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Greg Hopkins vs. Leslie Merris

Co-Main Event | VF Vacant Welterweight Championship | Amateur | 170 lbs

Greg Hopkins defeats Leslie Merris via KO/TKO at 0:38 of Round 1

Greg Hopkins
Leslie "Paco" Merris

Hopkins
KO/TKO
Round 1

3-0-0   Amateur Record At Fight   8-6-0
Climbed to 4-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 8-7
Vacant   Title   Vacant
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Ringgold, Georgia, United States   Fighting out of   Abingdon, Virginia, United States
29 years, 8 months, 4 days   Age at Fight   30 years, 10 months, 4 days
171.8 lbs (77.9 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   170.6 lbs (77.4 kgs)
5'8" (173cm)   Height   N/A
Mag Gym   Gym   Team Oxendine MMA
Cage Fights at The Cowboy
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Cage Fights at The Cowboy
  • Date: Friday 09.08.2017 at 05:30 PM ET
  • Referee:
  • Venue: Electric Cowboy
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Johnson City, Tennessee, United States
  • Bout Billing: Co-Main Event (fight 7 of 9)
  • Pro/Am: Amateur
  • Weight: 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  • TV Commentary:
  • Broadcast: N/A
  • Post-Fight Interviewer:
  • Hopkins Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Merris Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Title on Line: VF Vacant Welterweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Vacant
  • Event Links:
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Injuries Sustained During Fight

Merris: 45 Day Medical Suspension Due To KO

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Hopkins vs. Merris Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 29  
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KO/TKO
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Decision
Hopkins
76%
Merris
24%
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