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UFC Fight Night 126 results: Biggest winners, loser from ‘Cowboy vs Medeiros’ last night

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to the hurt business last night (Sun., Feb. 18, 2018) for UFC Fight Night 126 inside Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas featuring a welterweight scrap that saw Donald Cerrone knockout Yancy Medeiros in a highly-entertaining bout (recap).

In the co-main event, Derrick Lewis got back into the win column by absolutely obliterating Marcin Tybura via third-round knockout (see it again here).

Biggest Winner: Donald Cerrone

“Cowboy” needed a win in the worst way, and he got it in impressive fashion by knocking out Yancy Medeiros in the very first round of their headlining Welterweight bout. It was touchy at first, as Yancy was clipping Cerrone with some good shots. Eventually, though, “Cowboy” found his groove clipping Medeiros with a short right that dropped him, and proceeded to follow it up with a few finishing touches. The win not only gave Donald his twentieth inside the Octagon — tying Georges St-Pierre and Michael Bisping -- but it stopped the bleeding of a three-fight win streak.

Runner Up: Curtis Millender

Welcome to the big show, Curtis. The former Bellator and LFA fighter made good on his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut, and he did it against a longtime veteran, knocking out Thiago Alves in the second round via a perfectly-placed knee to the dome. Indeed, “Curtious” made a splash in his first-ever UFC fight, and he earned his seventh straight win as well as banking an extra $50k for “Performance of the Night.”

Biggest Loser: Josh Burkman

What happened to Burkman? “The People’s Warrior” suffered his fifth straight loss in Austin after getting choked out by Alex Morono in the very first round. It’s a rapid fall from grace for Burkman, who ha dropped seven of his last eight bouts inside the Octagon since returning to the Octagon back in 2015. Prior to returning totheeight0sided cae, Josh had a nice career going under the WSOF banner, But since returning to the big leagues, it’s been a nightmare for Josh. Whether or not e gets ot fight his ship inside the Octagon remains to be seen, as losing five in a row puts you on the chopping black automatically.

For full UFC Fight Night 126: “Cowboy vs Medeiros” play-by-play updates and results click here.