UFC Phoenix: Francis Ngannou Needs Less Than 30 Seconds to Stop Cain Velasquez
By FCF Staff
Here are the results from UFC Phoenix, which saw Francis Ngannou score yet another, quick, stoppage win.
The feared slugged took on former heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez in the main event, and moments into the fight he dropped the latter with an uppercut. Velasquez’s knee appeared to buckle as a result of the blow, and the fight was stopped soon after.
Francis Ngannou def. Cain Velasquez via TKO (strikes) R1, 0:26
Paul Felder def. James Vick via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Cynthia Calvillo def. Cortney Casey via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Kron Gracie def. Alex Caceres via submission (rear-naked-choke) R1, 2:06
Vicente Luque def. Bryan Barberena via TKO (strikes) R3, 4:54
Andre Fili def. Myles Jury via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Aljamain Sterling def. Jimmie Rivera via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Manny Bermudez def. Benito Lopez via submission (D’arce choke) R1, 3:09
Andrea Lee def. Ashlee Evans-Smith via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Nik Lentz def. Scott Holtzman via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Luke Sanders def. Renan Barao via KO (punches) R2, 1:01
Emily Whitmire def. Aleksandra Albu via submission (rear-naked choke) R1, 1:01