Derek Brunson Obliterates Lyoto Machida In The First Round

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Round 1:

Brunson lands a small leg kick but Machida is moving well and is throwing faints. Machida misses a front kick and lands a nice straight left hand. Brunson rushes in for several shots but misses them all. A high-kick from Brunson just misses and Machida misses a huge counter strikes. Brunson lands a huge wild hook and puts Machida out like a light. Machida is out and the crowd is silent. Amazing.

Official Result: Derek Brunson def. Lyoto Machida via R1 KO (punches, 2:30)