“Herb Dean Has Seen Enough” – MMA Fans React as Heavyweight Amir Aliakbari Ends the Bout With Brutal Ground and Pound at ONE on Prime Video 1

Published 08/26/2022, 10:51 PM EDT

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Heavyweights kicked off the first bout of ONE on Prime Video 1 card. Iranian fighters Amir Aliakbari and Italy-based Mauro Cerilli took part in a battle of big boys. Aliakbari returned to the winning column as he dominated the bout.

The Hammer had momentum on his side as he was coming off a win over Abdulbasir Vagabov. Whereas, his Iranian counterpart was coming off a first-round T/KO loss to the interim heavyweight champion, Anatoly Malykhin.


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Thus, the 34-year-old wanted to get back into the win column. And he performed as such.

In the first round, Aliakbari put his opponent to the ground and showed how dominant he could be. With brutal ground and pounds, the heavyweight almost put his Italian opponent out, but the time ran out.

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The 39-year-old came back swinging in the second round and backed Aliakbari. However, the takedowns were the decisive factor in the bout. After ground and pound continued in the second round, Herb Dean waived the bout.

MMA fans react to heavyweights showdown at ONE on Prime Video 1

The heavyweights brought some emotions out of fight fans, chiefly the winner, as he used his world-class wrestling in the bout.


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Deepak Kumar


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Deepak Kumar is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. His love for MMA comes from the chaos and violence the fight game brings to the table. A BJJ aspirant, Deepak began following the sport as a casual fan when Ronda Rousey was finishing her opponents in seconds.
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