Ike Villanueva targeted the body in the first round of his fight with Vinicius Moreira today at UFC On ESPN 20, but then landed a big right hand early in the second that delivered a KO finish.
Moreira with a leg kick to start. Now a low one to the calf. Villanueva with punches upstairs. Head kick attempt from Moreira. Villanueva steps in with a flurry.
Outside leg kick for Villanueva. Good body punch for Moreira. Push kick to the body from Villanueva. Hooks for Moreira.
Inside leg kick for Villanueva. Now with push kicks. He lands a winging punch. Light inside leg kick. Villanueva with a body punch again.
Moreira chops the lead leg. Another push kick to the body. left and right digs to the body from Villanueva. He goes to the body again.
Body kick for Moreira. Power punches from Villanueva and a right hand landed hard in there. Punch for Moreira.
Body kick again from Moreira. left hook for Villanueva. Push kick for Moreira. Now a knee to the body for him.
Two solid left hand connections from Villanueva. Body kicks from Moreira. Superman punch attempt from Moreira to end the round.
Grazing left and from Villanueva. Foot jab from Moreira. Punches from Villanueva, but Moreira was covering up.
Villanueva launches a heavy right and Moreira’s chin is hanging there waiting to be hit, sending him crashing to the canvas for a knockout finish at 0.39mins of the second round.