Glory 14: Dustin Jacoby vs Alex Pereira

  • Season 2014
  • Aired 03/07/2014
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UFC vet Dustin Jacoby and rising Brazilian sensation Alex "Po Atan" Pereira square off in this middleweight tournament semifinal.

>> AND HIS RECORD, 11 WINS WITH

JUST ONE LOSS.

EIGHT OF THOSE WINS HAVE COME BY

KNOCKOUT.

HE WILL MAKE HIS GLORY DEBUT

TONIGHT IN ZAGREB.

6'4", WEIGHED IN AT 187 POUNDS,

85 KILOGRAMS, FIGHTING OUT OF

BRAZIL, INTRODUCING ALEX

PEREIRA!

HIS OPPONENT OUT OF THE WHITE

CORNER.

HIS YOUNG KICKBOXING CAREER,

FOUR WINS WITH THREE LOSSES AND

THREE OF THOSE FOUR WINS HAVE

COME BY KNOCKOUT.

6'3", 1.91 METERS, WEIGHED IN AT

186 POUNDS, HE REPRESENTS THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, LADIES

AND GENTLEMEN, HERE'S DUSTIN

JACOBY!

YOUR REFEREE FOR THIS CONTEST IS

JOHN BLACKLEDGE.

>> DUSTIN JACOBY AND ALEX

PEREIRA.

WINNER MOVES ON TO THE FINALS OF

THIS MIDDLE WEIGHT CONTENDER'S

TOURNEY.

WE'RE UNDERWAY.

RIGHT AWAY, PEREIRA LANDS A LOW

KICK.

THREE THREE-MINUTE ROUNDS.

SPINNING KICK BY PEREIRA.

ONLY THREE THREE-MINUTE ROUNDS,

NO TIME FOR A FEELING-OUT

PROCESS.

YOU HAVE TO COME OUT AND COME

OUT FIRING.

>> AGREED.

AND PEREIRA IS DOING A GOOD JOB.

FOR BEING THE BOXER, HE'S

SHOWING SPIN KICK, LOW KICK.

HE'S SHOWING HIS BOXING

PEDIGREE.

>> JACOBY CONTINUES TO MAKE THIS

TRANSFORMATION INTO KICK BOXER.

AS AN MMA FIGHTER, HE HAD

SUCCESS THERE.

AND WE KNOW THE STORY.

WON THREE FIGHTS IN ONE NIGHT.

SINCE THEN, HE'S STRUGGLED.

PHONE THREE IN LAST FOUR.

>> I WAS GOING TO SAY, HE CAN'T

BECOME ROCKY.

TOO SOPHISTICATED.

HIS BIGGEST ASSET IS WHEN HE

GOES FOR IT, BRINGS IT AND JUST

COMES OUT ALL OFFENSE.

>> JACOBY MAKING HIS

MIDDLEWEIGHT DEBUT.

DROPPED DOWN A WEIGHT CLASS.

STILL HAS THE POWER.

SPINNING KICK FROM PEREIRA.

JUST MISSED OVER THE HEAD OF

JACOBY.

>> FANS LOVE THAT.

BIG CHEER HERE.

OH, WE'RE DOING SPIN KICKS.

I LOVE IT.

JACOBY RETURNS THE FAVOR AND

FOLLOWS IT WITH A KICK.

BOTH EXTREMELY TALENTED

FIGHTERS.

BIG SHOT FROM PEREIRA.

JACOBY COULD BE HURT.

SPINNING KICK MISSES.

>> THE HANDS IS WHAT IS DOING

IT.

KEEP ON WITH THE HANDS LIKE

THAT.

>> AND PEREIRA DROPS DUSTIN

JACOBY!

CAN HE GET UP?

THAT IS ALL!

DUSTIN JACOBY IS OUT.

ALEX PEREIRA IS MOVING ON TO THE

FINAL.

WHAT A JOB.

>> LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, WE HAVE

AN OFFICIAL TIME OF 2:02 OF THAT

VERY FIRST ROUND.

THIS ONE COMES TO AN END BY

KNOCKOUT.

YOUR WINNER, NOW ADVANCING TO

THE CONTENDER TOURNAMENT FINALS,

ALEX PEREIRA!

>> WINNER BY KNOCKOUT.

THE INCREDIBLE ALEX PEREIRA.

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