Former Olympic wrestling silver medalist Mark Madsen announced his arrival in the promotion in style tonight at UFC Fight night 160 with a swift TKO victory over Danilo Belluardo.
Madsen with straight punches as he wades into the clinch against the cage. Madsen working a takedown and Danilo Belluardo prevents it to start with, but then gets taken down by the Olympian well at the second attempt.
Immediately Madsen starts landing hard ground and pound. He’s started really strongly here. He’s thinking about a submission now, but then decides not to bother and goes back to blasting Belluardo with vicious elbows. Belluardo is wilting under this sustained assault and that’s it, the fight is over by TKO at 1.12mins of the first round and the fans go wild for their hometown hero.