The co-main event for UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira witnessed the UFC’s #5 ranked light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir obliterate the #7 ranked Misha Cirkunov in the first round. Cirkunov was coming right at his opponent, but a well placed right hand from Oezdemir sealed the deal in a swift :28. Is Oezdemir for real? It should also be noted that Oezdemir was a sizable underdog at around +375.
Check out Tim Burke’s play-by-play of Volkan Oezdemir’s annihilation of Misha Cirkunov:
Round 1 – Cirkunov with a body kick. Nice left took. Cirkunov presses forward but eats a big shot and drops face down! Right behind the ear! Oezdemir jumped him and threw some shots but Cirkunov was already out. It was such a short punch, didn’t look that damaging. Crazy.
Volkan Oezdemir defeated Misha Cirkunov by TKO (strikes), :28 of round 1
Watch Volkan Oezdemir dust Misha Cirkunov in the first round:
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