Dusko Todorovic marked his UFC debut tonight at UFC On ESPN 16 with a solid TKO victory against Dequan Townsend.
Early head kick attempt from Todorovic that’s blocked. Left hook lands for him as he moves into the clinch and tries to work knees.
Townsend now has Todorovic up against the cage in the clinch. Nothing much doing from that and they separate with Todorovic landing again.
Todorovic back into the clinch and presses his opponent into the cage. Knee from Townsend might have been a bit low. Todorovic is ok though. He soon lands one of his own to the body.
In close range Todorovic looks to land again, but then Townsend connects with two big blows. Again when Todorovic comes in Townsend clocks him with an uppercut.
Nice right hand for Todorovic and then a flurry of punches behind it. Into the clinch again and he works some nice dirty boxing.
Todorovic backs up to striking range and lands an overhand right. Low leg kick now. Townsend misses a punch, but lands a low outside kick of his own.
Todorovic with the leg kick again. Now another overhand lands. Big left hook from Todorovic and more punches behind it as he looks for a finish. Townsend eating these shots though and is still upright.
Right hand for Todorovic. He lands the overhand right again. Now he moves into the clinch, lands to the body and then one upstairs before the round ends.
Right hand for Todorovic, but Townsend counters with a right hand of his own. Low leg kick for Todorovic. Spinning hook kick from Todorovic misses.
Stepping left hand for Todorovic. Suddenly he swoops in for his first takedown attempt of the evening and lands it well.
Todorovic in half guard here and starts to lands some short left hands. Consistent punches here, then gets to side control and immediately tries to move to mount. However, Townsend defends and brings him back to half guard.
Todorovic back to side control quickly and then moves to mount. He starts landing good ground and pound. Brief thoughts of an arm-triangle attempt and then back to the solid ground and pound. Lots of punches getting through here and that’s it, the referee has seen enough and hands Todorovic the TKO victory at 3.15mins of the second round.