Manuel Torres KO’s Nikolas Motta With 1st Round Elbow At UFC On ESPN 47

Manuel Torres landed a perfectly placed elbow strike to knocout Nikolas Motta in the first round tonight at UFC On ESPN 47.

Round One:

Solid calf kick from Torres. Front kick to the body from Torres as Motta was looking to punch.

Another hard calf kick from Torres. Solid front kick to the body too from him. Motta with a leg kick and Torres responds with one of his own, with both landing hard.

Good punch from Motta. Motta lands with another flurry and now an inside leg kick. Reaching punches from Torres come up short as Motta backs up.

Torres steps into a huge left elbow strike as Motta was about to throw a punch and it lands clean for a brutal knockout finish at 1.50mins of the opening round!

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