Dublin, Ireland – Patrick Wixted shows off technical striking to frustrate Connor Dillion, eventually earning a TKO victory in the second round.
BAMMA 22 took place today (Saturday 19th September) at the 3 Arena in Dublin, Ireland. It is the first event that BAMMA has held in Ireland.
Patrick Wixted Vs. Connor Dillon was not aired on TV but will be uploaded to youtube at a later date.
Dillion comes out the more aggressive fighter to begin the round, landing a nice jab and spinning back kick forcing Wixted to take the fight to the mat. Wixted now looks more comfortable on the feet landing good combinations and walking down Dillon. Wixted landing the more technical strikes during this round, Dillon looking to take his head off with every shot that he throws. Wixted looking the more controlled fighter as the round comes to a close.
MMA Mad scores the round 10-9 to Patrick Wixted
Wixted’s counter punch is on point early in the second round. Dillion is throwing every shot with everything he has, Wixted is avoiding and catching Dillion with counter right hands and knees which are clearly doing damage. The fight goes to the ground and both fighters are fighters are working for toe holds. The fight gets back to the feet and as that happens, Wixted lands a heavy knee, which knocks Dillion to the mat where follow up punches finish the fight at 3:09 of the second round.Check out our latest podcast episode featuring a conversation with Cortney Casey.