening seconds, but he refused to back down. In addition to the Heavyweight takedown record, ‘Razor’ propelled himself to 3rd in the all-time UFC fights takedown list. For Canadians, it might beLiam Payne Engaged to Girlfriend Maya Henry, Sports Massive Ring While Out with Singer in LondonGuys Arrange A Virtual Dinner Party To Teach Baby Dove How To EatYour New Anti-Psoriasis Weapon Is This Super-Cool Dyson HumidifierThese Seven Cars All Got Stuck In The Same Sand TrapHit hard by COVID-19, Filipino-Cdns grapple with pressure to send money abroadRecent spike in COVID-19, so Manitoba reworks six-figure ad campaignA's announce positive virus test, game vs. Astros postponedJake Johnson Awkwardly Reads Thirst Tweets About HimselfWoman's Photo Shoot Of Her Dog With Sunflowers Goes Hilariously WrongThis 10-Minute Resistance Band Workout Will ‘Roast’ Your LatsMore than 1,200 students test positive for COVID-19 at major universityP.E.I. The heavy wrestling approach spent Blaydes' gas tank, however, and it began to show midway through the fourth round when Volkov managed to shrug off several takedowns and score one of his own in the final seconds. Blaydes scored a UFC heavyweight record 14 takedowns on 25 attempts during the five-round fight. But Burgos decided to keep his foot on the gas and press forward with a mixture of punches and leg kicks.