UFC Fight Night 119 Results: One huge left hand demolished the foreseen return of Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida before a shocked crowd at Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo in the headliner of UFC Fight Night 119.The session got off to a provisional begin as Derek Brunson dithered to connect with and Machida worked strikes all things considered. In any case, Brunson looked a great deal like outdated Machida on the grounds that when he chose to strike, he did as such with terrible goals.
Derek Brunson thumped out previous Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight titleholder Lyoto Machida with smashing ground-and-pound in the first round of their UFC Fight Night 119 main event on Saturday at Geraldo Jose de Almeida Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Machida (22-8, 14-8 UFC) endured only 2:30 in his first appearance in over two years.
Machida, the previous UFC light heavyweight champion, was battling without precedent for a long time and three months when he went home to Brazil and met Derek Brunson in the headliner of UFC Sao Paulo on Saturday night.But Brunson was more than up to the undertaking, as a fiendish counter left hand prompted a quick complete at Ginasio do Ibirapuera. The session was waved off at the 2:30 stamp as Brunson won by means of knockout for his fourteenth profession first-round wrap up.
In the co-headliner, Colby Convington altogether ruled Demian Maia in their three-round battle. Maia may have brought the first round with viable striking, yet he was not able to secure a takedown in the second or third adjusts, and Covington began to overwhelm. Before the finish of the third, Covington was to finish everything and setting down harming ground and pound.
Covington grabbed of waste about Maia, Brazil and Tyron Woodley preceding the battle, and he, at any rate, figured out how to back it up on Saturday.In that battle, Brunson’s alert cost him. Yet, against Machida, he figured out how to strike a harmony between quiet offense and heedless aggression that caused issues down the road for him in a session against current middleweight titleholder Robert Whittaker.
The features on the undercard incorporated a decent d’arce gag accommodation from Vicente Luque on Niko Price in the last session before the fundamental card and Hacran Dias being agitated with Jared Gordon before on the card.After the battle, Covington, who had made negative remarks about Brazil all week, turned up the warmth amid his meeting and furthermore got out champion Tyron Woodley.