UFC Minneapolis: Francis Ngannou Catches Junior dos Santos Early
By FCF Staff
Francis Ngannou’s awe-inspiring run of stoppage wins continued tonight at UFC Minneapolis, as the heavy-handed heavyweight quickly took out former champ Junior dos Santos.
After the heavyweights exchanged heavy leg kicks in the main event’s opening moments, Ngannou dropped dos Santos with a right hook, and then finished the fight with shots from above. Ngannou has now won three straight fights, and the slugger has needed less than three minutes total to record those victories.
Here are the complete results for UFC Minneapolis.
Francis Ngannou def. Junior Dos Santos via TKO (punches) R1, 1:11
Joseph Benavidez def. Jussier Formiga via TKO (strikes) R2, 4:47
Demian Maia def. Anthony Rocco Martin via majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)
Vinc Pichel def. Roosevelt Roberts via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Drew Dober def. Marco Polo Reyes via KO (punches) R1, 1:07
Alonzo Menifield def. Paul Craig via KO (punches) R1, 3:19
Ricardo Ramos def. Journey Newson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Eryk Anders def. Vinicius Moreira via KO (punches) R1, 1:18
Jared Gordon def. Dan Moret via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Dalcha Lungiambula def. Dequan Townsend via TKO (strikes) R3, 0:42
Amanda Ribas def. Emily Whitmire via submission (rear-naked-choke) R2, 2:10
Maurice Greene def. Junior Albini via TKO (punches) R1, 3:38