Harris pulls off thrilling comeback victory over Wells at UFC Nashville

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In a thrilling welterweight match-up at UFC Nashville, Brazil-based Guyanese Carlston Harris secured a comeback victory over Jeremiah Wells with a submission in the third round.

The fight showcased Harris’ resilience and grappling skills as he overcame adversity to secure the win.

Harris entered the fight with a record of 18-5 and was determined to make a statement in the welterweight division. Despite facing a tough opponent in Wells, Harris showcased his fighting spirit and refused to back down.

Carlston Harris (right) on the attack against Jeremiah Wells (Photo: Christopher Hanewinckel, USA TODAY Sports)

The first round saw both fighters exchange strikes, with Wells of the USA landing some significant shots with takedowns and top control.

However, Harris weathered the storm and showed his durability by surviving the round. In the second round, it was more of the same in round one, Wells just blanketing Harris and controlling him for the majority of the round.

In the third round, Harris turned the tide of the fight when Wells went for a takedown and Harris locked up his patented anaconda choke and put Wells to sleep shortly thereafter.

Carlston Harris took control of the fight to emerge with a third round win (Photo: Christopher Hanewinckel, USA TODAY Sports)

Harris’ future in the Welterweight Division

With this impressive victory, Harris has solidified his position as a rising star in the welterweight division. His determination, resilience, and grappling skills make him a formidable opponent for anyone in the division.

Harris’ win at UFC Nashville serves as a stepping stone towards bigger opportunities and higher-ranked opponents.

Wells’ performance and future

Jeremiah put on a strong performance in the fight, displaying his striking skills and ability to control Harris on the mat with his suffocating top pressure.

However, he was unable to withstand Harris’ grappling and ultimately fell victim to the submission. Despite the loss, Wells has shown promise in his previous fights and will likely bounce back stronger in future match-ups. (clutchpoints.com)

 

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