Bo Nickal stops Val Woodburn with violent first round knockout, moves to 5-0 – UFC 290 Highlights

Bo Nickal lands blistering first round TKO win over Val Woodburn UFC 290 highlights

Turning in his second consecutive first round win under the banner of the UFC, uber-prospect, Bo Nickal improves to 5-0 as a professional, landing a stunning 38-second TKO win over promotional newcomer, Val Woodburn in their main card opener at UFC 290 in their short-notice pairing.

Nickal, 27, who transition to the Octagon following a pair of submission wins on Dana White’s Contender Series — landed in the Octagon back in March of this year at UFC 285, defeating Jamie Pickett with a first round arm-triangle choke in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Initially slated to draw Tresean Gore in tonight’s main card opener, Nickal eventually drew short-notice replacement, Woodburn, and made lightwork of the promotional newcomer.

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Landing with a stunning counter shot, Nickal moved to 5-0 as a professional, again wobbling Woodburn before eventually sending him to the canvas and forcing a stoppage with a slew of opening round ground strikes for a TKO victory.

Below, catch the highlights from Bo Nickal’s UFC 290 win over Val Woodburn