Chris Gutierrez puts an end to Frankie Edgar’s career in brutal fashion tonight at UFC 281 by knocking him out with a knee strike to the head in the first round.
Body kick for Gutierrez. Now an outside low kick. Edgar misses on a low kick of his own.
Leg kick for Edgar. Edgar steps into range and eats a glancing punch and then a spinning backfist partially lands, but he’s ok.
Leg kick from Gutierrez. Body kick from Edgar as Gutierrez is slickly moving side to side.
Gutierrez times a big knee upstairs perfectly as Edgar is coming forward and it knocks him out cold at 2.01mins of the first round.
A moment many were dreading might happen in Edgar’s final fight after having also been knocked out in his previous two fights, but all credit to Gutierrez for a picture-perfect highlight reel finish to extend his unbeaten run to eight fights.