It has been utter carnage within the UFC Struggle Night time in Austin after 5 of the seven fights on the preliminary card ended with vicious knockouts.
Headlined by the featherweight combat of Calvin Kattar and Josh Emmett, the early card has delivered knockouts galore in a brutal begin to the combat card.
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Middleweight Roman Dolidze KOed Kyle Daukaus with a vicious knee to the top nevertheless it was simply the entree as 4 of the preliminary card ended within the first spherical.
However whereas it was a loopy begin, it simply received crazier.
Solely Maria Oliveira’s girls’s strawweight win over Gloria de Paula and Natalia Silva’s girls’s flyweight win over Jasmine Jasudavicius went the gap as there have been some wild finishes which had UFC followers excited.
Phil Hawes bashed Deron Winn of their middleweight combat, resulting in referee Herb Dean to finish the combat within the second spherical.
Winn was a bloody mess and had been pommeled till Dean felt he may take no extra.
The subsequent combat ended with a minute to go when Cody Stamann completed 37-year-old Eddie Wineland with a collection of heavy blows.
In a featherweight conflict between Ricardo Ramos and Danny Chavez, Ramos surprised the gang when he delivered a spinning again elbow to complete the combat early.
”Unbelievable,” was about all of the commentators may say.
Daniel Cormier added: “You dream like stuff like that. As an athlete, you dream of doing this as soon as — this man’s performed this on a number of events.”
Extremely, there have been simply 5 spinning again elbow finishes in UFC historical past, two belonging to Ramos.
Ramos beforehand knocked Aiemann Zahabi out at UFC 217 in 2017 with the end.
“You repeat, repeat, typically you join, typically you don’t,” Ramos mentioned of touchdown the gorgeous end. “However you repeat the place 10,000 instances, in the future you’ll get it within the combat and as we speak I received it another time to point out that it’s not fortunate.”
USA At the moment’s Nolan King wrote: ‘That was legit online game s**t. Ricardo Ramos spammed all the loopy strikes till one landed.“
However to not be outdone, Jeremiah Wells KOed Court docket McGee with an excellent mixture, sneaking via an enormous left that noticed McGee out on his toes.
“I visualised this — I’m gonna do what had not been performed,” Wells mentioned of the end. “He’s not been stopped, or submitted. However I finished him.”
Dominick Cruz mentioned the prelim card was “insane”.
“Everybody received knocked out on the entire card nearly,” he mentioned.
Cormier added: “It was loopy, the prelims have been nuts, however one of the best fights are supposed to be beginning now. The vitality in these arenas, these followers are so desirous to see dwell fights that combat one it’s uncontrolled.”
It didn’t decelerate both as Adrian Yanez and Gregory Rodriques added two extra first spherical KOs, unloading some completely wild outcomes.
When Joaquin Buckley completed Albert Duraev, shutting his eye with some explosive photographs, the cardboard tied probably the most KOs in a single evening.
Followers have been blown away by the wild begin.
UFC light-weight Mason Jones wrote: “What!!! A!!! Card!! Nothing however fireworks to date @ufc.”
NZ Herald’s Christopher Reive mentioned: “OK, this card has been terrifying.”
Singer/songwriter Robbie Glover tweeted: “The place did that come from, one other loopy KO from nowhere, there’s one thing within the water tonight in Austin for positive!! That was loopy!! lol”.
The Morning Kombat Podcast added: “That must be a number of the finest prelims we’ve had in a very long time.”
Full UFC Austin card
Calvin Kattar vs. Josh Emmett
Kevin Holland vs. Tim Means
Joaquin Buckley defeated Albert Duraev by way of TKO (physician’s stoppage) – Spherical 3, 0:10
Damir Ismagulov defeated Guram Kutateladze by way of break up resolution (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)
Gregory Rodrigues defeated Julian Marquez by way of KO (punch) – Spherical 1, 3:18
Adrian Yanez defeated Tony Kelley by way of TKO (punches) – Spherical 1, 3:49
Natalia Silva defeated Jasmine Jasudavicius by way of unanimous resolution (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Jeremiah Wells defeated Court docket McGee by way of KO (punch) – Spherical 1, 1:34
Ricardo Ramos defeated Daniel Chavez by way of KO (spinning elbow) – Spherical 1, 1:12
Maria Oliveira defeated Gloria de Paula by way of break up resolution (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Cody Stamann defeated Eddie Wineland by way of TKO (punches) – Spherical 1, 0:59
Phil Hawes defeated Deron Winn by way of TKO (elbows) – Spherical 2, 4:25
Roman Dolidze defeated Kyle Daukaus by way of KO (knee, punches) – Spherical 1, 1:13