Vicente Luque beat up Randy Brown’s lead leg early in their fight tonight at UFC On ESPN+ 31, but in the end it was a big knee to the head that set the stage for a second round KO stoppage.
Leg kick for Luque after some feel out punches from both men. Brown returns with a leg kick of his own. Another hard leg kick for Luque.
Again Luque lands the calf kick, but Brown returns to the favor. Another leg kick from Luque though. Jab for Brown. Inside leg kick for Brown.
Jab attempt from Brown, but gets knocked off-balance by the counter leg-kick. Outside leg kick from Brown. Luque connects with the leg kick again.
Overhand right from Luque just misses. Jab from Luque. Body punch from Brown. he looks to go down for that again, but gets caught by a punch from Luque drops him.
Luque gets on top. Brown hanging onto his opponent’s neck trying to buy some time. Bit of a stalemate and then Brown stands back up.
Brown lets his hand goes but the blows come off Luque’s guard. hard outside leg kick from Luque.
Head kick attempt from Brown comes off the guard. Swing and a miss from Luque. Jab from Brown. Leg ick for Luque.
Body kick from Luque. left hook for Luque seems to buckle Brown’s legs, but he recovers before he falls to the mat.
Brown clinches up against the cage to get a breather. light right hook from Brown as he breaks out of the clinch. Flying knee attempt from Brown misses.
Push kick from Brown. Now a body kick, but a kick from Luque in response lands to the groin and forces a brief stoppage.
Back to it with a leg kick from Brown. Spinning kick to the body from Brown. Luque responds with punches. Leg kick from Luque.
Luque keeping punches in Brown’s face. Now a body punch from him. He lands a calf kick and Brown sinks to the canvas from that one. Luque stands over him but then lets him back up.
Inside leg kick from Luque. Uppercut attempt from Brown. Another calf kick from Luque and then a hook. Good left hand from Brown.
Another low kick for Luque and Brown clinches up. Luque punches his way out of that. jab for Luque. Another leg kick and then a left hook behind it.
Uppercut attempt from Brown comes off the guard. Brown clinches and lands a couple of good knees. Straight left from Luque. Spinning elbow for Brown and Luque grins.
Brown starting to press forward aggressively and upping his volume of strikes. he goes into the clinch and works another knee.
Luque backs him up to the cage and throws some hands, but doesn’t connect. He clinches briefly and then goes back to striking range. Brown in on a takedown and lands it.
Luque finds a way back to his feet. Leg kick for Luque. Body kick from Brown. Luque grabs hold of Brown’s head. Brown tries to put his hands to the mat to prevent Luque from landing knees, but before he can do so he is indeed greeted by a big knee and it rocks him!
As he sinks to the mat Luque lands several thunderous right hands as his opponent lies dazed against the cage secure a big KO victory with just four seconds of the second round remaining.