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Knockout! Watch Vicente Luque topple Chad Laprise early at UFC Chile

Opening up the UFC Fight Night 129 main card earlier tonight (Sat., May 19, 2018) on FOX Sports 1 from inside Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile, was a beautiful first-round finish by welterweight Vicente Luque as the Brazilian put a quick stop to Canadian Chad Laprise via first-round knockout.

Both fighters had their moments in the early going, but the end of the first round was owned by Luque. During a close-knit exchange of punches, the Brazilian caught “Disciple” with a stiff left hand counter. Laprise dropped to the canvas and Luque followed suit with hard ground-and-pound, eventually ending the former lightweight with less than one minute on the clock.

Check out the memorable knockout finish above courtesy of UFC.

With this performance, Luque improves his UFC record to 6-2, having finished all of those wins by way of knockout or submission. The 26-year-old is extremely dangerous on the ground and on the feet, and will likely keep evolving his skills heading into his prime. The 170-pound division is stacked beyond belief, but Luque could mature into a top 10 threat.

For complete UFC Chile results and coverage click here.

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