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CB Dollaway On Why He Taunted Francis Carmont In Their Fight

Andrew Ravens

Francis Carmont

#8 ranked fighter in the Middleweight division, Francis Carmont was the favorite coming into this fight, but CB Dollaway thought otherwise. Dollaway defeated Carmont by decision and was awarded a Performance of the Night Bonus. He addressed why he was taunting Carmont so much in this fight in the post fight press conference:

“The taunting was for the fans. People like to see that and make it exciting. That’s why we do this, to put on a show and make it entertaining. Hopefully, you were entertained.”

C.B. Dollaway (14-5) has six knockouts, three submissions and 6 decision victories while he has been knocked out twice, submitted twice and lost by decision once. He has been with the UFC since being on the Ultimate Fighter season seven. He had his first actual UFC fight against Amir Sadollah at The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale on Jun / 21 / 2008, but lost via armbar. Prior to joining the UFC he was on a six fight winning streak.

“I wanted to finish, but sometimes you don’t get what you want. [Hopefully I gave] the fans what they wanted.”

He lost to Jared Hamman via knockout at UFC Live 5 – Hardy vs. Lytle on Aug / 14 / 2011. He went on a two fight winning streak with wins over Jason Miller via unanimous decision at UFC 146 – Dos Santos vs. Mir on may / 26 / 2012 and Daniel Sarafian via split decision at UFC on FX 7 – Belfort vs. Bisping on Jan / 19 / 2013. He lost to Tim Boetsch via split decision at UFC 166 – Velasquez vs. dos Santos 3 on Oct / 19 / 2013, but won his last fight over Cezar Ferreira via knockout at UFC Fight Night – Shogun vs. Henderson 2 Mar / 23 / 2014.


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