Las Vegas, Nevada – In a controversial ending, Joe Riggs earned the victory via disqualification as Ron Stallings landed an illegal up-kick when Riggs was a downed opponent.
UFC 191 took place tonight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Joe Riggs vs. Ron Stallings took place on the preliminary card which aired on UFC Fight Pass.
The referee Jason Herzog stopped the bout on the advice of the cageside doctor after the downed Stallings landed an upkick to the the head of Riggs, who was on one knee and attempting to move into top position on the ground.
Riggs’ right eye was swollen shut, and when he told the doctor he was unable to see, the fight was called off.
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With the win, Riggs moves to 42-16-1 MMA and Ron Stallings drops to 13-9-1 MMA.
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