MMA Fighting has Mayweather vs. Deji results live for the Floyd Mayweather vs. Deji fight card at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai, UAE on Sunday afternoon.
When the main event begins, around 4 p.m. ET, check out our live updates from Mayweather vs. Deji for our main event live blog. It will be an eight-round exhibition contest.
Check out the Mayweather vs. Deji undercard live blog below for the FITE TV pay-per-view game that begins at 1 p.m. ET.
Jack Fincham vs. Anthony Taylor
Round 1: Taylor dodges Fincham’s bigger jab and throws a few punches to the body. He targets Fincham’s midsection and mixes shots to the head. Fincham stays with the jab. Taylor continues to back him up against the ropes and hit the body. Fincham catches an aggressive Taylor with a few punches. Taylor’s big right hand rocks Fincham. He looks recovered, but Taylor quickly catches him with two more punches up high. Taylor’s body shots open Fincham’s defenses. One way traffic for Taylor so far.
MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Taylor.
2nd round: Taylor with a right and a shot to the body. Fincham sneaks in a body shot. Fincham lands a combination, but Taylor crosses it. Talor just misses with a right hand. A Taylor knockdown bypasses Fincham’s defense. Taylor snorts on an uppercut. Fincham triples on a jab and connects with a right. Taylor bursts Fincham with a jab, then lands another punch over the top. Fincham lands a right then Taylor tells him to bring it on. Right hand scores for Taylor. Taylor responds with a right hook to the body with a jab. Taylor leans straight into a right hand from Fincham.
MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Taylor. Overall, Taylor 20-18.
Round 3: Taylor always throws with confidence. That jab just doesn’t put him off. Jabs to the body by Taylor. Taylor corners Fincham and shoots the body. Fincham with a decent jab. Taylor connects with a right hand. Taylor lets go of his hands, but Fincham slows him down with an uppercut. Jab by Fincham. Taylor’s landing body shoots again and again. Taylor looking for the big right hand. Fincham shaking with 30 seconds to go. Taylor picks her shots.
MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Taylor. Overall, Taylor 30-27.
Round 4: Fincham with a jab, but Taylor harasses him in the corner. Taylor hits Fincham. Taylor’s big right knocks Fincham’s header back. Another good score for Taylor. Taylor punishes Fincham inside. Fincham takes down a photo of the body himself. Taylor winning the jab battle now. He presses forward and wants a finish. Taylor with another good right hand.
MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Taylor. Overall, 40-36 Taylor.
Official result: no winner because it is an exhibition
Jadier Herrera vs. Franklin Manzanilla
Round 1: Manzanilla with quick counters to start the fight. Moments later, Herrera FLOORS Manzanilla with a counter left on the money. There is a knockdown, but Manzanilla answers the count. Manzanilla with a hook to the body. He throws a bit wild and receives a warning for a looping punch that caught the back of Herrera’s head. Herrera sending a hard blow. Herrera shoots a left to the body. Herrera controlling the distance with his jab. They exchange body shots. Herrera threw that jab to close out the round.
MMA Fighting scores the round 10-8, Herrera.
2nd round: Glide through Manzanilla to start the tour. The action resumes and is quickly halted again as Manzanilla receives another warning for a punch to the back of the head. Herrera’s jab causes problems for Manzanilla. Manzanilla lands two right hands as the referee called for a clinch due to another punch behind the head. It won’t fly. Referee admonishing Manzanilla. The fight starts again and Herrera catches a charging Manzanilla who stumbles on the mat, but that also counts as a slip. Sloppy and weird second round. Herrera’s right hand lands followed by a push, but that is considered a knockdown. Again, weird.
MMA Fighting scores the round 10-8, Herrera. Overall, 20-16 Herrera.
Round 3: Herrera stings as Manzanilla spins. Manzanilla rushes in with a body shot. Herrera with a right hand as he brushes Manzanilla aside. Herrera to the body, then an uppercut. He scores when Manzanilla gets too aggressive. Manzanilla to the body, but he slips again! Herrera looking for an opening to land that uppercut. Direct scores on the left for Herrera. Manzanilla with a right to the body. Manzanilla slips again. Herrera drops his hands with Manzanilla’s back to the ropes.
MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Herrera. Overall, 30-25 Herrera.
Round 4: Manzanilla with a quick and unpredictable approach, but Herrera remains patient and picks his spots. Herrera rips one over the body. He triples on the jab and narrowly misses with an uppercut. Herrera tags Manzanilla’s body. Herrera’s quick hands push Manzanilla away. Manzanilla just tries to bend down and make him look ugly, but it doesn’t work. Jab de Herrera fends off Manzanilla. Herrera wants that KO uppercut.
MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Herrera. Overall, 40-34 Herrera.
Round 5: Herrera immediately returns to the body. There is the uppercut now. Manzanilla hits the body and follows up with high punches. Herrera fires a few head shots, but Manzanilla avoids the worst. Manzanilla sneaks in a right hand. Manzanilla not hesitating to launch short blows in the clinch. A confident Herrera begins to pick up the pace. Uppercut for Herrera lands. He goes wild and connects with a left that puts Manzanilla on his back. It beats the count. Two more lefts land for Herrera. Manzanilla must kneel.
MMA Fighting scores the round 10-7, Herrera. Overall, 50-41 Herrera.
Manzanilla does not come out for Round 6 and luckily that one is over.
Official result: Jadier Herrera defeated. Franklin Manzanilla via TKO at 3:00 of Round 5
Koji Kouzi vs. J’Hon Ingram
Round 1: Ingram busy with the left hand. Kouzi with lots of head movements and feints. Ingram throwing that jab, follows with a 1-2. Uppercut lands for Ingram. Kouzi throws a few hooks which are blocked. Ingram with a jab-body shot combo. He slides that uppercut all the way to the stomach. Kouzi wants to counter, but he doesn’t land much. Ingram tags Kouzi with a right hand. Ingram with the hook to the body, Kouzi responds with one of his own. Kouzi rips the body. Above top right lands for Kouzi. Ingram in and out with a combination.
MMA Fighting scores round 10-9, Ingram.
2nd round: Ingram’s big right gives Kouzi a break. Kouzi tries to fight back, but Ingram has him on the ropes. He slips Kouzi’s shots and scores with many of his own. Uppercut by Ingram. He moves well and sets Kouzi apart with his jab and combinations. Body downed by Ingram, Kouzi gets a right hand to connect. Ingram’s right hand comes off. Ingram scores with a left hook, he just outclasses Kouzi in this round. Kouzi connects with punches as he gets in front of Ingram. Kouzi just chases heads and absorbs Ingram’s punches. Ingram’s suit prevents Kouzi from advancing. Right hand to the bell by Ingram.
MMA Fighting scores round 10-9, Ingram. Overall, 20-18 Ingram.
Round 3: Ingram opens with clean body work. Uppercut pop Kouzi. Ingram lands a pair of right hands. Kouzi throws heavy, but just misses. Lots of volume from the kickboxing star as he throws at Ingram’s body. Kouzi doesn’t fight like it’s an exhibition, he wants to steal a win here. Ingram uppercuts Kouzi, but Kouzi hits him with a right hand. Ingram lands some good counters. Kouzi won’t back down, he’s got Ingram pinned down for what feels like at least 90 seconds. The right hand scores for Kouzi. Ingram fires back, there’s that uppercut again.
MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Kouzi. Overall, 29-28 Ingram.
Official result: no winner because it is an exhibition
Tommy Fury vs. Rolly Lambert
Jake Paul on the comment for this one.
Round 1: Provisional start of this fight, which includes six rounds of two minutes. Fury triples on the jab. Overall tentative start. Paul says, “Oh my goddamn it” when told the rounds are only two minutes long. Lambert with a good 1-2 combo. Not much to score in the first round.
MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Lambert.
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