Kamaru Usman KO’s Sergio Moraes In First Round At UFC Fight Night 116

Kamaru Usman racked up an impressive KO finish over Sergio Moraes tonight at UFC Fight Night 116.

Round One

Moraes with an early left hook. Low leg kick from Usman. Body kick for Usman and then a hook that drops Moraes, but he gets back up.

Another low leg kick for Usman. Now he’s working on the jab and follows up with te body kick. Moraes winging with the left hook.

Another left hook lands for the Brazilian. The calf kick from Usman. Moraes connects with the overhand right. These low leg kicks from Usman are going to take a toll as this fight continues.

However, Usman then suddenly launches a blistering straight right down the pipe and it sends Moraes tumbling head over heels onto the mat, and that’s it, the fight is over by way of knockout!

Usman looked like he was attempting to make a big statement there, and he succeeded with an impressive finish that extends his UFC winning streak to five fights.

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