Making his second appearance on the show, the first time out didn’t go Chris’s way. However, the second time was a charm, as he delivered in a brutal fashion. Fighting against his own body’s want to quit, Chris did the opposite and got the contract.
After last week’s lacklustre show, Dana made a speech declaring he needed more from the fighters competing on DWCS. This week they clearly heard the message loud and clear.
With a five-fight card, the four fights before the main event delivered big with three finishes. Now it was Duncan’s turn to put the spotlight on himself. He did just that when 1:43 into round 1, he put his opponent to sleep on the canvas.
With Dana offering five contracts across the five fights. Chris Duncan and his spectacular comeback win seem to have stolen all the headlines.
A mainly stand-up affair, both men’s specialist areas. Campbell landed big early, reducing Chris to a knee. Chris came back and began producing his own offence.
Campbell would continue to pour on the pressure. Landing more big shots rocking Duncan several times. To attempt to survive, Duncan shot a couple of takedowns to no avail.
This didn’t matter, though, as soon after, Chris Duncan threw a perfect one-two. The combination hit Campbell flush on the chin, sending him back first onto the canvas. Before landing, a few ground shots separate him from consciousness.
Chris Duncan UFC Bound
Entering the UFC with a statement victory, the future looks bright for Scot. At 29 years old, he has plenty of time ahead of him to learn and grow as a competitor. There is no better place to prove your talent than the UFC.
Now sitting at 9-1 as a professional. He is A stand-up specialist who has seen seven of his wins come via KO/TKO. A fan-friendly fighter with a fan-friendly style. There is no shortage of great match-ups for him in the tremendously deep Lightweight division.
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