The UFC Utica main event just concluded with the promotion’s #5 Marlon Moraes making quick work of the #4 bantamweight Jimmie Rivera. Moraes caught his foe with a sweet head kick that dropped Rivera, just seconds into the fight. Rivera was never given a chance to recover as Moraes was all over him with ground strikes. Rivera was unable to recover in time, so the referee stepped in to stop the fight. What an impressive and decisive win for Moraes. So, who will be next for “Magic?”
Marlon Moraes def. Jimmie Rivera by KO at :33 of round 1: Bantamweight
This fight was over just as soon as it began! Before anything had a chance to start, Moraes launched a smooth head kick that dropped Rivera right away. Moraes pounced on is opponent, landing heavy ground strikes until the referee pulled him off. Wow!
Look at this lethal head kick from Moraes:
HOW BOUT THAT UTICA!!!!! @MMarlonMoraes ends it with a stunner!#UFCUtica pic.twitter.com/wy27Oa4ODC
— UFC (@ufc) June 2, 2018
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